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May 2019

Care Decisions & Older Adults ~ Iola Kiwanis Club

May 14 @ 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 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 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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October 2018

Stand By Me ~ 2018

October 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maceli’s, 1031 New Hampshire
Lawrence, KS 66044 United States

  Thank you! This year's Stand By Me event was the most successful to date. We wish to extend our gratitude to our sponsors, auction item donors and to the more than 135 people who attended the event on October 28th. (Please see the list of sponsors and auction donors below) Big thanks also to The Fabulous Torque's for their always-wonderful music and entertainment and to Edgecomb Auction Services for making the auction so much fun. KABC is grateful for…

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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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April 2018

Care Decisions and Older Adults: KABC Tour – Wichita KS

April 10, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ronald Reagan Building, 3rd floor conference room, 271 W 3rd St. N
Wichita, KS 67202 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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October 2017

Stand By Me 2017

October 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maceli’s, 1031 New Hampshire
Lawrence, KS 66044 United States

Please join us for an afternoon of music, dancing, light appetizers and fun! Sunday, October 22, 2017 2:00 - 5:00 pm Maceli’s Bistro 1031 New Hampshire, Lawrence Kansas Enjoy: Dancing, with music provided by the Fabulous Torque’s Raffle Baskets Live Auctions Hors d'oeuvre & Beverages We are grateful for our many sponsors for helping make this event possible, and assuring that KABC is able to continue our advocacy work on behalf of older and disabled adults across Kansas. If you…

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September 2017

KABC Annual Caregiver Training & Caring Award Presentation

September 15, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sylvester Powell Community Center, 6200 Martway
Mission, KS 66202 United States

Kansas Advocates for Better Care (KABC) will recognize Steve Howe, Johnson County District Attorney as recipient of the 2017 KABC Caring Award. Howe, a native Kansan, has served as District Attorney since his election in 2008. The KABC Caring Award is the organization's highest recognition and is awarded annually to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, innovation, advocacy and commitment to improving the lives of older Kansans needing long term care and support. The award will be presented during…

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