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Catholic Care Center Independent Living Assisted Living Nationally Recognized Memory Care Adult Day Program Long-Term Care Skilled Nursing

Come experience the compassionate care, and spiritually enriching environment, that sets Catholic Care Center apart. Enjoy wellness focused activities, flexible dining options, beautiful accommodations, and the peace of mind that only a true healthcare ministry can provide. Call today to schedule your personalized visit and start living the life you deserve! Catholic Care Center 45th Street North & Woodlawn (316)771-6550

Catholic Care Center is a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita

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A Half Century Helping Seniors Remain Independent Since 1968, Senior Services has been a leader in developing and administering needed services to support the wishes of people to remain independent and in their own homes, as well as providing opportunities for them to continue to make meaningful contributions to the community. Three programs are designed to provide support for those who are primarily homebound, helping them to remain in their homes safely. Those are: In-Home Respite, which provides relief for 24-7 caregivers; Meals on Wheels, delivering a nutritious meal each day; Roving Pantry, a grocery shopping service which delivers to your front door. In-Home Respite and Roving Pantry currently have a limited number of openings, so don’t hesitate to call soon!


In-Home Respite Care - 267-1771, ext. 233

Do You Have PAINFUL,

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Paul Cheatum, MD

is dedicated to the remedy of painful and unsightly leg veins.

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Offices in East and West Wichita, Dodge City, Emporia, Winfield and Ponca City

Roving Pantry - 267-4378

FREE screening for varicose leg veins available

Is walking sometimes difficult? Do your legs ache and feel heavy? Do the veins in your leg(s) bulge and look unsightly? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might have a problem with varicose veins. They are enlarged blood vessels in your legs (usually greater than 1 millimeter in diameter) that often bulge and appear “ropey” or entwined. They occur when the wall of the vein weakens or collapses. When the near-surface veins are subjected to high pressure, they dilate and elongate, which causes them to develop the purple-blue color associated with varicose veins.The affected veins cause blood to flow back into the leg, causing symptoms such as pain, throbbing, aching, tiredness, heaviness, cramps, burning, itching, restless legs and swelling, explained Paul Cheatum, MD of Innovative Vein. He is trained in phlebology and is a registered vascular technologist.Varicose veins can also cause blood clots, thrombophlebitis, pigmentation and eczema. If left untreated, they may lead to more serious conditions such as bleeding veins and leg ulcers. Varicose veins develop gradually and progressively and tend to increase people age, he said. An ultrasound evaluation can help determine if there are any leaky valves or blood clots in the veins. Ultrasound also provides a map of the veins underlying your skin and measures blood flow in both deep and superficial veins.That evaluation will enable the doctor to prescribe the appropriate vein treatment.

Innovative Vein works with most insurance

Call for your FREE screening 316.425.7980

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Friesen Senior Placement LLC 316.303.4966 Connie Friesen

Wichita, KS

Senior Marketing Specialist

Senior Transitions | Estates | Residental

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Call for downsizing and estate consultations. Put experience to work for you.

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Keep Your Independence Secure Our emergency response system brings the freedom of independent living with the security of knowing that help is only a button push away.

I am a 4th generation Wichita Realtor and Home Builder. When making major life transitions, you can rely on my years of experience and the trustworthy team of experts I've gathered to provide solutions to all your real estate needs. Call me today and let's talk about your next move.

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Are you interested in being a sponsor for the 2018-19 55+ Resource Guide?

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Good friends. Great care. At Dove Estates, residents know they can call on us for assistance anytime, and will always be met with helping hands and a warm smile. Located only 15 minutes west of downtown Wichita, our singlestory assisted living apartments and world-class facilities deliver all the amenities residents could want.Yet our staff is what truly sets us apart, offering the support and security to set your mind at ease. • Frequent social, recreational and life enrichment activities • Dietary and nutritional counseling

• Physical, occupational and speech therapies • A supportive, resident-focused environment

Assisted Living Apartments and Independent Living Villas Located at 183rd St. and Kellogg

Call (316)550-6343 for your personal tour or discover more at

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10200 W. Maple Wichita,KS 67209 (316) 722-7960

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Gated Community Clubhouse Storage Space(s) 24-hr Fitness Center

Pets Welcome Corporates Available Professionally managed by Weigand-Omega Management, Inc.

