New, Free Grant to Help Older Adults 62+ Install Safety Features Into Tucson Rural Homes
Direct is one of five Centers for Independent Living (CILs) in Arizona. Founded in 1980 as a private, non-profit organization operated by and for people with disabilities. They advocate for voice, choice, and independence for individuals with disabilities including older adults aging in place. Rural Home Access Program for Adults Age 62+ Direct’s Rural Home […]
Harmony Hospice: Free Grief Support Groups And Educational Events
Harmony Hospice is not just a hospice support service, it’s also a host and space for community events. As professionals in the caregiving community, we’d like to put a spotlight on their calendar of free educational events and bereavement support groups in Tucson, Arizona. Harmony Hospice holds virtual and in-person support groups throughout the week: […]
The First of Its Kind in Arizona, Dementia Villages Are Coming to Tucson!
Dementia Friendly Tucson is a newly formed nonprofit organization that hopes to create a version of dementia villages available for the growing population of memory care patients, their families, caregivers, and providers. Dementia Friendly Tucson’s founder is Kim Shea, PHD, RN, CHPN who has worked in various roles within the hospice field, eventually opening a […]
Art Through The Ages, a Dementia-Friendly Event
The Tucson Museum of Art and Dementia Friendly Tucson have partnered to host an exciting event from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm on Sunday, October 23, 2022. With a focus on people living with dementia, this event will display beautiful art from local community artists in a dementia-friendly setting, including free admission to the Tucson […]
Is Medical Cannabis Safe For Dementia Patients?
When we started ElderHealth we knew that one of our most important tenets of care was to meet patients where they were, as well as their goals. We quickly discovered that a lot of our patients were using medical cannabis or were interested in finding out more about it. We hit the books to find […]
Visibility Matters at ElderHealth, The Importance of Anti-Discrimination Training In Healthcare
We, as health professionals, took it upon ourselves to participate in PCOA’s Visibility Matters training for the LGBTQI+ community; to provide a safe space for someone to be themselves and meet their unique needs.
Community Spotlight: Harmony Hospice & Bayada Home Health Care
ElderHealth would like to shine a spotlight on helpful community organizations that align with our mission and values. This month, we’d like to share our highest recommendation for Harmony Hospice and Bayada Home Health Care that provide end-of-life care services to geriatric patients in Tucson, Arizona. Every month, Harmony Hospice holds a free community event […]
ElderHealth Voted A Local Favorite For Best Community Health in Tucson, Arizona
ElderHealth was voted as a local Favorite for Best Community Health in Arizona’s Daily Star’s 2022 Reader’s Choice Award. We entered for two categories: Best Community Health and Best Home Care Services. The voting period was July 17 – 31, 2022. Readers were able to vote once a day, per category. If you voted more than 100 times, […]