Home & Family

Discover the latest on caregiving, universal design, livable communities, grandparenting, driver safety and more.
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Dr. Martin Luther King was a man of purpose and vision who believed in the importance of community service.
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AARP Kentucky is proud to have championed new Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinances in Lexington and Louisville. Both new ordinances now allow people to create additional living spaces so they can live with their family as they age.
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Many communities today lack attainable and equitable housing options necessary to meet people’s preferences and changing demographics and economic realities. AARP is fighting to change that for everyone of every age in Louisville.
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In October 2021, the Urban County Council approved updated regulations allowing small dwelling units of up to 800 square feet on all urban, single-family residential lots in Lexington.
Storm surge can be dangerous.
Flash flooding from heavy rainfall devastated Eastern Kentucky counties of Breathitt, Floyd, Perry, Knott, Leslie, Pike and Magoffin Counties.
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2022-23 Grandparent Essay Contest details and forms for Kentucky Retired Teachers Units
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Ajay Brown, a fifth grader at Crabbe Elementary in Ashland, earned top honors in this year’s statewide essay contest celebrating grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. The contest is sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association.
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A new survey of Louisville Metro Mayoral candidates for the May 17 primary elections. AARP Kentucky asked the candidates where they stand on issues important to Louisville voters 50-plus.
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If eligible, apply through AARP.org/CommunityChallenge. Applications are due March 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Selected projects will be publicly announced in June.
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Two-day virtual conference featuring national experts and local leaders to help citizens and industry professionals alike to understand accessory dwelling units in detail.
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