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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
Develops and implements programs and services for older persons at the local level
Department of Veterans Affairs———————–1-800-827-1000
Offers information about VA medical benefits
Department of Social Services-Division of Family Services
MO HealthNet Division——————————-1-8000-392-2161
Purchases and monitors health care services for low income and vulnerable citizens
Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline——————–1-8000-392-0210
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
Find necessary and convenient services for the elderly in your community
Missouri Assistive Technology Project————–1-800-647-8557
Offers programs to provide low cost assistive devices to individuals with disabilities
Missouri Hospice and Palliative
Promotes quality, accessibility and awareness of Hospice care
Missouri Long-Term Care
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
Locate the closest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) for medically underserved populations
State Health Insurance Assistance Program
Provides local counselors to help you understand and get the most from your Medicare benefits.