Category Archives: Senior Citizen Services

NEK Multi-County Hospice

116 N 6th Street
Hiawatha, KS 66434
Phone: (785) 742-1966
Fax: (785) 742-1970
On call 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week
Serving Atchison, Brown and Jackson Counties,
as well as parts of Nemaha and Doniphan Counties

Mission: NEK Hospice, is committed to providing compassionate care to the communities we serve. Our Mission is to provide outstanding multi-disciplinary COMFORT CARE focusing on the physical, spiritual, emotional and social needs of our patients and their families during the end of life process.

Home Health Services:

  • Medicare/Medicaid certified. Skilled Nursing, Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapies; Medical Social Services, Home Health Aide. Program rules and regulations apply
  • Hospice: Medicare/Medicaid certified, end of life holistic care for the terminally ill

Hospice Services:

  • Registered Hospice Nurse on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week
  • Certified Home Health Aides to provide personal care, bathing assistance, etc
  • Cover the cost of medications related to terminal illness
  • Physical, Occupation, or Speech Therapy as needed
  • Evaluate the need of medical equipment and supplies
  • Assistance from volunteers

Funding: Medicare-Medicaid Hospice Benefits, Private Health Insurance, NEK Hospice provides patient and family services regardless of race, gender, religious beliefs, disability, age or ability to pay

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NEK Area Agency on Aging, Inc Single point of entry to Aging Services & Information. (SCHICK)


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1803 Oregon Street
Hiawatha, KS 66434
Phone: (785) 742-7152
Toll Free: (800) 883-2549
Fax: (785) 742-7154

Jon Stallbaumer, Case Management Supervisor

Serving these counties: Atchison, Brown, Doniphan, Jackson, Marshall, Nemaha, Washington

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Community HomeHealth – Onaga

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120 West 8th Street, PO Box 460
Onaga, KS 66521
Phone: (785) 889-7200
Fax: (785) 889-4808

JoAnn Mott, RN Manager

Mission: To enrich the health and lives of the people we serve.  Serving Jackson County and western Shawnee County

Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Services: Nursing, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, social services, dietician, home health aide: bathing, housekeeping, errands. Medical Alert System

Eligibility: varies – call for information

How to Apply: Contact your physician or call Community Home Health

Funding: Insurance, private pay