What are your housing needs?

As we age, our housing needs change.
Should you continue to live in your two-story colonial with the pool or move into a smaller apartment? Or maybe your daughter’s guest bedroom? Or maybe just remodel your current home?
Whatever your needs, the Lexington Senior Center and Lexington Aging and Disability Services are sponsoring a free workshop […]

By |October 25th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What are your housing needs?

Hit the road, Jack, and take a trip with the senior center

Feel like getting out of town? The Lexington Senior Center is sponsoring several trips that you might want to sign up for.

Here are the details:

• Holiday Shopping at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass. This trip takes place Wednesday, November 14. Cost is $15 and includes van transportation and snacks. The bus leaves from the […]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Hit the road, Jack, and take a trip with the senior center

Be Santa to a Senior kicks off Nov. 1

Did you know that 28 percent of people 65 or older live alone, according to AARP?

Each year, these seniors have fewer family members and friends to provide company and care to them, which often can lead to social isolation. The holidays can be especially hard for those who are living independently and may […]

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UK’s Markesbery Symposium set for late October

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown 8th annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia community session is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 27.

Clinicians and researchers from the University of Kentucky and other institutions will come together to share current findings, trends and the latest updates on dementia and […]

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Need help with Medicare’s annual enrollment period?

October 15 marks the start of Medicare’s annual enrollment period (AEP) and seniors in Lexington are busy starting the pre-enrollment process. It also means they’re getting flooded with confusing and contradictory information.

Adding to the confusion, Medicare.gov’s Plan Finder doesn’t include Medicare supplement plans. But AEP doesn’t have to be complicated.

To help your readers […]

By |October 4th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Need help with Medicare’s annual enrollment period?

How to get answers about claiming Social Security benefits

(Editor’s note: Chris Farrell is senior economics contributor for American Public Media’s Marketplace. An award-winning journalist, he is author
 of the book, Unretirement: How Baby Boomers Are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and The Good Life.@cfarrellecon. This is a piece he wrote about Social Security for the website nextavenue.org.)

On the bookshelf […]

By |October 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to get answers about claiming Social Security benefits