Award Winning Evarts 5th Grader Honors “Grandma” in Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest

Award Winning Evarts 5th Grader Honors “Grandma” in Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest

Posted on 04/22/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Home & Family | Kentucky Harlan County 5th grader’s family and state’s retired teachers celebrate the Black Mountain Elementary School statewide essay contest winner – Angel Wynn Tuesday, Angel Wynn received top honors in the 2014 Grandparent of the Year essay contest sponsored by Kentucky Retired Teachers Association (KRTA) and AARP Kentucky. Ms. Wynn and her grandmother, Luada Wynn, received their awards at the Annual “AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year” ceremonies in Louisville. The Black Mountain Elementary School student’s grandmother, Luada Wynn was the …

Life Reimagined Comes to the iKnow Expo in Lexington

Life Reimagined Comes to the iKnow Expo in Lexington

Posted on 04/17/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events | Kentucky | Press AARP launches Life Reimagined in Bluegrass offering ways for discovering more of life’s real possibilities Life Reimagined is a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined introduces a powerful approach to help Lexingtonians discover new possibilities, prepare for change, and make their ideas real —whether they’re focused on work, health, relationships, or finally pursuing their passion. Life Reimagined equips people to lead the type of life which they truly imagine. …

Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP Arrives in Louisville

Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP Arrives in Louisville

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Kentucky Tour Bus providing health tests, assessments, education and consulting services for FREE!  The “Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP” will provide free health tests at events near you throughout Louisville  from April 16-27, 2014.  Click here to download and print Louisville Tour Schedule. (PDF) Free health tests, valued at over $100, measure 10 key indicators that include total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, skeletal muscle, visceral fat, real body age and more. The tests are administered to adults age …

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events | Kentucky What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

General Assembly approves caregiving study to examine needs of Kentuckians

General Assembly approves caregiving study to examine needs of Kentuckians

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Advocacy | Kentucky  The General Assembly recognizes the growing needs of family caregivers, calls for new research to examine present and future needs.  Senate Concurrent Resolution 102 tasks the Legislative Research Commission to conduct a study on family caregiving and long-term supports and services in Kentucky and deliver recommendations by December 2014.  This is a big win for the 735,000 Kentuckians who are caregivers for a loved one, providing an estimated 704 million hours of care at an estimated value of $7.1 billion. …

Hats off to Volunteers

Hats off to Volunteers

Posted on 04/7/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Kentucky | Volunteering As we celebrate National Volunteer Week, AARP Kentucky would like to recognize the many Kentuckians who go above and beyond the call of duty to make life better for others.  Nearly a million Kentuckians volunteer their time and talents to strengthen their communities and improve the lives of others. Here at AARP Kentucky, we count ourselves lucky to be able to support just some of those volunteers as they work to make the world a better place.  Dr. Ethel Percy …