Alzheimer’s

programs listed

LEXINGTON

The Alzheimer’s Association will offer several free program in coming weeks.

• The phone program titled “The Search for Alzheimer’s Treatments: Process and Progress” will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday. To register, visit alzphoneprograms.org or call (800) 272-390.  

• “Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Reseach” is a webinar slated for noon to 1 p.m. or 3 to 4 p.m. Jan. 21. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org.

• The webinar titled “Dementia Conversations” will be from noon to 1 p.m. or 3 to 4 p.m. Jan. 30. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org.

• “How You Say It: Making Matters Worse (or better) by How You Communicate” is a webinar to be offered from 10 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 6. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org.  

• A program by telephone titled “Hiring Inhome Care: How to Choose Who to Bring into your Home” will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 11. To register, visit alzphoneprograms.org or call (800) 272-3900 to register.

• “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” is a webinar to be offered from 11 a.m. to noon or 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 20. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org.  

• “Caregiver SOS: Resources fro Caregivers” is a webinar set for noon to 12:30 p.m.  and 2 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org.

• UK Telehealth will offer “Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease: What to Expect” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 23 at Morning Pointe in Russell. A question-and-answer session will follow a talk with a panel of experts.

Registration is required. Contact Sally Scherer at the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging at 859-323-5550 or sally.scherer@uky.edu. Deadline to register is Thursday.

Master Gardener program  offered

CATLETTSBURG

The Boyd County Master Gardener Program will begin at 6 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Boyd County Extension Office.

For more information, please call (606)739-5184.

Eagle watching to be available

FRANKFORT

Kentucky State Parks are offering Eagle Watch Weekends at three state parks during January and February.

Guests can see bald eagles and other wildlife in their natural habitat along the shores of Kentucky Lake. Kentucky State Parks have been offering eagle tours for more than 40 years.

The tours are led by state park naturalists and staff from the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. The schedule and parks for 2020 are:

• Jan. 24 and 25 — Lake Barkley: (270) 924-1131.

• Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 — Kenlake: (270) 474-2211.

 • Feb. 7 through 9 — Kentucky Dam Village: (270) 362-4271.

Eagle tours are conducted from the CQ Princess, a 96-foot yacht that has a heated cabin. Each weekend includes Friday and Saturday night educational sessions.

 Guests are encouraged to bring warm clothes, rain gear and binoculars.

Registration is required.

Call the individual park for registration, lodging details and ticket information.

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