Senior Resources

The Park County Senior Center Hospital Equipment Loan ProgramThe Senior Center keeps are very large selection of hospital and assistance equipment that is loaned out at NO cost to anyone in the community.  Wheelchairs, walkers, toilet risers, canes, orthopedic boots, bed pans, shower seats, and more.  Simply come to the Senior Center between the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday to pick up the equipment you need and return it when you are done.  ABSOLUTELY FREE!  phone: 406-333-2276

Angel Line Transportation – Crystal Young, Transportation Coordinator – phone: 406-222-4668   Transportation for those who cannot or choose not to drive.

RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) – Debra Downs, Program Coordinator phone: 406-222-2281 email: livingston@rsvpmt.org  – RSVP has an office in the HRDC building and offers tremendous service opportunity for seniors through various placements in the community – whatever your interest, RSVP can find a volunteer opportunity for you!  http://www.thehrdc.org/programs/retired-senior-volunteers/

Meals on Wheels – Bob Estes, Director – phone: 406-222-7195   Located in the Senior Center, Meals on Wheels offers a noon time lunch right on premises.  $4.00 for seniors (60 yrs and older) and $5.00 for everyone else.  They also deliver fresh, hot meals each weekday to those that can’t or don’t want to leave their homes.  Call to schedule meal delivery.

Homemaker Program (Human Resource Development Council, Livingston) – Mary Beebe, Director  phone:  406-333-2537  email: mbeebe@thehrdc.org  The Homemaker program is a free service that allows primarily low-income seniors to maintain their dignity and independence by providing assistance with activities of daily living such as light housekeeping & running errands, thus allowing them to remain in their home as long as safely possible.

Senior Companion Program (Rocky Mountain Development Council) – phone: 800-356-6544  www.rmdc.net   The Senior Companion Program links volunteers age 55 and over with adults who need help with the simple tasks of day-to-day living. The program is designed to help seniors who are home bound or adults with special needs or disabilities continue living in their own homes as independently as possible.

Frontier Home Health and Hospice –  Skilled home health services including nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy.  Serving Park, Sweet Grass, Madison and Gallatin Counties.  phone: 406-586-0022   www.frontierhhh.com

Livingston HealthCare Home Care – Barb Marshall, Director – phone: 406-823-6430   Home care professionals work as a team to deliver a complete range of services to homebound patients. 

Rocky Mountain Hospice provides comprehensive, compassionate care for persons with a life-limited condition or illness. – www.rockymountainhospice.com  – phone: 406-556-0640

Livingston HealthCare Hospice – Barb Marshall, Director – phone: 406-823-6430   Care provided in the home allows patients to live their final days to the fullest, surrounded by their loved ones. Families can be together when it means the most, supporting the patient’s final days with peace, comfort, and dignity.

Adult Protective Services – Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services Senior & Long Term Care Division – www.dphhs.mt.gov/sltc – phone: 406-222-7402

Livingston Food Resource Center www.livingstonfrc.org  phone: 406-222-5335   LFRC provides a number of programs that are designed to serve the specific needs of well defined segments of people-in-need in Livingston and Park County.

Montana Independent Living Project – www.milp.us – phone: 406-522-7300   Montana Independent Living Project, Inc. (MILP) is a not-for-profit agency that provides services that promote independence for people with disabilities.

Montana Legal Services Association – Low income taxpayer clinic and information – www.montanalitc.org – phone: 1-800-666-6899

Disability Rights Montana – Civil rights protection & advocacy system for Montana – www.disabilityrightsmt.org – phone:  406-449-2344

Montana Telecommunications and Access Program – Steve Johnson – phone: 406-452-2724 (V/TTY) email: sjohnson@mt.gov – hearing and sight impaired phone services

Humana – www.humana.com – phone: 307-272-6375  Medicare coverage.

Mesothelioma Help for Seniors – Mesothelioma is a fatal cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos particles. The average latency period that mesothelioma takes to develop is anywhere from 20-40 years. Since this period is so long, mesothelioma usually affects older adults in their 60’s and 70’s.  The following organizations provide information to patients and their families about treatment options, mesothelioma specialists and support groups: Mesothelioma Guidewww.MesotheliomaGuide.com

The Mesothelioma Center  www.asbestos.com   1-800-615-2270