Caregiver Burnout

How to overcome caregiver burnout   Caregiving can bring many positives, but it can also be physically and emotionally draining. In order to avoid developing what’s known as caregiver burnout, it’s important to find a balance between caring for your loved one and yourself. Here are some tips Gina Roberts-Grey wrote for NextAvenue.org. Signs of [...]

Feel like dancing? The Lexington Senior Center wants you!

Feel like dancing? The Lexington Senior Center wants you! A new dance team is organizing at the Lexington Senior Center. Called the Golden Hipsters, the team will practice and learn dance routines and then travel locally to present dance and positive energy in locations around town such as fairs, churches and sporting events. An informational [...]

Donovan Forum Series Resumes September 7, 2017

Forum Series continues with programs on smart growth, reducing stress The Donovan Forum Series starts this fall at 2 p.m., Sept. 7 at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane The series continues at 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Dec. 7. Here’s what’s coming in September:   Sept. 7: Lexington’s Urban Services Boundary and Planning [...]

Phased Retirement

Hoping for a Phased Retirement? Don’t Count on It. Two reports show a big disconnect between employers and older workers Talk about dashed expectations. A study published recently from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies (TCRS) finds that 77 percent of employers believe many of their employees plan to continue working after they retire and [...]

Annual Alzheimer’s Walk – August 26, 2017

The annual Lexington Walk to End Alzheimer’s® will be held at the Fayette County Courthouse at 9 a.m. August 26. This is the 23rd year the Alzheimer’s Association has hosted the event. The Walk’s success has supported research for a cure and helped over 100,000 families in the Chapter area living with Alzheimer’s. The Walk [...]