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New Peer Support Group helps senior citizens

 

A new program that will pair adult volunteers with older adults on the Medicaid Frail Elderly waiver will be explained during a program at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave.

The senior Peer Support Group is a new program offered by the Southwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging. For Friday’s presentation, agency spokesman Bib Lininger will explain how volunteers in the support group will work with the person assigned to them over a 10-week period to assist in increasing their support system and social activities, or in reaching goals.

The Kansas Medicaid ...


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