Our monthly newsletter, 60 & Better is published each month to help inform and educate. To view the archived issues online, click on the link below.
Thank you to the Lawrence Journal World for partnering with...
Helping older residents of Douglas County get connected and stay connected.
Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. is committed to creating opportunities that allow older residents of Douglas County to remain independent and active in their homes...
Nearly 10,000 Americans turn 65 each day. Many caregivers are in the sandwich generation, caregiving for both their children and their parents. Following are links to websites that we have found useful to caregivers and their families.
Janet Ikenberry , Community Services Program Manager, 60 & Better Editor
Criss Tomlin , Community Services Program Assistant, SHICK Coordinator
Larry Woydziak , Community Services Program Assistant
Information, Referral and Assistance
Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. is a private not for profit 501(c)3 organization.
All donations are tax deductible and stay in Douglas County to help us with our mission of serving the older adults of Douglas County.
To make a donation or for...
Retiree Attraction and Retention
Douglas County Senior Services supports the commitment of the City of Lawrence and Douglas County to attract and retain retirees to the Lawrence and Douglas County Community. Learn more
Classes, Trips and other activities!
Contact: Janet Ikenberry, Community Services Program Manager
Many trips are available! Please contact Janet for a listing of upcoming trips!
Many of our current classes ...
Please see the documents below that explain the current marketing RFP. If you have any questions, you may contact Kristin Scheurer , Executive Director.
Request for Proposals DCSS RR 2015
Agreement City County DCSS 110712
Reinvent Retire ...
If you have questions about Medicare, we have trained counselors available by appointment. We also sponsor a "Welcome to Medicare" meeting once a month. This informational meeting is designed for those new to Medicare.
Ask a Medicare Counselor: Call ...
Hope you had a nice summer and are ready to play! The schedule is as follows:
September 6,13,20,27 Rehearsals
4 – Brandon Woods Main Building, 1501 Inverness (3:45)
11 – Rehearsal
18 – Rehearsal
25 – Pioneer Ridge Health Center
Douglas County Senior Services is pleased to support the City of Lawrence and Douglas County commitment to attract and retain retirees to the Lawrence and Douglas County Community.
Executive Summary Retiree Attraction and Retention Task force Report...
Ray Buckingham , Senior Meals Program Manager
Chip McConnell , Senior Meals Assistant Program Manager
Senior Meals Department Mission Statement
Improving the lives of Douglas County residents 60 and older by serving well-balanced, nutritious...
Terry Berner , Transportation Coordinator
Senior Wheels serves the needs of customers who are 60 years or older. We provide rides in Lawrence city limits and are available on a limited basis to provide rides in Eudora and Lecompton. W...
Douglas County Senior Services has many types of volunteer positions available. We would not be able to serve the community in the way we do now without our valuable volunteers. Listed below are just a few of the positions that are available. If you a...