Lexington Senior Center is closed, but lots of help is still available

Although the Lexington Senior Center is closed to visitors, it is still offering some programming and help for seniors. For example: * The staff is available to take calls Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Have a question or concern? Call 859-278-6072. * Need help with technology? Or would you like to [...]

Why adults 65 and older are still at high risk of contracting COVID-19

Cities and counties across the country are beginning to ease or even end the regulations that closed stores, restaurants, businesses, services, and schools back in March 2020. According to healthinaging.org, adults 65 years and older and those with chronic health conditions are still at high risk for contracting COVID-19 and facing its most serious complications, [...]

How’s the Red Hat Society staying social during COVID-19?

In times like these, many of us are realizing just how important our friends and social activities are to our lives. With more than 50,000 members in the U.S. and nearly 30 other countries, the Red Hat Society is one of the world’s largest social organizations. Like so many groups, the Red Hat Society is [...]

New book tells how ‘positive aging’ saved one man’s life, can help yours

In his new book, "The Power of Positive Aging: Successfully Coping with the Inconvenience of Aging," Dr. David Alan Lereah says positive aging saved his life. At age 62, a few years ago, Lereah was diagnosed with stage 3 esophageal cancer. He recently talked with Richard Eisenberg, Managing Editor for Nextavenue.org, about how to age [...]

AARP helps respond to need for food in Lexington

The Rev. James Thurman and Dr. Merrylyn Moran Smith know their community. In the face of coronavirus crisis, AARP volunteers and ACT Ministries in Lexington responded to local need with an emergency food distribution to vulnerable Lexingtonians. ACT Ministries and AARP volunteers teamed up to deliver “Community Care Packages” to older Lexington residents hit hard [...]