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Senior Companion Program
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-5809
Fax: 785-628-4089
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Senior Companion Services

Senior Companions assist by:

  • Being a good listener, providing companionship, individual attention, life review, reminiscing and grief support
  • Providing respite care for family caregivers
  • Assisting with meal planning and preparation, helping with light grocery shopping
  • Assisting with personal cares such as dressing and grooming
  • Monitoring medication, assisting with exercises and physical therapy
  • Assisting with light household chores such as making the bed, doing dishes, taking out trash, helping with laundry
  • Accompanying to doctor for treatment, to nutrition site, to recreational or social events
  • Helping with correspondence such as writing letters, reading, filling out forms
  • Giving encouragement by taking walks, exercising, participating in activities of interest the the client such as playing cards, games, hobbies and handiwork

** 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

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Barton, Ellis, Ford, Gove, Graham, Hodgeman, Logan, Ness, Pawnee,
Phillips, Rooks, Rush, & Russell Counties


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