Seventh Markesbery Community Symposium

Seventh Markesbery Community Symposium focuses on dementia prevention

Why do some people stay intellectually sharp into their 90’s, while others have memory problems?  Is there anything we can learn from their lifestyles that can help everyone age successfully? The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging’s Markesbery Symposium will address this and more.  Keynote speakers are:

Dr. Claudia Kawas […]

By |October 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Seventh Markesbery Community Symposium

Long-term Care — Are you prepared?

The staggering prices of long-term care and two-thirds of Americans mistakenly think the government will pay the bill

The cost of long-term care just keeps going up and most Americans keep believing — incorrectly — that the government will cover most or all of it.

Emily Gurnon, the health and caregiving editor for nextavenue.org recently reported […]

By |October 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Long-term Care — Are you prepared?

Celebrate National Caregiver’s Month at the Senior Resource Fair

In celebration of November being National Caregiver’s Month and National Alzheimer’s awareness Month UK Elder Care is hosting a Senior Resource Fair along with a half-day Dementia Care Workshop – Seeing It from the Other Side on Friday November 10.

The featured speaker will be Kathy Tuckey, a Teepa Snow, Positive Approach, LLC educator and […]

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Attorney general works to protect seniors from scams. Public meetings scheduled.

Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Senior Protection and Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse working to protect local congregations and the communities they serve from con artists and the latest scams.

Public events are part of Beshear’s 2017 Interfaith Travel Series Scam Alerts that has hosted dozens of events with senior ministries […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Attorney general works to protect seniors from scams. Public meetings scheduled.

Finding a purpose after retirement

Finding a purpose after retirement

By Judith Graham, (c) 2017, Kaiser Health News

WP Bloomberg

After making it through the maelstrom of middle age, many adults find themselves approaching older age wondering, “What will give purpose to my life” now that the kids have flown the nest and retirement is in the cards?

A story written by Kaiser […]

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AARP says of the 50 states, Kentucky places 49th when it comes to helping residents age in place

AARP says of the 50 states, Kentucky places 49th when it comes to helping residents age in place

More than nine in 10 Americans want to live at home or with a relative — rather than in a nursing home — for as long as possible.

But experts predict that more than half the population, after […]

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Learn how to out con the conmen

Between the ages of 16 and 21, Frank W. Abagnale successfully posed as an airline pilot, an attorney, a doctor and cashed millions in fraudulent checks. In case you didn’t read the best-selling book…spoiler alert…he got caught and his exploits were depicted in the movie “Catch Me If You Can,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

Join the […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Learn how to out con the conmen