Useful Websites

Clicking on the following links will take you outside of Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging’s website.  Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, by including these websites on this listing, is simply providing information that is available to the public, and has no control of the content of the following websites.

Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation in Nursing Facilities 

Adult Protective Services

Aging and Disability Resource Guide

Audio-Reader Network

City of Lawrence

City of Topeka

City of Topkea – Accessibility Program  

City of Topeka – Emergency Repair Program–find government offices

Department for Children and Families Application for Benefits/ Assistance

Division of Assets/Spousal Impoverishment Law

Douglas County Kansas

Exercise and Physical Activity

Falls and Aging

Falls and Fractures

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

Jefferson County Kansas

KABC (Kansas Advocates for Better Care) advocates for Kansans who require Long Term Care 

Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Office 

Kansas Legal Services

Housing Tips and Advice from the National Institute on Health

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

NIH Senior Health

Nursing Facility Ratings/ Compare

Nursing Home Abuse Center

Preventing Falls at Home

Resource Center For Independent living (RCIL)

Senior Resource Center for Douglas County

Shawnee County Kansas

Topeka Independent Living Resource Center (TILRC)

Disabled Renters’ Housing Rights

Disability Rights in Housing

How Much Does it Cost to Remodel for Disability Accommodation?

Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and Other Special Needs

Fire Safety and Disabilities Guide

Learn About the Different Types of Service Dogs

How to Cope with Sudden Illness or Disability

Depression and Disability: A Practical Guide

How to Stay Physically Active: Aging Well with a Physical Disability

Top Tips for Getting Fit if You’re Disabled

Parenting Children with Special Needs

The Guide to Securing Lifelong Accommodations for Adult Children with Special Needs

Making the Move to Assisted Living

Senior Health Resources

Resources for Aging in Place

Guide to Senior Nutrition

Financial Resources for Seniors

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

Legal Planning for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Palliative and Hospice Care