Kansas Advocates for Better Care
913 Tennessee, Suite 2
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: (785) 842-3088
Toll-free: (800) 525-1782
Fax: (785) 749-0029
||KABC advocates for over 90,000 Kansans who require Long
Term Care. Since KABC is a non-profit organization we rely on donations to
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KABC'S 2014 ANNUAL MEETING & EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATION
Please join us for the KABC Annual Meeting & Educational Presentation on Friday, September 12 from 1:00 to 3:30 pm at the Douglas County VNA, 200 Maine St., Lawrence KS (upstairs).
Caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease can be challenging, and few of us have little, if any preparation. If you want to know more about the impact of medications or about best care approaches which can improve life for a person with dementia, then please join your friends at KABC for this helpful presentation. Bring your questions to our panel of competent professionals.
Tammy Willits, RPH QualiCare Pharmacy
will share her extensive knowledge of antipsychotic drugs and their impact on older individuals.
Linda Farrar, RN, BSN, LNHA
will share current standards and model approaches in better care for persons with dementia.
Annual business meeting will include election of KABC Board members:
New: Mary Edwards, Laura McConwell, Bonnie Peterson
Renewing: Molly M. Wood
Light refreshments will be offered
There is no cost to attend but RSVPs are required by Monday, Sept. 8.
Call KABC: 800.525.1782, or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Better Nurse Staffing for Safe Elder Care - Survey"
Your experiences with nursing facility care are needed now. What you share can help policy makers understand the importance of having enough nursing staff to assure safe elder care. Want to know more about safe elder care? Click here.
Take the Survey
KABC created to collect first-hand information from elders and families about the care in Kansas nursing homes and the importance of nurses and aides for good quality care. Thank you for supporting a level of nursing care that avoids injury, illness and possibly death. The survey is confidential. In 10 minutes or less you can provide valuable information to share with policymakers.
Want to know how You can get Better Care?
KABC created a new brochure with Care Plan "tips" you can use to get the care and assistance you need while in a nursing facility. Start now to get Better Care. Click here.
SANDY PRAEGER, KANSAS INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO RECEIVE THE
2014 KABC CARING AWARD
Kansas Advocates for Better Care (KABC) has announced that it will honor Sandy Praeger, Kansas Insurance Commissioner, with the KABC Caring Award. KABC, a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for good quality long-term care, annually honors an individual who has demonstrated advocacy and commitment which significantly improves the quality of care and life of older Kansans needing long-term care services.
The KABC Caring Award will be presented to Praeger on October 26, 2014 during the organizationís annual Stand By Me benefit event in Lawrence.
Endowment Fund News
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