A trip to the Kentucky State Fair

The Lexington Senior Center is taking a trip to the Kentucky State Fair.

Scheduled for Tuesday, August 20, the trip includes van transportation, admission and driver gratuity.

The van will leave the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane, at 9 a.m. Participants can enjoy the fair on their own until 3:45 p.m. when the van […]

By |July 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on A trip to the Kentucky State Fair

New office space for Bluegrass Care Navigators

Friends and supporters of Bluegrass Care Navigators gathered in May to celebrate the organization’s growth and future with a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new headquarters.

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton was on hand as were many current and former chairpersons, members of the board of directors, donors, patient families and clinical and administrative team members.

From […]

By |July 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on New office space for Bluegrass Care Navigators

Curiosity never retires at this UK program

It’s never too late to learn something new.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Kentucky offers educational and enrichments courses, programs and events
for a diverse community of learners 50+. And its fall course registration is in early August.

To learn more about the program and its fall classes, an OLLI at UK […]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Curiosity never retires at this UK program

Trouble standing? You can still exercise

Want to get some exercise but worried that trouble standing leaves you out?

Not at the Lexington Senior Center.

Active Aging is the name of the seated class being offered for those who cannot stand for extended periods.

The class is an “all-in-one” format and features essential types of exercise including cardio, strength, core and stretching.

Now […]

By |July 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Trouble standing? You can still exercise

How to find out what’s new in Alzheimer’s and dementia research

Join the Alzheimer’s Association for a free educational session that will highlight recent research advances in the area of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

The event will take place from 6:30-8 p.m., July 25.

Discussion will explore take-away suggestions for how to use these research findings to help you and your loved one.

Following the presentation […]

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Tips to beat the heat this summer

Phew, it’s hot outside.

July has arrived and brought high temperatures and humidity with it.

It’s great to be able to enjoy the sunshiny days – and it’s light until 9 p.m.! – but too much of this heat can be bad for your health.

Here are some tips from the Lexington Senior Center on how […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Tips to beat the heat this summer

Know a volunteer worth recognizing? AARP wants to help

AARP Kentucky State Office is seeking nominations for the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service.

The association’s most prestigious volunteer tribute recognizes outstanding individuals age 50 and older who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others.

Nominations for the Andrus Awards for Community Service will be accepted through July […]

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