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Horseback riding at your age? Why not!

Have you always dreamed of riding a horse, maybe even owning one?

Do you finally have the time and money to turn your dream into a reality?

Whatever your age, it’s never too late to slip your foot into a stirrup and mount up.

Burt Schwab, 61, of Middle Grove, N.Y., bought a western bridle […]

By |August 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Horseback riding at your age? Why not!

Help for family caregivers

Being a family caregiver can be a difficult role to fill.

Fortunately, state and local experts are coming together to help you.

A Family Caregiving Workshop is taking place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept., 6.

The program will offer information about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving. And it will provide attendees with an opportunity to […]

By |August 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Help for family caregivers

See the world without leaving Lexington

Want to travel with world? Take a hot air balloon ride?

It’s possible, thanks to virtual reality and the Tates Creek branch of the Lexington Public Library.

At 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 16, you’re invited to use Oculus virtual reality headsets to travel around the globe. Take a virtual tour with the help of the virtual […]

By |August 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on See the world without leaving Lexington

This senior health fair is for you

A health and information fair for seniors is planned for the middle of August.

The fair, which will take place at the Lexington Senior Center at 195 Life Lane in the multi-purpose room, is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 16.

It will feature a wide variety of vendors who will information […]

By |August 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on This senior health fair is for you

Help with legal, financial matters is available

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now.

Robert McClelland of McClelland & Associates, PLLC will be the guest presenter on Friday, Aug. 9 at a workshop designed to provide expert Elder Law advice.

His program is for anyone who would […]

By |August 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Help with legal, financial matters is available

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 […]

By |July 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to find out what’s new in Alzheimer’s and dementia research