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SEP 21, 2021
By: U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. September 21, 2021
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AARP has released the August Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard, which tracks nursing home data including cases as well as resident and staff vaccination rates, and the news is alarming with COVID-19 cases increasing among staff and residents. In the four weeks ending August 22, 2021, the number of new nursing home resident cases of COVID-19 increased to 176, more than five times as many as the previous month. The number of new staff cases jumped during the same time period to 336, more than four times as many as reported in the previous dashboard.
As AARP Kansas seeks to get more answers on behalf of consumers, here’s what we’ve learned from Evergy about its Sustainable Transformation Plan (STP) and what AARP Kansas is doing on behalf of consumers.
Standing out in today’s job market can be tough. Learn how to stay competitive and put your best foot forward with tips from our Online Career Expo.
Medicare changes every year, which means it can get a little complicated when trying to understand what’s new for you. Join us for a free webinar where we’ll discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Medicare changes and what they may mean for your benefits.
The Pleasanton Lincoln Library in Linn County will receive a 2021 livable community grant from AARP Kansas to create a private area within the library to allow older residents and their families access to a computer.
Wichita’s Sunnyside Neighborhood Association will receive a 2021 livable community grant from AARP Kansas to make improvements to the Grandparents Park located at Kellogg and Estelle. Sunnyside will implement a quick-action project to add picnic tables and landscaping to the park which was developed in 2013 by Sunnyside, the Central Plains Area Agency on Aging, the City of Wichita and AARP Kansas.
Topeka, KS – Cases of COVID rose significantly among Kansas nursing home staff and residents over the four weeks ending July 18, according to the latest release of AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard.
Join AARP Kansas in August for a series of conversations about social isolation, what it is and how it is impacting older Kansans, especially during the global pandemic. AARP Kansas has been partnering with the Kansas Health Institute (KHI) for our Facebook Live events to talk about social isolation.
Disability Advocates Reach Agreement with State of Kansas to Reform Services for People Living in Mental Health Nursing Facilities
TOPEKA, KAN.-- Topeka Independent Living Resource Center (TILRC) and Disability Rights Center of Kansas (DRC), acting on behalf of their constituents with mental illness, have reached an agreement with the State of Kansas to expand services and provide more community residential options for individuals living in, or at risk of being admitted to, Nursing Facilities for Mental Health (NFMH).
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