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Archive for May 2015

Nutrition is topic for June 9 Parkinson's support group in McPherson

NEWTON, Kan. (May 28, 2015) – “Nutrition and Parkinson’s: Better Eating for Better Living” is the topic for the next meeting of Prairie View’s monthly Parkinson’s Disease Support Group. It meets from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 9 in the community room at Prairie View, 1102 Hospital Drive in McPherson, Kansas. David McDonald, Ph.D.,…

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East Wichita Caregiver Support Group to discuss end-of-life decisions

NEWTON, Kan. (May 26, 2015) – Prairie View’s East Wichita Caregiver Support Group, open to caregivers for older adults, meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 2 at Prairie View’s Legacy Park office, 9333 E. 21st St. N., Wichita, Kansas. Guest speakers include Ashley Cozine and Terese Johnson from Broadway Mortuary, who will talk…

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McPherson County Caregiver Support Group meets June 1

NEWTON, Kan. (May 21, 2014) – “Finding Acceptance in the Caregiver Role” is the topic for the next McPherson County Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by Prairie View Inc. The group meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Monday, June 1 in the North Conference Room at Pine Village Wellness Center, 86 22nd Ave., Moundridge, Kansas. Admission…

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Prairie View Caregiver Groups to meet in June

NEWTON, Kan. (May 15, 2015) – Prairie View offers several caregiver support groups, including the following, which serve residents of Harvey, McPherson, Sedgwick and Butler counties in Kansas. June 1. McPherson County Caregiver Support Group, 2:30-4 p.m., first Monday, Pine Village Wellness Center, 86 22nd Ave., Moundridge, Kansas.  Joan Brubacher, LSCSW, facilitator. June 2. East…

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Get help: When children have mental illness

By Mwenda Yasa, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Prairie View, Inc. Twenty percent of children, teens and young adults live with mental illness but sometimes many years can pass before it is diagnosed. Half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14, and it’s the reason 50 percent of youth drop out…

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Neace elected to Kansas play therapy board

NEWTON, Kan. (May 12, 2015) – Prairie View’s Lois Neace, a child and family therapist and registered play therapist-supervisor, was elected to the board of the Kansas Association for Play Therapy (KSAPT) at the organization’s annual conference last month in Olathe, Kansas. A licensed social worker, Neace works with children and adolescents at Prairie View’s…

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Prairie View Caregiver Group meets May 19 in west Wichita

NEWTON, Kan. (May 5, 2015) – The West Wichita Caregiver Group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 19 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 “Stress Relief and Guilt Reduction: Helpful Ways to…

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Wolgemuth to speak to Harvey County Caregiver Support Group

NEWTON, Kan. (May 4, 2015) –  Marilyn Wolgemuth, North Newton, will present “What I Learned on My Journey of Caregiving” May 14 to Prairie View’s Harvey County Caregiver Support Group. A member of the group for many years, Wolgemuth cared for her husband who had Parkinson’s disease. The group meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m.,…

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