Seventh Markesbery Community Symposium

Seventh Markesbery Community Symposium focuses on dementia prevention Why do some people stay intellectually sharp into their 90's, while others have memory problems?  Is there anything we can learn from their lifestyles that can help everyone age successfully? The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging's Markesbery Symposium will address this and more.  Keynote speakers are: Dr. Claudia [...]

Celebrate National Caregiver’s Month at the Senior Resource Fair

In celebration of November being National Caregiver’s Month and National Alzheimer’s awareness Month UK Elder Care is hosting a Senior Resource Fair along with a half-day Dementia Care Workshop – Seeing It from the Other Side on Friday November 10. The featured speaker will be Kathy Tuckey, a Teepa Snow, Positive Approach, LLC educator and [...]

Attorney general works to protect seniors from scams. Public meetings scheduled.

Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Senior Protection and Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse working to protect local congregations and the communities they serve from con artists and the latest scams. Public events are part of Beshear’s 2017 Interfaith Travel Series Scam Alerts that has hosted dozens of events with senior ministries [...]

AARP says of the 50 states, Kentucky places 49th when it comes to helping residents age in place

AARP says of the 50 states, Kentucky places 49th when it comes to helping residents age in place More than nine in 10 Americans want to live at home or with a relative — rather than in a nursing home — for as long as possible. But experts predict that more than half the population, [...]