Resources

Support Groups

Alzheimer's Support Group monthly meeting at Casper Senior Center.

If you or your family are learning about Alzheimer's or Dementia and would like some support, our Senior Center offers a support group that anyone is welcome to attend.

Alzheimer/Dementia Caregivers Support Group

Call (307) 265-4678 ext. 106 or email wyodementia@casperseniorcenter.com for more information.

Location Casper Senior Center, 1831 E. Fourth St.

Local and State Resources

Casper Senior Network

The Casper Senior Network is a networking and educational opportunity for representatives of human service agencies that serve the senior population of Natrona County. It meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month, 8:00 to 9:00am at the UW Family Practice Residency Program auditorium at 1522 E.“A” Street.

The mission of the Senior Network is to form an active, stable network of collaborative agencies for the purpose of advocacy, education, identification of needs and to facilitate implementation of strategies to meet needs of the elderly and their families in our community.

Senior Network

Wyoming Ombudsman
Wyoming Senior Citizens, Inc.
Email: casomb1@wyoming.com for the ombudsman program
Kauffman@wyoming.com for Senior Companion/Respite Care Services
caswshiip@wyoming.com for Medicare prescription Plan services and coordination of benefits; Senior Medicare Patrol
Phone: 307-235-5959
Fax: 307-235-5960
Services: Ombudsman program is for assisting with complaints, concerns regarding senior abuse, neglect, exploitation; Senior Companion Program, Respite care program, Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance and Senior Medicare Patrol

Senior Patient Advocate
300 S. Wolcott Street Suite 325, Casper, Wyoming 82601
Phone: 307-472-1770
Fax :307-472-0011
Email: TerryBay@SPAdvocates.com
Website: www.SPAdvocates.com
Services: To help seniors and the disabled access, understand, and navigate the health care system.

Wyoming Dementia Care
840 S. Lincoln Street, Casper, WY 82602
Phone: 3047-265-2494
Email: maryhein@tribesp.com
Services: Support Groups for caregivers providing for those with Alzheimer’s or other dementia-causing diseases.

Amedisys home Health of Casper
907 N. Poplar Street, Suite 153 Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-234-6684
Email: judy.cardenas@amedisys.com
Website: www.amedisys.com
Services: In-home health providing care to patients including, Skilled nursing , IV therapy, diabetic education, wound and ostomy care, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy,Home Health aide services, medical social workers, Medicaid waiver services, and personal emergency response systems.

Casper Housing Authority
1514 East 12th Street, Suite 105 Building C, Casper, Wyoming 82601
Phone: 307-266-1388
Email: lpeer@chaoffice.org
Website: www.chaoffice.org
Services: Low income housing assistance

Central Wyoming Senior Services
1831 East 4th Street, Casper, Wyoming 82601
Phone: 307-265-4678
Email: caysiel@casperseniorcenter.com
Services: light housekeeping, laundry, linen changing, bathing, light meal preparation, respite care, and case management. Congregate meal services, activities, and in home services.

Services for the Visually Impaired
539 South Payne, Casper, Wyoming 82609
Phone: 307-265-8818

Natrona County Department of Family Services
851 Werner Court, Suite 200, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-473-3900
Website: dfsweb.state.wy.us
Services: Including, but not limited to economic assistance programs, medical programs, adult and children’s protective services.

Casper-Natrona County Health Department
475 South Spruce Street, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-235-9340
Email: pio@cnchd.org
Website: www.casperhealth.com
Services: Adult Home Health Services, Disease Prevention Services, healthy family Programs, and Community Education Programs

Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions Program
319 South Wilson Street, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-577-4832
Email: ryanb@cwhp.org
Website: www.cwhp.org
Services: Transitions is a volunteer based program providing case management, respite, companionship, light housekeeping and meal prep, transportation and someone to help with errands. Hospice care brings hope to people by helping them live life fully as possible when there is no cure. Hospice care involves a team approach to providing quality end of life care.

Amedisys Hospice
907 North Poplar Street, Suite 153, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-266-9991
Email: satina.long@amedisys.com
Website: www.amedisys.com
Services: Hospice is a special form of care that is designed to provide comfort and support for those who are facing a  life limiting illness.  It is a compassionate form of caring that promotes dignity and affirms quality of life for the patient, family members, and their loved ones.

