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Assisted Living

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Twilight years are anything but gentle, easy

Living out one’s twilight years. It’s such a lovely turn of phrase for a time that can be so benignly cruel.

February 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Catalina Village looking for furniture to fill needs of the disabled, seniors

Catalina Village looking for furniture to fill needs of the disabled, seniors

John Bartlett, right, activities and social-service director at Catalina Village, and a caregiver sort through contributions.

December 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Catalina Village looking for furniture to fill needs of the disabled, seniors

Catalina Village looking for furniture to fill needs of the disabled, seniors

After an unprecedented outpouring of support from Tucsonans, Catalina Village, an assisted-living complex for indigent seniors and disabled people, is asking for a little more help - not out of greed, but of need.

December 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson man given 1.5 years in abuse of impaired girlfriend

Tucson man given 1.5 years in abuse of impaired girlfriend

A Tucson man who allowed his stroke-impaired girlfriend to wallow in her own waste for weeks was sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison Thursday.

November 15, 2012 12:02 pm Related

Needy seniors at Tucson care home need help for the holidays

An assisted-living community for low-income seniors and the disabled is looking for help making residents' holidays happier.

November 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Caregiver arrested in jewelry theft from elderly resident

A caregiver at a Tucson assisted-living facility has been arrested on suspicion of stealing jewelry from an elderly resident.

October 25, 2012 12:00 am
Tucson assisted living worker arrested in jewelry theft

Tucson assisted living worker arrested in jewelry theft

A caregiver at a Tucson assisted living facility, suspected of stealing jewelry from an elderly resident, was arrested Tuesday.

October 24, 2012 1:41 pm Related

Tucson man faces prison for incapacitated girlfriend’s abuse

A Tucson man will have to reimburse AHCCCS more than $225,000 after admitting Monday he abused his girlfriend and endangered her health earlier this year, causing her to be hospitalized.

October 15, 2012 1:02 pm

Assisted-living center plans party to thank its supporters

An assisted-living residence for low-income seniors, many with few or no relatives in Tucson, is having a party Friday to celebrate Tucson's birthday and to show its gratitude to all the clubs, schools, churches and other organizations - including the Tucson Police Department - that have hel…

August 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Passing years require us to find joy where we can

Why are the people who need us - and those we need - often so very far away? Out of reach except for visits already limited by money, time and the inescapable obligations of daily existence.

July 29, 2012 12:00 am
Know when aging parents need to change living arrangements

Know when aging parents need to change living arrangements

Adult children of aging parents may need to step in and help their parents find living arrangements with more assistance.

June 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Know when aging parents need to change living arrangements

Know when aging parents need to change living arrangements

My brother and I had a plan for our aging parents. The plan was they would not age. They would never need to move from the house where they have lived for 45 years.

June 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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