Aging conference looks at aging as a “life-long journey”

The Optimal Aging Conference theme for 2017 is “approaching aging as a life-long journey.” Scheduled for June 11-13 in Louisville, the conference “brings together academics, health care & social service professionals, and older adults across a variety of disciplines who are united by a belief that aging is an opportunity, not a disease. The Optimal [...]

Parkinson’s group receives 2017 I know expo grant

The Lexington Area Parkinson’s Support Group is the recipient of the 2017 I know expo grant. The decision to present the grant to the group was unanimous. Amber Lakin, community relations manager at Provisions Living at Beaumont Center – opening this summer – was involved in nominating the support group. “For me there’s just a [...]

Have you hear the three big lies about Medicaid eligibility?

ElderLaw Lexington wants you to better understand Medicaid eligibility   An advertisement for the upcoming workshops start by asking: Have you hear the three big lies about Medicaid eligibility? “Lie #1: If you need a nursing home, Medicaid will take your house.” The truth, according to the ElderLaw Lexington advertising, is that with proper legal planning they [...]

Help for those caring for children the second time around

A grandparents/caregivers support group meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m., the fourth Monday of the month at the Fayette County Extension Office, 1140 Harry Sykes Way, Lexington. The meeting will enable attendees to: Learn about resources available to them. Meet others in similar situations Receive assistance in gaining access to services Provide caregiver training for [...]