Author Archives: kabc

02 Jul
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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
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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 ...

18 Apr
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Monthly Giving

The results are in! Thank you to all who voted and helped us pick a name for our special new giving program. Keep an eye out for information on joining the “Circle of Care,” a special group of friends and ...

02 Apr
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“The Tree” ~ A film by Stephen Wallace Pruitt & Mary Settle Pruitt

Recently, KABC interns Claire Shanovich & Leah Nagely had the chance to interview Paul Fellers and Laura Kirk, co-stars from the movie “The Tree” as well as the writers and directors of the film, Stephen and Mary Pruitt. The film ...

12 Feb
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Anti-Psychotic Drug Overuse ~ Kansas Families Speak Out (Video)

Kansas ranks 51st worst in the U.S. for the inappropriate, overuse of anti-psychotic drugs on older adults with dementia in nursing facilities.  Two Kansas families share their experiences in hopes of safeguarding others… Kansas Ranking Among States:  Look at this ...

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