Discussion on Caregiving at the White House Conference on Aging

The White House Conference on Aging took place on July 13 and Gale Reece, founder of the I know expo, was in attendance. The topic of caregiving was discussed on that day and here’s a synopsis of what was said as reported by Next Avenue, public media’s first and only national service for America’s booming [...]

Discussion on Elder Justice at the recent White House Conference on Aging

The White House Conference on Aging took place on July 13 and Gale Reece, founder of the I know expo, was in attendance. The topic of elder justice was discussed on that day and here’s a synopsis of what was said as reported by Next Avenue, public media’s first and only national service for America’s [...]

Discussion on Financial Security at the White House Conference on Aging

The White House Conference on Aging took place on July 13 and Gale Reece, founder of the I know expo, was in attendance. The topic of financial security was discussed on that day and here’s a synopsis of what was said as reported by Next Avenue, public media’s first and only national service for America’s [...]

Discussion on Intergenerational Connections and Healthy Aging at the White House Conference at Aging

The White House Conference on Aging took place on July 13 and Gale Reece, founder of the I know expo, was in attendance. The topic of intergenerational connections and healthy aging was discussed on that day and here’s a synopsis of what was said as reported by Next Avenue, public media’s first and only national [...]

Discussion on Technology and Innovation at the recent White House Conference on Aging

The White House Conference on Aging took place on July 13 and Gale Reece, founder of the I know expo, was in attendance. The topic of technology and innovation was discussed on that day and here’s a synopsis of what was said as reported by Next Avenue, public media’s first and only national service for [...]

AARP Kentucky will represent seniors at Fancy Farm

AARP Kentucky will be at the 135th Fancy Farm Picnic on Aug. 1 asking gubernatorial candidates to explain their plans to improve long-term care and financial security. The annual event in Graves County has long been a favorite place to kick off campaigns in Kentucky, one of three states that will choose a new governor [...]

Overview of the July 13 White House Conference on Aging

After a year spent gathering facts and opinions about the world of aging, the White House on July 13 held a comprehensive session to discuss what needs to change in the United States. President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of about 200 aging experts, including Lexington’s i know expo founder, Gale Reece. Here’s a synopsis [...]

AARP’s statement about Supreme Court’s ruling on health care

AARP applauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision on June 25 that allows individuals who purchased health insurance through the federal exchange to continue receiving subsidies to help pay premiums. The Affordable Care Act’s goals of improving affordability and removing barriers to access for health insurance have been critical in reducing the number of uninsured Americans. Importantly, [...]

General resources for seniors at USA.gov

The U.S. government’s official wed portal – USA.gov – makes it easy for older Americans to find U.S. government information and services on the web, under the senior citizen resource section. According to the recent publication, Golden Living in the Bluegrass, USA.gov links to websites that provide useful, timely, citizen-centered government information and services. The [...]

Health club for seniors, Aging With Grace, opens in Lexington

A ribbon cutting for Aging with Grace, a health club for seniors, took place recently in Lexington. Located at 2100 Liberty Road, the club is a “new concept in senior services,” its website says. The focus of the facility is on prevention and improvement. The founder, DG Gridley, who is a senior herself, discovered that [...]