www.seniordriving.aaa.com: This site from the AAA driving club offers information and free resources for senior citizen drivers.
www.aarp.org/caregiving: This AARP website offers very important and useful information for caregivers on such topics as:
Hiring health care aides as well as help on finding them in your area
Planning and organizing
Legal and financial planning
End of life care
Grief and loss
Benefits and insurance
Paying for care
This site also has a full report on how states are performing on long-term care.
If you are looking for the Adult Abuse and Neglect hotline for a State, go to the following website www.nccafv.org, click to find your State's Adult Protection Hotline. Then click on the State you need. It will give the phone number you need to call.
Missouri Foundation for Health: www.mffh.org: This organization provides information concerning health care in Missouri.
www.va.gov: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This website offers a variety of available benefits and services to spouses, children and parents of service members and veterans who are deceased or totally and permanently disabled by a service-connected disability.
National Consumer Voice for Quality Long Term Care: www.nccnhr.org: This is a national organization working for quality long term care and for the rights of the elderly and residents of long term care facilities. This website lists all issues at the State and National level concerning eldercare issues. This is a good source for information concerning eldercare issues.
www.moaging.com: The Missouri Agency on Aging plans, coordinates and advocates for the development of a comprehensive service delivery system to meet short and long-term needs of older people within a service area. It also maintains information which assists seniors with legal assistance, answers to basic legal services and contact information on complex legal issues. A brochure is available for down load on this site.
www.kabc.org: Kansas Advocates for Better Care (KABC) is an advocate for elder care care and related issues in the State of Kansas.
Federal Eldercare Information - www.eldercare.gov: This is a federal government website that will assist you in finding services in your area. It also provides information on elder care services, issues and tips on what to look for when considering elder care services.
Social Security Administration: The Social Security Administration. You may call Toll Free at 1-800-772-1213 and for the deaf/hard of hearing a TTY number 1-800-325-0778.
www.MatchNursingHomes.org: This site allows visitors to find and compare more than 15,000 Medicare-certified nursing homes across the United States. The information is collected and organized at the state, city, and individual nursing home levels.
http://www.medicare.gov: This website will assist you in finding a nursing home. You can search by name of nursing home or do a search by zip code to find a facility. The listing will also show you the governments rating of the nursing home. It is based on a 5 star rating, with 1 star being poor and 5 stars being outstanding.
http://www.memberofthefamily.net/: Member of the Family provides information about 16,000 Medicare/Medicaid-certified nursing homes in the United States, including easy-to-understand reports based on recent government surveys. We also compile a National Watch List of homes recently cited for violations or that have had substantiated complaints made against them. Additionally we maintain an Honor Roll of facilities found to be deficiency-free.