Kentucky Trails the Nation in Longterm Care

A recent state scorecard released by AARP, The Commonwealth Fund and  the Scan Foundation has ranked Kentucky last in the nation for long-term care services and support for older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers.
The report rates state performance based on five basic aspects of long-term care: affordability and access; choice of setting […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Kentucky Trails the Nation in Longterm Care

Looking For A Housemate, Not A Mate Later In Life?

Did you know…According to an AARP Public Policy Institute Report released in April, “What is Livable? Community Preferences of Older Adults,” among those ages 50 to 64, 71 percent want to continue to live in the community where they reside. By age 65 and older, the percentage jumps to 87 percent. The article below […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Looking For A Housemate, Not A Mate Later In Life?

Baby Boomers: Here’s How Digital Health Tools Can Save You Money — And Save Your Life

Did you know…Forbes says “Boomers are far more connected, engaged and tech savvy than previous generations.”…

Read more here:http://www.forbes.com/sites/bruceupbin/2014/07/08/baby-boomers-heres-how-digital-health-tools-can-save-you-money-and-save-your-life/

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21% of Baby Boomers Have Postponed Their Plans To Retire

Did you know…that according to a 2013 survey showed that 21% of Baby Boomers have postponed their plans to retire. Do you have a plan in place of your retirement? I Know Expo 2015 will have exhibitors on hand that can help you create one!

http://blogs.marketwatch.com/encore/2013/04/02/boomers-retirement-confidence-sinks/

By |July 10th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on 21% of Baby Boomers Have Postponed Their Plans To Retire

People outlive their ability to drive by about 10 years

Did you know..People outlive their ability to drive by about 10 years. Yet Kentucky has no transit plan for people to age economically in their own homes. Check out what the I Know Expo Founder, Gale Reece shared with the Lexington Herald on this topic.

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2014/07/06/3323757/letters-to-the-editor-july-6-2014.html?sp=%2F99%2F349%2F#storylink=cpy

By |July 6th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on People outlive their ability to drive by about 10 years

Why You’re Never Too Old to Become a Social Media Maven

Did you know….”The amount of technology you need to use is very minimal and very simple,” Vernon, 45, says. “If you can send email, if you can use Google, you can be on social media … If you can turn (your computer) on and type, you can use social media.” Want to know more? Check […]

By |July 2nd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Why You’re Never Too Old to Become a Social Media Maven
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