Services & Programs for Older Adults

Alzheimers.net

Alzheimers.net and the St. Louis area Alzheimer's Association provide online information, educational opportunities, referrals and more for anyone experiencing Alzheimer's disease in their life or in a loved one.  Call the St. Louis area office at 314-432-3422.

APlaceForMom.com

APlaceForMom.com helps seniors and families make informed decisions and feel less alone as they search for senior care and senior housing. Includes finding nursing homes, dementia care or assisted living facilities, researching Veteran's benefits, financing senior care and more. No charge for services.

Area Agency on Aging

Area Agency on Aging provides a variety of direct services for seniors, support services for caregivers and information about community resources.  St. Louis Area Agency on Aging serves residents of the City of St. Louis  314-612-5918;  Aging Ahead (formerly Mid-East Area Agency on Aging) serves residents in St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson and Franklin Counties  636-207-0847

AssistedLivingFacilities.org

AssistedLivingFacilities.org  was created to offer a nationwide resource of assisted living information. One of the features at the site is a directory that lists each state's licensed assisted living residences. The states may have different terms for assisted living, such as residential care, as well as different license requirements. In general, most assisted living communities offer a similar type of support and care, but there are differences between states and even within states. For more information call 1-866-333-6002.

CaringforParentsTogether

CaringforParentsTogether has a mission to educate and improve the experience of aging for mature adults and their caregivers. Web site offers information, resources, links and newsletter. Also provides speaking engagements and hosts a Caregiver radio show.  For more information call 314-484-8623

County Older Resident Program (CORP)

County Older Resident Program (CORP) assists St. Louis County seniors through a variety of services, including transportation, home care/repair and telephone “check in.”  For more information call 314-615-4516

 Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS)

Missouri’s Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) can be reached at 573-751-6400.  It also operates the Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 800-392-0210.

MemoryCare.com has created a guide that discusses the cost of memory care in Missouri, financial assistance options for paying for memory care, free memory care resources in the state, and a directory of memory care facilities in Missouri.

SeniorAdvisor.com

In an effort to create awareness for senior care, SeniorAdvisor.com has created an open platform where residents and their families can share their first-hand experiences (both negative and positive) of their senior care service. SeniorAdvisor.com is the premier consumer ratings and review site for senior living and home care nationwide.  Click here for the Missouri-specific page.

SeniorGuidance.org

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia. Click here for the Missouri-specific page.

SkilledNursingFacilities.org

SkilledNursingFacilities.org is a senior care resource that offers a nationwide directory of nursing homes. For over 15,100 nursing homes, the online directory provides detailed Medicare quality ratings, inspection information and filed complaints to help consumers research the best skilled nursing care options. For more information call 1-866-333-6002

VOYCE

VOYCE (formerly Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program) is focused on protecting the rights of residents in long-term care facilities and on providing support, information and counseling to individuals, families and professional caregivers on long-term care needs. The organization also compiles a resource directory of Skilled Nursing Facilities and Residential Care Facilities in the St. Louis area. For more information call 314-918-8222

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