Here’s how to help those with hearing loss

We all know what it’s like trying to communicate with someone with hearing loss.
It’s hard. It’s frustrating. It can make you angry.
It doesn’t have to be.
These 10 tips, provided by the Lynne Lim Ear, Nose, Throat and Hearing Centre in Singapore, can make it easier.
Lynne is the senior consultant for ear, nose, throat, head and […]

By |July 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Here’s how to help those with hearing loss

Want to learn something new? Try this University of Kentucky program

OLLI at UK, offering learning opportunities for adults 50 and older, is having its fall meeting and open house in early August.

The program’s motto is “Where Curiosity Never Retires!” and it’s designed to provide lifelong learning through courses, forums, shared interest groups, trips and events.

On Tuesday, Aug. 7, the fall meeting will take place from 9:30-10:30 […]

By |July 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Want to learn something new? Try this University of Kentucky program

Need transportation? ITN Bluegrass is here to help

ITNBluegrass, an organization that provides dignified transportation for seniors and those who are visually impaired in Fayette and northern Jessamine County, is having an impact throughout the bluegrass.

In June, the local Independent Transportation Network, had 590 members and gave 858 rides. Soon, it will celebrate its 10th anniversary. Since its founding, and through June, […]

By |July 21st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Need transportation? ITN Bluegrass is here to help

Save yourself some money with homestead exemption

In Kentucky, homeowners who are least 65 years of age or who have been classified as totally disabled and meet other requirements are eligible to receive a homestead exemption.
This exemption is applied against the assessed value of their home and their property tax liability is computed on the assessment remaining after deducting the exemption […]

By |July 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Save yourself some money with homestead exemption

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 court appoints […]

By |July 13th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on State’s Attorney General’s office wants your input on new guardianship program

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: (Beginners) Fun-filled class that is sure […]

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 […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Low cost ways to improve your home to keep it safe