Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging is pleased to offer all these publications to you for free!
KDADS and Medicare Publications
Explore Your Options
Booklet providing information on a wide array of quality, cost-effective and affordable long-term care choices for northwest Kansas. The Explore Your Options booklet is printed in two booklets.
This guide offers a range of suggestions to make caregiving easier and more successful.
Guide to Choosing a Nursing Facility
A booklet that gives an overview of things to consider when selecting a nursing home.
Home and Community Based Services
A brochure describing HCBS and home care services. Brochure is also available in Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Resource Guide for Seniors
An easy to read book that covers such areas as Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, retirement, guardianship, living wills, SSI, home services, tax relief and more.
Long Term Care Insurance Shopper's Guide
A book that explains who needs long term care, types of policies and a comparison of companies currently approved to sell long term care insurance in Kansas.
Medicare Supplement Insurance Shopper's Guide
A book that describes Medicare and Supplemental Insurance policies and choices. It includes a guide to help you comparison shop for coverage to supplement your Medicare benefits.
Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK)
A brochure that describes the program and gives telephone numbers of agencies which provide the insurance counseling service.
Questions and Answers on Spousal Impoverishment (Division of Assets)
A brochure that answers questions on the federal law allowing spouses of nursing facility residents to divide income and resources under the Medicaid program.
Client Assessment, Referral and Evaluation (C.A.R.E.)
A brochure that explains the pre-admission screening program for nursing facility placement as well as cost effective and affordable long term care choices.
Medicare and You Handbook
A booklet by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that provides information on Medicare and supplemental insurance. This online resource also has many research tools and publications related to Medicare coverage.
Benefits for Senior Citizens
A booklet that briefly describes many public benefits and services, eligibility guidelines and where to apply.
A description of the caregiver program.
HOMESTEAD Nutrition Project brochure
A brochure that briefly describes the program as well as the two kinds of meals offered.
Senior Care Act (A Kansas Program) brochure
A brochure that describes in-home services available on a sliding fee scale to those who meet the financial and physical guidelines.
AAA At Home Solutions brochure
A brochure that describes the AAA At Home Solutions Program.
Other Online Resources
Seniors Togehter Enjoy Physical Success
Freedom of Information
Request for public records
How to Select a Special Care Unit
A consumer's guide to special care units for persons with dementia.
HCBS for Frail Elderly
Your rights and responsibilities when you choose to self-direct your care.