Useful Elder Resources in Teton County

Prepared by SJICH and SCJH July 2013

AARP Wyoming
866-663-3290
www.aarp.org/states/wy

  • Statewide resource for seniors for health, financial security, housing and caregiving information.

Advanced Healthcare Directives, Living Will, POLST forms
Available from health care providers, SJMC social services, Institute for Cognitive Health, Senior Center of Jackson Hole

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
1-877-435-7851
www.wyomingadrc.org.
Provides no cost service to connect elder and disabled Wyomingites and families to programs and support.

Adult Protective Services
307-733-7757
www.dfs.wy.gov
Support, education and services for exploited, neglected or abused elders.

Alzheimer’s Support

American Cancer Society 1-801-373-5886
Sharon Hinckley, Quality of Life Manager

Assisted Living

  • River Rock Lodge, Jackson, WY
    307-734-0500
    www.riverrockalf.com
  • Teton Peaks, Driggs, ID
    208-201-6284
  • Homestead Care facilities in Rigby, St. Anthony and Rexburg, ID
    208-351-8359

Assisted Living Facility/Long Term Care Waiver Program
1-855-203-2823

Caregiver Support

  • Senior Center of Jackson Hole
    307-733-7300
    www.seniorcenterjh.org.
    Support Groups, Caregiver Training, National Family Caregiver Program

Community Resource Center
307-739-4500
www.crcjh.org
Assistance with food, gas vouchers, emergency resources, food bank, referral information.

Community Safety Network
307-733-3711
www.csnjh.org
Support and safe-house for victims of stalking and those living in domestic abusive situation

Department of Family Services
307-733-7757

  • Health and Welfare office for Medicaid, food stamps, child and adult protection 115 W. Snow King Ave, Jackson, WY 83001
  • Wyoming Department Website:
    www.sites.google.com/a/wyo.gov/dfsweb

Emergency Shelter

  • Good Samaritan Mission
    307-733-3165
    (Rescue Mission) 285 W. Pearl, Jackson WY (2 night max. – breakfast and dinner M-F; breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekends for shelter guests or hungry community members)

Employment

  • Department of Workforce Services
    307-733-4091
    www.wyomingworkforce.org
    Assistance with job retraining, employment placement, unemployment services
  • Experience Works
    307-746-4198
    www.experienceworks.org
    Job training and placement program for people age 55+

Energy Assistance

Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center
307-733-2046
www.jhccc.org
Mental health counseling and support, 24 hour crisis line

Home Care Services

  • Senior Center of Jackson Hole
    307-733-7300
    www.seniorcenterjh.org.
    In-home care services on a sliding fee scale as well as private pay options for personal care, companion care and housekeeping; contact Senior Center for Private Caregiver Registry
  • St. John’s Medical Center Home Health and Hospice
    307-739-7465
    Offering Medicare certified in-home skilled nursing services, clinical social work, ancillary therapies, patient and family education and hospice care for end-of-life
  • Here to Help, Inc. P.O. Box 1615, Jackson, WY
    307-690-9328
    Providing licensed, bonded companion care, homemaking and pet services, certified nursing aide and nighttime assistance to western Wyoming’s seniors

Housing

  • Pioneer Homestead Apartments
    307-733-9787
    Subsidized housing for seniors and people with disabilities
  • Low Income Housing
    • Brandychase Apts, 345 Rancher St, Jackson, WY
      307-733-6634
    • Dover Apts, 2000 Corner Creek Ln, Jackson
      307-733-6634
    • Jackson Apts, 2198 Corner Creek Ln Jackson WY
      307-733-4535

Latino Services

  • Latino Resource Center 170 N. Glenwood, Jackson, WY
    307- 734-0333
  • El Puente 460 E. Pearl, Jackson, WY
    307-739-4544
    (medical translation and interpretation services)

Legal Services

  • Legal Aid of Wyoming
    1-877-432-9955
    www.lawyoming.org
    Legal advice/assistance for those with limited income
  • Teton County Access to Justice Center
    307-734-9023
    Free civil legal services to qualified persons with referral to attorneys if needed

Medical Equipment

  • Senior Center of Jackson Hole
    307-733-7300
    www.seniorcenterjh.org
    Loan closet for walkers, wheelchairs, toilet risers, bath benches, etc
  • Western Medical Equipment
    888-406-2042/307-200-6222
    tucker@westmed22.com
    Portable oxygen and durable medical equipment supplier
  • LinCare Oxygen and durable Medical Equipment supplier
    307-733-9737
    www.lincare.com
    150 Scott Ln # A, Jackson

Medicare Assistance

  • Senior Center of Jackson Hole
    307-733-7300
    Trained volunteers to assist with Medicare issues
  • Medicare Contact
    1-800-633-4227

Mountain House
307-732-1161
www.jhccc.org
Adult therapeutic outreach program with counseling, case management services and referral information for those with chronic mental illness. A program of Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center. 

