VNA to Host Hospice Volunteer Training Sessions

Lori McSorley

In the new year, many make resolutions. Some resolve to work out more or eat better, while others resolve to take up a hobby or do something good for others. Visiting Nurses is providing an opportunity for those who wish to help someone in a big way this new year. ...

Christmas in July at Drury Place!


Please join us at Drury Place of Alvamar - 1510 St. Andrews Drive in Lawrence for Christmas in July! We are featuring homemade goods, Christmas decor, holiday wreaths, and complementary chair massages. We look forward to seeing you! This is a FREE event and open to the public.

Brown Bagging It for Lawrence Meals On Wheels!!!

Mealsonwheels March kicks off ***Lawrence Meals On Wheels*** Spring fundraiser, "***Brown Bagging It"!*** We are asking community members to take their lunch to work one day, week or longer and donate the money you would have spent eating out to help Lawrence Meals On Wheels feed those in need. Eating ...

Senior Housing Fair-April 30 10:00-12:30


Education sessions and exhibitors with information that will help decide the best place to live during retirement. The event will be held at Douglas County Senior Services, 745 Vermont. All ages welcome-if you need information for yourself, family or friends.

Living with Alzheimer's - a special event - April 11, 6:30 pm

Susie Pryor

We are pleased to announce a special evening at Medicalodges Eudora. We are hosting a presentation by the Alzheimer's Association designed to educate individuals regarding identifying Alzheimer's and understanding options. This is co-sponsored with Grace Hospice. Light refreshments will be available. The program will run from 6:30 pm to 8:00 ...

Senior Service Cuts Reach Tipping Point

Laura Bennetts

Now is the time to voice your opinion on proposed cuts to services for older Kansans. Please check out our Take a Stand Column in LJWorld. We seek a livable community for all! [link text][1] [1]:

DCCOA meeting schedule

Julie Sergeant

DCCOA monthly meetings (committee reports) - September 15 DCSS @ 8:00 a.m. - November 17 DCSS @ 8:00 a.m. - December 15 DCSS @ 8:00 a.m. DCCOA committees meet at the convenience of committee members. DCCOA public forums (sponsored or co-sponsored about 4 times per year) - Legislative Forum on ...

Midland Care to open much-needed adult day care program in Lawrence

Karrey Britt Douglas County Senior Services [closed its adult day care program][1] Oct. 1, 2008, because of county budget cuts. It was the only adult day care program in Lawrence. The program offered activities for seniors while their caregivers needed to work, run errands or have a respite. It helped keep ...

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