Friday Night Pop-up Market
July 19, 26 | Aug 2, 9, 23, 30 | Sept 6, 13, 27 | Oct 4
We welcome vendors selling handmade, hand assembled, & upcycled items, Community Service Organizations, and Food Vendors. Continue reading Friday Night Pop-up Market→
The City of Berea will hold a Surplus Auction at the Berea Municipal Utility Building, 200 Harrison Rd. The sale will be held in the Public Works Department area, on Saturday, May 4th at 9:00 a.m. Cash, or check, with two forms of I.D. will be accepted only.
Purchased items must be removed the day of the sale. Public viewing of items will begin at 8 am.
WEBINAR: MEDICATIONS FOR ALZHEIMER’S AND OTHER DEMENTIAS: BENEFITS & SIDE EFFECTS
Learn from expert Dr. Daniela Claudia Moga of the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging what medications are used to treat Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia while learning benefits, limitations, side effects, and tips on how to get your loved one to take their medications. Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS FOR MAY 2019→
Looking for some great activities in May? Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery is the place to be!
May 11, 2019 – Calling all budding photographers, join us from 8 am – noon CDT for a free Nature Photography Workshop. Instruction provided by Cindy Burton, Visual Communications professor at Somerset Community College. The class will include a beginner’s guide to the DSLR camera, lenses and their uses, shooting modes, good composition, hands-on nature photography and processing your photos. Please bring your own DSLR camera (equipment will not be provided). Be prepared for hiking; appropriate clothing for the weather, water and bug spray are recommended. Sign up soon there are only fifteen spots in this one of kind workshop. Continue reading May Activities at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery→
The Kentucky State Police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) are partnering on April 27, 2019 to encourage citizens to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely.
“National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and health issue by providing a convenient way for citizens to help prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths,” says KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders. “Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands,” he notes. “That’s dangerous and often tragic. This event gives people the opportunity to turn in their prescription drugs safely and anonymously.” Continue reading National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Scheduled For April 27, 2019→
WEBINAR: HEALTHY LIVING FOR YOUR BRAIN AND BODY: TIPS FROM THE LATEST RESEARCH
For centuries we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
Presented by Laura Dake. This webinar will be held on Thursday, April 25th from 11am-12pm EST or 1-2pm EST. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.
WEBINAR: DEMENTIA CONVERSATIONS: DRIVING, DOCTOR VISITS, LEGAL & FINANCIAL PLANNING
When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care.
This webinar will be held on Tuesday, May 28th from 11:00-12:00pm EST or 1:00-2:00pm EST. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn how to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
The program will take place at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office located at 230 Duncannon Lane on Tuesday, May 28th from 11am-12:30pm. Registration is required; please call 1-800-272-3900. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.
Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking, and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about ten common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others. The one hour program covers typical age-related changes, common warning signs, how to approach someone about memory concerns, early detection and the benefits of a diagnosis and the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer’s Association resources. Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS FOR APR. 2019→