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Care Decisions & Older Adults ~ Iola Kiwanis Club

Iola KS Kiwanis Club/Allen Co. Hosp. 3066 N. Kentucky, Iola, KS

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 […]

KABC’s Annual Caregiver Training & Membership Meeting

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department 200 Maine St., Lawrence, KS

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 […]

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#Giving Tuesday

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

Together, We Will Prevail…

From the Comfort of Your Home

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 […]

Roadmap to Assisted Living & Your Rights

Each September KABC hosts our annual membership meeting and free caregiver training to support the incredible family and paid caretakers who care for older adults.  The Annual Membership Meeting begins at 1:00 pm. Active KABC members will elect new and renewing Board of Directors. Current members up for re-election: President Molly Wood Treasurer Deborah Merrill […]

Your rights shouldn’t change because your address does…

From the Comfort of Your Home

At some point in our lives we will all need care.  We shouldn’t have to surrender rights to get the care we need. Unfortunately, older adults are often forced to do just that. Many Kansans, especially in rural communities, have difficulty finding or affording consistent and quality home care. Without support to remain at home, […]

Bad Practices Hurt Everyone Involved

Every Aide Needs Good Training I knew nursing homes were short staffed - that's why I signed up to be a temporary aide during the COVID pandemic in the first place.  When I found the online course, I was shocked to learn it was only 8 hours long.   (did you know a nail tech requires […]

Caring Conversations ~ Choices, Challenges, and Criteria for Quality Care

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department 200 Maine St., Lawrence, KS

It’s that time of year again! KABC will be hosting our annual Caregiver Training and Membership Meeting on September 9th, 2022 from 1:30-3:00 PM at the Lawrence Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine St. Lawrence, KS 66044. Sign-in will begin at 1:00 PM.  This year’s training, “Choices, Challenges, and Criteria for Quality Care” will feature […]

Stand By Me 2022 Annual Fundraising Event ~ Maceli’s in Lawrence

Maceli's 1031 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS

Mark your calendar for this year's Stand By Me event! What is Stand By Me? Stand By Me is KABC’s annual charity event to raise the funds needed to improve elder care. Since 2008 Stand By Me has grown to over 100 attendees annually who want to make a positive impact on the lives of older […]

2022 Stand By Me Golden Ticket & Raffle Baskets!

Maceli's 1031 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS

Check out these wonderful items up for grabs! During our Stand By Me event on October 9th, we will have several wonderful raffle baskets.  Tickets are only $5 each! Follow this link and click on "Donate and Tickets" to purchase raffle tickets.  Good luck!   Some of our other wonderful Raffle Baskets are shown below.  […]