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Central Kansas District

Adult Development and Aging

Central Kansas District Family and Consumer Science agents provide the following programming in Saline and Ottawa Counties.

SHICK Counseling

K-State Research and Extension partners with the Department of Aging and Disability Services to bring free, confidential, unbiased assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their families. If you need help with Medicare issues, long-term care, or other health insurance subjects contact the Salina office at 785-309-5850.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This 6-week program provides a self-care education program for family caregivers. The Powerful Tools for Caregivers program will provide you with tools and strategies to better handle the unique caregiver challenges you face.

Long-Term Care Resources
Genworth Cost of Long Term Care Across the Nation

Information on home care, adult day care, assisted living facilities, and nursing home costs by state. Information is updated annually.

Long-Term Care Insurance and Shopper's Guide (PDF)

Published by Kansas Insurance Department, this publication provides information on designing a long-term care policy, cost comparisons and shopping tips.

Contacts

Leah Robinson
Nutrition, Food Safety & Health
Phone : 785-392-2147
lmrobins@ksu.edu

Debra Wood
Family Resource Management
Phone : 785-309-5850
dwood@ksu.edu