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on Thu, May 23, 2019
After the death of her father, Catherine Baxter went to work at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis’ Nutrition Services department as a young teenager to help...
on Wed, May 15, 2019
In the hospital, our primary goal, rightly, is to extend and save lives. Every nurse learns to prioritize care. We learn to first make sure a person can...
Ambulance
on Mon, February 27, 2017
If you thought vehicular accidents are the most common cause of trauma in Kansas, you’d be wrong. The most common cause is falls. “Falls have been outpacing...
Delirium
on Tue, August 16, 2016
Delirium refers to a severe state of confusion in which the patient cannot think clearly, has difficulty understanding or paying attention and could suffers...
Alzheimer's fundraiser
on Tue, June 28, 2016
For more than 40 years, Roger Dale lived the sweet life — sharing his passion for art with the students he taught at Wichita West High School, in Arkansas, in...
James Thorns
on Wed, June 15, 2016
David Karlin is passionate about creating a great home for elderly Kansans. As the executive director of Via Christi Village in Hays, Karlin and his team of...
Dementia
on Wed, June 01, 2016
Dementia is a symptom of a disease, not the disease itself. “It’s similar to cancer in the way that there are many types of dementia and different types will...
Glenda King
on Tue, May 31, 2016
What’s the secret to happiness? Shawn Achor, an author and expert in positive psychology, says kindness and gratitude are two keys to leading a happier life...
Adventure Club
on Tue, May 24, 2016
There’s a film from 1969 called "If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium." At Via Christi Village on Ridge, the theme could be applied to their new Adventure...
Skilled nursing
on Mon, May 09, 2016
Skilled nursing helps patients transition safely to home after a hospitalization. The patient may not be quite ready to be at home, whether it’s a safety issue...

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