Nursing Homes

Ombudsman Kelly Wicks
307-856-6880
regombriv2@wyoming.com

Prescription Medication Assistance

  • Senior Center of Jackson Hole
    307-733-7300
    www.seniorcenterjh.org
    Limited assistance available for low income seniors
  • Various patient assistance programs via pharmaceutical companies. Consult with local physician or pharmacist.
  • Town of Jackson prescription discount card
    1-888-620-1749
    www.caremark.com/nlc
    Discount cards available at Town Hall
  • Teton County
    1-877-321-2652
    www.caremark.com/naco
    Discount cards available at many public locations

Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

  • Life Line, St. John’s Home Care Services, Jackson WY
    307-739-7465
  • LinCare PAS (Personal Alert System) 150 Scott Ln # A, Jackson
    307-733-9737
  • AssureLink 841 Oxford Dr, Idaho Falls, ID 83401
    208-523-2704
    www.assurelink.net

Senior Center of Jackson Hole
307-733-7300
www.seniorcenterjh.org
Services for people age 60+ including congregate and home delivered meals, activities, transportation, home care assistance, personal care services, resource and referral

Social Security

  • Rock Springs
    (855) 881-0211
  • Idaho Falls
    1-866-253-0489
  • National
    1-800-772-1213
    www.ssa.gov
    Application, benefits/eligibility information, Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income

St. John’s Medical Center
307-733-3636/307- 739-7434
www.tetonhospital.org
Medical care, 24 hour ER, home health/hospice, long term care, support groups, education; home to St. John’s Institute for Cognitive Health (memory disorders, cognitive impairment)

Substance Abuse Treatment Curran Seeley
307-733-3908
www.curranseeley.com
Assistance for individuals and families with alcohol and drug abuse issues including evaluation, treatment, support groups & education

  • APEX Counseling
    307-732-4199
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    307-733-5322
  • Alcohol and Narcotics 24 hour helpline
    1-877-479-9777

Tax Assistance

  • Wyoming Tax Refund for Elder and Disabled
    866-989-8901
    www.health.wyo.gov
    Applications available June-Aug at the Senior Center of Jackson Hole
  • Property Tax Relief – Teton County Treasurer’s Office
    703-733-4770

Teton County and Jackson Parks and Recreation
307-739-9025
www.tetonwyo.org/parks
Recreational activities including swimming, hiking, skiing, crafts, educational events for all community members, featuring special programming for seniors.

Teton County Chamber of Commerce
307-733-3316
www.wyomingchambers.com

Teton County Library
307-733-2164
www.tclib.org

Teton County Public Health
307-733-6401
www.tetonwyo.org/phn
Immunizations, flu shots, environmental health, education

Teton County Victim Services
307-732-8482
www.jacksonholepolice.com/vw.htm
Assistance for victims of crime

Teton Free Clinic
307-739-7492
www.tetonfreeclinic.org
Free health clinic for Teton County residents every Tuesday evening at 557 East Broadway (next to SJMC Living Center) from 5:30-7:45pm every Tuesday.

Transportation

  • START Bus
    307-733-4521
    450 W Snow King Ave – Jackson
    www.startbus.com
    Fixed route service
  • START Bus – ADA Bus
    307-733-4521/413-4548
    One-day advance reservation; for disabled riders only
  • Senior Center of Jackson Hole Bus
    307-733-7300
    Provides door-to-door service within town limits

UW Cooperative Extension Services
307-733-3087
www.uwyo.edu/cesfrm/

VA and Wyoming Military Department
800-833-5987
lmcgee@state.wy.us
State Veterans Service Officer Lori McGee can help U.S. Vets with an array of financial, legal, housing and health issues.

  • Lori McGee, State Veteran Service Officer, Wyoming Veterans Commission 31 Leedy Drive, PO Box 66, Lander, WY 82520
    Phone: 307-438-2101
    FAX 307-332-3766, 1-800-833-5987
    lori.mcgee@wyo.gov

Volunteer Opportunities
Check with your favorite non-profit organization. Get info from Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, Jackson Chamber of Commerce, local civic and service organizations, St. John’s Medical Center.

Wyoming Geriatric Education Center
307-766-2829
www.uwyo.edu/geriatrics
Program of University of Wyoming. Provides live and online training on topics including mental health, end of life care, chronic disease management, care transitions and Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Wyoming Guardianship Corporation
307-635-8422
www.wyomingguardianship.org

Wyoming Independent Living Rehabilitation and Project Out(WILR)
1-800-735-8322
www.wilr.org

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)
Adaptive aids, education, workshops for people with disabilities
1-888-989-9463 TTY: 1-800-908-7011
wind.uw@uwyo.edu

Wyoming Military Department
www.wyo.gov/wyomingmilitarydepartment/home
Website: www.WVC.wyo.gov

Wyoming Seniors, Inc.
1-800-856-4398
P.O. Box BD Riverton, WY 82501
www.wyomingseniors.com

Wyoming Services for Independent Living
www.wysil.org
Travel vouchers