New yoga classes for your health

There are some new yoga opportunities at the Lexington Senior Center. Practice the sun and moon salutations in the new yoga salutations class. New to yoga? This class is a great way to learn basic yoga postures. Long time yoga practitioner? The same class is an opportunity to perfect the salutation flow. (Note: You will [...]

An update on brain health

Dr. Gregory Jicha, a leading authority on dementia and Alzheimer's disease, has news. The University of Kentucky professor in the Department of Neurology and Associate Director with the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is at the forefront of Alzheimer's and dementia research. He'll share the latest research and provide you with important steps you can take [...]

Drumming class helps with Parkinson’s

Drums Alive is an aerobic movement class recommended for those with Parkinson's disease. A class takes place at 1:30 p.m. each Friday at St. Luke's Methodist Church, 2351 Alumni Drive, Lexington. The class is free. Drums Alive® joins the dynamic movements of aerobic dance with the pulsating rhythms of the drum. It is a unique [...]

Dementia-friendly Lexington Community kickoff planned

Efforts are underway to help Lexington become more dementia friendly. You are invited to learn about this effort, lend your voice, and find out how you can be involved at an event from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jan. 30 at the Lexington Senior Center located at 195 Life Lane in Lexington. Refreshments and respite care will be [...]

Hola! Beginning Spanish class starts soon

It’s a new year and it is time to start having new experiences! If you’ve been thinking about learning a new language, now is your opportunity. At the Lexington Senior Center, every Friday from Jan. 10-Feb. 14 is Beginning Spanish Fridays. Classes take place at 1:30 p.m., and no experience is necessary. Sign-up for this [...]

All sorts of activities, fun at Black and Williams Center

The Black and Williams Center, 498 Georgetown Street, offers a wide variety of activities for seniors. This Lexington center, which reopens from a holiday break on Monday, Jan. 6 - offers occasional exercise classes, ceramics, card playing, socialization, special events and projects that benefit citizens in need in our community. The center is open Mondays-Thursdays [...]