Lake Havasu Adult Living

Senior Citizen Program

Lake Havasu City Police Department is committed to the safety and welfare of the senior population.

Demographics: Mohave County has the highest population per capita in the state of the senior age group of 65-74 years old. It is estimated that 20.6% of the population in Lake Havasu City is over age 65.

Senior Citizen Crime Prevention Committee: The Senior Citizen Crime Prevention Committee was founded by the Lake Havasu Police Department in 1996. The committee is comprised of representatives of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), the Lake Havasu Senior Center and the Lake Havasu City Police Department. The group is an advisory committee to the Chief of Police with the goal of reducing the fear of crime and enhancing the quality of life for Lake Havasu City’s senior citizen population.

The committee organizes periodic Community Forums with the intent of informing senior citizens of the various local services available to them. The programs have ranged from telemarketing schemes to explaining the differences between living wills, power of attorneys, conservator and guardianship.

Directory of Community Services for Senior Citizens: The lake Havasu City Police Department has published a phone directory of services that are available for seniors. The directory has contact information for Adult Day Care, Case Management, Counseling, Financial Assistance, Home Care, Legal Services, Long Term Care, Nutrition, Support Groups and more. The directory is extremely helpful to caregivers or family members that are living outside the Lake Havasu area and are not familiar with what assistance might be available. The directory is available free of charge and can be found at many community and city offices in Lake Havasu.

File of Life: The “File of Life” packet is a magnetic pouch that contains a two sided card. The pouch is placed on the refrigerator in plain view in case of an emergency. The card inside the pouch contains valuable information about your health needs and provides contact information for family members or friends. A highly visible sticker is placed on or near the front door to alert the emergency responders that the information card is available. The “File of Life” packet also contains a small wallet size copy of the information card to be carried by you or placed in your vehicle.

“File of Life” packets can be picked up at the Lake Havasu City Police Department.

Walk-Away Program: The Walk-Away Program is designed to assist in locating individuals who frequently get lost of forget their surroundings when away from their residence. A computer based data file has been available a current photo, emergency contacts and various locations the individual like to frequent. This year a small identification bracelet with emergency contact information will be provided to the members of the program.

The National Fraud Information Center: The National Fraud Information Center provides information on current scams, “how not to be a victim” and takes reports of instances of fraud. These reports are entered into a national database and may be forwarded to the national Association of Attorneys General of the Federal Trade Commission for other actions.

You can contact the National Fraud Information Center at:
202.835.0159 or 800.876.7060

Medical and Senior Services

Lake Havasu City Senior Center
450 South Acoma Blvd
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Phone: 928.453.0715
Fax: 928.453.6940
Open Monday – Friday 8am to 4pm
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Havasu Regional Medical Center
101 Civic Center Lane
Lake Havasu City, AZ
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Havasu Surgery Center
1775 McCulloch Blvd.
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Maps & Directions

Midwest Express Care
45 Capri Blvd.
Lake Havasu City, AZ
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