Join the Fayette County Extension Service Thursday, Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m. for Grandparents and Caregivers Raising Children or Relatives monthly support group meetings to learn about resources available, meet others in similar situations, receive assistance in gaining access to services, provide caregiver training for this type of “new” parenting. Meetings are open to citizens of Fayette County as well as all surrounding counties. For more information contact the Fayette County Extension Office at 859-257-5582.
AUG 15 – 19
Bell House will host a senior adult trip to Wisconsin Dells Monday, Aug. 15-19. Seniors can take a four-night/five-day trip to the Wisconsin Dells. Enjoy an Upper Dells boat tour, Tommy Bartlett Water & Thrill Show, Wisconsin Opry dinner show & hayride, International Crane Foundation Tour, Original Wisconsin Ducks Adventure, Lost Canyon Tour in horse-drawn carriages, “Million Dollar Quartet” at the Palace Dinner Theater, and much more. The cost is $900 and includes transportation and driver gratuity, four night’s accommodations, breakfast and dinner for four days, all admissions, entertainment and tours.
An education program – Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Early Stages – will be held Monday, Aug. 15 from 1 until 4 p.m, at the Eastside Branch of the Lexington Public Library, This program is provided by the Alzheimer’s Association. In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. Hear practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. The program will also be held Aug. 22 and 29.
Bell House will organize a senior adult water fitness program starting Monday, Aug. 15 and continuing Mondays through Friday until Sept. 2 at the Tates Creek Pool. For this session, the program will move from Picadome Pool to Tates Creek Pool. For more information, call 233.0986.
Seniors from Bell House will hit the road Tuesday, Aug. 23 to attend Senior Day at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville. Senior adults will enjoy foods, crafts, exhibits, entertainment, and more. Cost is $40 and includes transportation, admission, parking, and driver gratuity. For information, call 233.0986
This article also appears on page 17 of the August 2016 printed edition of the Hamburg Journal.
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