A Department of Aging in Dickinson County, Kansas operates at the state or local level to provide services that promote the health, safety, and independence of elderly people. These services can include meal delivery programs, in-home care, family caregiver support, and transportation assistance. Dickinson County Departments of Aging also offer benefits assistance for aging veterans. They can connect veterans to Dickinson County VA benefits, including disability compensation and pension support. Veterans qualify for the Aid and Attendance program, which provides a monthly pension for veterans who require medical assistance. Veterans can also receive pensions for permanent disabilities and receive healthcare services such as long term care, Dickinson County VA medical center care, or other geriatric healthcare. Dickinson County Departments of Aging can help veterans apply for and receive benefits, and they provide more information about accessing veteran benefits on their website.
Dickinson County Department of Aging Abilene KS 109 East 1st Street 67410 785-263-1562