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Who To Contact For Assistance:

The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Phone: 573-751-6400

DHSS is a leader in promoting, protecting and partnering for the health of all Missourians for life.

Division of Senior & Disability Services (DSDS) Phone: 573-526-3626

DSDS serves as the State Unit on Aging and carries out the mandates of the State of Missouri regarding programs and services for seniors and adults with disabilities.

DHSS Rules & Regulations Phone: 573-751-6400

The rules and regulations, listed by topic, exist to protect your health and safety & the safety of your loved ones.

Senior Housing: MHDC - Missouri Housing Development Commission 

Resident Relations Hotline
Toll Free: 866-605-7467
Statewide Booklet - Housing Options Available


Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (ma-4) Phone: 573-619-6185

MA4 is the leading voice for service, information and advocacy to improve the lives of  older Missourians.

MC5- Culture -Missouri Coalition Celebrating Care  Continuum
Phone: 312- 224-2574

Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services

Http://  Phone: 800-392-8667 

They protect the rights of individuals with disabilities by providing advocacy and legal services.

Department of Mental Health Phone: 800-364-9687

Missourians who have mental illnesses, developmental disabilities or substance abuse problems have rights, responsibilities, and opportunities to achieve personal outcomes and pursue their dreams.


Helpful Websites For Consumers:

Data Missouri Senior Report Links & Resources

The links & resources provided relate to:

§ Advocacy
Mental Health
Senior Services
Social & Emergency Services
§ Workforce

§ Senior nutrition: Feeding the body, mind and soul
Senior nutrition: What your body needs
Senior nutrition: Tips for wholesome eating
Senior Nutrition: Changing dietary needs
Senior nutrition: Tips for creating a well-balanced diet
§ Senior nutrition: Overcoming obstacles to healthy eating

§ Senior nutrition: Tips for staying on track

Home Safety Tips For Senior Citizens

Find important home safety tips that should be followed to protect yourself and your home.


Missouri Senior Services and Resources

Area Agency on Aging

Find out about elder services in your state

Aging and Elder Services

Background Check Laws

What info your state allows employers to review.

Missouri Background Check Laws

Caregiver Jobs, Training and Education

Find Certification Programs in Your Area for:


Mesothelioma Caregiver Support and Resources

Mesothelioma Group

Missouri Minimum Wage Law

Find out what you need to know about Missouri mimimum wage law
Missouri Minimum Wage

Drivers License Laws

Find out if test requirements change at a certain age plus DMV contacts.
Missouri Drivers License Info

Nursing Home Ombudsman

What they do, when to complain and who to contact. 
Missouri Ombudsman


Eldercare Attorneys

Learn about Eldercare Law Services
Find an Eldercare Law Attorney


Geriatric Care Managers

Learn about the services of
Geriatric Care Managers
Find a Geriatric Care Manager


Medicaid Services

Missouri Department of Social Services
(888) 275-5908
Missouri Medicaid Info


Nursing Home Costs and Ratings

View the Star-rating for nursing homes and find daily costs:
Missouri nursing home costs and health inspection rating


Reverse Mortgage Specialists

Learn about Reverse Mortgages
Find a Reverse Mortgage Broker





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