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MISSOURI RESOURCES

by admin - May 9th, 2014.
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There is a wide variety of resources in the state of Missouri for seniors regarding care. Listed below is contact information for services in the state.

Area Agency on Aging & Services——————-1-573-526-4542

health.mo.gov/seniors/aaa/

Develops and implements programs and services for older persons at the local level

 

Department of Veterans Affairs———————–1-800-827-1000

mo.gov/veterans/

Offers information about VA medical benefits

 

Department of Social Services-Division of Family Services

MO HealthNet Division——————————-1-8000-392-2161

dss.mo.gov/mhd/

Purchases and monitors health care services for low income and vulnerable citizens

 

Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline——————–1-8000-392-0210

health.mo.gov/seniors/abuse.php

If you suspect an elderly or disabled person is being abused or financially exploited, call the department’s hotline from 7 a.m. To midnight seven days a week.

 

Eldercare Locator Service—————————–1-800-677-1116

eldercare.gov

Find necessary and convenient services for the elderly in your community

 

Missouri Assistive Technology Project————–1-800-647-8557

at.mo.gov

Offers programs to provide low cost assistive devices to individuals with disabilities

 

Missouri Hospice and Palliative

Care Association—————————————-1-573-634-5514

mohospice.org

Promotes quality, accessibility and awareness of Hospice care

 

Missouri Long-Term Care

Ombudsman Program———————————-1-8000-309-3282

health.mo.gov/seniors.ombudsman/

Provides support and guidance with problems or complaints to residential care facilities ( see back panel for more information)

 

Missouri Primary Care Association——————-1-573-636-4222

mo-pca.org

Locate the closest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) for medically underserved populations

 

State Health Insurance Assistance Program

(CLAIM Program)————————————–1-800-390-3330

missouriclaim.org/

Provides local counselors to help you understand and get the most from your Medicare benefits.

 

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