Entries by Nancy Shawver

Announcing: The PACE KC Groundbreaking

Swope Health Begins Construction of PACE KC Adult Wellness Center Swope Health’s largest capital investment in two decades marks commitment to growth and expanding services for older adults Swope Health today held a ceremonial groundbreaking, inaugurating construction of the new PACE KC Adult Wellness Center, a state-of-the-art health and wellness facility at 4141 Dr. Martin […]

The Healing Powers of Art

The young man appeared a reluctant participant in the Swope Health arts program, led by Carolyn Graves, artist and Community Support Specialist, in the Adult Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program. The art program is a way to teach coping skills to individuals overcoming substance use or other behavioral health issues. Most of the other day program […]

Fast, easy scheduling: Call or Walk in

At Swope Health, part of our mission is the delivery of accessible, convenient, quality healthcare. That means making sure we are conveniently located throughout the metro area. It also means making sure you can schedule an appointment easily. As a reminder, we encourage you to call for an appointment for medical or behavioral healthcare but […]

Swope Health celebrates a Mental Health Champion

Each year, the state of Missouri’s Department of Mental Health selects three individuals to receive an award as a “Mental Health Champion.” The award recognizes an individual living with mental illness, developmental disabilities, or in recovery for substance use disorders.  This distinguished award is presented to individuals who make a positive contribution to their community, […]

Vaccination event at DeLaSalle Education Center April 2

Swope Health hosted a vaccination and wellness event at DeLaSalle Education Center, 3737 Troost Ave., Kansas City, Missouri, on April 2. At the event, Swope Health: Administered 18 COVID-19 vaccinations Performed 11 Dental Screenings Registered seven individuals and scheduled two pediatric appointments Assisted with three Medicaid enrollment applications Distributed 90 at-home COVID-19 tests and about […]

Women’s History – Conversation Replays Available

Swope Health is recognizing the struggle for women’s equity as well the contributions of women during March, Women’s History month as designated by presidential proclamation. Join us for a free online series of conversations featuring women sharing their remarkable experiences. Replays of all conversations are now available:  Rep. Sharice Davids: https://youtu.be/KvHJ7faFaH8 Alise Martiny, President of […]

Swope Health Highlights Medicaid Awareness in April Events

Swope Health is joining in Medicaid Awareness Month with a host of community events that will include access to Medicaid information and opportunities to enroll in Missouri’s expanded Medicaid program. Healthcare advocates, like Swope Health, recognize Medicaid’s vital importance in the community in helping patients get healthcare services and reduce racial disparities in healthcare. Swope […]