Author Archives: kabc

05 Oct
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Dementia and Older Adults

Learn more about the laws relating to elder abuse, especially as it relates to individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.   “Dementia and Older Adults”  covers: ELDER ABUSE, NEGLECT & EXPLOITATION LEGAL ISSUES DEMENTIA & CAPACITY INTERVENTION APPROACHES

05 Oct
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Thriving At Home

Most people prefer to age in their own homes for as long as possible.  This publication can help provide you with the knowledge and resources to do just that.  You’ll find information related to: PLANNING ASSISTANCE HEALTHCARE HOUSING TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES ...

01 Oct
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Psychotropics ~ Making an Informed Choice

On September 14, 2018 at the KABC Annual Caregiver Training, Pharmacist Tammy Willits provided a comprehensive presentation on psychotropic medications: medications that change how the brain processes information, such as altering mood, thoughts, perceptions, emotions, and behaviors. Tammy reviewed each ...

01 Oct
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Informed Consent ~ Your Provider’s Duty to Inform

On September 14, 2018, Dr. Matt Stein gave an enlightening talk about the history and evolution of informed consent and a provider’s duty to inform you of the risks and benefits of proposed treatment methods. Dr. Stein highlighted the importance of ...

06 Aug
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The Care You Want ~ Quality Care Checklist

If you are one of the thousands of older Kansans who want to live at home and need support and services, this Quality Care Checklist is for you. Most of us put off thinking about the help we may need ...

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