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Aging & Disability Resource Center

Aging & Disability Resource Center--Wyoming
Click on the county to see contact information for the office that serves that area. ADRC Wyoming is a member of the national ADRC. This agency provides information on Aging and Disability Resource Centers, Counseling services, Care Transitions, Alzheimer's Disease supportive services, Veteran Directed Home and Community Services, Community Living Program, Long Term Care Services and Supports.

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 Community Based In-Home Living

Home Care Services

Hospital to Home: Plan for a Smooth Transition (PDF) 
This six page pamphlet from the Eldercare Locator, funded from a grant by the Agency on Aging, provides helpful tips for patients and their caregivers on returning home following hospitalization.

Home Care Services: MedlinePlus 
This page provides a collection of resources for government agencies and national organizations, compiled by the National Library of Medicine. Topics include: Overview, Related Issues, Financial Issues, Directories, Organizations, Law and Policy, Patient Handouts and more.

Information for Consumers 
From the American Association for Homecare, this page offers information on medical equipment, home medical providers, insurance, home based care, and more, including a home care glossary, additional links and resources and Marketplace, an online directory of products and services. 

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Aging in Place

National PACE Association 
“The National PACE Association (NPA) exists to advance the efforts of Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®).  PACE® programs coordinate and provide all needed preventive, primary, acute and long term care services so that older individuals can continue living in the community.” The web site provides Educational Opportunities, Federal Policy, State Resources, Research, PACE Practice Models, and more.

 Aging in Place and Senior Resources
"Aging in place" is growing older without having to move. From Senior Resource,  this site provides information for caregivers, home assessment, hiring personal care, and more. Also offers links to other pages offered by Senior Resources.

Aging in Place: There’s an App for That 
From the
AARP Blog, this short entry gives tips on useful apps for the caregiver.

What is a Smart Home?
An informational page from Tiresias.org describes a smart home and explains types of technologies available for the disabled and elderly.

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Food/Meals/Dietetics/Healthy Diet

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
Includes the full dietary guidelines in pdf, an overview of the guidelines, Tools, Reports & Research, and Related Resources. Site maintained by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Nutrition for Seniors - MedlinePlus.gov
From the National Library of Medicine, this page provides links to nutritional information from agencies of the National Institutes of Health and national health associations.

Seniors - Nutrition.gov
Brought to you by the National Agriculture Library, this page provides links to multiple government web sites offering government information on nutrition for seniors.

Wyoming Meals on Wheels and Senior Meals Program
Provides contact information for meal programs in 39 Wyoming towns.

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Housing

Aging Division, Wyoming Department of Health
Provides information about the Aging Division and locations in Wyoming where older adults with physical limitations  limited financial resources can find housing.

Housing for Seniors, USA.gov
Government information on multiple aspects and types of housing options for older adults.

Information for Senior Citizens, HUD.gov
Topics include Stay in Your Home, Find an Apartment, Protect Yourself

Wyoming Housing Network: Resources
Select county and category, such as Seniors, Transportation, etc. for services available in that county.

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Technology

Using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Activities for People with Dementia
This guide provides information on about ICT on topic pages: Abouat this Guide, How Can ICTs Help? Benefits and Challenges of Using ICTs, Getting the Right Kit, Introducint ICTs to People with Dementia, ICTs in Reminiscence and Life Story Activities, ICTs in Creative and Entertainment Activities, ICTs for Keeping in Touch, and Further Resources. From Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in the UK.

Technology for Aging in Place
This is a blog post on monitoring systems that aid seniors who wish to age in place. From the blog ChangingAging with Dr. Bill Thomas.

Technologies Help Adult Children Monitor Aging Parents
New York Times articleby Hilary Stout, published July 28, 2010.

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Transportation

National Center on Senior Transportation (NCST)
The mission of this organization is to improve transportation options for seniors. The topics on the page include News & Events, NCST Library which provides booklets and other information on transportation for seniors: Information for specific groups: Aging/Human Services Providers; Transportation Providers and Caregivers.

Older Driver Safety: Resources for Patients
Contains five brochures for older drivers, provided by the American Medical Association. Titles include: Am I a Safe Driver?, Successful Aging Tips, Tips for Safe Driving, How to Assist the Older Driver, and Getting By Without Driving.

Planning for Transportation after Medical Services
This tri-fold brocure from the American Medical Association and Easter Seals offers guidance and tips for patients and their caregivers when planning for transportation services.

Transportation and Mobility
From the National Caregivers Library, this page offers information on Driving, Mobility and Transportation

Wyoming Transportation Providers
Wyoming has an ever-expanding network of transportation options to improve quality of life for its citizens. Through local coordination and partnerships, mobility managers connect rural and urban transportation solutions, allowing for more efficient and convenient transportation options throughout the state.

Wyoming Transportation Links
From Care.com, this site offers link to some transportation resources in Wyoming.

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