Author Archives: kabc

01 Oct

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

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 ...

02 Jul

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes: Late Adopter Data Report (April 2018) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that the National Partnership met its goal of reducing the national prevalence of antipsychotic medication use ...

18 Jun

Governor Colyer’s Proclamation ~ World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The toll of elder abuse in the United States is staggering, impacting an estimated 5 million people each year, with a cost estimated at $2.6 billion. Elder abuse is a global problem. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer proclaimed June 15, 2018 ...

26 Apr

Healthy Recipes for All Ages

With the help of KU interns Tyler Golden and Claire Shanovich, KABC has created a collection of healthy recipes for all ages.  These recipes are not only delicious, but can help folks with dietary restrictions due issues such as to ...