Listing of Arizona Funeral Homes - This is a listing of all of the funeral homes in the state of Arizona as registered with the Arizona Board of Funeral Directors.
Helpful Phone Numbers & Agencies - Useful phone numbers for agencies that you may need to be in contact with following a death.
Helpful Phone Numbers & Agencies - Printable version of the listing above.
Indigent Burial Program - This is a service provided by the Maricopa County Public Fiduciary Office. Eligibility is based on income and assets of both the decedent and next of kin and must meet poverty guidelines. The Decedent and the next of kin must both qualify.* For assistance outside of Maricopa County, please check with the Public Fiduciary Office in the county where service is desired..
Arizona Newspapers Obituary Information - This is a listing of newspapers across the state of Arizona along with the contact information for submitting an obituary. You may wish to consider publishing the obituary in newspapers where many family members live, in the hometown, and in the newspaper in the town of the most recent residence.
Airline Contact Information for Sky Harbor Airport & Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport- Contact information for the airlines operating out of Sky Harbor Airport and the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airports in Phoenix, AZ.
White Dove Release of Arizona -This company provides dove releases at funerals. A beautiful tribute to consider at a funeral.
Consumer Guide to Funerals in Arizona - Consumer information.
Arizona Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers - Consumer information.
Grief Support Information
Arizona Grief Support Providers - This listing provides contact information for grief and bereavement support, including children & teens, individual, family and groups with a specific focus.
Military Grief Support Providers - This listing provides contact information specific to the families of Veterans.
Arizona Bar Association - Search for licensed attorneys in the area of practice you are interested in.
Arizona Probate Blogspot by attorney Paul Deloughery,of Deloughery Law Office. Both of these sites offer insight and information regarding a number of issues relating to estates, probate and family matters.
Maricopa County Bar Association - Attorney referral database.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) - Provides legal information and education regarding elder issues.
For legal research articles regarding elder care issues, visit the National Elder Law Network.
Elder Law Hotline - 1.800.231.5441
Community Legal Services - 602.258.3434
Information for Seniors
AARP -Information and resources for seniors.
American Hospice - Information for families and caregivers regarding hospice.
The Hospice Patients Alliance - Consumer advocate information.
National Council on Aging - Information and resources for elders and their families.
Arizona Agency on Aging - Arizona resources for seniors, family and caregivers.
Community Information for Seniors
Community Information - This page provides community information and contact information for various services available for seniors.
Following the loss of a family member, you may become a caregiver, or in need of caregiver services. For more information please contact:
Area Agency on Aging regarding Powerful Tools for Caregivers, an education program designed for family caregivers. www.aaaphx.org 602-264-4357
Overview of Guardianship - An article briefly discussing guardianship and conservatorship. Considerations for families.
Arizona Revised Statutes - Full searchable statutes for Arizona.
Arizona State Government - Links for Arizona State Resources.
USA gov -Official information and services from the U.S. government.
Social Security Administration - Social Security contact information.
Arizona Veterans' Administration - Information for Veterans.
Arizona Department of Health Services -This agency is responsible for issuing birth and death certificates. You can order additional copies of certified death certificates from this agency.
State Contact Information to Order Records of Birth or Death - This link provides the contact information for the agencies in other states that issue birth and death records. Be sure to visit their website for information and rules related to obtaining additional certified copies of the death certificate.
Elder Abuse & Fraud
Unfortunately, offenders sometimes take advantage of people who have suffered the loss of a loved one. Please be aware of some of the scams that occur and the issues surrounding elder abuse. Please contact the appropriate agency if you have any concerns.
Adult Protective Services -To make a report, obtain information, or request a welfare check on an individual. 1-877-767-2385
Area Agency on Aging - For more information about elder abuse, contact the Area Agency on Aging. 602-264-2255
Arizona Attorney General - For consumer information and complaints. 602-542-5763 / 800-352-8431
Warnings Regarding Types of Fraud - Information regarding various types of fraud surviving family members should be aware of.
Overview of Fraud - An article regarding fraud schemes.
Scammed--Even After You Die - Article from MSN Money.
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