Dementia Friendly Tempe

Tempe is Arizona’s first and only dementia friendly city. For information about Dementia Friendly Tempe, visit

13th Annual Santa Cruz Caregiver Educationand Fall Prevention Conference

The 13th Annual Caregiver Conference provides further knowledge and underestanding to our caregivers and public regarding various topics on how to care for the elderly, disabled or both. Come Join us for a free, fun, and educational day!

Monday, September 17th, 2018
8:15 am –2:30 pm

Quality Hotel Americana
639 N. Grand Ave
Nogales, Arizona 85621

For more information, please view the conference flyer: Fall Prevention Conference Flyer

Family Caregiver Symposium 2018

Join Duet and our expert speakers as they share insights on how to find hope along the caregiving journey.

When: Octover 18, 2018
Where: First Christian Church of Phoenix, 6750 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (includes lunch); check-in opens at 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $20 family caregivers; $40 professionals

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Local Nonprofit in Need of Volunteers to Help Seniors this Summer

(Phoenix, Ariz.)—Many isolated elders and homebound adults are without vital services such as transportation to the grocery store and doctor’s appointments this summer. Currently, there are 75 homebound adults waiting to be matched with volunteers through Duet: Partners In Health & Aging. These free-of-charge services include help with grocery shopping, transportation to medical appointments, providing friendly visits, minor home repairs, assistance with basic paperwork and more. Read More ››

Aging Well in Arizona

2018 Aging Summit
September 20-21, 2018

The AZ4A Aging Summit is Arizona’s premier gathering of aging network professionals, bringing together decision-makers, experts, advocates, and front-line aging service providers. Register here ››

For more information:

2018 Seniors Report Rankings: Arizona's Performance Continues to Decline

Over the past five years, Arizona has experienced a perpetual decrease in senior health, according to America’s Health Rankings. It has since fallen 13 points, 18thin the country in 2013 and in the past year alone declining eight points, tying with Florida for 31st. Read More ››

Memory Café

Memory Café is a comfortable, safe, and engaging place for people living with memory loss along with their care partners to meet with others in a like situation.

Every first and third Monday of the month
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Sun Lakes United Methodist Church
9248 East Riggs Road
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248

WINNER : Shirley Cunningham,

WINNER : Shirley Cunningham, "Forest Primeval"

WINNER : Shirley Cunningham, "Forest Primeval"
Susan Denison,

Susan Denison, "Great Grandpa and the Boys; a.k.a. The Moustache Gang"

Susan Denison, "Great Grandpa and the Boys; a.k.a. The Moustache Gang"
Portia Smith,

Portia Smith, "Serenity"

Portia Smith, "Serenity"
Lawrence & Jacob,

Lawrence & Jacob, "Happy"

Lawrence & Jacob, "Happy"

Nellie Zavala,

Nellie Zavala, "Keep on Walking"

Nellie Zavala, "Keep on Walking"

Various Artists from the Glendale ADHS,

Various Artists from the Glendale ADHS, "Looking Forward"

Various Artists from the Glendale ADHS, "Looking Forward"

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      About Us

      The Greater Phoenix Age-Friendly Network is a partnership hosted by the Maricopa Association of Governments, a regional planning agency serving the Greater Phoenix area. We are committed to ensuring every person can live a fulfilled life at any age, connected to family, friends, and community.

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      Maricopa Association of Governments
      302 North 1st Avenue, suite 300
      Phoenix, Arizona  85003

      Phone: 602-452-5074
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