Latest News Releases

 Patricia Raasch Receives Outstanding Advocacy Award - May 10, 2017

LeadingAge Kansas recently recognized Patricia Raasch of Horton with a Chair’s Citation Award for Outstanding Advocacy at their recent Spring Convention and Expo. Raasch was awarded for her tireless work advocating for nursing home residents and their providers at the state and national level. The 2017 Chair’s Citation Award for Outstanding Advocacy is given out infrequently, at the pleasure of the Board Chair.

 


KanCare Providers Urge Governor and Legislature to Restore Medicaid Cuts - November 1, 2016

Healthcare provider coalition issues joint letter to Kansas leaders requesting restoration of cuts and describing impact cuts have on the State’s economy.


 

ASTRA Awards Scholarships to Aging Services Professionals - September 28, 2016

The Aging Services Transformation Alliance (ASTRA) will award 7 scholarships totaling over $9,100 to individuals working in the field of aging services in Kansas on September 28, 2016.


 Ellen Voran to Receive Volunteer of the Year Award - September 15, 2016

LeadingAge Kansas will honor Ellen Voran with the Volunteer of the Year Award for her service to the Schowalter Villa Community in Hesston, KS. The award will be presented to Voran as part of the Association’s Quality First Awards of Excellence program during their Policy and Leadership Conference on September 27, 2016 in Junction City, KS.


Phyllis Terbovich to Receive Caregiver of the Year Award - September 15, 2016

LeadingAge Kansas will honor Phyllis Terbovich with the coveted Caregiver of the Year Award for her person-centered focus to caregiving at Schowalter Villa in Hesston, KS. The award will be presented to Terbovich as part of the Association’s Quality First Awards of Excellence program during their Policy and Leadership Conference on September 27, 2016 in Junction City, KS.


Bill Larson to Receive Positive Aging Award - September 15, 2016

LeadingAge Kansas will honor William “Bill” Larson with the Faye McCoy Positive Aging Award for his tireless dedication to making the Brewster community a great place to live and work. The award will be presented to Larson as part of the Association’s Quality First Awards of Excellence program during their Policy and Leadership Conference on September 27, 2016 in Junction City, KS.


KMH to Receive Member of the Year Award - September 15, 2016

LeadingAge Kansas will honor KMH with the very first Member of the Award for their work on transforming their culture, physical building and setting the organization on a course for success in their future. The award will be presented as part of the Association’s Quality First Awards of Excellence program during their Policy and Leadership Conference on September 27, 2016 in Junction City, KS.


Gene Hock to Receive Positive Aging Award - September 15, 2016

LeadingAge Kansas will honor Gene Hock with the Faye McCoy Positive Aging Award for his promotion and exemplification of positive aging in his senior community and the greater Wichita area. The award will be presented to Hock as part of the Association’s Quality First Awards of Excellence program during their Policy and Leadership Conference on September 27, 2016 in Junction City, KS.


Arlene Girton to Receive Volunteer of the Year Award - September 15, 2016

LeadingAge Kansas will honor Arlene Girton with the prestigious Volunteer of the Year Award for her tireless work with residents at Pine Village in Moundridge, KS. The award will be presented to Girton as part of the Association’s Quality First Awards of Excellence program during their Policy and Leadership Conference on September 27, 2016 in Junction City, KS.


LeadingAge Kansas Gets Exceptionally High Marks in Recent Member Survey - August 1, 2016

LeadingAge Kansas members have rated the association staff, advocacy and communications as exceptional in a recent member survey conducted by nSight Marketing.


2016 Graduating Class of the Center for Leadership - July 28, 2016

Nine professionals in the field of aging services graduated last week from the Center for Leadership. The program equips talented aging services professionals to positively influence the future of aging services in Kansas.