We are so grateful for all of the sponsors of the Education Conference on Dementia. They are represented here, in the Virtual Swag Bag. Click on each of their websites to learn more about them and be sure to redeem any coupon offers they include below.
More than just a place, Meadowlark is a not-for-profit organization devoted to supporting people in living their best lives. Meadowlark provides senior living services and wellness programs throughout the Flint Hills area, as well as a full spectrum of senior living options at Meadowlark Hills, our continuing care retirement community.
Meadowlark was founded in 1980 by a group of local citizens who wanted a better living option for older adults in Manhattan, Kansas. Today, Meadowlark Hills, is recognized worldwide for its person-centered approach to senior living. Here, residents live life according to their own schedules, passions, and pastimes, and are given the respect and privacy that every person wants and deserves.
At ComfortCare Homes, our legacy comes from family caregivers who sought a better model of care. Through the experiences of caring for their grandparents, the Stark family developed one of the first residential dementia care programs in the country, inspiring the creation of the HomePlus state accreditation and changing the landscape of professional Alzheimer’s and dementia care in the process.
Over the more than 25 years that ComfortCare Homes has been serving our community, we’ve consistently strived to go beyond the basics and provide innovative dementia care for our residents and their families. Throughout our tenure as the region’s premier dementia care provider, our work has been recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association, the State of Kansas and the Wichita Chamber of Commerce, among others.
As a premier Home Health and Hospice Agency, our goal is to provide excellent care to our patients facing unexpected illness, injury or disability. We achieve this by recruiting highly experienced staff and then we train them so that they can offer exceptional care. We are committed to helping our patients live life to the fullest in secure and familiar surroundings, with the people who matter most. We offer our patients a refreshing alternative to routine home care and repeated hospitalizations. We are proud to offer comprehensive and compassionate care focused on easing the physical, emotional, and spiritual pain that often accompanies illness and injury. Our expert team members are dedicated professionals who are passionate about meeting the individual needs of our patients and their families. 316-869-0015
A Familiar Feeling of Home…Person-Centered Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care. We are an all inclusive, residential setting with no more than 12 residents. Our unique alternative approach to Alzheimer’s and dementia care includes an active and engaging environment with a community connection. Our skilled and compassionate team are trained in all levels of memory care. Our commitment is to end the stigma around dementia.
Clearwater Nursing & Rehabilitation Center offers the convenience of location in Clearwater, Kansas, combined with a full continuum of living and care options. For those seeking an active retirement, our homey apartments, five-star amenities, and daily activities are the perfect way to reap the rewards of a life well lived. For those who need some support with certain activities of daily living, our assisted living services allow you to enjoy our beautiful community while getting the services you need. We also offer short-term post-acute care for those who are recovering from surgery – such as a hip or knee replacement – or a medical event, such as a stroke or heart attack. Our community includes Harbor Home, a secured memory care assisted living facility. Having a full spectrum of healthcare choices means you can stay in the home you love even as your care needs change.
Heart & Soul Hospice provides compassionate end-of-life care, guided by Christian values. Our team offers a range of hospice services to you and your loved one, including nursing care, social services, grief and bereavement services, and therapy services. The decision to request admission to Heart & Soul Hospice means you will never be alone. Your physician and hospice team will work with you, your family and caregivers to establish your personalized plan of care and establish clinical goals for pain management and symptom control.
Larksfield Place is not just your new address: it’s your new home. As the premier retirement community of South Central Kansas, we exist to enrich the lives of discerning older adults by providing distinctive lifestyle, health and wellness services." Our reputation for service is one of the best in the nation—perhaps because we’re a stand-alone, locally managed community, not part of a chain. The people making the decisions might be sitting next to you at dinner. Our staff takes pride in bringing resident suggestions to management. The lines of communication are always open, not on hold to an office in some far-away city. What’s more, we’re a not-for-profit community. We don’t pay dividends to stockholders; we reinvest earnings into our mission. Not-for-profits traditionally invest more in crucial areas, such as health care and staffing.
