Tax-filing advice for this unprecedented season

Every tax-filing season seems full of complexities and consternation. But the one we're now in is especially fraught, due to the pandemic: Stimulus checks. Unemployment benefits. Working from home tax issues. New COVID-19 rules for 401(k) and Individual Retirement Account (IRA) hardship withdrawals and loans. Frankly, it's all pretty taxing. In a recent story on [...]

AARP offers free Kentucky Elder Law presentation

Family caregiving is the topic of an upcoming AARP Kentucky and the University of Louisville’s Trager Institute series of 1-hour presentations. At noon (Eastern time) on Friday, March 26, Kentucky Elder Law will present Elder Laws for Caregivers, a discussion about the laws families need to consider when caring for a loved one. There is [...]

Grandparents as Parents of Kentucky announces first virtual workshop

The Bluegrass Regional GAP conference committee is excited to announce the opportunity to participate in the first Grandparents as Parents of Kentucky - also known as GAP - virtual workshop. "Kinship care: Advocacy and Taking Care of the Caregiver," is the title of the event which will take place at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 25 [...]

The COVID vaccine is an infusion of optimism. Here’s why.

It's been a year since the coronavirus swept across the world, people went into quarantine, offices went dark and the world shut down. As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, many say the promise of some normalcy gives them the mental strength to hold out a bit longer — even if they don't yet have access to [...]

Feeling lonely? You’re not alone. But there’s help.

The number of older adults age 65 and older is growing, and many are socially isolated and regularly feel lonely. The coronavirus outbreak in 2020 brought even more challenges due to health considerations and the need to practice physical distancing. Everyone needs social connections to survive and thrive. But as people age, they often find [...]