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MARCH 10

Alzheimers Legal and Financial Planning

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, there’s a March workshop for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place.  Guest speaker will be attorney Robert McClelland.  Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association.  The program will be held on Thursday, March 10th, from 5-6:30pm at the Lexington Public Library, Beaumont Branch located at 3080 Fieldstone Way.  A light dinner will be provided free of charge by Bridgepointe at Ashgrove Woods. Registration is required. Please contact 1-800-272-3900.

 

MARCH 10

Bluegrass Regional Grandparents raising Grandchildren conference, Clarion Hotel on Newtown Pike. Advance Registration required: 859.257.5582. Sessions will include Tax Benefits for Grandparents Raising Children and How to Take Care of the Caregiver.

 

MARCH 23

AARP will offer one-on-one tax help at the northside branch of the Lexington Public Library on March 23 at 9:30 am.

 

SUNDAY APRIL 3

p17_IKnowExpo2The i know expo® is a FREE event, Noon TO 5 pm, at the Bluegrass Ballroom in the Lexington Center. The expo is for people of all ages and life stages: living out their golden years; taking care of someone they love; coping with difficult health situations or simply smart enough to know it’s never too early to start planning for the future. Scores of experts who know about aging well and coping with disabilities will be on hand to share what they know. Chat with them one-on-one or attend informative presentations on everything from housing, healthcare and insurance, to legal and financial planning, to living well and staying active and learn what is available and accessible to you here in the community we live in.

 

THURSDAY APRIL 7

Join the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Foundation on Thursday April 7, 2016 at the Annual Dinner. Proceeds from the event will support Alzheimer’s disease research, education and clinical programs at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. This year, the Foundation welcomes Captain Jim Lovell as our Keynote Speaker and Special Guest. Captain Lovell is a great American Hero, most famous for his role in the American space age with his calm and careful command of Apollo 13. Lovell stoically articulated the five-word message “Houston, we have a problem” which quickly became a part of the American lexicon. Captain Lovell’s inspirational story is a testament to the essential elements of heroism: a courageous spirit, quick and well-reasoned thinking, meticulous attention to every detail, and the spirit of teamwork that guided him and his crew safely back to earth. Hear from the hero himself and help us eliminate the problem of Alzheimer’s disease.

This article also appears on page 16 of the March 2016 printed edition of the Hamburg Journal. 

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