Information, education, and services for caregivers.
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Aging & Accessibility Directory above)
Advocacy & Consulting
(Offer creative solutions, support caregivers,
improve family communication, provide
mediation, plan for transitioning.)
Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders
Caregiver Support Group
KU Clinical Research Center
Alzheimer's Disease Center
4350 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Suite 1200
Fairway, KS 66205
(Information for caring for the patient,
promoting health for caregivers, and
insight from other caregivers.)
Federal site for the people helping
people with Alzheimer's!
The Alzheimer's Medical Advisor
A caregiver's guide to common medical
and behavioral signs and symptoms in
persons with dementia. Addresses more
than 50 conditions. Excellent!
Caregiver Action Network
Education, support, empowerment for caregivers.
Caregiver Support Services
Johnson County Area Agency on Aging
11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 1300
Olathe, KS 66061
(Services, booklets, brochures, newsletters,
The Caregiver Institute &
KC Caregiver Supportline of
Shepherd’s Center of KC Central
5200 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64112
(Promote and support skills, health, and
resilience for those caring for older adults.
Offer metro-wide caregiver support information
and peer counseling for caregivers.)
(The) Caring Heart
8826 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 308
Overland Park, KS 66212
(Seminars and workshops on caregiving)
Christian Caregiver Support Groups
Christ Lutheran Church
11720 Nieman Road
Overland Park, KS 66210
Overland Park Christian Church
7600 W. 75th St
Overland Park, KS 66204
Therese McKechnie, MSW, LSCSW
10000 W. 75th St., Suite 200
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
(Seminars and counseling on caregiving
and life transitions.)
Esrey Mediation, LLC
(Private non-attorney mediation service
resolves complex, emotional,
or challenging issues/disputes
without litigation in a sane, sensible,
Home Safety Checklist
(A quick two-page review of actions
you can take to make your home safer
and prevent accidents and falls.)
Caregiver support/agency search/caregiver articles.
An online community that helps connect families
with caregiving resources. Helps with locating
in-home care, pet care, child care, and more.
A printable Senior Care Guide offers tips on
options for help through the continuum of care.
An online database of caregiver resources
in the Kansas City area provided by a
partnership with the Truman Heartland
Community Foundation & the Mid-Continent Public Library.
CareZone.com | Free E-Tool for Caregivers
On-the-go caregivers can safely organize & access files,
contacts, social security numbers, insurance info, blood type,
allergies, medicine details,etc from a
computer, smartphone or tablet.
Encrypts & stores your information in
several physically & virtually secure locations.
Caring For A Senior
Online resource assists those seeking senior
home care services. Offers a variety of
informative articles and a comprehensive
nationwide service provider directory.
Online support information.
Free personal and private web pages
that help families and friends
communicate when someone is facing illness.
Michelle Bunch, LMFT, LCMFT
13830 Santa Fe Trail Drive, Suite 110
Lenexa, KS 66202
(Marriage and Family Therapist.
Helps caregivers feeling weighed down,
overwhelmed and lonely to experience
more relief, connection and joy.
Supports people through life transitions.
Shares skills to decrease stress
and experience more acceptance
and happiness in daily life.)
National Care Planning Council
Offers a comprehensive resource for eldercare,
senior care and long term care planning.
Hundreds of articles on all aspects of eldercare.
Stephanie "Stevie" Shuchart, LSCSW, LCSW, CSW-G
9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64114
(Specializing in seniors, caregivers, and health issues.
A division of Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care.)