Expo Partner, Sanders-Brown to Recognize Centenarians

Nominations are now being accepted for the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Centenarian Awards. Those nominated for the Sanders-Brown Centenarian Award must be age 100 or older within the 2016 calendar year and must live in Kentucky. Centenarians will be recognized during the "I Know Expo" on Sunday April 3. The expo is [...]

Being Mortal

Being Mortal looks at end of life medicine and the medical professionals who handle it The reviews of Atul Gawande’s best-selling book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, praise the author’s look at how the medical profession handles aging and death. “Powerful.” ―New York Magazine “Being Mortal, Atul Gawande's masterful exploration of [...]

ASC Can in The Capital

Survivors, families asked Kentucky legislature to improve quality of life for patients with cancer and other serious illnesses and to establish a quality of life advisory committee Approximately 75 survivors, families and loved ones gathered in the Kentucky State Capitol rotunda Feb. 9 to urge legislators to take steps to improve quality of life for patients with [...]

Sanders Brown Center on Aging Foundation sponsors an evening with Captain Jim Lovell

Captain Jim Lovell, space explorer, Naval officer and test pilot, will be the guest speaker April 7 at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Foundation dinner. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. A native of Cleveland, Lovell was the navigator on the historic Apollo 8 mission, man’s first [...]

New partnership could bring Medicaid care delivery model to Kentucky

Evolent Health and Louisville-based not-for-profit Medicaid provider Passport Health Plan have joined forces to create the Medicaid Center of Excellence, which for now will be co-located at Passport’s headquarters in Louisville. Leaders with both organizations touted the partnership as a potential model for the rest of the United States, reported Caitlin Bowling for a story [...]