What to do when you don’t know what to do in retirement

Welcome to retirement. Now what? A recent story on Nextavenue.org suggested that a satisfying retirement is crafted with small steps and a sprinkling of serendipity that leads you in a new direction. Maybe you have a conversation with a friend that results in an introduction to a new course that prompts you to get involved [...]

What you need to know before heading to the polls in 2022

The Kentucky General Assembly made changes to voting rules last year, and AARP wants voters to know what to expect when they prepare to cast ballots in the primary election on Tuesday, May 17. The new election laws make permanent some of the procedures developed in 2020 to help Kentuckians more easily vote during the [...]

New tool helps veterans access healthcare

AARP launched a new tool bringing together valuable information and resources to help veterans, military families and their caregivers navigate their health care options. The Veterans and Military Families Health Benefits Navigator, provides Kentucky’s veterans with critical information about what is required to qualify for health care benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs [...]

Help Dementia Friendly Lexington to train more businesses

Dementia Friendly Lexington held an incredibly successful event on October 26 in which restaurant staff at Ramsey’s at Zandale was training on how to be dementia friendly with customers who come to eat. The training teaches staff how to make sure persons with dementia and their care partners feel supported, empowered and understood. Business that [...]

Money advice for retirees when inflation is soaring

Inflation rocketed by 6.2% in the 12 months through October 2021, the fastest pace since 1990, and retirees on fixed incomes are feeling the painful pinch. They're seeing prices soaring for everything from rent to gasoline to Medicare prescription drug premiums, and low rates on bank savings accounts aren't helping. A story by Kerry Hannon [...]

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