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Wyoming Aging and Disability Resource Center

Wyoming Aging and Disability Resource Center
The Wyoming Aging and Disability Resource Center (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. Click on the county to see contact information for the office that serves that area.

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Community Based In-Home Living

Home Care Services

Home Care Services
MedlinePlus provides a collection of resources for government agencies and national organizations, compiled by the National Library of Medicine. Topics include Home Care, Adult Day Services, and Telehealth: When Technology Meets Health Care.

Aging in Place

National PACE Association 
The National PACE Association (NPA) offers information about Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®). PACE® programs coordinate and provide all needed preventive, primary, and acute and long term care services so that older individuals can continue living in the community. The NPA provides Education, Policy and Advocacy, Start a PACE Program, and Find a PACE Program.

Aging in Place and Senior Resources
"Aging in place" refers to growing older without having to move. Senior Resource provides information for caregivers about home assessment, hiring personal care, and more.

Aging in Place: There’s an App for That
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) provides a blog for tips on useful apps for caregivers.

Technology That Can Foster Aging in Place
The Washington Post describes smart home technology available for the disabled and elderly that can help foster aging in place.

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Food/Meals/Dietetics/Healthy Diet

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015-2020 (PDF)
Health.gov provides the full dietary guidelines in pdf form for 2015-2020.

Nutrition for Seniors
The National Library of Medicine provides links to nutritional information from agencies of the National Institutes of Health and national health associations.

Nutrition and Older Individuals
Nutrition.gov provides links to multiple government web sites offering government information on nutrition for seniors.

Wyoming Meals on Wheels & Senior Meals Program
Meals on Wheels provides contact information for meal programs in 36 Wyoming towns.

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Housing

Wyoming Department of Health Aging Division
The Wyoming Department of Health Aging Division provides information about Services for Older Adults, Consumer Information, CNA Information, Complaints: Home Health and Facilities, Community Living, Healthcare Licensing and Surveys, and Aging Division Community Facilities.

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

Housing Information for Senior Citizens
The U.S. Department of Housing provides information on topics include Stay in Your Home, Find an Apartment, and Protect Yourself.

Wyoming Housing Network
The Wyoming Housing Network enables older adults to search for A ffordable Housing and Housing Counseling in their county.

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Technology

Using Technology to Support People with Dementia
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) provides information on Using Technology to Keep in Touch, Technology to Stay Independent, and Technology in Care Homes.

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
A New York Times article by Hilary Stout discusses a monitoring system for adult children to check on the safety of their aging parents.

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Transportation

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
The mission of the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) is to improve transportation options for seniors.

Safety Tips for Older Drivers
Health in Aging provides a link to the brochure Safety Tips for Older Drivers which has tips for safe driving and information about a “Carfit” program which helps ensure cars are adjusted for the enhanced safety of older adult drivers.

Transportation and Mobility
The National Caregivers Library provides information on Transportation and the Elderly, An Introduction to Transportation, and Driving Adaptations.

Wyoming Transit 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
Care.com offers links to transportation resources to assist seniors living in Wyoming.

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