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National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC)

Long-term care ombudsmen are advocates for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes and assisted living facilities. Ombudsmen provide information about how to find a facility and what to do to get quality care. NORC trains state agencies but their website provides come consumer information.

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
(202) 332-2275
http://ltcombudsman.org/about


PCOA Elder Rights & Benefits

Services offered include one-on-one counseling or advice, contacting creditors or other entities on behalf of clients, assisting clients in filling out forms, filing for property tax refunds, benefits enrollment, and much more.

Pima Council on Aging
(520) 790-7262
https://www.pcoa.org/services/elder-rights-and-benefits/


PCOA Long-Term Care Ombudsmen

Ombudsmen provide routine visits to long-term care facilities to talk to residents and to monitor the conditions of each facility. This program provides a safe and confidential way for long-term care residents to voice their complaints and concerns. Read the overview – https://www.pcoa.org/pdfs/LTC.pdf.

Pima Council on Aging
(520) 790-7262
https://www.pcoa.org/services/long-term-care-ombudsmen/


PCOA Personal Budgeting Assistance

The program utilizes trained volunteers to help individuals budget, write checks, and organize bills. Older adults who received assistance reported improved peace of mind, stabilized finances, and help with solving financial problems.

Pima Council on Aging
(520) 790-7262
https://www.pcoa.org/services/personal-budgeting-assistance/


Subsidized and Low Income Housing information sheet

Pima Council on Aging
(520) 790-7262
https://www.pcoa.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Subsidized-Housing.pdf

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