Lexington’s 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s is coming up

Even wanted to be on the field at the University of Kentucky?

Now’s your chance!

The 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s is taking place at in a new location on Kroger Field, home of the University of Kentucky football wildcats, on Sept. 21.

The field is located at 1540 University Drive on the University of Kentucky […]

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She believes you can learn to overcome life’s obstacles

Judge Pamela Goodwine, Kentucky Court of Appeals 5th Appellate District, will be the keynote speaker at the Next Best Years of Your Life.

It takes place on Sept. 20 at the Fayette County Extension office.

Goodwine, the first black female judge elected to the bench in Kentucky, will speak on “Overcoming Life’s Obstacles – Yes You […]

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Lexington Area Parkinson’s Support Group has news

Three informative meetings are scheduled in September for the Lexington Area Parkinson’s Support Group. All meetings are held at Crestwood Christian Church, 1882 Bellefonte Drive.

* At 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept., 4, Adina Cook will present an updated version of Parkinson’s Disease 101. If you’ve never attended a PD 101 class, this is your […]

By |September 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Lexington Area Parkinson’s Support Group has news

ITNBlugrass has something to teach you

ITN Bluegrass, the organization that provides transportation to seniors and people with visual impairments in Fayette County and northern Jessamine County, needs you!

The non-profit is hosting its first Mission Monday at the Blue Stallion Brewery, 610 W. Third Street from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, September 9.

On Mission Monday, an organization with a worthy cause […]

By |August 26th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on ITNBlugrass has something to teach you

Horseback riding at your age? Why not!

Have you always dreamed of riding a horse, maybe even owning one?

Do you finally have the time and money to turn your dream into a reality?

Whatever your age, it’s never too late to slip your foot into a stirrup and mount up.

Burt Schwab, 61, of Middle Grove, N.Y., bought a western bridle […]

By |August 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Horseback riding at your age? Why not!

Help for family caregivers

Being a family caregiver can be a difficult role to fill.

Fortunately, state and local experts are coming together to help you.

A Family Caregiving Workshop is taking place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept., 6.

The program will offer information about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving. And it will provide attendees with an opportunity to […]

By |August 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Help for family caregivers

See the world without leaving Lexington

Want to travel with world? Take a hot air balloon ride?

It’s possible, thanks to virtual reality and the Tates Creek branch of the Lexington Public Library.

At 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 16, you’re invited to use Oculus virtual reality headsets to travel around the globe. Take a virtual tour with the help of the virtual […]

By |August 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on See the world without leaving Lexington

This senior health fair is for you

A health and information fair for seniors is planned for the middle of August.

The fair, which will take place at the Lexington Senior Center at 195 Life Lane in the multi-purpose room, is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 16.

It will feature a wide variety of vendors who will information […]

By |August 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on This senior health fair is for you

Help with legal, financial matters is available

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now.

Robert McClelland of McClelland & Associates, PLLC will be the guest presenter on Friday, Aug. 9 at a workshop designed to provide expert Elder Law advice.

His program is for anyone who would […]

By |August 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Help with legal, financial matters is available

A trip to the Kentucky State Fair

The Lexington Senior Center is taking a trip to the Kentucky State Fair.

Scheduled for Tuesday, August 20, the trip includes van transportation, admission and driver gratuity.

The van will leave the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane, at 9 a.m. Participants can enjoy the fair on their own until 3:45 p.m. when the van […]

By |July 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on A trip to the Kentucky State Fair