Missouri Aging and Disability Research Network (MADRN) Members

If your organization is interested in becoming a part of the Missouri Aging and Disability Research Network, please contact us at cedarmidwest@paraquad.org.

  1. Aging Ahead (Formerly Mid-East Area Agency on Aging)

An Area Agency on Aging serving St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson Counties providing senior centers, education, transportation, meals and other resources.

2. L.I.F.E., INC Center for Independent Living

A Center for Independent Living serving the greater Parkland area of Southeast Missouri providing independent living skills training, personal care attendant services, employment services, transportation and home modifications.

3. Mid-America Regional Council

An Area Agency on Aging serving Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray Counties providing in-home services, transportation, meals, legal aid and an ombudsman.

4. Oasis

A national education organization that promotes healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and service. The Oasis Institute in St. Louis is the headquarters of a national network that serves a broad audience in 40 U.S. cities through nine educational centers and community partners.

5. Paraquad

A Center for Independent Living serving the St. Louis metropolitan area providing personal care attendant services, assistive technology, employment services, independent living services, and deaf and hard of hearing services.

6. St. Louis Area Agency on Aging (SLAAA)

An Area Agency on Aging serving the city of St. Louis providing home repairs, meal services, health and wellness classes, education, legal aid, case management, transportation and other resources

7. SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence (SADI)

 A center for independent living serving Perry, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Scott and Mississippi counties providing: Independent living services, employment services, assistive technology, transportation, personal care attendants, and deaf and HOH services.

8. Services for Independent Living

A Center for Independent Living/Area Agency on Aging hybrid organization serving Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cooper, Howard, Montgomery and Randolph Counties providing transportation, assistive technology, home modifications, home repair and personal care attendant services.

9. AgrAbility

A community agency that promotes success in agriculture and employment for people with disabilities or chronic health conditions. AgrAbility can: help connect farmers with disabilities to agency services, perform assessments of a farm/ranch and recommend solutions, provide educational resources, and connect farmers with disabilities to a peer support network.

10. Heartland Independent Living Center

A Center for Independent Living serving Franklin, Gasconade and Maries Counties providing information and referral services, advocacy, peer support, independent living skills training, and transition from rehabilitation, hospital or skilled nursing facility into the community.

11. The Whole Person

A Center for Independent Living serving Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte Counties providing independent living skills training, individual and systems advocacy, information and referral, peer support, transition services/support, adaptive sports and deaf services/support. 

12. Area Agency on Aging Region X

An Area Agency on Aging serving Barton, Jasper, Newton and McDonald Counties providing senior nutrition centers, health and wellness programs, foot clinics, support for family caregivers and an Ombudsman Program

13. Disability Resource Association

A Center for Independent Living serving Jefferson County and Metropolitan St. Louis and surrounding counties providing consumer-directed services, in-home services, transportation, assistive technology, housing assistance, low vision technology, ramps and home modifications, and support services. 

14. Care Connection for Aging Services

An Area Agency on Aging serving 13 west-central Missouri Counties providing a variety of services including nutrition, care management, caregiver support, in-home services, health education, fitness, recreation, disease management, fall prevention, long-term care, ombudsman program, benefits and Medicare counseling and Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment assistance.