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      November 23 - Thanksgiving Break

      November 30 - How to Engage Someone Living with Dementia

      • Presenter: Michala Gibson, Connectivities

      December 7 - Elder Fraud

      • Presenter: Sergeant Linda En, KUMC Police

      December 14 - Nelson-Atkins Community Conversations

      • Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      December 21 - Durable Medical Equipment

      • Presenter: Cole Huffman, Accessibility Medical Equipment

      Online Presentations - 2022

      November 16 - Nelson-Atkins Greatest Hits

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube          Handout (PDF)

      November 9 - Veterans Benefits

      Presenter: Shawn Mueller, Vitas Hospice

      YouTube          Handout (PDF)

      November 2 - Health Care Advocacy

      Presenter: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health

      YouTube

      October 26 - Research on Falls

      Presenter: Jacob Sosnoff, Ph.D. – Associate Dean for Research and Professor, School of Health Professions, University of Kansas Medical Center

      YouTube Link

      October 19 - Nelson-Atkins - Magnificent Merriments

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      October 12 - Home Accessibility

      Presenter: Maria Koch, KC Lift

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      October 5 - 2023 Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period

      Presenter: Hunter Powell – Owner/Managing Agent, Senior Benefits Plus

      YouTube Link

      September 28 - Vestibular Therapy

      Presenter: Presenters: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health and Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      September 21 - Nelson-Atkins: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      September 14 - Hospice and Palliative Care

      Presenter: Shawn Mueller, VITAS Healthcare

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      September 7 - PACE: Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

      Presenter: Jamey Rodriguez, Community Liaison, Midland Care Connection, Inc.

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      August 31 - Nutrition for Balanced Meals

      Presenter: Anna Dillon, Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator, Cray Diabetes Center, The University of Kansas Health System

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      August 24 - Nelson-Atkins Community Conversations: Acts of Compassion

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      August 17 - How to Pay for Nursing Home Care

      Presenter: Ken Herring, JD, KC Elder Law

      YouTube Link          

      August 10 - Diabetes & Diabetes Prevention

      Presenter: Pattie Lueyot, MS, RD, LD, CDCES, Cray Diabetes Center, The University of Kansas Health System

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      August 3 - Safe Money Management

      Presenter: Hunter Powell – Owner/Managing Agent, Senior Benefits Plus

      YouTube Link

      July 27 - American Art Deco ~ Designing for the People, 1918-1939

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      July 20 - Division of Assets (including discussion regarding Care Contracts - How Medicaid Works for Married Couples)

      Presenter: Ken Herring, attorney, KC Elder Law

      YouTube Link

      July 13 - Safeguarding Your Medicare

      Presenter: Hunter Powell – Owner/Managing Agent, Senior Benefits Plus

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      June 29 - The Basics of Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging

      Presenter: Zheyuan Jenny Wang, DO/MBA Candidate, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences/ Rockhurst University  

      YouTube Link          Handout with web links (PDF)

      June 22 - Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      June 15 - Kansas and Missouri Medicaid Transitions of Care

      Presenter: Dan Flack Kansas Medicaid Coordinator and Lori Sanders Missouri Medicaid Coordinator from KC Elder Law

      YouTube Link

      June 8 - Cancer Screenings

      Presenter: Dr. Samragnyi Madala, MBBS, Landon Center on Aging Fellow

      YouTube Link

      June 1 - "I Need Help" Where to Find the Answers When You or a Loved One is Chronically Ill

      Presenter: P. Glen Smith, Lifescape Law & Development

      YouTube Link          Presentation (PDF)          Advocacy Services (PDF)

      May 25 - What is a Home Assessment?

      Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director, Everyday Home Care

      YouTube Link

      May 18 - It's a Small World After All: Nelson-Atkins

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link         

      May 11 - Wyandotte County History

      Presenter: David Hartman, Curator, Wyandotte County Museum

      YouTube Link

      April 27 – Travel is a Lifetime Wish: Tips for Seniors when on the Road

      Presenter: Kathy Sudeikis, VP of Corporate Relations, Acendas Travel

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      April 20 – Nelson-Atkins: Donald J. Hall Sculpture Garden

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      April 13 – Growing & Cooking with Herbs

      Presenters:  Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care and Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health

      YouTube Link

      April 6 - ABCs of Estate Planning

      Presenter: Glen Smith, Lifescape Law

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      March 30 - Living Your Best Life with Healthy Bones

      Presenter: Mady Moore, Pharm.D | PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Resident

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      March 23 - Funeral Planning Version 2022

      Presenter:  Diane Etzel-Wise, MA, Adjunct Instructor with KU School of Social Welfare, Funeral Consumer Alliance

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      March 16 - Nelson-Atkins Community Conversation: All that Glitters

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      March 9 - Medication Management

      Presenter: Adrianna Herrman, PharmD | PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Resident

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      March 2 - Driving Safety

      Presenter: Ashley Mahoney, OTR/L, Outpatient Program Director, PAM Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Overland Park

      YouTube Link

      February 25 –  Recommended Immunizations for Adults over 65…and how you can help us!

      Presenters: Shelley B. Bhattacharya, DO, MPH, AGSF, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine

      Denise Zwahlen, MD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      February 16 – Nelson Atkins Community Conversation: New Kid in Town

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      February 9 – Resources for Aging in Place

      Presenter: Kristin Nichols, OTR/L and Landon Center on Aging MSW Intern

      YouTube Link          Handout (PDF)

      February 2 – Kansas City Quiz

      Presenter: Evah Riungu, Everyday Home Care

      YouTube Link

      January 26 - Living With Arthritis

      Presenters: Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care and Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health

      YouTube Link

      January 19 - Crime Prevention and Older Adults

      Presenter: Sgt. Kristi Sisk, Community Crime Prevention, University of Kansas Medical Center Public Safety

      YouTube Link

      January 12 - Lively Creatures: Animals in Chinese Art

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link 


      Online Presentations - 2021

      December 15 - Stories, Myths, and Legends in Art

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link 

      December 1 - Medicare Marketplace

      Presenter: Rachel Alexander (CMS/OPOLE), Congressional Liaison, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

      No Video Available

      November  17 - Nelson-Atkins Community Conversations: Photography as History and Art

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      November 3 - Groovin' with Gourds and Gratitude

      Presenters: Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care and Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health

      YouTube Link 

      October 27 - Medicare Basics

      Presenter: John Montalto, LCSW, Health Insurance Specialist for OPOLE - Local Engagement & Administration - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

      No Video Available

      October 20 - Medicare Changes Time

      Presenter: Monica Hudson, licensed sales agent for United HealthCare

      YouTube Link

      October 13 - Nelson-Atkins Art Talk: Weaving Splendor

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      October 6 - Falls Prevention

      Presenter: Jacob Sosnoff, PhD - Associate Dean for Research, KU Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

      YouTube Link

      September 29 - Memory & Smart Aging

      Presenter: Samantha Fikru, MSN, FNP-C, KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

      YouTube Link

      September 22 - Aging Gracefully

      Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Everyday Home Care

      YouTube Link

      September 15 - Testimony - from the Nelson-Atkins archives

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link                    

      September 8 - Nourishing Your Brain

      Presenter: Rachel Sandoval, MS, RDN, LD - LEAP! Program Manager. KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

      YouTube Link

      September 1 - Keep Your Keys! Staying Safe on the Road

      Presenter: Olivia Desmarais, The University of Kansas Health System, Trauma & Burn Administration

      No Video Available

      July 28 - Dehydration and Older Adults

      Presenter: Amy Simpson, Encompass Medical Group

      YouTube Link 

      July 21 - Dementia Care

      Presenter: Mandy Shoemaker, co-founder of Prairie Elder Care

      YouTube Link

      July 14 - How to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

      Presenter: Dr. Abd Qannus, Fellow in Geriatric Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

      YouTube Link

      July 7 - Grieving as We Live; Living as We Grieve

      Presenter: Shawn A. Mueller, VITAS Healthcare

      YouTube Link

      June 30 - Music and Dance Therapy Benefits

      Presenters: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health and Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care

      YouTube Link

      June 23 - PACE: Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

      Presenter: Jamey Rodriguez, Community Liaison, Midland Care Connection, Inc.

