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Working Towards a Brighter Future
OCCK, Inc. Services at a Glance
OCCK, Inc., is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides a comprehensive variety of services to those with short- and long-term disabilities in the areas of employment, independent living, and community engagement, as well as programs and services geared towards assisting other populations within 15 counties in North Central Kansas. These include, but are not limited to, assistive technology, early-intervention programs, professional health care and in-home support services, employment assistance, transportation services, and brain injury and Alzheimer’s support services. Now in its fifth decade, OCCK, Inc., currently serves over 3,000 people annually and employs over 275 staff throughout North Central Kansas.
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Support Services
Reducing Disability in Alzheimer's Disease (RDAD-KC)
Reducing Disability in Alzheimer’s Disease (RDAD-KC) is a program designed to help individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, or related dementia, or an individual with an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD) with or at risk for Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, and their caregiver. The RDAD-KC program uses a proven method of training to help caregivers work through challenging situations as well as provides individuals with cognitive decline with skills to improve strength, balance, and flexibility.
Lifestyle Empowerment for Alzheimer's Prevention (LEAP) Classes
Designed by experts at the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center, LEAP equips individuals with the tools and information necessary to help reduce their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in the future. Current research suggests that even small changes in lifestyle can have a huge impact on brain health. Regardless of a family history of Alzheimer’s disease or just a desire to learn more about brain-healthy lifestyle choices, all individuals are encouraged to participate in this program.
Dementia Capable Training for Caregivers
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