Archive for December 2014

East Wichita Caregiver Support Group meets Jan. 6

NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 30, 2014) – “Resolutions for the New Year” is the topic for the next meeting of the East Wichita Caregiver Support Group. Led by Sharie Quattlebaum, a licensed specialist clinical social worker (LSCSW) with Prairie View, the group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 6 at Prairie View’s Legacy Park…

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The Latest on Food Addictions

by Ryan Stepp, Psychology Intern, Prairie View, Inc. Food addiction represents a new and interesting area of study in addiction and psychological research. Although most research in this field is less than 10 years old, some interesting findings have arisen. Brain-imaging studies have found that specific brain areas become activated when certain foods are consumed.…

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Early registrations due for Adventure workshop at Prairie View

NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 29, 2014) – Early bird registrations are due Jan. 9 for the Adventure with Youth at Risk workshop scheduled for Feb. 9 to 11 at Prairie View, 1901 E. First St., Newton. The national organization Project Adventure is overseeing registrations. To register and qualify for a $30 reduced fee for early registration,…

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Harvey County Caregiver Support Group meets Jan. 8

NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 23, 2014) – “Resolutions for the New Year” is the topic for the next Harvey County Caregiver Support Group. The group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8 in Prairie View’s Osage Room, 1901 E. First St., Newton. Admission is free and open to the public. Joan Brubacher, a…

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McPherson County Caregiver Support Group meets Jan. 5

NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 22, 2014) – “Resolutions for the New Year” is the topic for the next meeting of the McPherson County Caregiver Support Group. Joan Brubacher leads the group, which meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 5 in the North Conference Room at Pine Village Wellness Center, 86 22nd Ave., Moundridge, Kansas.…

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New pharmacist joins QoL Pharmacy at Prairie View

NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 22, 2014) – Pharmacist Hannah Hendricks, Pharm.D. has joined the QoL Pharmacy team at Prairie View, Inc. A 2012 graduate from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in Lawrence, Hendricks has worked in pharmacy for 12 years. She graduated from Butler County Community College in El Dorado and completed her bachelor’s…

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When older adults continue driving

By Mary Carman, Ph.D., L.P., vice president of operations and older adults services at Prairie View, Inc. NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 15, 2014) – More older adults are driving today than at any time in our country’s history, and the numbers will dramatically increase in the next decade as baby boomers move into their 70s. One…

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Prairie View to host Adventure with Youth at Risk workshop

NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 11, 2014) – Prairie View, Inc., will host an Adventure with Youth at Risk workshop Feb. 9 to 11 at 1901 E. First St., Newton. Presenter is Jason Leal. The workshop is designed for adults who work with youth at risk in schools, treatment centers, detention centers and other specialized programs, but…

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