Janet Ikenberry, Community Services Program Manager, 60 & Better Editor
Barbara Sutterfield, Community Services Program Assistant, SHICK Coordinator
Larry Woydziak, Community Services Program Assistant
Information, Referral and Assistance
Specific and up-to-date information for older adults with questions about aging services. If you have questions, please call Janet at 785-842-0543.
Medicare Information – Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK)
If you have questions about Medicare and Supplemental Insurance, we have trained counselors available by appointment. A “Welcome to Medicare” meeting is held once a month. This informational meeting is designed for those new to Medicare. See our Medicare Information page for dates.
Our Caregivers Support Group meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 2:15 – 3:45 at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont Street. Private communication is also available by appointment.
60 & Better Monthly Newsletter
A monthly newsletter filled with timely articles, class and trip listings, calendar of events, and program information. Click here to see the current newsletter and/or to subscribe.
Senior Housing Information
Click here to view up to date Affordable Senior Housing in the community.
Appointments are available at the Senior Center one morning each month. Call to schedule an appointment.
AARP Tax Aide Program
AARP Tax Aide Volunteers are available to prepare income taxes at the Senior Center on a seasonal basis. They may be available by appointment during the year. Call 785-856-0365.
Safe Winter Walkways
Need help clearing public walkways during the winter months? DCSS and the City of Lawrence have partnered to help seniors clear their public sidewalks. Visit the City of Lawrence Website for more information.
Adopt A Senior for the Holidays
An annual event where members of the community anonymously adopt an older person for the holidays by providing a grocery store gift card and items from the senior’s wish list. For more details, email Janet Ikenberry, Community Services Program Manager.