I know expo sponsor Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living offers arthritis help

In Kentucky, the burden of arthritis is extremely high; approximately 32 percent of Kentuckians have been diagnosed with arthritis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends physical activity as a proven and effective way to decrease the symptoms relating to arthritis pain. “Is arthritis keeping you from living the life you want? Then take [...]

I know expo sponsor Brookdale Senior Living: Get moving physically to get moving mentally

What’s good for the heart is good for the brain. In fact, one of the best things we all can do for our heart and brain is to move. Dr. Paul Nussbaum, National Director of Brain Health for Brookdale Senior Living recently wrote about this very subject. Here’s what he had to say: Exercise has [...]

Why her continuing care retirement communities wouldn’t let her play Bingo 

All Ann Clinton wanted to do was play bingo. But according to a recent New York Times article, she couldn’t because the continuing care retirement community where she lived segregated activities so that only certain residents with certain needs could participate in certain activities. And apparently this type of segregation in some of these types [...]

Know How to Save On Prescription Costs? We do…

Most prescription medicines are expensive. Bart Astor, an expert in life transitions and elder care, offers seven tips on how to save on prescription drugs. Astor is also the author of the book AARP Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life: Smart Choices About Money, Health, Work, Lifestyle and Pursuing Your Dreams and Baby Boomer’s Guide to Caring [...]

Expo Sponsor UKHealthcare on Seniors Staying Active

Stay active! UK health professors says it’s best for seniors Staying physically active is especially important as we age. Beginning around age 50, we lose 1 percent of our muscle mass each year. Over time, this can negatively affect quality of life and our ability to maintain functional independence. Exercise is the best medicine to [...]

Alzheimer’s Information / Education In Your Own Home

Don’t miss getting Alzheimer’s help for a loved one because you can’t leave home When care giving responsibilities (or the weather) make it impossible to leave home to attend a local Alzheimer’s Association program in person, there’s help. The Alzheimer’s Association Training and Education Center offers its classes on line. In fact, a wealth of [...]

AARP’s Driver Safety Course Happening TODAY!

Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads you travel every day. Some drivers age 50-plus have never looked back since they got their first driver's license, but even the most experienced drivers can benefit from brushing up on their driving skills. The AARP Driver Safety Course will be offered from [...]

I Know Encourages Knowledge – Check Out These Local Opportunities

You are not alone - Learn more about Alzheimer’s The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing and leads to many questions. What will this mean for you and your family? How do you plan for the future? Where can you get the help you need? The Alzheimer’s Association Teaching Learning Institute is offering a program [...]