Senior Companion Services

Senior Companions assist by:

  • Providing encouragement, grief support, reality orientation and awareness
  • Assisting with reading, writing letters, making phone calls, helping with correspondence and paying bills
  • Accompanying and assisting with grocery shopping and running errands
  • Helping to arrange for or providing transportation assistance to and from appointments
  • Monitoring medication
  • Assisting with meal planning and preparation
  • Helping with light household chores such as washing dishes, making beds, laundry or emptying trash
  • Encouraging and assisting with grooming, hair care and dressing as needed
  • Providing respite care for family caregivers

** This list is not all-inclusive

Companions are not permitted to perform heavy housekeeping functions or services involving medical knowledge or attendant care.

Areas Served

Senior Companion area map
  • Barton
  • Ellis
  • Ford
  • Gove
  • Graham
  • Hodgeman
  • Logan
  • Ness
  • Osborne
  • Pawnee
  • Phillips
  • Rooks
  • Rush
  • Russell
  • Trego

Corporation for National and Community Service
National Senior Corps Association
Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging

Southwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging
 Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
 

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