Pinetop/Lakeside has dozens of options when it comes to senior living, with a number of assisted living facilities, group homes and nursing facilities located in Pinetop/Lakeside and the surrounding areas.  Having a variety of living options, however, is only helpful to Pinetop/Lakeside seniors who can pay for their long-term care.  Those who are unable to afford costly long-term healthcare may require the assistance of a Pinetop/Lakeside Elder Law Attorney.  A Pinetop/Lakeside attorney can help prepare seniors to become eligible for assistance in the event that they require long-term healthcare.

JacksonWhite has team members right in Pinetop/Lakeside to help seniors and their families with ALTCS planning. These professionals draw upon their knowledge of the locale to help Pinetop/Lakeside seniors make the best possible long-term healthcare decisions.  Pinetop/Lakeside seniors can also call a JacksonWhite Elder Care Coordinator to learn more about public benefits by calling JacksonWhite toll free at 1-800-243-1160.

Pinetop/Lakeside seniors who work with JacksonWhite can be confident that their preparations will lead to the best possible outcome.  JacksonWhite’s benefits specialists are prepared to help Pinetop/Lakeside ALTCS applicants with every step of the application process, and are familiar with all of the relevant ALTCS policies and procedures.  Pinetop/Lakeside families in need of direction can rely on JacksonWhite to help them obtain proper long-term care.  Pinetop/Lakeside ALTCS applicants who qualify for the benefit without any planning, on the other hand, can simply apply with the Show Low ALTCS Office at the following location:

Show Low ALTCS Office
580 E. Old Linden Road, Suite 3
Show Low, AZ 85901
Phone:  928-537-1515

Once approved for the ALTCS benefit, Pinetop/Lakeside seniors partner with a Program Contractor to obtain their healthcare services.  Program contractors assign a case manager who can work closely with ALTCS members and their primary physicians to determine a suitable level of care.  ALTCS members then select healthcare providers from within a network, much like an HMO.  As questions about long-term healthcare come up, ALTCS members and their families can address them with their case manager.

Pinetop/Lakeside ALTCS members can select from the following Program Contractors:

Evercare Select
Phone:  (800) 293-0039

Long Term Care Division of Developmental Disabilities/DES
Phone:  (800) 624-4964