We are a 20-bed behavioral health specialty hospital, with 17 private rooms located on the NE side of Wichita. We accept patients age 50 and over. We heal in a comfortable living-room type environment, stress multiple different types of therapy in order to help cope with daily living. We accept patients from all over Kansas as well as neighboring states. We have daily physician visits and do direct admits once approved by our admissions team.
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Allied Health Career Training (AHCT) is a private, post-secondary career college headquartered in Wichita, Kansas. AHCT specializes in healthcare and is accredited by the Kansas Board of Regents. We provide certification-level training in Nurse Aide, Medication Aide, Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant, and more. Our mission is to provide a quality education at an affordable price. We are passionate about instilling a patient-centered care focus in our graduates.
We’re here to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual care and support during a life-limiting illness, along with help for families and caregivers. Serving Wichita and the surrounding communities for 14 years.
Angels Care Hospice, part of the AngMar Medical Holdings, Inc. network, is a premier provider of hospice services in the communities we serve. Our comprehensive, holistic approach to hospice care centers around reducing the fear and burden associated with the end of life journey. This approach allows our patients and their families to live the fullest and most meaningful life possible wherever the patient calls home, including assisted living facilities, hospitals or long-term care facilities. We take pride in the partnerships we have developed and continue to gain each year. Following are the primary partners we support and how you can help support them too:
Established on Christian principles and operating on relationship-focused values of community and generosity, Bluestem Communities maintains a non-profit status that allows us to provide personalized care for every individual.We offer a variety of living options and services to allow seniors and their loved ones to reach their desired lifestyle goals and live well. Bluestem Communities works to promote a vibrant and inclusive atmosphere amongst all our services and locations. We believe life always has purpose at every age. Everyone has an incredible story to tell, and we can all learn from one another. You’ll find friendship and support at Bluestem Communities as well as the utmost respect and privacy.
We are a family of companies with an unmatched team of 7,600 engineers, construction professionals, architects, technologists and scientists. Our singular mission since 1898 has been to make our clients successful.We deliver projects with an integrated construction and design mindset, because everything is connected — design, procurement, sequencing the construction site. We leverage our knowledge, technology and commitment of ownership to deliver safe, innovative and quality projects. We are designed to build.
The Central Plains Area Agency on Aging (CPAAA) offers a variety of programs and services and links older adults, caregivers and persons with disabilities to community resources and information. With the on-site Information and Assistance staff, care managers and other professionals we can provide information, an array of services, consultation, and technical support.
We are Teepa Snow Positive Approach To Care trainers who specialize in dementia, delirium, acute care long term care and hospice care education. We teach a positive approach to help care partners to provide optimum care to the cared for person. We teach how to do “with” not “to”. We can train via zoom!
Family means different things to different people. At Chisholm Place, it means treating each individual with respect, warmth and compassion; not just some of the time, but all the time. Our location says “family” as well. We are situated in the middle of a beautiful residential neighborhood
surrounded by landscape that includes lakes and waterfalls. What better setting to bring together a skilled and passionate team of people, who have made memory care their life’s work? We are eager to put our collective skills and knowledge to work on behalf of your loved one. We look forward to hearing your story.
Comfort Keepers is a leading provider of home care services for seniors in Wichita, KS, and surrounding areas. We design home care plans that help keep seniors active and independent in the comfort of their homes. Our caregivers whom we refer to as Comfort Keepers provides home care services such as personal care, respite care, 24 hour care and more. #ElevatingtheHumanSpirt 316-773-7775
The Cotton O’Neil Clinical Research Center has active trials for patients with moderate Alzheimer’s disease and for those who have early symptoms or very early Alzheimer’s. Currently, there are more than 300 promising treatments in clinical trials. Clinical trials are designed to evaluate whether these new treatments are effective in preventing or delaying the disease progression.
