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Social, Arts and Education

Know more about staying sharp and connected to life and to others.

 

Academic Software, Inc.

33 year-old Lexington, KY-based, national award-winning educational R&D firm specializing in assistive technology products and consulting services.

CONTACT Warren Lacefield
3504 Tates Creek Road
Lexington, KY 40517
PHONE (859) 552-1020
EMAIL asiwel@acsw.com
WEB Acsw.com

Human Development Institute
Our efforts are focused on improving lifelong opportunities and services for individuals with disabilities, their families and the community with education, research and service.

 

CONTACT Walt Bower
102 Mineral Industries Building
Lexington, KY 40506

PHONE  (859) 257-3360
EMAIL  walt.bower@uky.edu
WEB hdi.uky.edu

 

Kentucky Talking Book Library
A library service for people who are visually impaired or physically disabled.

 

CONTACT  Barbara Penegor
P.O. Box 537 Frankfort, Kentucky 40602
PHONE  (800) 372-2968 / (502) 564-8300 Ext. 276
EMAIL  ktbl.mail@ky.gov
WEB kdla.ky.gov/librarians/talkingbook

 

Lexington Parks & Recreation
Offering senior adult and therapeutic recreation services.

 

CONTACT Alana Insko Kelley
545 N. Upper Street
Lexington, KY 40508

PHONE  (859) 288-2927
EMAIL  ainsko@lexingtonky.gov
WEB lexingtonky.gov/parks

 

Lexington Public Library Book Buddy Program

Book Buddies is a service for permanently homebound adults. Trained library volunteers select and deliver Library materials to those who are unable to visit Library locations.

CONTACT 
140 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
PHONE (859) 231-5500
WEB http://www.lexpublib.org/form/books-buddies-customer-application

 

Opportunity for Work and Learning
A vocational and employment service to assist individuals with barriers to employment. Focused on them achieving their vocational goals.

 

CONTACT Margaret Agee
650 Kennedy Road
Lexington, KY 40511

PHONE  (859) 254-0576
EMAIL  magee@owlinc.net
WEB owlinc.net

 

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UK
Offers courses, seminars, forums, day trips, events, and special interest groups for adults 50+ in Lexington, Morehead and Somerset.

 

CONTACT  Diana Lockridge
UK Ligon House
658 S. Limestone 
Lexington, KY  40506-0442

PHONE  (859) 257-2656
EMAIL  diana.lockridge@uky.edu
WEB  mc.uky.edu/aging

 

Primrose Place

Primrose Place™ is an online platform that assists baby boomers in creating a memorable keepsake book that can be given as a legacy. We employ the concept of reminiscence therapy which can be healing for both the creator and the recipient.

CONTACT  Celia Banks
381 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
PHONE (859) 255-1221
EMAIL celiabanks@celiabanks.com
WEB celiabanks.com

UK Disability Resource Center
Provides information and services for college students with disabilities.

 

CONTACT David Beach
Multidisciplinary Science Building
Suite 407
Lexington, KY 40536

PHONE  (859) 257-2754
EMAIL  drc@uky.edu
WEB uky.edu/drc

 

 

YMCA of Central Kentucky
Serving Lexington and surrounding area since 1853, providing programs that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

CONTACT  
239 East High Street Lexington, KY  40507
PHONE (859) 367-7341 or (859)219-9622 (Beaumont)
WEB  ymcacky.org