People of any age may need the assistance of a direct care worker if they cannot perform tasks of daily living by themselves because of an impairment or disability.
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> 60 percent of people ages 65 and older will need direct care For more information about direct care workers, select another topic on the left.
at some point in their lives. By 2030, that will mean an
estimated 1.3 million people in Arizona will need direct care
either at home or in a group or institutional setting.
> Thousands of adults and children with physical or
developmental disabilities are in community-based programs
that provide day-to-day personal care, transportation,
residential and other essential services.
> More than 100,000 people across the state are served in
home or community based settings.