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For Consumers

Nursing Home Compare
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website providing information on all US nursing homes.

Action Pact, Inc.
An organization assisting nursing homes adopting the Eden Alternative for nursing home care. Eden Alternative advocates a social, rather than medical, model for long-term care.

AgingMO
AgingMO is a centralized online home for the University of Missouri's unique Aging in Place (AIP) program, which allows older adults to receive health care in their preferred place of living, and its related projects.

Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Alzheimer's chapters for resources, information, and education for Missouri residents can be found here as well.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
CMS oversees Medicare and Medicaid and the surveying and certifying of nursing homes.

ElderTech
Americans are living longer and more fulfilled lives, as independently as possible. But independent lifestyles come with risks. To address these issues, researchers are developing "smart home" technologies to help older adults remain independent at home. Smart homes enhance residents' safety and monitor health conditions using sensors and other devices. Such technology can help keep older adults independent while controlling costs.

MC5
MC5 is a voluntary Missouri coalition that promotes and supports ongoing collaboration within the adult care continuum to create environments where the dignity and value of each individual who lives or works there is respected and celebrated. The coalition holds quarterly statewide meetings and regional meetings monthly throughout Missouri.

Missouri Coalition for Quality Care
Statewide coalition concerned with care and protection of older and disabled persons. Lists all nursing homes in the state and tells consumers how to find and pay for long-term care.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
State, county, and district statistics, licensing and certification information, vital statistics, links to Area Agencies on Aging, Missouri Guide for Seniors, Governor's Silver Club.

Missouri Department of Mental Health
Information on psychiatric services, developmental disabilities, etc.

Missouri Department of Social Services
Information and links to services such as toll-free information numbers, internal services, programs and services for the public.

Missouri League for Nursing
The MLN is an affiliate of the National League for Nursing and offers over 200 continuing education workshops at 18 geographical locations across the state of MO for a variety of health care providers. The MLN was established in 1953 to promote the achievement of quality nursing and health care for the people of MO.

MU Interdisciplinary Center on Aging
The MU Interdisciplinary Center on Aging brings together the existing critical mass of MU health providers, researchers, and educators who are focused on the needs of the rapidly growing older adult population.

MU Sinclair School of Nursing
Website for some of the nation's leading gerontological nursing researchers, including Dr. Marilyn Rantz, the leader of the MU MDS and Quality Research Team.

Pioneer Network
Pioneer Network is a center for all stakeholders in the field of aging and long term care whose focus is on providing home and community for elders. They believe that the quality of life and living for America's elders is rooted in a supportive community and cemented by relationships that respect each of us as individuals regardless of age, medical condition or limitations.


For Providers

Action Pact, Inc.
An organization assisting nursing homes adopting the Eden Alternative for nursing home care. Eden Alternative advocates a social, rather than medical, model for long-term care.

Active Elders
Website for the collaborative research between University of Missouri (MU) College of Engineering, Sinclair School of Nursing, and Department of Health and Medical Informatics, as well as the Medical Automation Research Center (MARC) at the University of Virginia, for the technology interventions for elders with mobility and cognitive impairments.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source for up-to-date clinical practice guidelines.

AgingMO
AgingMO is a centralized online home for the University of Missouri's unique Aging in Place (AIP) program, which allows older adults to receive health care in their preferred place of living, and its related projects.

Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Alzheimer's chapters for resources, information, and education for Missouri residents can be found here as well.

Alzheimer's Services in MO
Alzheimer's chapters for resources, information, and education for Missouri residents.

American Health Care Association
AHCA is a federation of state health care providers and long-term care facilities.

American Medical Directors Association
Source for up-to-date clinical practice guidelines.

Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis
Seeks to improve long-term care and health systems by creating performance measures and developing information and decision support systems.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
CMS oversees Medicare and Medicaid and the surveying and certifying of nursing homes.

ElderTech
Americans are living longer and more fulfilled lives, as independently as possible. But independent lifestyles come with risks. To address these issues, researchers are developing "smart home" technologies to help older adults remain independent at home. Smart homes enhance residents' safety and monitor health conditions using sensors and other devices. Such technology can help keep older adults independent while controlling costs.

LeadingAge
LeadingAge (previously American Association for Homes and Services for the Aging) is a non-profit organization serving not-for-profit nursing homes and service providers for the elderly.

MC5
MC5 is a voluntary Missouri coalition that promotes and supports ongoing collaboration within the adult care continuum to create environments where the dignity and value of each individual who lives or works there is respected and celebrated. The coalition holds quarterly statewide meetings and regional meetings monthly throughout Missouri.

Missouri Cancer Registry
LTC facilities are required, by law, to report cases of cancer among their residents. The registry’s website provides information about the requirement. A cancer-reporting manual, reporting forms, and other information can be downloaded from the site.

Missouri Coalition for Quality Care
Statewide coalition concerned with care and protection of older and disabled persons. Lists all nursing homes in the state and tells consumers how to find and pay for long-term care.

Missouri Board for Higher Education
Features topics of information for students, topics for facilities, financial aid.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
State, county, and district statistics, licensing and certification information, vital statistics, links to Area Agencies on Aging, Missouri Guide for Seniors, Governor's Silver Club.

Missouri Department of Mental Health
Information on psychiatric services, developmental disabilities, etc.

Missouri Department of Social Services
Information and links to services such as toll-free information numbers, internal services, programs and services for the public.

Missouri Hospital Association
Website for the MHA, which strives to create an environment that enables member hospitals and health care systems to improve the health of their patients and communities.

Missouri League for Nursing
The MLN is an affiliate of the National League for Nursing and offers over 200 continuing education workshops at 18 geographical locations across the state of MO for a variety of health care providers. The MLN was established in 1953 to promote the achievement of quality nursing and health care for the people of MO.

Missouri Revised Statutes
Features all of the Revised Statutes for Missouri.

Missouri State Board of Nursing Statutes
Features the statutes for the State Board of Nursing.

MU Interdisciplinary Center on Aging
The MU Interdisciplinary Center on Aging brings together the existing critical mass of MU health providers, researchers, and educators who are focused on the needs of the rapidly growing older adult population.

MU Sinclair School of Nursing
Website for some of the nation's leading gerontological nursing researchers, including Dr. Marilyn Rantz, the leader of the MU MDS and Quality Research Team.

National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
Features up-to-date information on the National Council. Computerized Clinical Simulation Test (CST); annual reports; multi-state regulations, inc.

Nursing Home Compare
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website providing information on all US nursing homes.

Pioneer Network
Pioneer Network is a center for all stakeholders in the field of aging and long term care whose focus is on providing home and community for elders. They believe that the quality of life and living for America's elders is rooted in a supportive community and cemented by relationships that respect each of us as individuals regardless of age, medical condition or limitations.


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