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The following article contains information on housing options for disabled adults including links, resources, and other information.

Aging and Disability Resource Connections (ADRC) Call Centers may help you identify housing options and services available in your area:

  • Rapid City Area Call Center: 1.855.315.1986
  • Pierre Area Call Center: 1.855.642.3055
  • Watertown Area Call Center: 1.855.315.1987
  • Mitchell Area Call Center: 1.855.315.1988
  • Sioux Falls Area Call Center: 1.877.660.0301

You can also access the ADRC online at the ADRC Resource Directory.

Assisted Living

This housing option provides maximum independence in a supportive environment for adults who are disabled and do not need nursing level care.

Alzheimer’s and Memory Care

Specialized housing for adults who experience memory impairment and are no longer safe to remain in the home.

Nursing and Rehabilitative Care

Nursing and Rehabilitative Care are housing that provides 24-hour nursing care to adults who have medical needs that do not merit care in a hospital. The length of stay in these facilities varies by the condition of your loved one.

Respite Care

Respite care is temporary care for an adult who is disabled. This type of care provides a short break for family caregivers. This care can be provided either in the home or at a facility.


Hospice provides comfort care to people who are near the end of their life. Hospice is also designed to support families through the process.

Ombudsman Program

Ombudsman Program is available to advocate and protect the rights of people living in nursing homes or assisted livings facilities.

Remaining in the Home

Many people express a desire to remain in the home where they lived for many years. Because of the availability of home and community based services, this is an option. Home modifications can help loved ones achieve the goal of remaining in the home.

If you would like more information on housing options for older adults, please visit our Housing Options page.

Disclaimer: The preceding is presented for informational purposes only. SDSU Extension does not endorse the services, methods or products described herein, and makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding them.

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