National Survey on Health & Disability

By Mandy Smith | June 1, 2022

The National Survey on Health & Disability is conducting a survey on health care experiences. Any adult in the US over the age of 18 with any type of disability, mental illness or chronic health condition is encouraged to complete the survey. And if you choose, you can enter a drawing to win one of…

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By Beth | July 24, 2020

Do you have a mobility – related disability? Looking to lose weight? We are offering a research weight management program that provides: diet plan physical activity social interaction without leaving your home! All participants must be over the age of 18 and willing to: Being randomized to either individual home visits or group participation via…

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Mobility Impaired Get Healthy Together (MIGHTY)

By Beth | October 24, 2019

Do you have a mobility – related disability and are looking to lose weight?  You may be eligible for the University of Kansas Medical Center Research Study. This weight management program provides diet guidance, physical activity and social interaction without leaving your home! All participants must be over the age of 18 with a mobility…

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7 Week Fall Prevention Program

By Beth | March 29, 2019

Learn fall prevention techniques and exercises as well as hearing from community experts regarding overall health and wellness.  This program is free to the public.  The meetings are every Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Flinthills Room at Newman Regional Health in Emporia, KS.  The first meeting starts on April 4, 2019. …

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Women’s Health and Disability Study

By Mandy Smith | May 23, 2018

Researchers from The University of Michigan Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation are doing a research project on women’s health and disability. They are interested in connecting with women with physical disabilities living in Lyon County. We are helping spread the word to women in our community! The researchers want to hear from you and…

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Free program for a Healthier You!

By Mandy Smith | January 2, 2018

Happy New Year!  The National Center on Health and Physical Activity for People with Disabilities (NCHPAD) is offering a free web-based physical activity and nutrition program for Kansans with disabilities.  Read their flier or go to their website for more information about the program.      

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