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Aging Division

The Wyoming Department of Health's Aging Division is committed to providing care, ensuring safety, and promoting independent choices for Wyoming's older adults.

Contact Info:

Lisa Osvold, Senior Administrator
2300 Capitol Avenue, 4th Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7995
(800) 442-2766
Fax: (307) 777-5340
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Call 2-1-1 for Help!

Call 2-1-1 in Wyoming or toll free 888-425-7138 for help locating state resources. You may also visit the 2-1-1 website.

Senior Centers & COVID-19 Information

Senior Centers & COVID-19 Information

  • Due to COVID-19, senior centers may have altered hours and/or services. Please contact your local senior center for more information or contact (307) 777-7995 or (800) 442-2766. To find an updated list of services by senior center please click here.
  • For aging network providers, see CDC guidelines on Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission.
  • The Administration for Community Living has updated information on COVID-19 on their website.
  • For information on services available near you, call the Eldercare Referral Hotline at 1-800-677-1116 or visit them online.
  • Wyoming 2-1-1 is available with listings of programs and resources across the state for Aging & Disability related concerns
  • Wyoming residents can sign up for a daily phone call from a trained volunteer at AARP here.
  • The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is providing daily activity and exercise videos as well as stay-at-home tips. 
  • Thank you to all of our volunteers around the state who are essential to our COVID-19 response. From those delivering Meals on Wheels to Senior Companions around the state, we see you and we thank you! Interested in volunteering? Check out www.servewyoming.org for opportunities for people of all ages.

General COVID-19 Information

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Services by County

Services by county for older adults, disabled individuals and caregivers. Click the link to find your county and the programs offered in your county via senior centers. Direct application through the senior center is required to receive services.

Services

Services by County Area Map

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Wyoming Palliative Care Council

The council serves as an advisory body for related issues to state policymakers.

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Community Facilities

The Aging Division operates three community facilities: the Wyoming Pioneer Home in Thermopolis, the Wyoming Retirement Center in Basin, and the Veterans’ Home of Wyoming in Buffalo.

Facilities

Wyoming Pioneer Home
Wyoming Retirement Center
Veterans’ Home of Wyoming

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Healthcare Licensing and Surveys

Healthcare Licensing and Surveys assures patients and residents receive quality care from Wyoming healthcare facilities. For hospital and facility providers, Healthcare Licensing and Surveys information can be found here.

Contact Info

2300 Capitol Avenue, 5th Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7123
Fax: (307) 777-7127

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Community Living

The Community Living Section provides services for older adults, disabled individuals and caregivers.

Programs

Supportive Services
Nutrition Services
Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
National Family Caregiver Support Program
Wyoming Home Services
ERAP – Housing Stability Services
WyoPOLST – Portable Medical Orders                                                                   Senior iPad Program

Provider Resources

Wyoming Senior Services Board

The WSSB, in consultation with the Aging Division, appropriates funding to eligible senior centers.

Consumer Information

Find inspection reports and other resources about nursing homes and other licensed healthcare facilities to help you make informed choices.

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WyoPOLST – Portable Medical Orders

Forms for medical professionals, family and patients, honoring the wishes of those with serious illness and frailty.

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Complaints: Home Health and Facilities

Learn more about your options for making a complaint about a Wyoming healthcare facility, home health agency or nursing home.

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Provider Resources

The Aging Division’s Community Living Section offers forms, policy documents and other resources for providers who help serve Wyoming’s older adults.

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