Aging and Disability Resources

Administration on Community Living

Aging and Disability Networks

The Aging and Disability Networks are made up of local, state, and national organizations and committed advocates working to support older adults and people with disabilities. Some organizations focus on a particular type of disability, age group, or type of service, whereas others have a more comprehensive mission. Visit the Aging and Disability Networks page on the ACL website to learn about these organizations and the services they provide.

Eldercare

Program from the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting people to services for older adults and their families.   Phone: 1-800-677-1116 or [email protected]

Provides information, fact sheets, and resources for:

Elder Rights

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Many of the features that make a home more accessible also make falls less likely. The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control provides this great guide to help seniors avoid falls and stay in their own homes longer.

Check for Safety: A Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults

Healthy Aging and Physical Disability-University of Washington RRTC

A series of fact sheets on topics related to aging and disability that are easy to read and  based on current and research based information. Visit Fact Sheets

Region 7 Resources

Iowa

Iowa Department on Aging

The Iowa Department on Aging will provide resources, tools, and support to enable Iowa Area Agencies on Aging and partners with common goals to effectively deliver core services: Information & Service Assistance, Nutrition & Health Promotions, and Services to Promote Independence to consumers.

The state has six regional Agencies on Aging Offices: Locate the office in your area of the state.

Kansas

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kansas Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

Missouri

Senior and Disability Services

Regional Area Agencies on Aging

Missouri has 10 Area Agencies on Aging that cover every county in the State.  The Area Agencies on Aging are the local experts regarding program and services in their local areas. Programs and services are designed by the Area Agencies on Aging to meet the needs of the individuals in their planning and service areas.  Therefore, each agency looks a little different. Find your local Area on Agency on Aging, 

Nebraska

Nebraska State Unit on Aging

The State Unit on Aging oversees funding to help Nebraskans stay in their homes.  These funding sources include the Older Americans Act, the Nebraska Community Aging Services Act, and the Aging & Disability Resource Center Act.

Nebraska Aging & Disability Resource Centers (includes regional offices)