ADHS will be performing maintenance on the Medical Marijuana systems starting on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 PM expected to be completed by Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 4 AM. During this time, Medical Marijuana Online Registry Applications will be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience this maintenance downtime may cause. If the process is completed earlier, the systems will be made available at an earlier time.

Arizona Healthy Aging (A-HA)

Chronic Disease & Injury

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Major cause of blindness and visual impairment in adults over 50 years of age
  • Alzheimer’s
    Resulting complications places this disease at the fifth lead cause of mortality
  • Arthritis
    Among people 65 years old or older in Arizona, 56% have some form of arthritis
  • Cancer
    Breast, prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers are the cause of most deaths from cancer in Arizona
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management Education
    Get information on helpful workshops on various chronic conditions
  • Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease
    Chronic lower respiratory disease surpassed stroke as third leading cause of death
  • Chronic Pain & Headache
    One-fifth of adults 65 years and older said they have suffered from chronic pain during the last month
  • Diabetes
    1 of every 9 people in Arizona has diabetes
  • Falls and Physical Injuries
    Among adults 65 or older, falls are the leading cause of injury death
  • Heart Disease
    Heart disease was the cause of nearly 1 in every 4 deaths in Arizona
  • Osteoporosis
    About half of all women over the age of 50 will have a fracture of the hip, wrist, or vertebra (bone of the spine) during their lifetime
  • Prescription Drug Related Mortality
    Nationally, there were ~40 deaths per day and ~15,000 a year related to prescription drugs
  • Sexual Health (STDs)
    The number of STDs in people over 50 has doubled in the past decade.
  • Substance Misuse and Addiction
    The proportion of people admitted to treatment for drug abuse who are age 50 and older nearly doubled between 1992 and 2008
  • Stroke
    Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability