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EVENTS

Wednesday, September 5

At the Lexington Senior Center on September 5 at 1 pm, Learn more about neuropathy from Dr. Nicole Miller, Chiropractor at the Tony Delk IMAC Regeneration Center. IMAC treatments can help alleviate burning, pain and numbness in the hands and feet WITHOUT expensive medications with serious side effects.

 

The Willows at Hamburg celebrated South Pacific Theme Week by relaxing with beach meditation and learning about the Polynesian culture.

Thursday, September 6

The Willows at Hamburg is hosting a Senior Health Info Fair with Elder Law Lexington on September 6 at 10 am.

 

Saturday, September 8

Liberty Ridge Senior Living hosts the 5th annual Classic Car Cruise-In on September 8 from 2 to 6 pm.

 

The Willows at Hamburg is hosting a Grandparents Day Sleepover on Saturday, September 8.

 

Tuesday, September 11

There is a Disaster Preparedness presentation at the Lexington Senior Center September 11 at 1 pm. Shelley Bendall, Preparedness Coordinator with Lexington’s Division of Emergency Management, will give a presentation on emergency management, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and shelter facilities that are available during an emergency. She will also discuss the importance of being prepared for disasters at your home or workplace.

 

On September 11 at 10 am, The Lexington Senior Center is hosting James Bernoski from Amada Senior Care inform you about  “Your Care Decisions” Do you understand the financial options available for home care and housing? If you have long-term care insurance, do you know how best to use it? Have you determined whether you are eligible for benefits that cover home care through the VA? Did you know that if you have a life insurance policy, it can be converted to cover senior care costs?

 

The Lexington Senior Center is hosting a talk on Fall Prevention on September 11 at 1:30 pm. Falls are the leading cause of injury related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and are responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Please join Megan Chandler, Therapy Program Director with the Willows at Hamburg, as she speaks about the 5 top causes for falls and ways that you can reduce your risk of falling in your home.

 

Liberty Ridge Senior Living hosts Taco Tuesday Family Night on September 11. Enjoy an evening of food and trivia. RSVP is required.

 

Thursday, September 13

Hearing Loss Association of America Lexington Chapter (HLAALC) is meeting at the Eastside Library on September 13. The Chapter is a self-help organization dedicated to education, advocacy and support for people who do not hear well.

 

Monday, September 17

There is a Cardiac and Stroke Screening Event at the Lexington Senior Center September 18 at 9:30 am. A physician from the UK Gill Heart and Vascular Institute will discuss good heart health and how to reduce your risk of heart disease. He will cover signs and symptoms of a heart attack, as well as what to do if you or a loved one may be having a heart attack. A second physician from the UK Kentucky Neuroscience Institute will discuss how cardiac health can influence your risk of having a stroke as well as covering signs and symptoms of a stroke and what to do if you or a loved one may be having a stroke. Following these talks, UK physicians and staff will conduct cardiac and stroke risk assessments to help you determine what your risk is and ways to reduce that risk. Registration is requested.

 

Tuesday, September 25

Aging with Grace on Old Todds hosts “Aging with Grace and $tyle” on September 25 at 6:30 pm to teach time tested financial principles.

 

The Lexington Senior Center is hosting a Health Screening Fair on Tuesday, September 25 from 9 am to noon. Drop in to visit with  25 different providers that will be here to speak with you.

 

Are you Medicare Ready? Kentucky Health Solutions is hosting an educational presentation about Medicare at the Eastside Library on September 25 at 6 pm. Call 859.312.9646 to RSVP.

 

This article also appears on page 16 of the September 2018 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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