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Human Services

Phone: 913-715-8800

11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 3100, Olathe, KS 66061

Caregiver Resources

Information, education, and services for caregivers.

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AgeWise
Advocacy & Consulting

913-213-8799
(Offer creative solutions, support caregivers,
improve family communication, provide
mediation, plan for transitioning.)

www.AgeWiseKC.com

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
913-588-6981
www.KUalzheimers.org
(Information for caring for the patient,
promoting health for caregivers, and
insight from other caregivers.)

Alzheimers.gov
Federal site for the people helping
people with Alzheimer's! 
http://www.alzheimers.gov/

Caregiver Action Network
Education, support, empowerment for caregivers.
http://www.caregiveraction.org/

Caregiver Support Services
Johnson County Area Agency on Aging
11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 1300
Olathe, KS 66061
913-715-8861
Caregiver Support
(Services, booklets, brochures, newsletters, 
online resources.)

The Caregiver Institute &
KC Caregiver Supportline of
Shepherd’s Center of KC Central

5200 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64112
816-444-1121
www.sccentral.org 
(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
913-901-8666
www.thecaringheart.net 
(Seminars and workshops on caregiving)

Christian Caregiver Support Groups
www.ChristianCaregiversSupport.com

Christ Lutheran Church
11720 Nieman Road
Overland Park, KS 66210
www.clcop.org 
913-345-9700

Overland Park Christian Church
7600 W. 75th St
Overland Park, KS 66204
www.opccdoc.org
913-677-4646

Counseling Connections
Therese McKechnie, MSW, LSCSW
10000 W. 75th St., Suite 200
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
913-362-0315
www.counselingconnections.com 
(Seminars and counseling on caregiving
and life transitions.)

Esrey Mediation, LLC
913-226-8000
www.esreymediation.com
(Private non-attorney mediation service
resolves complex, emotional,
or challenging issues/disputes
without litigation in a sane, sensible,
efficient way.)

Home Safety Checklist
(A quick two-page review of actions
you can take to make your home safer
and prevent accidents and falls.)

AgingCare.com
Caregiver support/agency search/caregiver articles.
www.agingcare.com

Care.com
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. 
1-855-490-8675
 www.care.com

CareConnection.mymcpl.org
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.
https://carezone.com

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.
www.caringforasenior.com

CarePages
Online support information.
Free personal and private web pages
that help families and friends
communicate when someone is facing illness.
www.carepages.com

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.
www.longtermcarelink.net

Passages Counseling
Stephanie "Stevie" Shuchart, LSCSW, LCSW, CSW-G
9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64114
816-276-2717
www.kansascityhospice.org/Option-Counseling
(Specializing in seniors, caregivers, and health issues.
A division of Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care.)