Christie’s Journey From Hospital to Home

Christie Zubia

Since 2012, FSL has been at the forefront of transitional care, partnering with Dignity Health to streamline the hospital discharge process and reduce rehospitalization rates. Patient care advocates with FSL ACTIVATE are dedicated to addressing the myriad challenges patients face when transitioning home, ensuring they have the resources and support needed for a successful recovery.

What is FSL’s Transitional Care Program?

FSL’s Transitional Care Program is a comprehensive initiative designed to support patients during the critical period following hospital discharge. Our patient care advocates work closely with individuals and families, providing personalized assistance to navigate the complex healthcare system and address the social determinants of health that impact their well-being.

Key Services Offered

  1. Access to ACCCHS: Our advocates assist patients in enrolling in ACCCHS, Arizona’s Medicare program, ensuring they have access to essential healthcare services.
  2. Prescription Assistance: We help patients identify affordable prescription options and navigate the process of obtaining necessary medications.
  3. Rental Assistance: FSL provides support for individuals facing housing challenges, helping them secure rental assistance to maintain stable housing.
  4. Medical Equipment Loan Closet: The FSL Kindness Closet offers a range of durable medical equipment and supplies for uninsured and under-insured individuals, including items like wheelchairs, walkers, and ostomy bags.
  5. Supportive Services: From food stamps to navigating insurance coverage, our advocates go above and beyond to address the diverse needs of our patients and their families

Moments of Impact: Christie’s Story

Thanks to the dedication of our team and the support of caring donors, FSL’s Transitional Care Program has made a tangible difference in the lives of countless individuals like Christie. Despite facing significant challenges, including the cancellation of her insurance coverage following surgery, Christie found hope and support through FSL’s intervention. With the assistance of her patient advocate, she received crucial medical supplies from the Kindness Closet and regained access to essential healthcare services.

Out of nowhere... there she was. I call her, 'My Angel, Angela'.
Christie Zubia
Christie
FSL Patient

FSL ACTIVATE exemplifies our commitment to empowering individuals to lead healthier lives and thrive in their communities. Through personalized support, advocacy, and access to essential resources, we are proud to be making a positive impact on the lives of those we serve. Join us in our mission to transform transitional care and create a brighter future for all.

Take a moment to learn more about FSL ACTIVATE!

About FSL

Established in 1974, the Foundation for Senior Living is dedicated to providing integrated, customized care for families across Arizona. We offer a wide range of home- and community-based services, including:

All of these programs are designed to enable Arizonans of all ages to live happier, healthier, more independent lives. If you or someone you know is struggling to have their needs met, don’t hesitate to contact us to find out how we can help you. And if you’re able, consider donating or volunteering your time to our mission. We can’t wait to work with you!

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