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Forbidden Topic: Seniors and Suicide

Recently, an elderly couple jumped to their death from a fifth floor Las Vegas hotel parking garage. It’s a topic that you don’t hear much about. The rarely discussed topic of “Seniors and Suicide: Who is At Risk and How to Respond” will be presented at the Parkville YMCA Jan. …

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Confirmed case of mumps in Kansas City

Confirmed case of mumps in Kansas City The mumps outbreak that has included other parts of Missouri has reached Kansas City, with at least one confirmed case reported here. The health department is working with providers and monitoring developments. “We need those who are sick to stay home,” said Dr. …

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January Events at North Kansas City Hospital

LUNCH & LEARN MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS Friday, Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. North Kansas City YMCA, 1999 Iron Street in North Kansas City, MO, 64116 Prescription medications can improve your health, but nearly 55% of seniors don’t take them as prescribed. Pharmacist Janna Kittle shares information about …

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CBC Declares a Winter Blood Emergency

An estimated additional 200 blood drives and 5,000 donations are needed in December and January to meet hospital demand for life-saving blood and to end the blood shortage Kansas City, MO — Community Blood Center (CBC) has declared a blood shortage and is asking the public to donate life-saving blood to help replenish the …

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