Health, Eldercare & Support Groups

Adult Day Connection (formerly the ElderCare Center)
“The only state-licensed adult day health care program for families in Columbia.” Housed by The University of Missouri, it is self-supporting through fees for service and funding from the United Way, City of Columbia and Boone County.

Boone Hospital Center Hospice Care

Boone Hospital Center Palliative Care

Boone Hospital Center Support Groups
Description and contact information on a number of support groups affiliated with the hospital or other local organizations.

Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging (CMAAA)
Provides a network of support services to family caregivers and older persons.

Division of Health & Social Services
Information on state funded programs to assist the elderly with Healthcare, Medicaid and Family Support.

Hospice Compassus
Information on and locations of community based hospice and long term care.  The Central Missouri location in Columbia serves Audrain, Boone, Callaway and other adjacent counties.  Contact 573-443-8360 or 1- 877-700-1070.

Long-Term Care Insurance
Consumer information on Long-Term Care Insurance from the State of Missouri, Department of Insurance.

Mid- Missouri Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association
National site has a calendar of local events and programs in Mid-Missouri. The 24 hour help-line is 1-800-272-3900.

Services for Independent Living
Empowers people with disabilities to live as independently as possible in their homes through adaptive services and a Personal Assistance Services Program.

State Pharmacy Assistance Program
Describes the benefits, eligibility and enrollment process with links to a web tool MoRx Price Compare “to help you compare the best local price for your prescriptions.”

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