Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy body Dementia (LBD) is a type of progressive dementia that leads to a decline in thinking, reasoning and independent function because of abnormal microscopic deposits that damage brain cells over time. Read more...

2021 Summer Parade of Patio Homes

Our first fieldtrip for Empowered Seniors was FUN, educational, and impactful! Over 40 seniors joined us! We had a fun filled active day. Getting on and off a luxury bus touring patio homes hosted by Randy & Katherine Ambrose (aka Ambrose Team).  Read more...

Caregiver Bill of Rights

Caregiving is often 24/7. While being in the position of a caregiver it is important to give yourself a break. By giving yourself those breaks you can gain perspective on the situation and it can remind you that there is world beyond as well. Read more...

Quality Senior Living

John Dugan’s mission to create quality senior living in Goddard, KS was inspired by his mother. Unexpectedly, he found himself as one of the first residents. John’s rehab therapy influenced the addition of the Lokomat, a state of art robot assisted treadmill, that rebuilds muscles after a stroke. Read more...

Decluttering & Downsizing: Psychology Behind Letting Go

The house is too big. The yard has become unmanageable. Closets are filled to the brim. We haven’t been in the attic for decades. Despite all the signs that it’s time to simplify, many people struggle with letting go. For seniors, downsizing is the process of reducing clutter order to simplify day-to-day living and begin the process of possibly moving to a smaller home. Read more...

Pet Companions For Seniors

Bringing a pet into your home and heart provide many physical and emotional perks. Michelle Townsley, DVM Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital of Wichita shares how pet companions can enhance senior’s daily lives. Read more...

Bringing House Calls Back to You

Ever feel rushed at the doctors or feel like you have to wait awhile to see your doctor? Have you thought about having your doctor come to you? Emily Van Dever, Business Development, Mobile Medical shares with us how Mobile Medical is bringing the concept of house calls back to Wichita and surrounding areas. Read more...

6 Simple Things To Make Your Home Safer

The purpose of Empowering Seniors is to educate, equip and empower seniors. Det. Joseph Schillaci, Personal Safety Expert joins us in discussing simple ways to keep yourself and home safe. Unfortunately, people prey on vulnerable people so it is important to educate yourself and be aware. Read more...
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