Health and Medical Resources
Health and Medical Resources
- Mature Adult Resources (65+)
- Prescription (Rx) Resources
- Medical Care Resources
- Mental Health Resources
- Educational Resources
Mature Adult Resources (65+)
Nevada Care Connection
Nevada Care Connection works with older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers to explore a variety of services, resources, and programs available to them. Our goal is to help individuals make informed decisions and connect to services as easily as possible.
Lutheran Social Services of Nevada
LSSN partners with two Las Vegas churches located in low-income neighborhoods to provide hot meals to seniors every weekday. Seniors (60 and older) may eat for free or give an optional donation to help support the program.
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver for the Frail Elderly (FE)
The Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver for the Frail Elderly (FE) provides community-based, in home services to enable the frail and elderly to remain in their own homes and avoid placement in a long-term care facility.
Communication Access Services
This service enables people with speech and hearing disabilities to use specialized telecommunications equipment to access the phone system. This service is provided by Sprint.
Medicare Assistance Program (MAP)
The Medicare Assistance Program (MAP) is comprised of three federally funded programs: State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) and Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA). It is administered across the State of Nevada by trained volunteers, community partners, and team members.
Taxi Assistance Program (TAP)
This program provides discounted taxicab fares to qualified individuals, age 60 and older, and persons of any age with a permanent disability through coupon booklets that are accepted by all taxicab companies in Clark County.
Delivering with Dignity
Through partnerships with locally-owned restaurants, leading nonprofit agencies, and private corporations, the program delivers meals directly to the doorsteps of residents, keeps dozens of restaurant staff employed, and expands to support community facilities, including domestic abuse and homeless shelters.
Prescription (Rx) Resources
NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit that connects people to programs that will help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs.
RxAssist offers a comprehensive database of these patient assistance programs, as well as practical tools, news, and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information they need. All in one place.
Senior Rx and Disability Rx Program
This program will provide assistance with prescriptions, including up to $5,100 per year to help with medication payments. This program, which is offered from the state of Nevada, will also pay for 100% of prescription costs during the Medicare Part D 'gap'.
Access to Healthcare
If you are uninsured and can't afford to obtain healthcare for you or your family we can help. We treat each of our members like they are our own family and will be there every step of the way to make sure you get what you need. It's what we've always done and will always continue to do. We are here to serve you.
Medical Care Resources
The Southern Nevada Health District is administering COVID-19 vaccine in coordination with the Nevada State Immunization Program and State Public Health Preparedness staff. Currently three vaccines are offered in Clark County. Click on each one below to learn more.
This calendar lists testing events sponsored by the Southern Nevada Health District or its community partners. Select a day to see which testing centers are open, then click on the location name for hours of operation and to schedule an appointment (if applicable).
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
Since 2010, VMSN has provided high-quality, comprehensive health care to members of our community who need our help. These individuals are typically low-income earners whose jobs don't include access to health insurance.
Hope Christian Health Center
We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), non-profit, faith-based family medicine health center located in North Las Vegas, NV. Our mission is to glorify God as we demonstrate Christ's love to the Las Vegas community by providing excellent, affordable care to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.
FirstMed Health & Wellness Centers
Our mission is to provide efficient, quality and affordable health care services in a holistic, caring and compassionate environment that is accessible to all, regardless of ability to pay.
Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition - Health Care Advocacy
The mission of the NMHEC is to promote the health and well-being of diverse communities by pursuing research, capacity building, and advocacy that recognizes the unique cultural and linguistic differences of Nevadans.
Bamboo Family Clinic
Bamboo Family Clinic will outline a long term solutions to you and your families wellness at an affordable price. We work closely with your insurance carrier and non-profits to provide resources and offset costs; thus offering affordable health care to all our clients.
Virtual Calming Room
This Virtual Calming Room is a place for students, families and staff to find tools and strategies for managing emotions and feelings and building our resilience during this pandemic .
Mental Health Resources
Changing Minds Psychiatry
Mrs. Nicole Vaughn serves the community of Las Vegas, NV. Mrs. Vaughn is a concerned psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner, board certified, who attended Eastern Kentucky University, where she received her masters degree in psychiatric and mental health nursing.
Children's Mobile Crisis Response Team
The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) was created to provide crisis intervention and support to Nevada families dealing with a behavioral or mental health crisis. For so long, families have had no choice but to go to the emergency room due to lack of resources or knowledge of available resources.
Never Give Up Wellness Center
Community-based mental and behavioral health services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors to help with mental, behavioral, emotional, and social functioning.
Seven Hills Behavioral Health Hospital
Seven Hills Hospital brings a world of compassion, hope and best practice medical care to the people who need it the most. We are a 134-bed hospital that is dedicated to providing high-quality care for adults, geriatrics, children and adolescents (ages 5-17) who are suffering from behavioral health and chemical dependency issues.
The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab
The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab offers comprehensive treatment for dual diagnosis based drug and alcohol rehab, eating disorder and mental health treatments tailored to the patient's specific needs. At The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab, we understand addiction. Our fully trained staff will guide patients and family to the goal of complete rehabilitation.
Glass House Counseling Agency
Glass House Counseling Agency offers a broad range of behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse treatment services to get you or your loved one the care and support you need.
Our highly specialized Care Companions™ match students, staff and families in need to verified, local service providers, securing appointments in days, not weeks or months.
Help for Seniors
The following sections provide information on the many different resources that are available to help older adults meet their needs and improve their quality of life. Check out specific information about 11 different topics, or use the directory of resources to track down additional assistance.
Nevada uninsured medical care programs and free health insurance
There are several assistance programs for the uninsured and low income in the state of Nevada. Assistance can be provided to immigrants, service industry employees (such as Casinos), gig workers and others. Some of these resources will also benefit families with some form of health insurance but maybe the plan does not cover their specific need.
Medicine Assistance Tool
PhRMA's Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is a search engine designed to help patients, caregivers and health care providers learn more about the resources available through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs. MAT is not its own patient assistance program, but rather a search engine for many of the patient assistance resources that the biopharmaceutical industry offers.
A website that offers completely free information, education, and resources regarding dental care in hopes of raising dental awareness. All content published on NewMouth is created by our team of journalists, researchers, and those experienced in the medical writing industry. All pages and topics on the website are fact-based and sourced from current scientific research, such as scholarly articles, dentistry textbooks, government agencies, and medical journals. This includes information provided by the American Dental Association (ADA), the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Asbestos Exposure Guide
Nearly 250,000 people are killed worldwide from asbestos-related illnesses every year. Asbestos exposure can occur from using certain materials and tools in the workplace, and in homes and schools that were built with asbestos-laden products. Individuals exposed to this harmful mineral are at risk of developing asbestos-related illnesses. These include lung cancer and mesothelioma, which can take decades to develop and for symptoms to appear.