Outreach Nurse Services for Older Adults

Skilled Registered Nurses are available to visit with senior adults one-on-one in their home and provide physical and social assessments as well as education and counseling on senior needs. 

Visits are free for Johnson County residents who show proof of residency. No acute care services are provided. Call 913-826-1228 to schedule a visit.

Services Provided

  • Physical/social assessments 
  • Counseling on health conditions, home safety, community resources and caregiver support 
  • Nurses monitor: 
    • Health conditions such as COPD, diabetes and congestive heart failure 
    • Client self-care 
    • Medications 
    • Nutrition 
    • Safety 

Outreach Nurse Home Visiting Program brochure

Falls Awareness and Prevention Guide

Each year, one out of three Americans over age 65 falls. Falls are the leading cause of injury to seniors in the United States. Fortunately, there are many things seniors can do to help prevent falls and maintain health and independence. Find out more from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 

Vaccines for Older Adults

Immunizations are not just for children. Senior adults may be at risk for vaccine-preventable disease due to age, job, lifestyle, travel or health conditions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on vaccines for adults age 50 or older. 

Preparing for Emergencies

The likelihood that you and your family will recover from an emergency tomorrow often depends on the planning and preparation that you have done today. Get ready now: Emergency Preparedness Tips for Seniors. Find more information about how to stay safe during the coronavirus crisis

Blood Pressure Clinics

Blood pressure monitoring and counseling clinics are available at various locations throughout Johnson County.

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