Senior & Disability Services

Help for Independent Living

As we age, many activities of daily living can become more difficult. Look here for many of the options available to help you or a loved one remain independent.  Read more...

Need an Advocate?

Some elderly people are too frail to speak up for themselves. Others can be bullied or fall prey to people who try to take advantage of them. Look here for ways to receive help and age with dignity.  Read more...

Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care

Choosing the right kind of care can be a daunting task. Look here for the many options available and the rules that long-term care organizations must follow.  Read more...

Stop Elder Abuse

Abuse and financial exploitation are real dangers for many older Missourians. Look here for information about ways to stop it, places to report if you suspect it and groups who will help the victim.  Read more...

Publications & Newsletters

A wide range of resources is available to help older Missourians obtain services and find the help they need. Look here for information about the guides and other resources available to seniors and detailed regulations that apply to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.  Read more...

Rules & Regulations

The state has adopted rules and regulations designed to protect your health and safety and the safety of your loved ones. Look here for information about these requirements.  Read more...