For other questions regarding care and senior living communities, we recommend these resources:
Division of Senior & Disability Services (DSDS)
http://health.mo.gov/seniors/index.php Phone: 573-526-3626
DSDS serves as the State Unit on Aging and carries out the mandates of the State of Missouri regarding programs and services for seniors and adults with disabilities.
Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (ma-4)
http://www.ma4web.org Phone: 573-619-6185
MA4 is the leading voice for service, information and advocacy to improve the lives of older Missourians.
Department of Mental Health
http://www.dmh.mo.gov Phone: 800-364-9687
Missourians who have mental illnesses, developmental disabilities or substance abuse problems have rights, responsibilities, and opportunities to achieve personal outcomes and pursue their dreams.