Creative Planning is different because our approach to designing your investment portfolio is different. We take a comprehensive, financial planning-led approach with every client, which means we consider your income, tax bracket, family makeup, insurance, inheritance, estate plan and more.
Innovative, Personal and Enriching Memory Care in Derby. Oxford Memory Care provides innovative, safe, enriching environments for individuals living with dementia. We believe: Understanding who someone was before Alzheimer's is the path to understanding how to genuinely care for them now. By working with families to create individualized profiles of life before Alzheimer's, we create a lifestyle experience that is truly unique. Welcome home to Glen Carr House in Derby.
Local not-for-profit hospice. Serving South Central and Southeast Kansas since 1983.
Founded in 1979, Interim Healthcare of Wichita is a locally owned healthcare organization providing a full continuum of care. Interim Healthcare provides skilled services in Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty and Staffing. Interim specializes in Dementia Care with a focus on training in the Positive Approach to Care. We have a certified Teepa Snow trainer on staff. Your personal care and support team will establish customized daily activities, inspired by former hobbies and interests, that deliver pleasure and enjoyment. As dementia progresses, we pledge to preserve dignity and provide comfort while meeting basic needs with care and compassion. You don’t have to go it alone. Interim is here to help. For more information, please contact us at 316-265-4295.
Leonardville Nursing Home is each elder’s home. We are committed to providing individualized care by creating meaningful lasting relationships between staff and residents. We are continually building a family-oriented community where people are valued, loved, and respected. We strive daily to promote laughter, comfort, and a sense of well being. Leonardville Nursing Home is not a traditional nursing home, but rather three small neighborhoods that foster individualized care for elders in a home-like environment. Each neighborhood has versatile workers consisting of a clinical coordinator, neighborhood coordinator, direct caregivers, life enhancement director and a homemaker.
Vibrant Assisted Living and Enriching Memory Care at New Market. The Oxford Grand offers freedom, dignity, and safety along with the personal care that we sometimes need. Our exceptional team members love here they work and strive to provide meaningful, personalized care and engagement that draws on a sense of purpose while enhancing their well-being. The Oxford Grand’s Assisted Living offers all the care that you may need plus the quality of life, sheer fun, and love that you may not have realized would be part of senior housing.
Phoenix Home Care came to be as a result of our commitment to improve the quality of life of the people we serve. Each of our principals has experienced the need for home care for a loved one. We understand what truly matters and how important compassion is in finding fresh starts and new beginnings. It is that desire to share the freedom of new beginnings that drives the team at Phoenix Home Care. Our mission is to offer new beginnings and meaningful opportunities to caregivers and clinicians while providing home care services to our clients built on innovation, skill, and Christ-like values of compassion, honesty, and patience.
At Regent Park, we believe in helping everyone to the greatest possible extent by providing the best in rehabilitation and care. To do this we’ve constructed our care techniques and services around four core principles which we put at the forefront of everything we do. Our team of trained professionals makes every day special, and that’s part of our Regent Park difference. It’s in the way we prepare all of our chef-created menus, the glowing reviews from patients and families, and the warm welcome that extends from our staff members. Come to Regent Park, where we’ll link arms with you or your loved one, and guide you to a comfortable, happy life. We’re not your average rehab or retirement community because we work to create a stunning environment that helps all patients experience home 24/7.
Senior Services has made a positive difference in the lives of seniors of all ages since 1968. We provide recreation, life-enriching events, meaningful employment, caregiver support, health and nutrition, and much more. Whether it’s a social gathering, sports competition, yoga class, mentor program, or Meals on Wheels, Senior Services helps you lead a more active and rewarding lifestyle. We serve just under 9,000 seniors each year, and continue to expand our programs to meet the demands of the growing Baby Boomer senior population. Senior Services offers a new beginning to individuals – one filled with adventure, happiness, and unlimited opportunities. The future is bright and Senior Services is here to help lead the way! As a private, non-profit, non-government organization, we want seniors and their families to know that we sincerely care about your health and happiness.
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