long-term care

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This blog, written by AARP Kansas Executive Council Member Dr. Stu Ervay, will appear weekly on the AARP Kansas website. It contains Dr. Ervay's candid reflections of his experiences coping with the realities of his wife Barbara's Alzheimer's diagnosis.
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When state lawmakers return to Topeka in January for the 2018 legislative session, AARP Kansas staff and volunteers will be on hand to advocate for issues important to Kansans 50 and older.
Good care vs Bad care
But more must be done to improve long-term services and supports, especially in the area of quality care
Recently, my spouse d eveloped physical challenges that made him unable to perform some of his own personal care.  We were quite concerned, for a time, that the incapacitation was caused by a systemic and degenerative condition and were very relieved to realize that the cause of his disability is localized and, hopefully, can be repaired with surgery.
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