NORTHEAST MISSOURI AREA AGENCY ON AGING
Availability: Monday through Friday
Hours: 8:00 – 4:00 pm M—F An answering service will take messages nights and weekends and a representative will return call, as soon as possible.
Cost: voluntary contribution
Who Can Ride: Must be 60 years +, no income guidelines, as of July 1 we will no longer provide the older worker job training program. Residency required in counties listed below, can refer to other agencies if outside district.
Description of Services and Other Information:
Nutrition Services (Generic special diets available):
1. Congregate meals served at 16 Senior Centers at least 5 days weekly
2. Home delivered meals 5 days per week extra meals available for evenings and weekends (depending on need)
In-Home Services help senior remain in home through personal care, Respite and homemaker / chore services
Transportation: Can provide transportation to doctors and shopping through OATS. The agency has limited resources for Client Reimbursed Transportation covering non-emergency medical trips only.
Legal Services: Resolution of non-criminal legal matters and protection of legal rights
Ombudsman Program: Trained volunteers advocating for qualtiy care for long-term care residents and many other programs available.
Provides information and assistance services to caregivers, family members and seniors. Gives access to state and local organizations serving the elderly and disabled.
Counties Served: Adair, Knox, Clark, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Randolph, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby and Warren