Submitted by mbrodbeck on Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:23
Senior Companions are volunteers 55 and over who provide assistance and friendship to seniors who have difficulty with daily living tasks such as shopping or paying bills. The program aims to keep seniors independent longer and provide assistance to family caregivers.
Senior Corps Parent Program
Senior Companion Program (SCP)
Areas Affected
The service area for the Senior Companion Program (Senior Companion Program (SCP)) includes Pima County Arizona which spans 9187 square miles has a population of 1068730 and includes the City of Tucson. Nearly 50% of the county is comprised of portions of the Tohono Oodham and Pascua Yaqui Nations 36.8% of the population is Latino. Boasting a temperate climate and abundant natural beauty Pima County is a haven for older adults. Older adults represent 37% of the population with many living far from family and friends and lacking well-developed support networks. Census predictions estimate that by 2020 25% of Pima County residents will be 60 and older 15% will live below the poverty level leaving many unable to pay for critical services and at risk of losing their independence.
Organization Name
Pima Council on Aging Inc.
Organization State
AZ
Organization City
Tucson
Program Name
Pima Council on Aging Inc
Program City
Tucson
Program Address 1
8467 E Broadway Blvd
Program County
Pima
Program State
AZ
SC Serving in (States - Abbreviations)
AZ
Project Phone Number
520-790-0504
Project Email Address
lbaldwin@pcoa.org
Project Start Date
Project End Date
BGT Period Start Date
BGT Period End Date
Counties List
Pima
State and County Connection