About the Department on Aging
Assisting seniors, caregivers and persons with disabilities to achieve improved health and greater independence.
We envision a community that empowers and supports individuals to live and age with dignity and choice.
About the Department
The Sedgwick County Department on Aging provides services for older adults and individuals with disabilities in Sedgwick County to assist them in maintaining their independence and reduce institutionalization.
The Department on Aging is responsible for planning and coordinating a comprehensive service delivery system. Special emphasis is given to the needs of low-income, and minority residents to delay or prevent costly institutionalization. The department’s focus is on providing supportive services along with information and options that will allow individuals to remain in their home for as long as possible.
Sedgwick County Department on Aging is here for you. For information, resources or programs available please contact the Resource Center at 855-200-2372 or click here to submit a question. How may we assist you?
The Sedgwick County Advisory Council on Aging & Physical Disabilities role is to act as an advocate on behalf of older adults and individuals with physical disabilities in Sedgwick County. The Council assists the department in identification of service needs and gaps, provides feedback and recommendations on addressing the needs of older residents and individuals with a disability to enhance individuals ability to age in the community. The council meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m.
Frances Seidl - Commissioner Meitzner (District 1)
Mary Ellen Phillips - Commissioner Meitzner (District 1)
Debbie Willsie - Commissioner Meitzner (District 1)
Kim Landers - Commissioner Lopez (District 2)
Craig Perbeck - Commissioner Lopez (District 2)
Rita Sevart - Commissioner Dennis (District 3)
Chad Childs - Commissioner Dennis (District 3)
George Dean - Commissioner Dennis (District 3)
Madison Shriner - Commissioner Cruse (District 4)
Lavonta Williams- Commissioner Cruse (District 4)
Jim Burgess - Commissioner Howell (District 5)
Andree Sisco - Commissioner Howell (District 5)
Jeri Myers- Commissioner Howell (District 5)
For more information about the Sedgwick County Advisory Council on Aging & Physical Disabilities call the Resource Center at 855-200-2372.