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)
  • Gray for a Day
  • Medicare Options: Basics of Medicare
  • A Matter of Balance
  • Fashion an Easier Lifestyle with Assistive Technology
  • Tips for Managing Life after Retirement

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) 660-0117 to learn more about these volunteer opportunities.

Important Links

Sedgwick County Events

Social Security Website

Medicare Website

English 2024 Medicare Overview

Spanish 2024 Medicare Overview

Contact Information

Have Questions? Contact:

Sedgwick County
Aging and Medicare
7001 W. 21st St. North
Wichita KS 67205-1759

Melissa Schrag Extension Agent Adult Development and Aging (316) 660-0117

Gail Coggins SHICK Office Professional (A.M.) (316) 660-0126

Julie Carver SHICK Office Professional (P.M.) (316) 660-0126

Jennifer Exline FCS Office Professional (316) 660-0143