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Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County
7001 W. 21st Street N.
Wichita, Ks  67205
Map & Location

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

316-660-0100
316-660-0166 fax
sg@listserv.ksu.edu

Aging and Medicare

Presentations and classes on aging are meant to enrich the lives of older Kansans, adults with disabilities, and their families by addressing health and wellness needs through research-based education. Engaged, secure, and healthy individuals benefit families and communities. Presentations and classes are available to groups and organizations.  Call the extension office for availability.

The following topics are available for presentations and/or classes:
  • Advance Directives (Click here for forms)
  • Falling Less in Kansas
  • Who Get's Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate: Distributing Non-Titled Property
  • Gray for a Day
  • Keys to Embracing Aging
  • Master of Memory
  • Medicare Options: Basics of Medicare
  • "Pass it On" Preventing Fraud and Scams
  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers
  • Reverse Mortgages
  • Stay Strong Stay Healthy
Volunteer With SHICK

Our volunteer counselors do not work for any insurance company or financial institution. Our goal is to educate and assist the public in making informed decisions about their health care options. SHICK has many volunteer opportunities. Perhaps one is right for you!  Volunteer application

  • Medicare Part C/D Counselor-Provides information and counseling about Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) and prescription drug plans (Part D).
  • Comprehensive Medicare Counselor-Provides information and counseling about Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D as well as other Medicare options.
  • Call Center Operator-Answers the statewide SHICK hotline and forwards callers to appropriate area coordinators for assistance.
  • Office Assistant-Provides administrative support including data entry and other clerical duties.

Call our office at (316) 660-0127 to learn more about these volunteer opportunities.

Contact Information

Have Questions? Contact:

Sedgwick County
Aging and Medicare
7001 W. 21st St. North
Wichita KS 67205-1759
Fax (316)722-1432

Teresa Hatfield
Adult Development and Aging Agent
(316) 660-0117
thatfield@ksu.edu

Carla Wankum
SHICK Program Assistant
(316) 660-0126
cwankum@ksu.edu

Barbara Nowak
FCS Office Professional
(316) 660-0127
bjanenowak@ksu.edu