      YouTube Link

      June 16 - Vaccines Recommendations and Updates in Older Adults

      Presenter: Liz Carmosino, PharmD | PGY-1 Community Practice Resident, Hen House Pharmacy #32

      YouTube Link

      June 9 - Self-Compassion: A Mandala Creation Workshop

      Presenter: Kathy Malone, LPC

      YouTube Link

      June 2 - Medication Deprescribing: How to reduce pill burden

      Presenter: Molly Kabella, PharmD

      YouTube Link

      May 26 - Supporting Those with Dementia

      Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Everyday Home Care

      YouTube Link                    

      May 19 - Clinical Research in Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

      Presenter: Samantha Fikru, MSN, FNP-C, Research Nurse Practitioner at the KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

      YouTube Link

      May 12 - Know Your Options and Let Your Options Be Known

      Presenters: Samantha Shepherd and Michael Campbell with Shepherd Elder Care Law; Katie Aaronson with Village Home Health; Sheril Herman with Always There Health Care; Heather Schaller with Penwell-Gabel Cremations, Funerals & Receptions; and Machell Gilhaus with Evergreen Hospice

      YouTube Link

      May 5 - After the Hospital, Before You're Home: Post-Acute Settings

      Presenter: Casey Platt, COTA/L - The Rehabilitation Hospital of Overland Park

      YouTube Link

      April 28 - KU Public Safety: Active Shooter/Active Assailant Presentation

      Presenter: Sgt. Kristi Sisk, Community Crime Prevention, University of Kansas Medical Center Public Safety

      YouTube Link

      April 21 - A Plant-Based Diet

      Presenter - Olivia Doucas, MSW Intern with the Landon Center on Aging

      YouTube Link

      April 14 - Art Talk: The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars Above

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      April 7 - Balance with Aging and Preventing Falls

      Presenter: Ashley Mahoney, OTR/L

      YouTube Link

      March 31 - Experiencing Gratitude: A Mandala Creation Workshop

      Presenter: Kathy Malone, LPC

      YouTube Link

      March 24 - Crime Prevention for Older Adults

      Presenter: Sergeant Kristi Sisk, The University of Kansas Medical Center Police Department

      YouTube Link

      March 17 - Art Talk: Heroes and Heroines

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link 

      March 10 - Planning Healthy Meals for Diabetes

      Presenter: Whitney Dunn, MS, RD, LD, CDCES, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Cray Diabetes Self-Management Center

      YouTube Link

      March 3 - Medication Management: Avoiding Medication Errors

      Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Everyday Home Care

      YouTube Link

      February 24 - Health Screenings for Older Adults

      Presenters: Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care, Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health, and guests

      YouTube Link

      February 10 - Kansas AARP

      Presenter: Judy Bellome

      YouTube Link

      January 27 - Play of the Day: Artists Respond to and Represent Games Within Their Time and Place

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      January 13 - Hospice Basics & Benefits

      Presenter: Shawn Mueller, VITAS Healthcare

      YouTube Link


      Online Presentations - 2020

      December 16 - Art Talk: Kansas City Made

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      December 9 - Holidays and Mental Health

      Presenter: Myra Hyatt, LSCSW, Social Worker, Landon Center on Aging

      YouTube Link

      December 2 - The K-ABC's Of Long-Term Care: Your Advocate In Kansas

      Presenter: Claire Shanovich from Kansas Advocates for Better Care (KABC)

      YouTube Link 

      November 18 - The Fine Art of Aging: How Artists Record Elders in Their Unique Time and Culture

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      November 4 - The Attitude of Gratitude

      Presenters: Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care and Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health

      YouTube Link

      October 28 - Medicare Q & A for Open Enrollment

      Presenter: Monica Hudson, licensed sales agent for United Healthcare

      YouTube Link

      October 21 - Inspired by Music: How artists explore rhythm, movement, and sound through their work

      Presenters: Lisa Campbell-Ernst and Jackie Niekamp, Educators at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      October 14 - Pumpkin Madness!

      Presenters: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health and Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care

      YouTube Link

      October 7 - Diabetes and Foot Care

      Presenter: Natasha Belcher-Hess, Neurogenx-at-Home, and owner of KC Shoe Stop

      YouTube Link

      September 30 - Medicare AEP (Annual Enrollment Period Oct. 15 - Dec. 7): Let Me Explain     

      Presenter: Chris Wilt, Independent Insurance Broker

      YouTube Link

      September 23 - Through Time and Place: How Artists Bear Witness to Their Communities

      Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link 

      September 16 - Long Term Adaptable Solutions for Your Home

      Presenter: Nick McIntyre, Senior Vice President of Wineteer Construction

      YouTube Link

      September 9 - Color: How It Affects Mood & Food!

