Health Care

Overland Park,KS, Retirees are Keeping Fit on Land — and on Water

May 4, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 4, 2015) -- Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents are enjoying more group exercise classes – everything from Dance Fusion to Aqua Core 'n More to Strength Training – on land and on water these days. The fitness schedule was recently updated and enhanced by Fitness Specialist Camin Bell and Wellness Coordinator Cydney Cunningham, who both joined ...

Nation’s First Allergy Friendly & Gluten Free Food Pantry Hosts Open House May 13th

April 30, 2015

Amy Goode FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/01/2015 Food Equality Initiative, Inc. 785-766-5874 foodequalityinitiative@gmail.com Allergy Friendly and Gluten Free Food Pantry is Hosting an Open House May 13th Overland Park, KS- Food Equality Initiative, Inc. (FEI) and the New Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the ...

Tallgrass Creek’s Treasure Chest Raises $37,000 for Community Programs

April 30, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 30, 2015) -- The Treasure Chest, an on-site resale and gift shop at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, is a year-round fundraising venture managed by residents that has raised $37,000 to support community programs. The shop offers an assortment of linens, kitchenware, china, home decor, jewelry, furniture, artwork, and lamps. Shoppers include residents, staff, and their friends ...

Yoga + Community + Fiesta = Yoga de Mayo at Fit Formula

April 29, 2015

Fit Formula yoga and fitness boutique in Brookside, welcomes you to come get stretchy with them at their special Yoga de Mayo celebration on Monday May 4th, 2015 at 5:45pm. Yoga + Community + Fiesta = Yoga de Mayo $10 dollar sign up online – Donations go to The Children’s Place Come celebrate Yoga de Mayo at the studio. Start ...

New research on avian influenza virus vaccine solutions featured at One Health Summit

April 28, 2015

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., April 28, 2015 — A novel approach to developing vaccines that prevent avian influenza was highlighted at the recent One Health Summit, an annual BioKansas conference in Kansas City, Missouri, that shares knowledge to strengthen public safety. Recognizing that animal health can affect human health, the One Health Summit featured a presentation about how next-generation adjuvants — ...

AAVSB Celebrates 55th Anniversary

April 28, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Daphne Tabbytite, Acting Co-Executive Director & Assistant Director 1-816-931-1504 AAVSB Celebrates 55th Anniversary Kansas City, MO (April 28, 2015) – The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is proud to celebrate 55 years of service to the veterinary regulatory community in. The Association was originally incorporated in 1960 as the Association of American Boards of ...

Free eye exams offered for service dogs

April 28, 2015

Contact: Sheila Styron Phone: 816-627-6552 Email: sstyron@thewholeperson.org KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 28, 2015) — The Whole Person (TWP) will partner with Eye Care for Animals (ECFA) in hosting a free eye exam clinic for service dogs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at 3710 Main St. ECFA will be generously donating their time, staff, and services to ...

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness 5k/family fun run

April 27, 2015

THOUSANDS OF SUPPORTERS WILL JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST PANCREATIC CANCER AT PURPLESTRIDE KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY, MO – (April 27, 2015) – Today, in the United States, only seven percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will survive more than five years. More than 2,800 people will join in the movement to change the future for this disease and double ...

Preferred Care at Home of Greater Kansas City

April 25, 2015

Since 1984, the founders of Preferred Care at Home have provided quality in-home senior care. We understand that long-term care is costly and we have built a reputation of offering quality services at affordable prices. Our wide range of home care services is available from 1 to 24 hours per day. Our cost effective live-in care is our specialty, providing ...

Mirabile M.D. Wellness Center Introduces Ultherapy Treatment for Decolletage

April 23, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) April 23, 2015 - Leading Kansas City wellness center Mirabile M.D. Wellness Clinic has reportedly introduced ultherapy treatment for Decolletage with its existing ultherapy program. The clinic has assured FDA approved skin-tightening program. A name of high repute across Kansas City medcosmetic treatment center, Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness is founded by highly ...

Lynn Schaffer is Erickson Living’s 2015 Leadership Award Recipient

April 21, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 21, 2015) – Lynn Schaffer, Finance Director for Tallgrass Creek retirement community, is the 2015 recipient of Erickson Living’s Leadership Award. This award is given annually to a Manager or Director who exemplifies the Erickson Way in each of the company’s managed communities and at its Corporate office. Schaffer joined Tallgrass Creek in August 2013 and ...

Tuesday, May 5, Virtual Dementia Tour at Tallgrass Creek (RSVP Today)

April 21, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 21, 2015) -- What does everyday life look like for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia? Find out Tuesday, May 5, at the Virtual Dementia Tour at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, 13800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS. It is an interactive program scientifically-proven to increase sensitivity towards individuals with dementia. Tallgrass Creek is one of the only ...

