It’s not too late: New exercise classes help you stay fit

Was one of your new year’s resolution to get more exercise? It can still come true with some new classes at the Lexington Senior Center.

Several new exercise classes began earlier this year and you can still join.

Here’s what’s new:

Walking for Better Balance
Join others in the multipurpose room to walk and practice techniques for better […]

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Get questions answered at AARP’s free webinar for family caregivers

Caring for a loved one and have questions about their insurance options?

Good news! AARP’s two-part question and answer webinar has the answers—and it’s free to attend.

The two-part sessions take place at 7 p.m., Jan. 15 and 17.

Register now to get expert advice about Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and other payment options. The webinar […]

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Get to know AARP in Lexington

AARP is proud to help all Kentucky communities become the best they can be.

Like providing family caregivers with tips to take care of loved ones, supporting our veterans, helping to make our communities more livable and hosting fun, informative events all across the state.

You are invited to get to know the growing team […]

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Cheer on the CATS and see a great halftime show

Get on your blue and white!

The Lexington Senior Center is taking a group to the University of Kentucky women’s basketball game on Jan. 31 and you are invited to go!

The team takes on the South Carolina Gamecocks Jan. 31. For $10 you can join a group that’s leaving the Senior Center at 5 p.m. […]

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‘Being Mortal’ looks at doctors, patients, end of life

The Public Broadcasting film “Being Mortal” will be shown at 10 a.m., Jan. 22 at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane.

“Being Mortal” explores relationships between doctors and their patients nearing the end of life. It follows writer and surgeon Atul Gawande as he delves into the relationships doctors have with patients are dying.

The […]

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It’s the new year – let’s get healthy!

For centuries we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected.

But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age.

Join the Alzheimer’s Association to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and […]

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Social Security checks are rising in 2019. What you can expect.

Earlier this year, seniors got some good news on the Social Security front: Recipients will be getting a 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2019, bringing the average monthly benefit up from $1,422 to $1,461.

For anyone living on a fixed income, an additional $39 a month, or $468 a year, is certainly nothing […]

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Give your grandchild a memorable holiday gift

During the holiday season, grandparents may be tempted to send their grandkids gift cards, write checks or ask the grandchildren’s parents to shop on their behalf. But this can be a missed opportunity to choose a gift or discover an experience that can help foster meaningful connections with grandchildren of all ages.

Here are a […]

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Learn how to be a better, safer driver

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be held at the University of Kentucky Hospital at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.

Offered by AARP Driver Safety, the course is the nation’s largest classroom and online driver safety course and is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older.

The course will take place at the University of […]

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The real cost of caregiving

Unpaid family members and friends who care for loved ones want to provide that care, but they sacrifice their own financial, medical and social needs to do it.

This is one of the main findings in a story from Next Avenue from a recent survey conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs […]

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