      Presenter: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health

      YouTube Link

      September 2 - 15 Ways to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

      Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Everyday Home Care

      YouTube Link

      August 26 - Medicare Made Easy: What You Need to Know (Explained in Plain English)

      Presenter: Chris Wilt, Independent Insurance Broker

      YouTube Link                    

      August 19 - Brain Gain

      Presenter: Myra Hyatt, LSCSW, Social Worker, Landon Center on Aging

      YouTube Link

      August 12 - Boost Your Immunity

      Presenters: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health and Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care

      YouTube Link

      August 5 - Is Sleep the Fountain of Youth? Practical Information to Enhance Your Sleep

      Presenter: Catherine Siengsukon, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Director of Sleep, Health & Wellness Lab, Physical Therapy & Rehab Science Dept, University of Kansas Medical Center

      YouTube Link

      July 29 - Hidden Treasures of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      Presenter: Jackie Niekamp, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

      YouTube Link

      July 22 - Downsizing: What to Do with Everything

      Presenter: Peggy Shults, co-founder and co-owner of ResettleMe LLC

      YouTube Link

      July 15 - Meatless Wonders - Complete Proteins without Meat!

      Presenters: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health and Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care

      YouTube Link

      July 8 - US Census and the KCMO Public Library

      Presenter: Jenny Garmon, Legal + Government Information Specialist, The Kansas City Public Library

      YouTube Link

      July 1 - Pulmonology: Introducing the AATRU Team

      Presenters: Vanessa Curtis, Senior Coordinator; Shelby Almo, AATRU Recruitment; and Maggie Messplay, Research Coordinator; Department of Pulmonary Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

      YouTube Link

      June 24 - Downsizing: Do it now? Do it Later?

      Presenter: David J. Ekerdt, PhD - Professor of Sociology and Gerontology at the University of Kansas 

      YouTube Link 

      June 17 - Chemo-Brain

      Presenter: Jamie Myers, PhD, RN, AOCNS - Research Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas School of Nursing

      YouTube Link

      June 10 - Ask The Doctors: Why Geriatrics?

      Panelists: Christina Cheng, MD, Het Dharia, MD, and Alia Khoja, MD, Fellows in Geriatric Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

      YouTube Link 

      June 3 - Keep Dreaming! Sleep & Aging

      Presenter: Dr. Christina Cheng, Fellow in Geriatric Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

      YouTube Link

      May 27 - Free Healthy Aging Workshops

      Presenters: Tanya Rehma, program manager, and Laura Hughes Zahner, PT, senior research associate

      YouTube Link

      May 20 - Collections, Clutter, or Hoarding?

      Presenter: Myra Hyatt, LSCSW, Social Worker, Landon Center on Aging

      YouTube Link

      May 13 - Medication Interactions and Falls

      Presenters: Lainey Ruby, Community Pharmacy Resident at Ball's Food, and Crystal Burkhardt, Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice

      YouTube Link

      May 6 - Crime Prevention for Older Adults

      Presenter: Sergeant Kristi Sisk, The University of Kansas Medical Center Police Department

      YouTube Link

      May 1 - Vitamin D: Benefits and Controversies 

      Presenter: Dr. James Birch, Jr, MD, MSPH, Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care, Department of Family Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

      YouTube Link

      April 22 - What is Private Duty Care and How Can It Help?

      Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Every Day Homecare

      YouTube Link

      April 15 - The Nitty Gritty of Feet and Toenails Care 

      Presenter: Dr. Alia Khoja, Fellow in Geriatric Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

      YouTube Link

      April 10 - Coping in a Time of Pandemic  

      Presenter: Myra Hyatt, LSCSW, Social Worker, Landon Center on Aging

      YouTube Link     

       

      Landon Center on Aging

      University of Kansas Medical Center 
      Landon Center on Aging
      Mail Stop 1005
      3901 Rainbow Boulevard 
      Kansas City, KS 66160 
      Fax: 913-945-7544