The Missouri Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in Missouri. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $22.00 an hour for home care to $5,688 a month for skilled nursing care, Missouri is typically less expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

Missouri Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in Missouri

  • Missouri Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in Missouri is $22.00, making Missouri less expensive than the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • Missouri Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in Missouri is $1,777 per month making Missouri more expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • Missouri Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in Missouri is $2,881 per month making Missouri less expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • Missouri Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in Missouri is $5,688 per month making Missouri less expensive than the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

Missouri Senior Services

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Address: 912 Wildwood, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102

Phone: 573-751-6400

Fax: 573-751-6010

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Missouri State Plan on Aging

Missouri Elder Justice and Advocacy

To report Elder Abuse call the Adult Abuse Hotline at 1-800-392-0210

Missouri Support for Caregivers

Missouri Senior Disaster Preparedness

Missouri Health Care Fraud

Missouri Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Missouri Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

Missouri Medicare and Insurance Counseling

Missouri Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

Missouri Prescription Assistance

Missouri County Offices for Aging

SeniorAge AAA

Address: 1735 S. Fort Ave, Springfield, MO 65807

Phone: 417-862-0762

Phone: 1-800-497-0822

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Aging Matters

Address: 1078 Wolverine, Suite J, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701

Phone: 573-335-3331

Phone: 1-800-392-8771

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Care Connection for Aging Services

Address: 106 W. Young St., P.O. Box 1078, Warrensburg, MO 64093

Phone: 660-747-3107

Phone: 1-800-748-7826

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Young at Heart Resources

Address: 809 North 13th Street, Albany, MO 64402

Phone: 660-240-9400

Phone: 1-888-844-5626

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Northeast MO AAA

Address: 815 N. Osteopathy, Kirksville, MO 63501

Phone: 660-665-4682

Phone: 1-800-664-6338

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Aging Best

Address: 1121 Bus. Loop 70 E., Ste 2A, Columbia, MO 65201

Phone: 573-443-5823

Phone: 1-800-369-5211

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Mid-America Regional Council AAA

Address: 600 Broadway Ste. 200, Kansas City, MO 64105-1554

Phone: 816-421-4980

Phone: 1-800-593-7948

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Aging Ahead

Address: 14535 Manchester Rd. St., Louis, MO 63011-3960

Phone: 636-207-0847

Phone: 1-800-243-6060

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St. Louis AAA

Address: 1520 Market St., 4th floor, Rm. 4065, St Louis, MO 63103

Phone: 314-612-5918

Phone: 1-877-612-5918

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Region X AAA

Address: 531 E. 15th. Street, Joplin, MO 64804

Phone: 417-781-7562

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Resources

National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Missouri Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

Missouri Senior Health Studies

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