Aging & Health Articles

May 11, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health

MARC's new toolkit, How to Care for Caregivers: A Toolkit for Improving Workplace Policies and Practices, provides guidance to employers on best practices for supporting family caregivers.

April 27, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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Aging services staff, regional partners and friends came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of MARC’s Area Agency on Aging and the department of Aging and Adult Services. 

April 27, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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On April 25, the seventh annual Age Positive: Ideas for an Age-Friendly Future conference hosted more than 175 attendees.

April 21, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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The Mid-America Regional Council honored Westwood, Kansas, at the April 21 First Suburbs Coalition meeting for becoming more age friendly.

March 16, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
Age Positive conference 2019

Are you a professional or volunteer who works with older adults in the greater Kansas City area?

February 8, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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Civic matching program connects older adults with meaningful volunteer opportunities

December 19, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
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CareTEXT is a program to support caregivers of people with dementia through text messages at no cost.

December 5, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
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The Mid-America Regional Council will honor four Kansas City region cities for becoming more age-friendly. The cities will be recognized at their city council meetings in December and January. Parkville earned Silver Level status, while Bonner Springs, Harrisonville and Westwood will be recognized with Bronze Level awards.

November 20, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
2022 Silver-Haired Legislature

The 49th Annual Conference of the Silver-Haired Legislature took place at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City Oct. 18-20.

October 26, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
national family caregivers month

November is National Family Caregivers month, a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country.