A Revealing Look at the State of Aging
How Should We Care?
This documentary explores the cracks in a stressed and fractured elder care system.
Concerns About Elder Care Facilities?
Kansas Long-Term Care Ombudsman: Works to resolve concerns and complaints about care in Kansas nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Do you live in Missouri?
MARC coordinates the Long-Term Care Ombudsmen program on the Missouri side of state line.
Long-term care Ombudsmen are trained volunteers assigned to specific long-term care facilities, where they spend quality time getting to know the needs of residents. Ombudsmen form bonds with residents and work to resolve concerns about care before they become crises.
Interested in Advocating on Senior Issues?
The Silver Haired Legislature promotes and advocates for older adults.
Kansas Silver Haired legislature
Missouri Silver Haired Legislature
Kansas Advocates for Better Care: a citizen-centered group that advocates for quality long-term care for older adults
Are You a Caregiver in Need of Support?
Non-profit Agencies Offering In-home Help
How Do I Plan for Long-Term Care?
The Center for Practical Bioethics provides free tool kits in English and in Spanish on how to begin the conversation about long-term care planning.
Caring Conversations (English)
Caring Conversations (Spanish)
Four Key Documents for Effective Estate Planning
A certified wealth manager gives tips on approaches to estate planning.
Free Estate Planning Toolkit
Kansas City PBS has partnered with FreeWill to help you protect the people and causes you value. We invite you to explore FreeWill's free estate planning toolkit.
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