INTOUCH SOLUTIONS PROMOTES BRENT SCHOLZ AND ELIZABETH ROONEY TO VICE PRESIDENTS, EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTORS

April 16, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. (April 16, 2015) — Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of both Brent Scholz and Elizabeth Rooney to the position of vice president, executive creative director. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes experienced leaders from within the 600-person firm. Scholz’s and Rooney’s ...

Press Release Re American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) 2015 Conference Workshop Branson, Missouri

April 9, 2015

35th Annual AHNA Conference Pre-Conference Workshops Mindfulness in Nursing Practice, Cultivate Personal-Professional Resilience, Foster Therapeutic Presence and Enhance Improved Nurse-Person Engagement Workshop Featured at Holistic Nurses Conference The American Holistic Nurses Association will be hosting a presentation entitled “Mindfulness in Nursing Practice: Key to Resilience and Performance,” on Friday June 12, 2015 from 8 am to 11:45 am in Branson, ...

Shawnee Mission Medical Center and Midwest Transplant Network to Host Fifth Annual Wall of Heroes Dedication in Honor of Donors

April 8, 2015

Contact: Mallory Laur 913-676-2299, cell 785-213-2915 Merriam, Kan. – On Tuesday, April 14 at 3:30 p.m., Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) and Midwest Transplant Network will host the fifth annual Wall of Heroes celebration, a display that commemorates those who have unselfishly given others a new chance in life. The ceremony will take place in SMMC’s chapel located on the ...

Sewn with Love by Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Donated Wedding Gowns Become Angel Gowns for Infant Loss

April 8, 2015

Merriam, Kan. – The Angel Gown Program at Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) began as an effort to support families who lost a baby in the hospital from succumbing to birth defects, complications from prematurity, or who were stillborn. “Our Angel Gown Program offers comfort for families by providing a beautiful, unique gown sewn with love by volunteers from donated ...

Shawnee Mission Patients Lose Weight, but Gain So Much More

April 8, 2015

Merriam, Kan. – When Derek Kreifels made the decision to have a vertical sleeve gastrectomy, he did so to lose weight. But now, since shedding 114 pounds in the eight months following his 2014 surgery, he realizes he lost so much more. The 41-year old from Roeland Park, Kan., also shed the title of type 2 diabetic. The weight loss ...

Fit Formula Announces Signature Class: The Hx: Cardio and Yoga Hybrid

April 2, 2015

Fit Formula is pleased to introduce their signature class, The Hx: Cardio and Yoga Hybrid to Kansas City. This unique, full-body workout combines yoga (and the philosophy of yoga), cardio intervals and core into one invigorating hour. By combining these three key elements together, the body gets a sweat workout burning calories, boosting metabolism while improving overall strength, flexibility and ...

Nonstop April 6 Fitness Activities at Tallgrass Creek to Celebrate Kansas City Royals Opening Day

April 1, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS – Hundreds of residents and staff of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, will participate Monday, April 6 (from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.) in nonstop fitness activities to celebrate Opening Day of their beloved Kansas City Royals. Their “Championship Day” activities will include: ? Horse ? Ladder Ball, ? Popcorn Toss, ? Basketball Dribbling ...

Park University’s Hauptmann Lecture to Feature Dialogue on Obamacare

April 1, 2015

Frank J. Thompson, Ph.D., distinguished professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark (N.J.) and an affiliated faculty member with the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy in New Brunswick, will be the keynote speaker at Park University’s 23rd annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Guest Lecture Series event on Wednesday, April 29. The lecture, which is ...

Holistic Health Fair

April 1, 2015

Holistic Health Fair at Gilda's Club Kansas City Saturday, April 25 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Tara Fitzgerald Communication and Events Manager 816-531-5444 or tara@gildasclubkc.org. Visit Gilda’s Club Kansas City for an open house to learn more about holistic practices and the impact they can have throughout your cancer experience. Information will include benefits of massage therapy, chiropractic services, reflexology, meditation, gentle ...

Easter Seals Midwest Makes a Huge Difference in the Life of a Little Girl with Cerebral Palsy

March 31, 2015

Media Contact: Micki Keim, Vice President of Marketing & Communications Phone: 314-394-7019 micki.keim@esmw.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Easter Seals Midwest Makes a Huge Difference in the Life of a Little Girl with Cerebral Palsy KANSAS CITY, Mo.—March 31, 2015—Lexi is a beautiful four-year-old girl with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy who is making great strides in her development, thanks to the speech, ...


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