Aging in Place Workshop – FREE and Open to the Public
Sponsored by: VILLAGE HOME HEALTH.
Serving patients in 12 Kansas City area counties in Missouri and Kansas
Make a difference in your life. Take advantage of FREE health screenings and learn how John Knox Village’s health and wellness services can help you age in place more successfully. Many are available to those in the greater area, in addition to Village residents.
Taking an active role in your healthcare can help you live independently as long as possible.
VILLAGE HOME HEALTH
FREE pulse and blood oxygen level screening. Learn about their skilled nursing and therapy care, plus the many specialized programs and services for Village residents and patients in 12 Missouri and Kansas counties. These include care for congestive heart failure (CHF), COPD, diabetes, incontinence management, cognitive therapy, and movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
Medicare Certified. Most insurance accepted. (816) 524-1133
FREE VirtuSense Balance assessments. Whether it’s your first time, or you’re ready for a 6-month re-screening, this fall risk evaluation tool helps assess your balance, movement, and walking abilities. It also recommends actions to improve deficits and reduce your chances of being injured in a fall. Also learn about fitness classes and other resident options to achieve your personal fitness goals. (816) 347-2187
VILLAGE OUTPATIENT THERAPY
This on-campus clinic offers physical, occupational and speech therapy to the public, as well as Village residents. They can help with joint and back pain; stroke recovery; hip, knee or shoulder surgery rehab; arthritis; swallowing; memory and balance issues. Plus, it is the only clinic in Eastern Jackson County providing one-on-one LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD® movement and speech therapy for people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. FREE memory and grip strength screenings, plus walker and cane height adjustments.
Medicare and most insurances accepted. (816) 347-2738
We know that living well with Parkinson’s disease requires more than just medication. Learn about John Knox Village’s amazing range of therapy, exercise, support, activities and other programs and services that can help those with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. Together they support you – mind, body and spirit. (816) 347-4556
VILLAGE HELPERS IN-HOME CARE
From helping you with everyday tasks such as meal preparation to light housekeeping, pet walking, grocery shopping, and transportation to doctor appointments, Village Helpers lends a helping hand so Village Residents can remain as independent as possible. (816) 347-2828
Meet some of our healthcare partners, enjoy some refreshments, and register for prize drawings.
- Curana Health
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
Deer Oaks Behavioral Health