Need an Advocate?
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Many nursing home residents are too frail to speak up for themselves. The Missouri Ombudsman Program helps nursing home residents resolve complaints or problems that they encounter.
You can make life better for nursing home residents by becoming an ombudsman volunteer.
Area Agencies on Aging
Missouri’s 10 Area Agencies on Aging provide a wide range of services, including meals, transportation and adult day care, to help older people remain independent and in their own homes as long as possible.
The Missouri Seniors Legal HelpLine provides a website and toll-free number for seniors to access information and assistance on legal issues.
Silver Haired Legislature
The Silver Haired Legislature is composed of citizens, age 60 or older, who volunteer their time to advocate on behalf of Missouri’s older adults.