Kentucky governor signs bill to help 650,000 family caregivers

The Kentucky Family Caregivers Act, which requires hospitals to recognize the vital role of caregivers when loved ones are admitted to a hospital and after discharge by providing caregivers with resources, training and information to ensure that patients’ discharge plans are carried out successfully, was signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on March [...]

2017 Interfaith Travel Series Scam Aler

Attorney General Andy Beshear joined AARP of Kentucky and members of the faith-based community recently to launch a partnership to protect local congregations and the communities they serve from con artists and the latest scams. The Interfaith Travel Series Scam Alerts, hosted by Beshear’s Office of Senior Protection, will hold events at more than 20 different [...]

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body workshop on March 15

For centuries we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. An upcoming program at the Lexington Senior Center will teach participants about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, [...]

Lexington’s Grandparents As Parents conference scheduled for March 16

The needs of children can seem overwhelming, especially if you are unexpectedly thrust into the role of being their primary caregiver. Often these caregivers and the children they are raising feel isolated. They lack information about the range of support services, resources, programs, benefits, laws and policies available to help them successfully fulfill their caregiving [...]