Retired nurses Ruth Betty and Gail Carpenter enjoy several aspects of volunteering at UK Chandler Hospital. And their passion for it was recently written about in a University of Kentucky news article that can be found at http://bit.ly/1A1e24B Together, the women have volunteered for more than 30 years, spend their volunteer time delivering mail and [...]
Every year, the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has a party for patients who have volunteered to participate in research at the center. It’s an annual highlight for patients and staff alike, who often form special bonds over the course of several years. This year’s party recognized a special volunteer, Geneva Pope, who has been helping [...]
Though the holidays can be a time of lots of eating, there are those who are hungry at this time of year and at other times throughout the year. Expo exhibitor Lexington’s Meals-on-Wheels Program is here to help. The unique humanitarian program inspired by the desire to help solve the problems of elderly and handicapped [...]
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Join I KNOW exhibitor, the Alzheimer's Association for a learning lunch. From noon to 1 p.m., Dec. 15, the Alzheimer’s Association in Lexington will host a “Know the 10 Signs” brown bag lunch to teach you [...]
Find out what Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is talking about? You can get your news from the newspaper or the TV, but there’s also an audio podcast available on line with the latest news about that’s taking place at area senior centers. Called “Aging Adventures,” the monthly podcast features interviews with [...]
Where will $12 million per year be spent for seniors? Take this survey and help allocate your tax dollars.
Every two years expo Community Partner, Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is mandated to survey people in the 17 county Bluegrass Region it serves in order to help us plan for the future. Staff analyzes this survey in order to make any needed changes to the programs in the district. The survey [...]
Help for family caregivers of loved ones with dementia for the holidays from expo supporters. Struggling to care for a loved one with dementia? Need some time to reflect, regenerate and learn something new about caregiving? Or just want to learn more Alzheimer’s and what you can expect from it? There’s a workshop in early [...]