Washer/Dryer Connections Garage(s) Handicapped Accessible Business Center

Private Entrances

Scenic westside location. Mature landscape, fishing lakes


Scheduled activities. Three large Garages/Carports community rooms, spa, library, pool tables. Free Laundry Aging Projects, friendship meals

Basketball Court Package Receiving Outdoor Fireplace & Grill Swimming Pool & Hot Tub

Pet Playground On-site Laundry Book Exchange Pond

1313 N. Maize Crt Wichita, KS 67212 (316) 721-5533

Mennonite Housing is a Non-Profit Community Development Company that has been serving Wichita & surrounding communities since 1975. We have 13 Senior apartment communities that we own or manage, serving Andover, Benton, Clearwater, Derby, Valley Center, & Wichita. All the complexes have income guidelines to qualify in addition to ages of either 55+ or 62+. Those properties at 62+ are HUD subsidized. Main Office: 2145 N. Topeka, Wichita-316.942.4848 More information is available about our Apartment Communities on our website at

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RETIREMENT Retiring? What you should know about Social Security By Bea Eisenbarth Every birthday deserves celebration, but some seem a little more special than others. Think of a baby’s first

birthday. Sweet 16. The “Big 4-0.” Then, before you know it, along comes 65. This last milestone is especially important to retirees. For nearly half a century, American workers looked to 65 as the age at which they could stop working and finally reap their full retirement benefits under the Social Security Act of 1935. Today, however, the full retirement age is now 66 or 67, depending on

when you were born. In 1983, Congress changed the law to increase the retirement age gradually over a 22-year period, citing improvements in the health of older people and increases in average life expectancy. If you’ve contributed enough to the Social Security system through payroll taxes, you still can claim your retirement benefits at 65 — or 62, 63, or 64, for that matter — but your monthly

payments will be permanently reduced. To find out your full retirement age, visit www.socialsecurity. gov/planners/retire/ageincrease.html. For help deciding which age is right for you, read When to Start Receiving Retirement Benefits at www.socialsecurity. gov/pubs/EN-05-10147.pdf. We have also made applying for See next page

It’s Never Too Late... To Start A New Adventure Call us today for YOUR

Specialized tour! 316.283.6600

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ASSISTED LIVING From previous page benefits easier than ever. You can do it online! To apply for benefits, please go to www.socialsecurity. gov/applyforbenefits. That said, age 65 should still factor in prominently as you prepare for retirement and a stable financial future, because that’s when most American workers first become eligible for Medicare health insurance coverage. To see if you’ve earned enough credits through work to qualify for

Medicare at age 65, view your Social Security Statement online using your personal My Social Security account. Create or log on to your account at If you’re already receiving Social Security benefits before age 65, we’ll automatically enroll you in Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) and Medicare Part B (supplemental medical insurance) effective the first day of the month you turn 65. Watch your mailbox a few months

before your birthday for your Medicare card. Otherwise, three months before your 65th birthday, you can apply for Medicare Parts A and B online at www.socialsecurity. gov/applyforbenefits. Your Initial Enrollment Period for Medicare starts three months before your 65th birthday month and continues for three months after. To learn more about Medicare enrollment and coverage, please visit www.socialsecu- To learn more about Medicare coverage, visit Social Security is with you through life’s journey, on your first birthday and the many more that follow. Learn how we help you and your family secure today and tomorrow through our financial benefits, information, and planning tools at Bea Eisenbarth is a Social Security Operations Supervisor in Wichita.

Welcome Home

To A Community of Friends, Family, and Faith

Prairie Homestead Senior Living is a local, not-for-profit, faith-based community of neighbors that has served Wichita for over 50 years, offering both independent and assisted living. We offer a variety of living options from which you can choose. From two or three bedroom twin homes with attached garages to one or two bedroom apartments with carports or our assisted living facility... a warm and friendly setting awaits you.

CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE A TOUR! Prairie Homestead Senior Living 1605 W. May, Wichita KS 67213 316-263-8264

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Your dream retirement home awaits you


Beautiful suite-style living with individualized services and amenities.

