Kansas Medicaid and HealthWave became KanCare on January 1, 2013. The Kansas Health Care Coalition wants to help you understand KanCare and wants to hear from you and your family about how it is going.
Rita Marie Nance, department manager of the Assistive Technology Access Site at SKIL, passed at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
HAYS, Kan.-- The Statewide Independent Living Council of Kansas is seeking applications to the SILCK Board of Directors.
Individuals with disabilities, who have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the independent living philosophy, and are not employed by a center for independent living or state agency are highly encouraged to apply.
State Plan for Vocational Rehabilitation and Supported Employment Services public hearing set for June 11
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Kansas Rehabilitation Services (KRS) invites individuals and organizations interested in employment services for people with disabilities to provide input on its State Plan for Vocational Rehabilitation and Supported Employment Services.
The State Plan for Federal Fiscal Years 2014 to 2016 will be effective October 1, 2013.
To provide an opportunity for stakeholder input, KRS will conduct a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The hearing will be an interactive web cast using technology to connect people in 12 Kansas communities. Participants in each location will be able to share their comments or questions which will be broadcast live to all locations.
The Statewide Independent Living Council of Kansas (SILCK) and Kansas Rehabilitation Services (RS) invite individuals and organizations interested in independent living services for people with disabilities to participate in a statewide public hearing from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 29.
The hearing will provide an opportunity for persons with disabilities, advocates and stakeholders to offer input on its 2014-2016 State Plan for Independent Living. The meeting will be an interactive webcast facilitated by Michael Donnelly, RS director, and Lou Ann Kibbee, SILCK board chair.
In celebration of National Nurses Week, Resource Central chats with Shelly Hinkle, R.N, Director of Nursing for Independent Strides Home Health.
Shelly and Steve Lardy talk about the services Independent Strides provides. She also discusses the nursing staff that provides care services for the community, and the qualifications individuals must meet to be eligible for Independent Strides Home Health Care. Click here for complete transcript
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Here are a few Arthritis Foundation updates during National Arthritis Awareness Month from John H. Klippel, MD, President and CEO, Arthritis Foundation:
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- Kansas historical disability information now available from the KCDC
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- Webinar for college seniors, young workers to address managing student loans, saving for a secure financial future
- Statewide Independent Living Council of Kansas seeks Executive Director