Always wanted to go rafting? Now’s your chance

A senior float trip in Morrow, Ohio is scheduled for Thursday, June 20 as part of the travel activities at the Lexington Senior Center.

The day trip will include lunch, rafting instructions, rafting and a motor coach to and from Morrow, Ohio.

Cost is $60 per person.

The bus will leave the Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. […]

By |May 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Always wanted to go rafting? Now’s your chance

Free memory screenings available in May

As part of Older Americans Month for May 2019, the
University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will be offering FREE confidential memory screenings at the Lexington Senior Center.

The screenings will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. May 16 and 30 in the consultation room (second floor) at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane.

No registration […]

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Legal and financial planning help is here

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

The Alzheimer’s Association is sponsoring a workshop for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place.
Learn what legal decisions […]

By |May 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Legal and financial planning help is here

Reimagine home: Come share your thoughts

Where we age can be complicated.

Do we stay at home and modify our current surrounding to eliminate steps and other tripping hazards?

Do we move into an assisted living facility where someone can look after us?

Or do we create a new living space on the property of a loved one where we can […]

By |May 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Reimagine home: Come share your thoughts

Thank you for attending this year’s expo!

We had a fantastic time on April 27 at this year’s i know expo. It was our seventh annual. Can you believe it?

Thanks so much to this year’s i know expo sponsors: UK Healthcare, AARP, ElderLaw Lexington and 101 Mobility.

We had a fantastic event and we are so appreciative of all your […]

By |April 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Thank you for attending this year’s expo!

PD 101 helps those with Parkinson’s Disease

If you or a loved one is newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, the Lexington Area Parkinson’s Support Group has a class for you.

PD-101 (Parkinson’s Disease 101) is being offered from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., April 1 at Crestwood Christian Church, 1882 Bellefonte Dr, Lexington, KY 40503.

The program is being presented by Adina Cook, […]

By |March 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on PD 101 helps those with Parkinson’s Disease

Ten warning signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking, and behavior that interfere with daily life.

Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others.

This one-hour program covers typical age-related changes, common warning signs, how to approach someone about memory concerns, early detection […]

By |March 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Ten warning signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

How to talk to a loved one about when to quit driving

There is no age at which a person living in Kentucky must stop driving, but there is a time in each of our lives when we should stop driving. When is it time to stop? It’s never an easy call.

Terri Weber, in a piece submitted to the University of Kentucky Elder Care blog, wrote […]

By |March 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to talk to a loved one about when to quit driving

Need help raising a grandchild? Here it is.

If you are raising a grandchild or another relative’s child, you are not alone.

Over 90,000 Kentucky children live in households headed by grandparents or relatives with no parent present according to recent studies. Caregivers face many challenges as they strive to develop healthy relationships with children who have experienced significant loss, pain and […]

By |February 27th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Need help raising a grandchild? Here it is.

What’s happening at the Lexington Convention Center?

What’s going on with all the construction mess at the Lexington Convention Center?

The OLLI – Osher Lifelong Learn Institute – wants to tell you.

At 2 p.m., Feb. 28, the Donovan Forum Series will take a look at the reinvention of the Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena.

The program will be held at the […]

By |February 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What’s happening at the Lexington Convention Center?