Lexington Senior Center and its satellite locations (Bell House, Charles Young Center, and Black and Williams Center) reopened in June. Activities offered include group fitness classes, fitness center workouts, billiards and library time. Participants must sign up using the MySeniorCenter kiosks to reserve a spot.
After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Morning Pointe’s “Seniors Got Talent” variety show for seniors returns again at Lexington Opera House on August 12. Auditions are held online through July 16.
With Lexington’s senior population continuing to grow, a new Center for Senior and Therapeutic Recreation has been proposed in Shillito Park on West Reynolds Road. The new center will provide new, accessible space for therapeutic programming, and supplement some of the services now offered at the Senior Center on Life Lane. Construction has begun on a new Memory Clinic for UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging on Harrodsburg Road. The new clinic will be a one-stop shop for memory care and support.
Through the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, low-income seniors are provided with $48 vouchers to purchase fresh, unprocessed, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs at State-approved farmers’ markets. Eligibility for senior participants: must be 60 years or older at day of issuance, and must provide proof of age, as well as proof of income that meets the income criteria.
Lexington Senior Center is also participating in a Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program focused on veterans. In this pilot program, veterans are eligible to receive $48 vouchers to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers’ market locations. Visit Lexington Senior Center to sign up in-person and pick up a voucher.
Join Preston Greens Senior Living for an Independence Day Celebration on July 2 at noon. Please RSVP to Ashley by July 1.
Join Sayre Christian Village to celebrate the Friendship Towers Expansion and new Memory Care Community on Thursday, July 8. A ribbon cutting will take place at 4 pm, followed by an open house with food stations, fun giveaways, live music, and more from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.To RSVP, leave a message at 859.271.9000 ext 205, or email email@example.com. Friendship Towers is located at 580 Greenfield Drive. Event Parking at Entrance 3, 4, 5 along with street parking.
Preston Greens Senior Living hosts Lunch & Learn Events on July 20, 22, 27 and 29 at 1 pm. Enjoy a meal created by their culinary team and tour the community. Space is limited, RSVP to 859.533.8334 by July 13.
Sayre Christian Village hosts “Sense”ational Summer: How Aging Impacts Our Sensory Systems with Dr. Elizabeth Rhodus of Sanders Brown Center on Aging. Tuesday, July 20 at 10 am. RSVP by July 16 by leaving a message at 859.271.9000 ext. 104.
This also appears on page 15 of the July 2021 print edition of Hamburg Journal.
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