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December 2020

Together, We Will Prevail…

December 9, 2020 - December 31, 2020

KABC depends on support from folks like you.  Your donations provide the means to present testimony to the Kansas Legislature on a myriad of important topics and protections for aging Kansans.  Your gift allows our staff to take as much time as needed to help family members work through problems their loved-ones experience in a long-term care facility.  With your generosity, we are able to create and provide resources and publications at no cost to anyone. Thank you for all…

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October 2020

Stand By Me ~ 2020

October 1, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Stand By Aging Kansans For the past 12 years, Stand By Me has been KABC’s annual charity event to raise funds needed to improve elder care.  2020 is a year unlike any other. Typically Stand By Me is a happy congregation of many to enjoy good food and good company for a good cause. While we are not able to host Stand By Me in-person, the name is more apt this year than ever before. We are compelled to stand…

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December 2019

#Giving Tuesday

December 3, 2019

Donate $24 or $240 on December 3, 2019. Together we’ll provide 24 hours of #KABCtraining. Read more here:  KABC 2019 Giving Tuesday

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September 2019

KABC’s Annual Caregiver Training & Membership Meeting

September 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine St.
Lawrence, KS 66044 United States
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Free

Mark your calendar for KABC's annual caregiver training on September 13th 12:45  Registration 1:00 - 1:20   Welcome & Annual Business Meeting: KABC Board President Molly M. Wood Presenters include: Secretary Laura Howard, Kansas Dept. for Aging & Disability Services Secretary Howard assumed her post January 2019 and will address issues of interest to long-term care consumers and advocates and the course she is charting for aging services. Amy Yeager LMSW, KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center MyAlliance is an innovative approach to…

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May 2019

Care Decisions & Older Adults ~ Iola Kiwanis Club

May 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Iola KS Kiwanis Club/Allen Co. Hosp., 3066 N. Kentucky
Iola, KS 66749 United States

Since 1975, KABC has helped thousands of older adults and families learn more about their long-term care options, including at home, in assisted living, and nursing facilities. What can you afford? What are the benefits and problems with different types of care? What do recent inspection reports say about facilities in your area? What if you need more care later? Learn the answers to these and other questions about care. Also, learn more about issues affecting the quality of care…

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March 2019

KABC at The Merc!

March 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
The Merc Co+op, 901 Iowa St.
Lawrence, KS 66044 United States

KABC is the March recipient for the "Change" program at the Merc Co+Op in Lawrence. When you shop at the Merc Co+Op and round up to the next dollar, those proceeds go to KABC. You also have the option of making a separate donation. Staff & volunteers will be on hand Tuesday evenings & on Saturday from 10 am - 2 pm throughout March with healthy recipes, nutritional information, and to answer your questions about KABC. All of the recipes…

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September 2018

KABC Annual Caregiver Training & Business Meeting

September 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine St.
Lawrence, KS 66044 United States

Please mark your calendar to join us for our annual caregiver training and annual business meeting on September 14th. The Care You Want ~ Quality Care at Home Introducing KABC’s New Quality Guide How to Get Quality Care Taking Charge - Independence and Safety Presenters: Molly Wood J.D.; Morgan Bell MSW; Mitzi McFatrich MDiv   Psychotropics & Informed Consent Psychotropics - Making an Informed Choice What is Your Prescriber’s Duty to Inform You Presenters: Dr. Matt Stein M.D.; Tammy Willits…

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July 2018

Care Decisions & Older Adults ~ Iola Public Library

July 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Iola Public Library, 218 E. Madison
Iola, KS 66749 United States

Since 1975, KABC has helped thousands of older adults and families learn more about their long-term care options, including at home, in assisted living, and nursing facilities. What can you afford? What are the benefits and problems with different types of care? What do recent inspection reports say about facilities in your area? What if you need more care later? Learn the answers to these and other questions about care. Also, learn more about issues affecting the quality of care…

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June 2018

Fourth Educational Geriatric Symposium

June 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Hays State University Memorial Ballroom, 700 College Dr.
Hays, KS 67601 United States
$99.00

This symposium will provide you with updates on topics concerning the elderly. Come join this program and learn from expert presenters on what is currently affecting our geriatric population and their families. Please refer to the booklet/registration form for more details. Seating is limited. Early-bird registration fees postmarked by May 17, 2018 are $99. Registrations postmarked after May 17th are $129. Make checks payable to Clinkscales Elder Law Practice. KABC’s Mitzi McFatrich will present on the topic of “Dementia Care,…

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May 2018

Care Decisions and Older Adults: KABC Tour – Pittsburg, KS

May 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pittsburg Public Library Conference Room, 308 N. Walnut
Pittsburg, KS 66762 United States

For over 42 years, KABC has helped thousands of older adults and families learn more about their long-term care options, including at home, in assisted living, and nursing facilities. What can you afford? What are the benefits and problems with different types of care? What do recent inspection reports say about facilities in your area? What if you need more care later? Learn the answers to these and other questions about care. Also, learn more about issues affecting the quality…

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