Interim Healthcare of Wyoming
1010 East 1st Street Suite A , Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-266-1152
Email:kpickett@interimhealthcare..com
Website: www.interimhealthcare.com/wyoming
Services: Skilled nursing, PT, OT, SLP, home health aides, companions, Lifeline, Tele health and social work

Sharon’s Home Health Care
800 Werner Court Suite 200, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-472-1167
Email: jordan@sharonshomehealth..com
Services: In home healthcare, nursing, social workers, physical and occupational therapy, CNAs, waiver case management and care coordinators.

Wind City Therapy
1347 South Wisconsin Avenue, Casper, WY; 82601
Phone: 307-235-3910
Website: www.windcitypt.com
Services: In addition to quality physical therapy care, Wind Sity Physical Therapy also offers the following programs: pool therapy, hand therapy, custom orthotic fittings .

Rocky Mountain Therapy
2546 East 2nd Street, Suite 500, Casper, Wy 82601
Phone: 307-577-5204
Email: rmt@bresnan.net
Website: www.rockymountaintherapy.org
Services: Physical Therapy, Occupational therapy, speech therapy and massage therapy.

ALLPAPS Respiratory Services, Inc.
401 East Collins Drive, Casper, WY& 82601
Phone: 307-577-8796
Email: lamalloy@bresnan.net
Services: Oxygen, CPAP and durable medical equipment

Centrad Healthcare
419 North Fenway Street, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-266-4434
Website: www.centradhealthcare.com
Services: Provides medical equipment, oxygen, and supplies

Lincare
2401 East 12th Street Suite 602, Casper, WY 82609
Phone: 307-237-8000
Website: www.lincare.com
Services: Oxygen Therapy, respiratory service, infusion therapy, CPAP, ventilators, NVS, enteral therapy, pediatric respiratory services, patient education and rehabilitation.

CATCH THE BUS Service
1715 East 4th street,, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-265-1313
Email: marge@catcbbus.com
Website: www.catcbus.com
Services: Demand response dial-a –ride and fixed route deviation transit service.

Meals on Wheels of Natrona County, Inc.
1760 East 12th Street, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-265-8659
Email: mealsonwheels@mealsonwheels.com
Website: www.mealsonwheels.com
Services: The program provides one primary service. Volunteer drivers deliver hot meals between 10am ane 1 pm Monday through Thursday. The meals are delivered to the homes of senior citizens, convalescents, and persons of any age who are homebound and having difficulty preparing meals for themselves. On Friday , weekend meals are provided to clients when needed, particularly those without family or those who are unable to prepare a meal for themselves.

Oasis Food Pantry and Clothes Closet
1927 South Walnut Street, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-224-4104
Website: www.collegeheightschurch.org
Facebook: Oasis-food and Clothing Pantry
Services: Free Food, Clothes and Household Items

Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen
900 North Grant Street, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-265-5711
Email: loavesfishessoupkitchen@yahoo.com
Services: Hot lunch served from 11am to 1 pm Monday through Friday

Wyoming Food Bank of; the Rockies
4976 Paige Street, Mills, WY 82644
Phone: 307-265-2172 or 800-265-2172
Email: ksummerallwright@foodbankrockies.org
Website: www.foodbankrockies.org
Services: Distributing food and products to agencies serving Wyoming’’s needy children, seniors, and families.

Joshua’s Storehouse
334 South Wolcott Street, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-265-0242
Email: jlmartin@bresnan.net
Services: Free food bank for eligible individuals

National Resources

Alzheimer's Care

Alzheimer's Association
1-800-272-3900
www.alz.org

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR)
1-800-438-4380
www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

National Institute on Aging Information Center
1-800-222-2225
www.nia.nih.gov

Assisted Living

What is Assisted Living? - (Assisted Living Federation of America)
www.alfa.org

Discovering Assisted Living - (American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging)
seniorlivingmap.org

Healthy Aging

Fifty-Plus Lifelong Fitness
www.50plus.org

International Council on Active Aging
www.icaa.cc

On Caregiving

National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) - National Aging Network, U.S. Administration on Aging
www.aoa.gov

Transition Aging Parents BlogTalk Radio
www.blogtalkradio.com/dalec

Online Support Groups


www.caring.com/support-groups

Home Care

National Institute on Aging
www.nia.nih.gov

Administration on Aging
www.aoa.gov

Independent Living - National Council on the Aging (NCOA)
www.ncoa.org

AARP - American Health Care Association, Advancing Quality in Long Term Care
www.aarp.com

National Mesothelioma Guide
www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma

Resources available at Garden Square Assisted Living of Casper.