Aging & Health Articles

August 22, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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KU CHWs help client make a new start

August 22, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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CHW helps refugees navigate health care system

July 25, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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On Friday, July 21, the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) honored Bonner Springs for becoming a Silver Level Community for All Ages at the First Suburbs Coalition meeting at Westwood City Hall.

July 24, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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The GRANDPass program provides a free week of camp for the children of older caregivers. 

July 20, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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A CHW helped a cancer patient find insurance coverage - and peace of mind.

July 10, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
Give 5 graduates

On Friday, June 2, participants from the spring 2023 Give 5 classes received their certificates of completion. 

June 6, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
Kristi Bohling-DaMetz MARC Aging and Adult Services Department director.

Kristi Bohling-DaMetz selected as MARC’s new director of Aging and Adult Services.

May 11, 2023 | Posted in Aging & Health
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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.