Help for caregivers: A a positive approach to dementia care

If you’re a caregiver for an older loved one, you’re invited to attend this one-day conference at the University of Kentucky.

Scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 at the Bill Gatton Student Center Ballroom on campus, the senior caregiving conference will feature guest speaker Teepa Snow, a national leader in dementia […]

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Lexington housing survey needs your help

University of Kentucky professors are seeking input on a survey about housing.

The survey wants Lexington and Fayette County residents to provide the information to help inform community planners, developers and others associated with local housing projects.

The survey will take just a few minutes to complete and is seeking housing preferences for Lexington residents aged […]

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How to make the holidays a good experience for those with dementia

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering a program for family caregivers with tips on making the holidays enjoyable.
The program will include strategies for making the holidays enjoyable by minimizing stress and frustration for everyone.
Specific topics include, but are not limited to, travel, maintaining a routine, facilitating communication and knowing when to say “no” to […]

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Free workshop on new tax laws, charitable giving offers help

The Blue Grass Community Foundation in partnership with the Friends of the Lexington Senior Center is hosting, “New tax laws, charitable giving and you: Simple ways to maximize your impact.”

Held from 1-2:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane, the workshop is free, open to the public […]

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Internationally known dementia care expert Naomi Feil to conduct free workshop

Naomi Feil, founder of the Validation Institute, will teach validation therapy at a free workshop set for Thur., Nov. 8.

Practiced in Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, the Validation Method improves communication between caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Sponsored by the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of […]

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