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Who To Contact For Assistance:


The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS)

http://www.health.mo.gov 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)

http://health.mo.gov/seniors/index.php 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

http://www.health.mo.gov/seniors/rulesregs.php 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

http://www.mhdc.com 

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

 

Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (ma-4)

http://www.ma4web.org 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

https://www.pioneernetwork.net
Phone: 312- 224-2574


Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services

Http://www.moadvocacy.org  Phone: 800-392-8667 

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


Department of Mental Health

http://www.dmh.mo.gov 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
http://missouriseniorreport.org/


The links & resources provided relate to:

§ Advocacy
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Healthcare
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Housing
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Nutrition
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Transportation
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Legal
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Mental Health
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Senior Services
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Social & Emergency Services
§ Workforce


Helpguide.org
http://www.helpguide.org/life/senior_nutrition.htm

§ Senior nutrition: Feeding the body, mind and soul
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Senior nutrition: What your body needs
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Senior nutrition: Tips for wholesome eating
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Senior Nutrition: Changing dietary needs
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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

http://marriedwithdebt.hubpages.com/hub/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 
 

http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/StateInformation.aspx


Area Agency on Aging

Find out about elder services in your state
http://www.moaging.com/Public/Default.aspx


Aging and Elder Services
 
http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/departmentonaging.aspx


Background Check Laws

What info your state allows employers to review.

Missouri Background Check Laws http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/backgroundcheck.aspx


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
http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/minimumwage.aspx


Drivers License Laws

Find out if test requirements change at a certain age plus DMV contacts.
Missouri Drivers License Info
http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/seniordriving.aspx


Nursing Home Ombudsman

What they do, when to complain and who to contact. 
Missouri Ombudsman  http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/nursinghomeombudsman.aspx

 

Eldercare Attorneys

Learn about Eldercare Law Services
Find an Eldercare Law Attorney
http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/eldercare-lawyers.aspx

 

Geriatric Care Managers

Learn about the services of
Geriatric Care Managers
Find a Geriatric Care Manager
http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/geriatric-care-managers.aspx

 

Medicaid Services

Missouri Department of Social Services
(888) 275-5908
Missouri Medicaid Info
http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/medicaid.aspx

 

Nursing Home Costs and Ratings

View the Star-rating for nursing homes and find daily costs:
Missouri nursing home costs and health inspection rating http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/NursingHomeRatingsAndCosts.aspx

 

Reverse Mortgage Specialists

Learn about Reverse Mortgages
Find a Reverse Mortgage Broker
http://www.caregiverlist.com/Missouri/reverse-mortgage-brokers.aspx

 

 

 

 

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