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What’s happening at the Lexington Convention Center?

What’s going on with all the construction mess at the Lexington Convention Center?

The OLLI – Osher Lifelong Learn Institute – wants to tell you.

At 2 p.m., Feb. 28, the Donovan Forum Series will take a look at the reinvention of the Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena.

The program will be held at the […]

By |February 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What’s happening at the Lexington Convention Center?

Let AARP treat you to the movies

AARP members and non members are invited to a free screening of BLACKkKlansman, the Spike Lee movie that’s nominated for six Academy Awards and four AARP Movies for Grownup Awards.

The showing will take place at 7 p.m., Feb. 28 at the Regal Hamburg Pavilion Stadium 16 IMAX & RPX theatre, 1949 Star Shoot Pkwy, […]

By |February 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Let AARP treat you to the movies

Help for family caregivers

The Alzheimer’s Association, Baptist Health Medical Group, and Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living are partnering to present a Family Caregiver Workshop.
Scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 1, the workshop will include members of the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. Presenters will include Dr. Greg Jicha, professor, department […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Help for family caregivers

Memory Cafe: Socialization for those with memory loss, caregivers

The Memory Café is a monthly social group providing a safe,comfortable environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can enjoy time together and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey.

While a Memory Cafe is beneficial to those afflicted, it is also beneficial for their caregivers as well. It […]

By |February 1st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Memory Cafe: Socialization for those with memory loss, caregivers

Mark your calendar and join AARP in Frankfort

AARP Kentucky is fighting to protect Medicare and Social Security benefits, family caregivers’ protections, retirement security, or ensuring you can live independently as you age.

The organization is planning AARP KY Day at the Capitol 2019 and you’re invited to participate. AARP KY Day at the Capitol 2019 will take place from 8:30 a.m. to […]

By |January 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Mark your calendar and join AARP in Frankfort

This monthly support group helps grandparents, caregivers

A grandparent/caregiver support group meets at 6:30 p.m., on the fourth Monday of the month (in January, that’s Jan. 28) at the Fayette County Extension Office, 1140 Harry Sykes Way, Lexington.

The group is designed for grandparents and caregivers who are raising children of relatives.

The monthly support meetings will enable you to:

* Learn about […]

By |January 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on This monthly support group helps grandparents, caregivers

It’s not too late: New exercise classes help you stay fit

Was one of your new year’s resolution to get more exercise? It can still come true with some new classes at the Lexington Senior Center.

Several new exercise classes began earlier this year and you can still join.

Here’s what’s new:

Walking for Better Balance
Join others in the multipurpose room to walk and practice techniques for better […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on It’s not too late: New exercise classes help you stay fit

Get questions answered at AARP’s free webinar for family caregivers

Caring for a loved one and have questions about their insurance options?

Good news! AARP’s two-part question and answer webinar has the answers—and it’s free to attend.

The two-part sessions take place at 7 p.m., Jan. 15 and 17.

Register now to get expert advice about Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and other payment options. The webinar […]

By |January 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Get questions answered at AARP’s free webinar for family caregivers

Get to know AARP in Lexington

AARP is proud to help all Kentucky communities become the best they can be.

Like providing family caregivers with tips to take care of loved ones, supporting our veterans, helping to make our communities more livable and hosting fun, informative events all across the state.

You are invited to get to know the growing team […]

By |January 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Get to know AARP in Lexington

Cheer on the CATS and see a great halftime show

Get on your blue and white!

The Lexington Senior Center is taking a group to the University of Kentucky women’s basketball game on Jan. 31 and you are invited to go!

The team takes on the South Carolina Gamecocks Jan. 31. For $10 you can join a group that’s leaving the Senior Center at 5 p.m. […]

By |January 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Cheer on the CATS and see a great halftime show