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Archive for January 2015

Prairie View Caregiver Group meets Feb. 17 in west Wichita

NEWTON, Kan. (Jan. 29, 2015) – The West Wichita Caregiver Group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 17 in the conference room at Prairie View’s Reflection Ridge office, 7570 W. 21st St. N., Suite 1026-D, Wichita, Kansas. Martin Ward, Ph.D., will lead discussion on “Coping with Difficult Behaviors: Dancing With the People…

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Harvey County Caregiver Support Group meets Feb. 12

NEWTON, Kan. (Jan. 29, 2015) – “Dilemmas With Being a Caregiver” is the topic for the next Harvey County Caregiver Support Group. The group meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12 in Prairie View’s Osage Room, 1901 E. First St., Newton. Joan Brubacher, a licensed specialist clinical social worker with Prairie View, leads…

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Alzheimer’s Support Group to meet Feb. 10 in McPherson

NEWTON, Kan. (Jan. 29, 2015) – Prairie View’s Marilyn Ediger, LSCSW, will lead the next meeting of the McPherson Alzheimer’s Support Group. The group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 10 in the chapel at The Cedars, 1021 Cedars Drive, McPherson, Kansas. “The group is for family members and caregivers of persons experiencing…

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FOCUS group for caregivers of older adults meets Feb. 5

NEWTON, Kan. (Jan. 27, 2015) – The FOCUS (Families or Caregivers under Stress) group will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5 in Newton Presbyterian Manor Library, 1200 E. 7th St. in Newton. Sponsored by Prairie View and the Alzheimer’s Association, the FOCUS group supports caregivers of older adults experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or other kinds…

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McPherson County Caregiver Support Group meets Feb. 2

NEWTON, Kan. (Jan. 26, 2014) – Prairie View’s Joan Brubacher will lead discussion on “Dilemmas With Being a Caregiver” at the next gathering of the McPherson County Caregiver Support Group. The group meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 2 in the North Conference Room at Pine Village Wellness Center, 86 22nd Ave., Moundridge,…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder – Beyond the Winter Blues

Winter is well underway, and for up to 6% of Americans that means wrestling with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). First identified and addressed by doctors at the National Institute of Mental Health in 1984, SAD is now widely recognized by experts in the mental health field as a serious but treatable type of depression. As…

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Finding One’s Rhythm: Drumming Therapy

by Everett Bradley, director of adventure and recreational services at Prairie View, Inc. Drumming has long been used as an instrument for promoting self-expression and healing. On a beautiful day, you can hear the sound of drums echoing throughout the Prairie View campus. We use drumming therapy as a form of music therapy to help…

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Prairie View offers Winter Solace service Jan. 22

NEWTON, Kan. (Jan. 9, 2015) – Prairie View invites those experiencing loss and grief to an indoor labyrinth experience and a service of remembrance and hope, set for the evening of Thursday, Jan. 22 in the Prairie View Chapel, 1901 E. First St., Newton. “Winter Solace: Seeking Our Source of Light” begins at 6 p.m.…

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Marriage and family therapist joins Prairie View staff

NEWTON, Kan.  (Jan. 9, 2015) – Prairie View, Inc., welcomes Kylie Moore, licensed marriage and family therapist, to its staff. Working at Prairie View’s Marion County office in Hillsboro, she joins more than 40 other therapists and community-based services staff who work in Child and Adolescent Services at Prairie View’s five locations. “Kylie joins us…

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