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.
Find helpful links, inspection reports and other resources with details about nursing homes and other licensed healthcare facilities to help you make informed choices.
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.
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.
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.
The Wyoming Department of Health offers support for long-term care, with a focus on assisted living services for Wyoming residents.
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.
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.