Maricopa County Social Services for the Elderly

A Department of Aging is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with providing assistance to elderly members of the community. Departments of Aging provide a number of services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of the elderly, including health and wellness programs, caregiver services, and elder abuse prevention. At the local level, Departments of Aging are involved in directly providing services, which can include cultural and recreational programming.

Arizona State Department of Aging 1700 West Washington Street Phoenix AZ 85007 602-542-4710

A Senior Center is a local organization that provides programming and services for older members of the community. Senior Centers offer a variety of programming, including cultural and recreational events, classes on nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing, and technology assistance. Senior Centers also help area seniors access social services for the elderly by providing workshops on senior rights, access to Medicare, and transportation assistance.

Gila Bend Senior Center 202 North Euclid Avenue Gila Bend AZ 85337 928-683-2244

Guadalupe Senior Center 9241 South Avenida del Yaqui Guadalupe AZ 85283 480-730-3092

Phoenix City Government Senior Center 212 East Alta Vista Road Phoenix AZ 85042 602-262-4093

Via Linda Senior Center 10440 East Vía Linda Scottsdale AZ 85258 480-312-5810

Wickenburg Senior Center 255 North Washington Street Wickenburg AZ 85390 928-684-7894