Author Archives: kabc

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 ...

04 Dec
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Caring For Older Loved Ones ~ KABC Video

In 2015, Kansas Advocates for Better Care created a video using stories from three people who are close to the organization. John Naramore has been a long-time friend of KABC.  He has counted on the information KABC can provide as he ...

24 Oct
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Stand By Me 2017 ~ A BIG Thank You!

Everyone at KABC wishes to thank the over 100 folks who joined in the fun during our annual Stand By Me event on October 22nd.  It was a huge success, thanks to our amazing sponsors and so many wonderful donations ...

21 Sep
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Pursuing Elder Justice ~ Rights of Elders

As a part of Kansas Advocates for Better Care’s annual meeting and caregiver training on Sept. 15, 2017, Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe, J.D. was presented with the KABC Caring Award.  This award is the organization’s highest recognition and is awarded ...

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