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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

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at the I Know Expo!

By |November 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving

AARP grants help five Kentucky cities

Residents in five Kentucky cities will soon enjoy more amenities aimed at making their neighborhoods places where people of all ages can thrive, thanks to 2019 AARP Community Challenge grants.

In Danville, the money will go toward mosaic workshops with students at the Kentucky School for the Deaf, with the goal of creating a large […]

By |November 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on AARP grants help five Kentucky cities

Experts on aging will speak at free Family Caregivers Workshop

A free program especially for family caregivers will take place Friday, Dec. 6, starting at 9 a.m.

The event will offer information about Alzheimer’s Disease and caregiving, and will also provide an opportunity to reflect, regenerate and gain a new perspective on your caregiving issues.

Local and statewide experts who specialize in aging and Alzheimer’s care […]

By |November 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Experts on aging will speak at free Family Caregivers Workshop

New Ky. program can help you complete your college degree

A new AARP Kentucky program is training volunteers to help adults with some college experience find resources to complete their degrees or earn credentials for in-demand jobs.

The Kentucky Lifelong Learning Ambassador Project is a pilot program that aims to connect AARP members with scholarships, the state’s Project Graduate program and other opportunities.

AARP is collaborating […]

By |November 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on New Ky. program can help you complete your college degree

Film looks at development of Hospice movement

The film, “Pioneers of Hospice” is a rare living testament to the history and challenges pioneers in the field of end-of-life-care faced while shaping hospice care as we know it today.

The film will be shown at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane, at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19.

The journey is recounted by […]

By |November 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Film looks at development of Hospice movement

Veteran caregiver assistance benefits expected to expand in 2020

Thousands of veterans injured in the line of duty before Sept. 11, 2001, will receive their long-awaited caregiver benefits as early as this summer, when the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is expected to complete a project in support of the expansion and begin taking applications.

“The plan is for us to launch expansion the […]

By |November 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Veteran caregiver assistance benefits expected to expand in 2020

Worried about getting scammed? New book tells you what precautions to take

For the past few years, a handful of glamorous, high-rolling scam artists who conned their way into elite society — making hundreds of thousands, millions, or even billions of dollars along the way — have captivated American media.

But that’s not how most people get scammed, according to an article by Rebecca Jennings on […]

By |October 31st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Worried about getting scammed? New book tells you what precautions to take

Medicare Advantage Plans adding benefits for 2020

If you’re enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan or thinking about joining one, you may be entitled to some new services, especially if you’re one of the 73 percent of MA members who have chronic health conditions, according to AARP.

Beginning in 2020, Medicare Advantage (MA) plans will have the option of covering things that […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Medicare Advantage Plans adding benefits for 2020