Here are some places on the Internet that we would like to share with you:
Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
The KPERS website will allow members to receive information regarding benefits by using online calculators to estimate the amount of benefits to be received.
Social Security Administration
This site contains helpful information regarding benefits and services about social security and medicare.
United States Department of Veteran's Affairs
The Veteran's Affairs website lists information regarding benefits for veterans and their families, including suvivors' benefits, cemeteries, and burial benefits.
United States Railroad Retirement Board
The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is an independent agency in the executive branch of the Federal Government. The RRB's primary function is to administer comprehensive retirement-survivor and unemployment-sickness benefit programs for the nation's railroad workers and their families, under the Railroad Retirement and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Acts.
American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)
AARP provides a great resource on their website for information regarding end of life issues and a section with information on grief and loss.
Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is a national consumer engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life, supported by a grant from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Caring Connections provides free resources and information to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis. It also helps people connect with the resources they need, when they need them by bringing together community, state, and national partners working to improve end-of-life care.
KidzCope, formerly Three Trees Inc., is an organization for grieving children and their families to access support in a comforting environment. Their goals are to help children and their families through the stages of grieving, develop coping skills, and to provide education on bereavement and the grief process.
Mesothelioma Survival Information
The Mesothelioma Cancer Network has resources available to educate individuals about the value of late-stage care which improves the quality of life for mesothelioma patients. This network offers an informational packet, free of charge, to patients and their loved ones to supply names of prominent treatment hospitals and specialists. Their website is a viable resource for those wanting to find more information on mesothelioma, and find optimism rather than uncertainty in coping and surviving.
SIDS Network Of Kansas
Kansas' SIDS Network desires to help and encourage anyone who has gone through Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This link provides information, contacts, and other resources that are available.
Augusta Daily Gazette
For local news or recent obituary listings, click on the link above to be directed to the Augusta Daily Gazette.
El Dorado Times
For a listing of obituaries in El Dorado or to view an online version of the El Dorado Times, click above.
The Wichita Eagle
This is a link to The Wichita Eagle obituaries. There you can search for individual names and sign an online guest book if you wish.