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April 2019

Experience The Virtual Dementia Tour

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm CDT

An estimated 5.7 million Americans were reported to be living with a Dementia diagnosis in 2018. By 2050,that number is expected to grow nearly 15 million. Dementia is a disease that causes profound deterioration of the brain. This affects nearly every other system in the body. Caregivers often find themselves frustrated and overwhelmed which can lead to issues of depression and fatigue.  Come join us for an interactive experience that will allow you to understand…

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Professionals in Aging South

April 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CST
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until November 21, 2019

Meeting Dates & Locations February 28 – Colonial Village March 28 – Cedar Lake Village April 25 – Villa St. Francis May 30 – Keller Williams Home Team June 27 – Bloom Living July 25 – The Forum August 29 – Care Haven Foundation September 26 – Benton House – Lenexa October 24 – Centers Healthcare Overland Park November 21 – Lakeview Village – Holiday Party / Coat & Blanket Drive December – No Meeting…

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$20

Protecting Our Seniors: Risks of Polypharmacy & Update on Psychotropic Legislation

April 26 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT

3 Social Work CEUs Protecting Our Seniors: Risks of Polypharmacy & Update on Psychotropic Legislation Presenters: Tammy Willits, Pharmacist & Mitzi McFatritch, Director of Kansas Advocates for Better Care   Continental Breakfast and Lunch provided by Mission Chateau, 4100 W. 85th Street, Prairie Village, KS 66206 Registration from 8:30-9 Program 9-noon   To register email Becky Fast fast.naswks@socialworkers.org   Questions: 913-213-8799   Social Workers will receive 3 BSRB approved credit hours through KNASW. Registration is…

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Free

Stretch Balance and Flow Class

April 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Enjoy a Balance Stretch and Flow class every Friday, 9:30-10:30 am.  Great for flexibility, movement and balance.  No need to have prior exercise class experience.  Taught by certified instructor!  Very fun class and open to ALL Seniors, including those in Silver Sneakers program.  No need to RSVP, just come be part of the fun! Partners in Primary Care, Olathe 16575 W. 119th Street Olathe, KS  66206 (near Jason’s Deli)

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Free

FREE CEU’s

April 30

Please contact Benton House if you are needing to get some CEU’s for FREE.  Super easy, online CEU’s.

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$10

Abel Ramirez Big Band Dance

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

CAMELOT BALLROOM 6635 W 151ST OVERLAND PARK KS. JUST 2 BLOCKS EAST OF METCALF 7:30 to 9:30 pm Dress business casual $10 Cover Full bar Biggest Ballroom dance floor In Kansas City! We are the best ballroom dance band In Kansas City! We play classic big band jazz in the same tradition and style that made Kansas City famous! Cha Cha, Rumba, Tango, Samba, waltz, Fox Trot, East Coast, West Coast, Mambo and a whole…

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$1010

ABEL RAMIREZ BIG BAND DANCE

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

CAMELOT BALLROOM 6635 W 151ST OVERLAND PARK KS. JUST 2 BLOCKS EAST OF METCALF 7:30 to 9:30 pm Dress business casual $10 Cover Full bar Biggest Ballroom dance floor In Kansas City! We are the best ballroom dance band In Kansas City! We play classic big band jazz in the same tradition and style that made Kansas City famous! Cha Cha, Rumba, Tango, Samba, waltz, Fox Trot, East Coast, West Coast, Mambo and a whole…

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May 2019
Free

Elder Abuse Task Force Meeting

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT

Elder abuse/neglect/exploitation issue discussion. Plans and resources for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day(June 15th)

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Please Join Us for Our 20th Anniversary Celebration

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT

Please Join Us for Our 20th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:00pm-7:00pm Hors d’ouevres, cocktails, prizes Live music featuring KC Jazz Artist, Danny Cox

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Family Support and Community Engagement

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day 2 of the month, repeating until January 2, 2020

To schedule and appointment please contact: Stephanie Covarrubias program specialist 312-636-6673

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Free

Inaugural concert of EncoreKC!

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

EncoreKC! is a Kansas City area choir for those 50+. Directed by Pam Smith Kelly and Mary Beth Boucher. Supported by The Fine Arts Institute – a 501(c)3 organization. Come listen to a lively selection of popular music, a bit a classical, and songs that touch the heart. Program includes God Bless America, Route 66, Swinging with the Saints, and I Carry You in my Heart.

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$40 - $50

Age Positive 2019 Conference “Thrive!”

May 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT

Join us for the 4th annual Age Positive: Ideas for an Age-Friendly Future conference on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 8 am to 3 pm at the Kauffman Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Road, KCMO. The conference offers a forum for innovative programming, develop new programs and offer workshops to help participants hone leadership skills.  Age Positive is hosted by a partnership of regional organizations, and is best suited for professionals and volunteers working in senior centers,…

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Free

Managing Arthritis for Older Adults

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Contrary to popular belief, arthritis is not experienced by everyone as they age. However, it is a common chronic condition among older adults. According to the Arthritis Foundation, this disease impacts roughly 54 million adults in the United States. The various types of arthritis can present challenges that often impact daily life. This month’s webinar will focus on ways family caregivers of older adults with arthritis can better help manage those challenges. Nik Turkas from…

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Diabetes Support Group

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until September 12, 2019

Join us at St. Joseph Medical Center for our FREE diabetes support group on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10am starting April 11th.  We will meet in the Community Center at 1000 Carondelet Drive, BLDG D, Kelleher/McDonnell Room, Kansas City, Mo 64114.  Who Should Attend: All Diabetic Participants and their Caregivers.  Why You Should Attend: IT’S FREE, Learn about different topics, Connect and learn with others that have Diabetes, Have your questions answered,…

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Free

Senior Resource Fair

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT

Free resources and information on senior activities, services and programs of all that is available to you and is happening within your community. Food will be provided. Bring a friend.

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Northwest Professionals on Aging Networking Luncheon

May 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until July 10, 2019

Professionals from all areas of senior care meet to network and receive educational training on the second Tuesday of each month,

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Northwest Professionals on Aging

May 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 12, 2019

Network with fellow caregivers,administrators and marketers while being informed about a relevant educational topic. Check out our Facebook page for the monthly topic.

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Metro Senior Resources Meeting

May 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CST
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 15, 2020

*Meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the below locations* Jan-St. Joseph Medical Center Feb- Penwell-Gabel Olathe March- Leawood Gardens April- Norterre in Liberty May- Brighton Gardens PV June- Carnegie Village in Belton July- Colonial Village OP Aug- Santa Marta Sept.- Centers Healthcare Overland Park Oct- Villa St Francis Nov- Brookdale TBD Dec- Holiday Party TBD   ADDITIONAL INFO: Board Members for 2019: Kirsten Brewer- President ~Kirsten@SeniorsBlueBook.com Calley Malloy- Treasurer ~ CMalloy@villasf.org…

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Free

Senior Resource Fair

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT

Free resources and information for seniors about what activities, services and programs that are available and happening in their community. Food provided. Bring a friend.

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Free

Learning For Life- A Monthly Educational Series for Seniors & Retirees

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am CDT
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 18, 2019

The monthly Learning for Life series is a chance to broaden your knowledge on a variety of topics while enjoying fellowship and networking opportunities with others in the community. There is no charge to attend a Learning for Life session. Refreshments will be provided.

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