KC Elder Law Workshops
One of the biggest fears that many people have is fear of having their life savings wiped out if they need long term care. What a shame to see someone's life savings wiped out by the cost of care! Whether you or a family member is in crisis or not, it is important that you understand what you can do to protect your hard-earned assets! Click below to sign up for one of our free Elder Care and Asset Protection Workshops.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 6:00
Sylvester Powell Community Center: 11902 6200 Martway Street, Mission, KS
Hosted by: William G. Hammond
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:00
Harris Park Community Center: 110 SW Blue Parkway, Lee's Summit, MO
Hosted by: Kenneth A. Herring
Beginner Level Yoga Classes
Tuesdays February 7 - March 14
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Westport Branch Library,
118 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111
Call the Westport Branch Library to RSVP (816) 701-3488
Bring your yoga mat, water and dress in layer. Regular attendees will be entered to win door prizes!
Our instructor Sally King is a registered Yoga teacher with 200 hours. She will be guiding us in a six week course designed to help participants relax and rejuvenate. Arrive to class at least 5 minutes early.
"6 Keys to Healthy Aging & Staying Mentally Strong"
Thursday, February 16, 2017
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Jewish Community Campus, MAC Room, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park, KS
Presented by Sally King, LCSW
Reservations Requested: (913) 327-8044
Never before in history have we had the luxury of extending our life past our 60s and utilizing state of the art medical care to improve both our quality and quantity of life. But with these perks comes questions about how functioning, independence, and even sexuality will play itself out as one extends their life! There is a lot of info out there about aging well or wisely, but is it all based on evidenced-based research and is it your best interests? Attend this course to take a honest inventory of your value system and how you want to spend the last 20 years of your life and make them good, leaving feeling hopeful with practical tips on how to age well.
Mental Health and Aging Coalition of Eastern Kansas Meetings
Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood, Roeland Park, KS
CEU CERTIFICATES PROVIDED
February 28, 2017
Speaker: Alex English, Kansas Legal Services
Title: Power of Attorney, Guardianship and Vulnerable Adult Legal Issues
March 28, 2017
Speaker: Laura Gilman, LMSW
Title: Trauma Informed Care
For more info: Nancy Luber, LSCSW (913) 715-7774
Beyond Stinkin' Thinkin' -- An Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Mental Health Interventions
Friday, March 10, 2017
Johnson County Community College
Instructor: Sally King, MSW, LCSW, LSCSW
If you're working with those who struggle with anxiety and depression and haven't gotten up to speed on the "third wave" of mindfulness-based interventions, now is your opportunity to come learn about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), two pragmatic and effective therapies for today's practitioners looking at mental and emotional pain in a different light. RNs, LPNs, LPCs, LCPCs, registered dieticians, and social workers, will earn 3 contact hours.