State’s Attorney General’s office wants your input on new guardianship program

A new group established to improve Kentucky’s adult guardianship program has held its first meeting recently. House Joint Resolution (HJR) 33, passed during the recent legislative session, recommended creation of a WINGS program to examine adult guardianship and identify needed changes.

WINGS stands for Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship Stakeholders.

Guardianship occurs when a […]

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Summer fun can be a challenge for those with Alzheimer’s. Here’s help.

Summer is a time during which many families gather for cookouts, picnics and other outdoor fun.
These times can be joyous occasions for many families, but they can be challenging for the millions of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Today, there are 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, including 71,000 in Kentucky, […]

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Three facts patients should know about cataracts

Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. This June, the Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing three things everyone should know about the condition and its treatment.

Seniors […]

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Seeking technology help, a card game or some exercise? The Charles Young Center is here to help.

The Senior Center at Charles Young offers a wide variety of classes for seniors. Here’s the center’s current schedule:

Bodies in Balance: Improve muscle tone and flexibility. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Pickleball: Join in this fun doubles game. Played in the gymnasium with a Wiffleball and wooden paddles. Fridays, 11 a.m.
Line Dancing: […]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Seeking technology help, a card game or some exercise? The Charles Young Center is here to help.

Low cost ways to improve your home to keep it safe

There’s nothing like being in your own home as you age. But for many seniors, the home they love is just not safe with too many stairs, lots of rugs, bathtubs that they have to step into and clutter.
But, there are simple low cost improvements that can be made that will improve the safety […]

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