Kansas Commission on Aging

General Information

Kansas Commission on Aging
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services,
New England Building
503 South Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603-3404
(785) 296 4986

Brief Description

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services mission is to foster an environment which; promotes security, dignity and independence, while providing the right care at the right time in a place called home.


Laura Howard, KDADS Secretary, kdads.wwwmail@ks.gov

Ann Elifrits, Commissioner, ann.m.elifrits@ks.gov

Services Offered

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information on aging services and programs. Provides referrals to Area Agencies on Aging and information on local aging services.

  • In-Home Services
    • Offers program that may provide in-home services to those over age 60. Financial and functional eligibility may apply.

  • Housing Services
    • Offers CARE assessment for appropriate nursing home placement.