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  • Elder Abuse

    An estimated 120 million adult Americans (57 percent) are either providing unpaid care to an adult family member or friend or have provided this care in the past.

  • Honoring Caregivers – A National Initiative

    An estimated 120 million adult Americans (57 percent) are either providing unpaid care to an adult family member or friend or have provided this care in the past.

  • Booming Past 65: Aging in Kansas City

    A new study projects the number of residents 65 and older in metro Kansas City to double by the year 2030.

  • Aging in Community with Help at Home

    An estimated 120 million adult Americans (57 percent) are either providing unpaid care to an adult family member or friend or have provided this care in the past.

  • Clay County Senior Services Grant to KC4 Aging in Community

    An estimated 120 million adult Americans (57 percent) are either providing unpaid care to an adult family member or friend or have provided this care in the past.

  • Pathways to Convergence Report

    Pathways to Convergence Report The Center for Practical Bioethics with the support of Pew Charitable Trusts engaged a small group of Catholic leaders from clinical, clerical, ethical, and theological perspectives in an extended discussion to explore areas of convergence and divergence around palliative care and advance care planning in American society. This steering group independently…

  • Living Wills

    Decisions about medical care involve choices based on ethical and other values.

  • Beyond the Law: A Philosophical Note

    Beyond the Law – A Philosophical Note     Hans Uffelmann, co-founder of the Center, asserts that the laws of society reflect its moral values and therefore, an application of those laws to specific cases is a matter of both legal and ethical decision making.

  • Missouri’s Living Will Law

    Missouri’s living will law became effective in September 1985.

  • Difficult Decisions in Health Care

    What does quality of life mean?