More than 90 residents in the Cowley County area participated in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event, which was wrapped up at this past weekend’s Thank You Celebration event held at the Kansas Bar & Grill in Winfield.
The Walk to
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) has recognized 14 adult care homes in Kansas for their achievements in providing and sustaining person-centered care
Here’s how to get respite care, and sometimes get help paying for it
“Respite care” can be a little difficult to understand. The words don’t make it clear who is being helped. The “care” goes to the person who needs it due to illness or disability. The “respite” — a
This year’s Cowley County Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Saturday, Sept. 30, in Winfield. Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor has organized a team and is already hard at work raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association.
You can support their efforts
Certain diseases are often mistaken for others. Know the differences.
It’s no mystery that time and medical conditions may accelerate changes in our bodies as we age. Eventually, some of those changes might make it more difficult to distinguish between certain conditions and the
As an older adult, you have skills that can help — and your brain will thank you
By Bill Ward for Next Avenue
Conventional wisdom holds that the older we get, the harder it is to learn a new language. Which is true — except when it’s not.
Turns out that while our brains might not be as quick or deft as in those halcyon days of youth, all that hard-earned