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Admissions Criteria

To become a member of the Pioneers' Home family...

  • Has reached the age of 70 years,
  • Has been a resident of the State of Arizona for not less than 50 years,
  • Is and has been a citizen or legal resident of the United States for at least 5 years,
  • You must also be physically and mentally able to care for yourself.

To qualify as a Disabled Miner...

  • You need to be at least 60 years of age,
  • a U.S. citizen and an Arizona resident. Additionally,
  • you must have physically participated in mining activities to develop or extract materials from a mine and either suffered an incapacitating injury or illness due to the mining industry or be financially unable to support yourself.


Medicare Coverage is required, as well as a Medicare supplemental insurance policy providing physician services and hospital care unless VA services are utilized.

Cost of Care

This is based on a person’s total monthly income.

ARS 41-942. Qualifications for admission to hospital; definitions

ARS 41-923. Admission to home; qualifications required; payment of costs; neglect or refusal to reimburse state

Admissions Forms

Pioneer: Application for Admission   Updated 9.2021


Miner: Please call 928-277-2721 for the Miners Application.


Resident Handbook   Updated 2.2018

A big thank you from the residents and staff at Pioneers' Home!