Provision Living at Beaumont Centre hosts a monthly support group designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. The next meeting will be held Thursday, Sept. 1 from 2 until 4 p.m.  at the Beaumont branch of the Lexington Public Library, 3080 Fieldstone Way, Lexington, KY 40513

Guests can exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions; talk through issues and ways of coping; share feelings, needs and concerns; learn about community resources

Provision Living is dedicated to supporting the unique needs of individuals facing all stages of memory loss. They focus on providing personalized support to the residents and their families as they experience the specific challenges related to memory loss during the aging process.


Legal and financial planning for seniors will be the focus of a workshop Tuesday, Sept 13 sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association.  If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place. The guest speaker will be attorney Mary Patton. The program will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Clark County Public Library, 370 South Burns Ave. in Winchester. . Registration is required. Call 1.800.272.3900 for more information.

The Eastside Branch of the Lexington Public Library will host a special presentation on healthy brain aging Thursday, Sept. 15, from 10 to 11 a.m. Dr. Gregory Cooper with Baptist Health Lexington will present “Understanding Normal Forgetfulness vs. Dementia” along with the latest facts and figures from the Alzheimer’s AssociationTo register for this free event, contact Lauren Ashley German, 859-245-0100, or email

There will be a grandparent/caregiver support group meeting Thursday, Sept. 15, at 6:30  p.m. in the Fayette County Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place, Lexington. During this monthly support group meeting, caregivers can learn about available resources, meet other people 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.

Provision Living at Beaumont Centre will be hosting a support group designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. The meeting will be held Sept. 15 from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Beaumont branch of the Lexington Public Library. To register. contact Barry Brinegar at 859.687.6587 or email

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Hospice of the Bluegrass will host a Lunch & Learn session Tuesday, Sept. 20, from noon until 1 p.m. at its office at 2409 Members Way in Lexington. Join Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly lunch and learn series on the last Tuesday of each month for an informative conversation about their work. Lunch will be provided and each session will be led by a knowledgeable Hospice of the Bluegrass administrator. This overview will touch on how hospice services work, the services provided and the impact in their 32-county service area.

WED., SEPT. 28

The Lexington Parks and Recreation Department’s senior adult programs will be offering a day trip Wednesday, Sept. 28  to see The Hallelujah Girls at Derby Dinner Playhouse.The Hallelujah Girls is a Southern comedy that takes place in an abandoned church-turned-day-spa where a group of feisty female friends gather every Friday afternoon. After the loss of a dear friend, the women realize time is precious and decide to shake up their lives. For more information, call 859.233.0986  or email

Friday, Sept. 30

Una Buona Sera – A Good Evening, a benefit for the Bluegrass District Ombudsman Program, will be held Friday, Sept. 30 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at The Signature Club of Lansdowne, 3256 Lansdowne Drive in Lexington. The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass has been advocating for long-term care residents for 35 years. Celebrate with an Italian feast and great music by TDH4 (Tall, Dark & Handsome)! Tickets include appetizers, drinks, dinner, dessert and entertainment. Call (859) 277-9215 or visit for more information.

This article also appears on page 15 of the September 2016 printed edition of the Hamburg Journal.

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