Links

Links about Colby:

City of Colby www.cityofcolby.com

  • Official website for Colby, KS.

Colby Area Chamber of Commerce www.oasisontheplains.com

  • A cooperative website providing information about Colby and Thomas County.

Colby Community College www.colbycc.edu

  • A community college with programs of study in over 60 academic and vocational areas.

Links about Aging:

Medicare Nursing Home Compare www.Medicare.gov/nhcompare

  • Provides evaluation and comparison data for every Medicare or Medicaid certified nursing home in the United States.

Kansas Department on Aging www.agingkansas.org

  • Advocates and coordinates elder services to improve the quality of life for senior Kansans.

Kansas Advocates for Better Care www.kabc.org

  • A non-profit advocacy organization assisting nursing home residents and their families in Kansas.

K-State Center on Aging www.he.k-state.edu/aging

  • Develops educational and training programs in aging, research, coordinates outreach activities, and serves as a referral center for information on aging resources in Kansas.

Kansas Long-Term Care Ombudsman www.kansasombudsmanksgov.com

  • Advocates for and assists residents in receiving the highest quality care.

Medicaid information: www.kdheks.gov/hcf/medical_assistance/apply_for_assistance.html

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment website provides on-line or paper application materials and information.