Woodford County Caregiver Meetings

Two monthly meetings provide a safe, supportive environment to allow family members, friends and caregivers to meet regularly for mutual support, education, and to exchange coping skills with one another.

All support groups are free and open to the public.

Refreshments provided.

 

A meeting is at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Daisy Hill […]

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Five Ideas for Seniors to Earn Extra Income

 

In past generations, older adults looked to retire with three sources of income: savings, pensions, and Social Security. But no longer. With the decline of company pensions and financial markets taking a hit during the economic downturn, many seniors face less income than anticipated in retirement.

Here are 5 money management tips to boost your […]

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Maria Shriver Wants to Protect Women’s Brains

Maria Shriver is on a mission to make women aware of the Alzheimer’s gender gap.

An estimated 5.4 people are living with Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S., and some 3.2 million of them are women, according to a story on AARP.org. That means women receive two-thirds of all diagnoses — and researchers still don’t yet […]

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Want to visit Noah’s Ark? You can

 

The Lexington Senior Center is planning a trip to Ark Encounter – the life sized Noah’s Ark in Williamstown, Ky. on July 12.

A bus will leave the center, at 195 Life Lane, at 9 a.m. and will return to Lexington at about 5 p.m.

The cost of $65 includes motor coach ride and buffet luncheon, […]

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Travel Opportunities for Seniors

 

A second fall foliage trip has been scheduled for participates at the Lexington Senior Citizen Center.

The October 17 – 21 trip is sold out, but a second trip –October 24–28 has been added.

Pricing starts at $945 per person, double & triple occupancy and $1,185 single occupancy.

Travel to northeast West Virginia to Canaan Valley Mountain […]

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Doulas Move From Birth to Death

Doulas, who usually help with childbirth, are now assisting with death

 

A story by Bruce Horovitz of Kaiser Health News tells of the new service doulas are providing.

 

As Ellen Gutenstein lay in her bed at home, dying from lung cancer that had metastasized in her brain, a heart-wrenching Mother’s Day card arrived from her granddaughter. […]

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The Longest Day

On June 21, people across the globe, including three teams throughout Lexington, will participate in The Longest Day® to honor the strength, heart and endurance of those facing Alzheimer’s with a day of activity.

The Longest Day is a sunrise-to-sunset team event to raise funds to fuel the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s […]

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