Free and secure on-site document shredding event, health fair

AARP Kentucky is sponsoring a health fair, resource center and shredding event on Thursday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to visit the North Lexington Family YMCA for its fourth annual event. The North Lexington family YMCA is located at 381 W. Loudon Avenue, Lexington, KY. 40508. [...]

Lexington council to discuss the future of senior housing, ADUs

ADUs - Accessory Dwelling Units - is a hot topic in Lexington. On Tuesday, September 14th at 5 p.m. a special meeting of the Special Planning & Public Safety Committee Meeting/ ADU Public Hearing​ will take place. Members of the public will be able to speak and Councilmembers will have the opportunity to hear from [...]

Statewide event designed to promote fall prevention

Fearful of falling? Concerned about the injury you might receive if you lose your balance and end up on the floor? Unsure whether your home is as safe as it can be to prevent fall risks? The Kentucky Safety and Prevention Alignment Network, along with the Kentucky Safe Aging Coalition, presents the 2021 Kentucky Falls [...]

Changes take place at senior center as COVID cases increase

Changes continue to take place at the Lexington Senior Center because of the recent spike in COVID cases. Center personnel has been in regular communication with the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department since our re-opening. Due to the increase in daily COVID cases the Health Department has recommended we continue practicing social distancing. This will impact [...]

Local talented seniors perform on Lexington stage

The Morning Pointe Foundation proudly presents “Seniors Got Talent” an annual talent competition showcasing local seniors across the area. The second annual event takes place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 12 at the Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short Street. The Foundation's mission is to provide nursing scholarships and serve caregivers across the southeast with [...]

Theatrical production looks at Alzheimer’s in minority community

2021 marks the 10-year anniversary of Garrett Davis' "Forget Me Not." This award-winning stage play highlights the African-American family and community experience with Alzheimer's disease. It is the mission of the "Forget Me Not" project to educate, via the performing arts, and bring awareness to this and other issues that affect the minority community. In [...]

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