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.
745 Vermont Street
Lawrence, KS 66044-2371
Fax (785) 842-0562
Phone (785) 842-0543 or Toll Free (877) 295-3277
Mike Wildgen , Interim Executive Director, X101
Tina Roberts , Resource...
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: Rebecca Clancy, Leisure and Learning Specialist
Many trips are available! Please contact Rebecca for a listing of upcoming trips!
Many of our current classes are ...
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
New Horizons Band – Winter & Spring Schedule 2013
Rehearsals and Concerts – 4:00 pm
Except Presbyterian Manor – 4:30 pm
January 4 – Rehearsal
January 11 – Rehearsal
January 18 – Rehearsal
January 25 – Rehearsal
February 1 – Brandon W...
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
Shannon Ocsody , Senior Meals Outreach Coordinator
Senior Meals Department Mission Statement
Improving the lives of Douglas County residents 60 and older by serving well-balanced,...
Terry Berner , Transportation Coordinator
Larry Coleman, Fleet Manager
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 ...
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...