Clinics and Services for Older Adults

SHICK Insurance Counseling

Appointments available if you have questions concerning Medicare, supplemental, long-term care insurance or the Medicare prescription card. 
No charge
Call (785) 354-6787 for times and appointment.

Blood Pressure Clinic

10 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays
HealthWise 55 Resource Center,
No appointment necessary. No charge.

9 to 10:30 a.m., First Tuesday
West Ridge Mall (Food Court, Restroom Entrance) No appointment necessary. No charge. 

10 to 11:30 a.m., Second Thursday
Southwest YMCA
No appointment necessary. No charge.

8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Third Thursday
Oakland Community Center, 801 N.E. Poplar
No appointment necessary. No charge.

9 to 10 a.m., Third Thursday
Rose Hill Place, 37th and Gage
No appointment necessary. No charge.

9 to 10:30 a.m., Fourth Thursday
North YMCA
No appointment necessary. No charge.

Medication Clinic

1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Third Thursday
Bring questions about your medications (prescriptions or over-the-counter.) No charge.
Call (785) 354-6787 for an appointment.

Nutrition Clinic

10:30 a.m. to noon, Fourth Thursday
HealthWise 55 Resource Center
No charge
Call (785) 354-6787 for an appointment.

HealthWise 55 Exercise Programs

Call (785) 354-5225 to have a packet of more detailed information mailed to you regarding these exercise programs. 

  • HealthWise 55 exercise group meets in Pozez Education Center, every Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Included in the schedule: chair aerobics, strength training, balance and flexibility. Cost is $25 for 20 classes.
  • YMCA Exercise Programs with special rates for HealthWise 55 members
  • Great Life Golf and Fitness with special rates for HealthWise 55 members. The YWCA and many other locations are managed by Great Life. A list of locations is included in the packet.
  • Kansas Rehabilitation Hospital offers aquatic exercise classes: Wavemakers and Tai Chi.
  • Healthy Steps: A walking program sponsored by Stormont-Vail HealthCare and West Ridge Mall.

Senior Suppers, Lunch Bunch, Dessert and Coffee

Call (785) 354-5225 for dates and times.

AARP Driver Safety Program

Offered each month. 
Call Health Connections at (785) 354-5225 for dates and reservations.

HealthWise 55 on TV

The following HealthWise 55 television programs are available on WIBW Channel 13.

HealthWise After 55

"HealthWise After 55" airs 9 a.m. the first and third Fridays of each month. It offers interviews on health topics of interest to seniors as well as the 20-minute exercise segment. 

for Family Caregivers

"for Family Caregivers" airs the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 9 a.m. The show highlights information for people who are providing caregiving services to loved ones and a 20-minute exercise segment for caregivers and their loved one.