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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 sensory/motor […]

By |January 15th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Drumming class helps with Parkinson’s

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 […]

By |January 13th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Dementia-friendly Lexington Community kickoff planned

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 fun class at […]

By |January 9th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Hola! Beginning Spanish class starts soon

Kentucky’s AARP volunteers will be at the state capitol when lawmakers return

State lawmakers return to the capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, and AARP volunteers will make sure they hear about the needs of Kentucky’s 50-plus residents.

AARP Kentucky is seeking the best policy solutions to lower prescription drug prices at the state level, to bolster financial security in retirement, to support unpaid family caregivers and […]

By |January 6th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Kentucky’s AARP volunteers will be at the state capitol when lawmakers return

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 […]

By |January 2nd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on All sorts of activities, fun at Black and Williams Center

Holiday lights recycling made easy

Start the new year off by doing something good for the planet.

The Lexington Senior Center will help recycle your lights.

You may drop off broken or unwanted holiday lights, including string lights, rope lights and electric candles, at the Senior Center through January 12.

Extension cords, timers, power strips and light sensors will […]

By |December 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Holiday lights recycling made easy

Gift giving ideas for those with Alzheimer’s and those who care for them

We all like to receive gifts. And most of us enjoy giving them, as well.

If you are planning to give a gift to someone with Alzheimer’s this holiday season, it may be best to ask his or her caregiver what they think might be appropriate. If you are a caregiver, it may be helpful […]

By |December 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Gift giving ideas for those with Alzheimer’s and those who care for them

Three things all women should know about Social Security benefits

Understanding the rules about Social Security benefits and when to start claiming Social Security can be difficult. But they’re critically important, especially for women — since women typically live longer lives than men.

The new book, “What’s the Deal With Social Security for Women?”, by retirement consultant Marcia MacDonald Mantell, is extremely helpful, according […]

By |December 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Three things all women should know about Social Security benefits

Senior Center set for holiday fun

The Lexington Senior Center Holiday Craft Bazaar will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, December 13.

That same day, the center will celebrate an Open House and a Variety Show from 1 to 3 p.m.

The bazaar will feature homemade holiday crafts that will make great holiday gifts.

The Lexington Senior Center is located […]

By |December 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Senior Center set for holiday fun

“Silver Bells” program provides holiday cheer

Those living in nursing care who are lonely this holiday season are getting some help from the 11th annual “Silver Bells” holiday giving program organized by the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass.

You can help the organization provide Christmas gifts for the most lonely, needy residents of long-term care facilities in Central Kentucky.

You […]

By |December 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on “Silver Bells” program provides holiday cheer