following are links to federal, Missouri state, and local government agencies and
resources that provide services to seniors. We have made an effort to
provide links directly to these organizations, rather than include referral
The AoA administers many national programs and services for
elders, including free health insurance counseling, legal assistance, elder
abuse prevention and help with long-term care planning.
Americans With Disabilities Act
is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with
disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools,
transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the
A unique service that finds the benefits for which you may be eligible.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
The federal website for information related to Medicare and
Medicaid services.Department of
To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise "To care for
him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by
serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
A public service of the U.S. Administration on
Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
government website for Medicaid.
The official government website for Medicare.
National Institute on Aging
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) website offers information about the
science of healthy aging, and Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s
disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD).
Supplemental Security Income
The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides monthly payments to
adults and children with a disability or blindness who have income and
resources below specific financial limits. SSI payments are also made to
people age 65 and older without disabilities who meet the financial
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Department of Health
and Senior Services - Senior and Disability Services
There is a wealth of information on this website for seniors. Some of
these are listed individually below.
Abuse, Neglect, and
Exploitation of the Elderly and Disabled
Community Based Services Provider Information
Senior Legal Helpline
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Phelps County Community Resources
In addition to the information provided under our Resources menu above,
Missouri Ozarks Community Action has compiled this 21-page list of resources
that are available in Phelps County.
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