Colwich Gardens offers a caring & peaceful enviroment for seniors. Owned by local community residents & operated by a highly experienced staff. We offer assisted living with quality personal care in a safe & comfortable country home setting.

What we offer.... • • • • • • •


Choose an existing high-quality home, or build from one of our other spacious floor plans.

Welcome Home...

Small town living with 17 beautiful rooms Studio, one & two bedroom options Where “everyone knows your name” Colwich Gardens Assisted Living Home-cooked meals Daily activities 300 E. Chicago, Colwich KS, 67030 24/7 certified staff 316.260.1034 Tour today


Customize a home in a neighborhood featuring a peaceful lake and walking paths.

Call us today for a tour at 888-388-7445 or learn more at

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Wichita’s Best Kept Secret

All Adult Community Spacious loor Plans 1,2,3 Bedrooms Carports Stocked Lakes

Call for Special Pricing! 316.838.1972

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1915 N. Porter, #162 Wichita, KS 67203

(East of Twin Lakes Shopping Center)

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Courtside Homes An Active 50+ Community

One & Two Bedroom homes No w L e a s in g ! Energy Efficient Fitness Center/Pickleball Courts All Appliances (including washer & dryer) Covered Parking Centrally Located Neighborhood Atmosphere

Tours daily by appointment 316.295.4796 5224 W Elm Circle

LARKSFIELD PLACE THE CONTINUUM OF CHOICE 29 Years of Service to Wichita and Kansas


Whether it’s Independent Living, Assisted Living, Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing or Home Health Care, Larksfield Place offers the support, the services, and the environment you expect within a true continuum of care community. From complex medical and rehabilitative care to high-touch supportive care on a temporary or permanent basis, residency at Larksfield comes with a guaranty of access to the best care and services at cost levels unavailable to the public. Best of all, every service is provided by Larksfield employees, at one location, trained and dedicated to exceed your expectations. 7 3 7 3 E A S T 2 9 T H S T. N O R T H, WI C H I TA , K S 6 7 2 2 6 | 3 1 6 .8 5 8 . 3 9 1 9 L E A R N A B O U T O U R P R E F E R R E D ACC E S S G R O U P AT L A R K S F I E L D P L AC E .O R G

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The Right Place To Be

Improving Lives. Exceeding Expectations.

Assisted Living & Memory Care 629 S. Maize Ct., Wichita, KS (316) 213-0017

Skilled Care & Rehabilitation 731 Klein Cir., Wichita, KS (316) 765-1383 5-Star CMS Rating

Skilled Care & Rehabilitation 639 S. Maize Ct., Wichita, KS (316) 633-3264

Skilled Care & Long-Term Care 2114 N. 127th Ct. E., Wichita, KS (316) 500-8800

5-Star CMS Rating

5-Star CMS Rating

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The premier provider of dementia care!

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Sunflower Meadows Adult Care Homes

24-hour care in a home environment. Two homes with all private rooms in east Wichita. State licensed. Family owned. Higher staff ratio for more personal, individualized care. In-house physician visits. Has secure environment for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. All levels of care, one price. Professional, licensed and certified staff

649 N. Stratford 5502 Polo


West Wichita’s Largest Traditional Home Plus Provider • All levels of care accepted – independent through hospice • Weekly nurse practitioner visits • Delicious home-cooked meals, prepared daily • 24-Hour caring, dementia-trained, certified staff supervised by licensed nurses. • Scheduled daily & weekend activities, outings • Adult day care, flexible hours 5 Spacious/Secure Adult Care Homes • 30 years of nursing care experience in Residential Neighborhoods each • Warm, professional and homelike environment • Excellent staff-to-resident ratio • Pet therapy serving 5 to 8 Residents

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24 Hour Service Trailers, RVs and Campers

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Tires • Batteries • Jump Starts • Hoses • Fluids • Brakes • Diagnostics 1-833-KS-TRUCK(833.578.7825)


Same location. Fresh look.

More time for what matters. 4700 W. 13th St.

Come enjoy an active lifestyle at Wichita Presbyterian Manor. You’ll find peace of mind, and a maintenance-free lifestyle with exceptional food and good friends. Call 316-942-7456 today, schedule a tour and experience it for yourself.


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