Bluegrass Elderlaw on Beneficiary Designations

This recent blog post from Bluegrass Elderlaw shares some information beneficiary designations

Most life insurance policies and retirement accounts allow (and even encourage) the account owners to designate a beneficiary. The designated beneficiary becomes the owner of the account upon the death of the original owner. In many instances, these are some of the largest […]

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UK HealthCare provides high-level stroke care

Nearly 2,000 people in Kentucky died of stroke in 2010*. It’s the fifth leading cause of death in the Commonwealth. And even those who survive often face a lifetime of disability.

UK HealthCare’s Stroke Center has earned Comprehensive Stroke Center status – the highest rating a stroke center can achieve. We’re one of only four […]

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Families Spend More to Care for Their Aging Parents than To Raise Their Kids

Howard Gleckman, a contributor to Forbes.com and author of the book “Caring for our Parents” recently wrote this piece about the cost of care. Here’s what he says:

It costs families more to care for a frail older adult than to raise a child for the first 17 years of her life. Yet, while the […]

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Age Friendly Lexington can help you find a job

Finding the resources you need to help you find your next job or career in part of what Age Friendly Lexington is doing.

On a page on its website, agefriendlylexington.org you can find a central source of job and career assistance in the Bluegrass and beyond. Whether we are embarking on a new career, retreading […]

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The Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living needs your help

The Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is conducting a Community Needs Assessment Survey and needs your help.

It is easy to have your voice heard! Just pick up a paper survey which will be available in the Center Café at the Lexington Senior Center. You can also complete the survey online at […]

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