Expo Partner Sanders-Brown to Receive Grant

Sanders-Brown doctor gets Eli Lilly grant to study Alzheimer’s theory

Inflammation is on the research community’s “Most Wanted” list as the possible culprit in many diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Scientists researching the causes for Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related dementias are equally curious about the role inflammation might play in disease onset, […]

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Next Best Years of Your Life Conference – Oct 16, 2015

Conference helps you live the next best years of your life

The Next Best Years of Your Life conference will be held Oct. 16 and participates are invited to learn about “Living the Good Life!”

In its 20th year, the conference, which will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., offers a day of discovery […]

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Medical Alert Devices – They Can Save A Life

Need to call for help? Medical alert products can save lives

There are actually a number of medical alert products on the market today that give seniors the flexibility to call for help both inside and outside the home.

For years, medical alert devices (also known as “personal emergency response systems” or PERS) have been […]

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Eat Healthy – Help Your Brain

Research: This new diet slows the brain’s aging

What you eat may do more than reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.

New research suggests that your diet could also slow your brain’s aging and keep you sharper as you get older.

The idea that what you eat can influence cognitive health isn’t new – brain experts have been touting the brain […]

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America’s Major Misconception of Aging

Preparing for the elderly years is essential, experts say. Here’s how:

The aging business has grown extensively over the past decade. There are more services and products that help older adults live a better life today than ever before, and research and development indicate more growth and advancement. The next decade will supply health care […]

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Hearing Solutions offering free screening.

Hearing Solutions offering free screening

Have you had your hearing tested in the last 6-months to a year?

HearingSolutions is offering free hearing tests and evaluations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lexington Senior Citizen Center, 1530 Nicholasville Road, Lexington.

Hearing Solutions wants to educate everyone about what causes hearing loss, how it affects the […]

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Alzheimer’s Walk – September 26, 2015

Put on your walking shoes and help end Alzheimer’s

Lexington’s 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place Sept. 26 with registration starting at 9 .m., and the walk at 10 a.m. at the Fayette County Courthouse, 120 N. Limestone.

The route length is 2 miles.

All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer’s further the care, […]

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Flu & Seniors

New The Flu + You program encourages seniors to get flu shots early

The National Council on Aging is raising awareness about the flu this season through a public education initiative called The Flu + You.

NOCA’s program aims to educate adults 65 years of age and older, and those who care for them, about the […]

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Don’t Fall Fair – Sept. 18, 2015

Be careful and learn to prevent falls with expo partner Central Baptist Health.

Falls are the leading cause of injury deaths to older people, yet most falls are preventable. Seniors can learn their own personal fall risk and find out how they can reduce that risk at the Baptist Health “Don’t Fall Fair,” a free […]

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