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Families provide 80% of the long-term care in this country, and the need for information is great—and growing.

Kansas Guardianship Program -

Services and policies for family caregivers:

FCSP services for family caregivers are provided through local area agencies on aging (AAAs) and include:
- Information
- Assistance
- Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training
- Respite care
- Limited supplemental services, such as transportation and home modifications
Care Recipient Eligibility:
- Adults age 60 and older
- Adults with dementia can be any age
Caregiver Eligibility:
- Anyone age 18 and older caring for someone who meets care receiver eligibility
Special Populations:
- Adults age 55 and older who are caring for anyone (that is not their child) over 18 years old with developmental disabilities
- Grandparents or other relatives age 55 and older caring for children (age 18 and under)
(855) 200-2372

Kansas City Partnership for Caregivers (KCPC)
Non-profit coalition of organizations and individuals working to support caregivers of older adults through education and networking.
Care Recipient Eligibility:
Caregiver Eligibility:
Contact Jane Henderson, St. Luke's Hospital
(816) 932-9822


Kansas Lifespan Respite Coalition
Coalition of organizations that promote services and support for family caregivers. Coalition website serves as a resource for caregivers and those who work with caregivers providing online respite provider lists by county and information on respite helpline.
Caregiver Eligibility:
Anyone caring for someone who meets care receiver eligibility criteria
(785) 296-4986
(800) 432-3535

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