In Arizona the Department of Economic Security (DES) is the designated Arizona LongTerm Care Ombudsman, delegating the Ombudsman services to each Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for their respective regions. A Long-Term Care Ombudsman is a specially trained advocate for residents of long-term care facilities, which include nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and adult foster…

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