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Kansas. Department on Aging


Found in 3 Records:

Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging records

Call Number: RH MS 593
Overview The Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging (JAAA) is a nonprofit organization that advocates on aging issues, builds community partnerships, and implements programs within Shawnee, Jefferson, and Douglas Counties in Kansas to help seniors live independent lives. Services provided through JAAA and its partner organizations include legal assistance, health screenings, in-home services, and home delivered meals. This collection contains fiscal records, correspondence, project documentation, and other...
Dates: 1974-2002 (bulk 1988-1990s)

Pamela Johnson-Betts collection

Call Number: RH MS 1594

The Pamela Johnson-Betts collection includes awards, laminated newspaper clippings, correspondence, speeches, and a few personal items. Johnson-Betts was the first African American social worker to be hired by the Topeka Public Schools, served on the cabinet of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius as the Secretary of the Department on Aging, and is the executive director of the Topeka Public Schools Foundation.

Dates: 1969 - 2023

Thomas Bradford Mayhew papers

Call Number: RH MS 1516
Overview This collection contains papers relating to Thomas Mayhew's work with the Kansas Department on Aging, later the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. He served as a consultant to the State of Kansas for its Developmental Disabilities Plan. Folders contain information on different focuses of the Aging Department's work and its services, as well as drafts of plans from the years 1982 to 1990. This work included services provided through the Kansas Department for Social and...
Dates: 1982 - 2018