Information for Seniors

The Wyoming Department of Health offers many services and shares important information to help Wyoming’s older adults and the family members, friends and neighbors who care about them.

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Consumer Information

Find helpful links, inspection reports and other resources with details about nursing homes and other licensed healthcare facilities to help you make informed choices.

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Do You Have Medication to Donate?

The Wyoming Department of Health Medication Donation Program accepts donations at sites across the state. Your unused medication will be dispensed it to low-income Wyoming residents in need. Read more to find a nearby donation location.

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Complaints: Home Health and Healthcare Facilities

Learn more about your options when you feel you need to make a complaint involving a Wyoming healthcare facility, home health agency or nursing home.

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Life-Sustaining Treatment Information

The Physician’s Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form gives seriously ill patients more control over their end-of-life care, including medical treatment, extraordinary measures (such as a ventilator or feeding tube) and CPR.

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Do You Need Long-Term Care Information?

The Wyoming Department of Health offers support for long-term care, with a focus on assisted living services for Wyoming residents.

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Learn More About the Assisted Living Waiver

Learn more about a Wyoming Medicaid option for individuals who wish to remain in their community at an assisted living facility so they may receive medical care and supported services to live as independently as possible.

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Learn More About Our Healthcare Facilities

WDH offers five healthcare facilities, including three operated by the Aging Division: the Wyoming Pioneer Home in Thermopolis, the Wyoming Retirement Center in Basin and the Veterans’ Home of Wyoming in Buffalo.

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Learn About Medicaid

Learn more about Wyoming Medicaid, including information about the differences between Medicaid and Medicare.