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NOVEMBER 2017 EVENTS

NOVEMBER 7


EAT, MOVE, LOSE WEIGHT SUPPORT GROUP

12 – 1 pm, Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Road.

Free weight-loss support group appropriate for anyone wishing to lose weight or maintain weight loss.

Share struggles and ideas with others. Held first and third Tuesdays most months.

For more information and to confirm the group is meeting, call 288-2446.


NOVEMBER 8


GESTATIONAL DIABETES CLASS

 1 – 2 pm, Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Road.

Free class for pregnant women diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes to learn about controlling blood sugar to have a healthy pregnancy. For more information or to pre-register, call 288-2446.  


NOVEMBER 10


UK DEMENTIA CARE WORKSHOP AND SENIOR RESOURCE FAIR

November is both National Caregiver’s Month and National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.

 In celebration of our caregivers, UK Elder Care is hosting a Senior Resource Fair along with ½ Day Dementia Care Workshop

– Seeing It from the Other Side  - 

Friday November 10, 2017 at the Hilary J. Boone Center. 

The featured speaker will be Kathy Tuckey, a Teepa Snow, Positive Approach, LLC educator and speaker with more than 30 years’ experience in gerontology.

 Caring for someone with dementia poses many challenges for both the family and professional caregiver. The goal of this ½ day workshop is to provide education and support to caregivers and to help them move from ‘just dealing with the disease’ to being an ‘empowered positive care partner’ . Visit www.uky.edu/hr/worklife and click on the UK Senior Resource Fair tab to register. www.silverlexington. com for info.

NOVEMBER 13


DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP

2:30 – 3:30 pm, Ballard Griffith Towers, 650 Tower Plaza, Ballard Cafeteria.

Free.

Sponsored by the Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Dept. For more information, call (859) 288-2446.


NOVEMBER 13


HOLIDAY HOPE

 If you have experienced a loss, please join Milward Funeral Directors and Hospice of the Bluegrass for a special program designed to help people cope with their loss during the holidays. 

The event will begin with refreshments, musical performance by Pianist Amy Brown and a craft for all guests at 6pm.

 Participate in the craft should  bring a 4”x6” color or black & white copy of a photo of your loved one.

The 7pm program includes remarks by Trish Standifur, Associate Minister, Crestwood Christian Church, Lexington; musical performance; and, a candlelight ceremony to honor loved ones. 

For reservations, call 859-272-3414 (requested, but not required).

Presented by Milward Funeral Directors and Bluegrass Care Navigators. 6pm Hospitality/Activity. 7pm Program.

 Milward Funeral Directors, 1509 Trent Boulevard, Lexington, KY 40515.


NOVEMBER 18


CRAFT AND VENDOR SHOW

  Browse jewelry, cosmetics, home décor, unique gifts and more from 11am–3pm at The Lafayette, 690 Mason Headley, Lexington, KY. Craft and vendor show open to the public.



NOVEMBER 23


BLUEGRASS RUNNERS 34TH ANNUAL THOROUGHBRED CLASSIC 5K

Race Day is Thanksgiving Day at 9:00am at Keeneland.

Like our FaceBook Page for all the latest news and announcements.

Entries are $30 ($25 for BGR members). Register online at thoroughbredclassic5k.org.

The race start/finish will be near Barn 2, and the race will be chip timed by 3 Way Racing.

All proceeds from the race benefit eight local charities.


NOVEMBER 28


FAYETTE COUNTY DIABETES COALITION MONTHLY MEETING

1 – 2 pm, Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Road.

Open to anyone interested in addressing diabetes issues.

For more information, call 288- 2446.


NOVEMBER 29


HEALTH CHATS ABOUT DIABETES EN ESPAÑOL

6-7pm at Bluegrass Community Health Center, 1306 Versailles Rd.

Call Jason for more information:

 263-2507.

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