Time to downsize and move? Help is here

It’s never easy to move or downsize. In fact, just talking about doing both – or either – can be hard.

But, often, as we age, both things are important to consider.

Fortunately, there’s help.

Join a panel of experts at the Lexington Senior Center in a discussion about the truth about your housing options as […]

By |February 20th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Time to downsize and move? Help is here

Have some free time? God’s Pantry could use your help

Wasted food is a waste.

That’s why Central Kentucky’s God’s Pantry Food Bank is partnering with restaurants and stores so that excess food can go to those who need it most.

The nonprofit food bank need volunteers who can pick up goods at assigned times and locations, throughout the week, and deliver food to designated […]

By |February 13th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Have some free time? God’s Pantry could use your help

AARP Kentucky wants to take you to the movies

AARP Kentucky invites you to a free screening of the AARP Movies for Grownups Award-winning film “HARRIET,” starring Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., and Janelle Monáe.

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, “HARRIET” tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into […]

By |February 10th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on AARP Kentucky wants to take you to the movies

Kentucky HEALTH Partners with Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

The Commonwealth has announced a partnership with the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky in preparation for the launch of Kentucky HEALTH (Helping to Engage and Achieve Long Term Health), the state’s innovative Medicaid waiver program.  The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, a statewide non-profit focused on health policy and advocacy, will support Kentucky HEALTH’s […]

By |February 7th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Kentucky HEALTH Partners with Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

Volunteers are needed to make a phone call

A day can be brighter because of one phone call by one friend.

And that’s the idea behind a new program offered by A Caring Place.

The interfaith-based nonprofit is looking for volunteers for an innovative new service called telephone comfort care.

This program will rely on volunteers to reach out to isolated seniors, by phone, […]

By |February 5th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Volunteers are needed to make a phone call

New yoga classes for your health

There are some new yoga opportunities at the Lexington Senior Center.

Practice the sun and moon salutations in the new yoga salutations class.

New to yoga? This class is a great way to learn basic yoga postures.

Long time yoga practitioner? The same class is an opportunity to perfect the salutation flow. (Note: You will […]

By |January 27th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on New yoga classes for your health

An update on brain health

Dr. Gregory Jicha, a leading authority on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, has news.

The University of Kentucky professor in the Department of Neurology and Associate Director with the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is at the forefront of Alzheimer’s and dementia research.

He’ll share the latest research and provide you with important steps you can take […]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on An update on brain health

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