UK elder care specialist share these tips for the holidays, caregiving and COVID

Terri Weber, an elder care specialist at the University of Kentucky, recently wrote a piece about the holidays, caregiving and COVID. We're sharing this information because we find it helpful. Age brings wisdom and experience, but it also brings inevitable feelings of loss. Holidays in general can be difficult for many older folks and their [...]

Caregiving support is available during the holidays

The world pauses during the holiday season, but the Alzheimer’s Association knows that dementia does not pause. Therefore, it continues to provide services for caregivers caring for persons with dementia throughout the holiday season. To comply with the Kentucky governor’s regulations, rather than meeting in person, caregiver support groups have transitioned to meeting by phone [...]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to have fun and be safe

Many holiday traditions are too risky this year with the pandemic. The Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living has some ideas on how to celebrate the holidays in new ways and still enjoy time with loved ones. 1. Drive around to see Christmas lights 2. Prepare traditional holiday recipes and deliver to neighbors [...]