Formerly the American Association of Retired Persons, AARP states that it is "nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older." Features issues relevant to this population, the AARP Bulletin, and other member benefits.
National coordinating body for area and state agencies on aging. Helps to plan, develop, and support comprehensive in-home and community services. Provides statistics on older people. The AOA's Aging Internet Information Notes organizes resources on more than 60 aging topics, providing useful links to Internet sites from academic, research, and non-profit organizations.
A free, easy-to-use service that identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans. The information you provide to this site is private and will not be shared with other parties.
Provides information on Medicare and Medicaid. Medicaid information includes an overview, program descriptions, drug information, and eligibility. Resources include a list of helpful contacts, a glossary, and an acronym search feature.
Offers consumer information for a variety of topics of interest to seniors. Provided by the Federal Trade Commission.
Provides services to St. Louis County residents 60 years old and older. Includes transportation, home visits and call, home repair, safety, and security, legal assistance, tax preparation, forms assistance, and volunteer opportunities.
Advocates for quality long term care services for all people living in the metropolitan St. Louis area. Includes information on rights of residents and what to consider when choosing a long term care facility.
Includes Medicare basics, a glossary, and frequently asked questions. Use to find information on health plans, nursing homes, Medigap policies, contacts, Medicare activities, participating physicians, and prescription drug assistance programs. Features "Screen Reader Version" for the visually impaired.
Serving St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson and St. Charles. Services include Meals on Wheels, Respite Care, and Legal Services.
Provides information on Missouri Medicaid, including eligibility, programs, providers, services, and forms.
Obtain background information on Medicare or Medicaid certified nursing homes in the U.S. and view their inspection reports.
Provides educational and volunteer opportunities for St. Louis area seniors.
This site is by Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services. Resources listed here include the Senior Rx Program, Home & Community Services program, MO Information & Referral Network, and Show Me Long Term Care, a site that gives the inspection results for long-term care facilities in the state.
Includes recent state and federal inspection results, contact information, administrator's name, and name of company or group operating each long-term care facility in Missouri. Search by city, county, or five-digit ZIP code.
Official Web site of the Social Security Administration. Learn about eligibility and benefits.
Provides news, chat, personals, and financial, health, and travel advice. Free membership available but not required for access to articles and links.
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