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March

Saturday, March 1st
All Day

Association of Gerontology in Higher Education Annual Conference & Leadership Meeting

  • Location: Sheraton Downtown, Denver, Colorado
  • Time: All Day

AGHE's 40 Annual Meeting & Educational Leadership Conference http://aghe.org/am.  Join us and learn from leading experts in Aging discuss key issues in Gerontology & Geriatrics, including WKU Aging Faculty, Dr. Kelly Fitzgerald and Dr. Dana Burr Bradley.

Sunday, March 2nd
All Day

Association of Gerontology in Higher Education Annual Conference & Leadership Meeting

  • Location: Sheraton Downtown, Denver, Colorado
  • Time: All Day

AGHE's 40 Annual Meeting & Educational Leadership Conference http://aghe.org/am.  Join us and learn from leading experts in Aging discuss key issues in Gerontology & Geriatrics, including WKU Aging Faculty, Dr. Kelly Fitzgerald and Dr. Dana Burr Bradley.

Tuesday, March 4th
5:30pm

Rescheduled for March 18th: C.O.R.E. Visit to Rosewood

  • Location: Meet in Tate Page Hall Rm. 246 to Carpool
  • Time: 5:30pm

The purpose of C.O.R.E. (Companions of Respected Elders) is to provide an opportunity for students at WKU to deeply affect the lives of seniors in the Bowling Green area.  The student will do this by offering companionship, hope, and a chance to positively impact the life of another person.  Students have the opportunity for one-on-one partnerships with residents at nursing home facilities, in addition to monthly visits to Rosewood Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.  See http://www.wku.edu/aging/core.php for more info, or contact Hannah Ruggles at hannah.ruggles262@topper.wku.edu or Keely McLaughlin at keely.mclaughlin342@topper.wku.edu.   

6:30pm

CANCELED: Hearing Loss Association of America, Bowling Green Chapter

  • Location: Home Instead Training Center: 2475 Scottsville Road Suite 100 Bowling Green, KY 42104
  • Time: 6:30pm

Regular Meeting.  March Presentation:  "Navigating Advocacy" presented by Ms. Anita Dowd, Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  (Real time captioning provided by McLendon-Kogut Reporting Service).  For more information please call voice:  270-846-3800 or 270-782-7329 or email infobg@hlaa-ky.org. 

Thursday, March 6th
8:30am - 3:30pm

Kentucky River Professionals Elder Abuse Awareness Conference

  • Location: Hazard Community & Technical College, Hazard, KY
  • Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

The goal of this training is to educate all professionals on elder abuse as well as increase community awareness and individual knowledge of issues surrounding elder abuse and the aging population.  For more information contact Stacie Noble at 606-436-3158 or Stacie@kradd.org. 

Tuesday, March 11th
10:00am - 4:00pm

Kentucky Safety & Prevention Alighment Network

  • Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm


The KSPAN meeting date in March has been changed. Please take a moment to mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. This will be our first quarterly KSPAN meeting for 2014. The KSPAN Executive Committee meeting will be held on March 11, 2014 from 9:00am to 10:00am. This is an open meeting and all are welcomed to attend!

The meeting location will be the training room at Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) 400 Englewood Drive Frankfort, KY 40601. Please click on the LINK and register if you plan to attend. Lunches are provided free and by registering it allows us to know how many lunches to order. Please be sure to go to the end of Englewood Drive and follow the signs to park in the Training Parking Area. You will enter through the basement to access the training facility.

                                               

 





 




Thursday, March 13th
10:00am - 11:00am

Elder Abuse Prevention MEeting

  • Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Regular meeting. Please contact Alecia Johnson, Aging Planner/Homecare Coordinator, BRADD 270 781 2381 for additional information or http://www.wku.edu/elderabusecouncil/

Tuesday, March 18th
5:30pm

C.O.R.E. Visit to Rosewood

  • Location: Meet in Tate Page Hall 246 to carpool
  • Time: 5:30pm

The purpose of C.O.R.E. (Companions of Respected Elders) is to provide an opportunity for students at WKU to deeply affect the lives of seniors in the Bowling Green area.  The student will do this by offering companionship, hope, and a chance to positively impact the life of another person.  Students have the opportunity for one-on-one partnerships with residents at nursing home facilities, in addition to monthly visits to Rosewood Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.  See http://www.wku.edu/aging/core.php for more info, or contact Hannah Ruggles at hannah.ruggles262@topper.wku.edu or Keely McLaughlin at keely.mclaughlin342@topper.wku.edu.  

Thursday, March 20th
8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy

  • Location: TBA
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy:  March 20-21 and March 24 - 26, 2014

Sponsored by a generous contribution by AARP Kentucky

Deadline is March 1 to apply.  Spaces will fill quickly so submit your application today.  Please see http://www.bgky.org/neighborhoods/resources.php or contact Karen Foley, City of Bowling Green Neighborhood Services, (270) 393-3674.

11:00am - 11:45am

PNC Bank: "Keep It Safe" workshop

  • Location: Warren County Senior Center--200 E. 4th Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

How to protect rights as consumers and how to be financially prepared for the unexpected.  For more information contact Claudia Anderson at 270-783-4484. 

Friday, March 21st
8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy

  • Location: TBA
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy:  March 20-21 and March 24 - 26, 2014

Sponsored by a generous contribution by AARP Kentucky

Deadline is March 1 to apply.  Spaces will fill quickly so submit your application today.  Please see http://www.bgky.org/neighborhoods/resources.php or contact Karen Foley, City of Bowling Green Neighborhood Services, (270) 393-3674.

11:30am - 1:30pm

Bowling Green-Warren AARP Chapter 1867

  • Location: First Christian Church, 1106 State St, Bowling Green, KY 42101
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Center for Gerontology Research Week Reception

  • Location: Music Recital Hall Western Kentucky University
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday, March 22nd
All Day

WKU Student Research Conference

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall Western Kentucky University
  • Time: All Day
Monday, March 24th
8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy

  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy:  March 20-21 and March 24 - 26, 2014

Sponsored by a generous contribution by AARP Kentucky

Deadline is March 1 to apply.  Spaces will fill quickly so submit your application today.  Please see http://www.bgky.org/neighborhoods/resources.php or contact Karen Foley, City of Bowling Green Neighborhood Services, (270) 393-3674.

Tuesday, March 25th
8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy

  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy:  March 20-21 and March 24 - 26, 2014

Sponsored by a generous contribution by AARP Kentucky

Deadline is March 1 to apply.  Spaces will fill quickly so submit your application today.  Please see http://www.bgky.org/neighborhoods/resources.php or contact Karen Foley, City of Bowling Green Neighborhood Services, (270) 393-3674.

5:30pm

C.O.R.E. Meeting

  • Location: Tate Page Hall Rm. 246
  • Time: 5:30pm

Regular meeting, with guest speaker TBA.  The purpose of C.O.R.E. (Companions of Respected Elders) is to provide an opportunity for students at WKU to deeply affect the lives of seniors in the Bowling Green area.  The student will do this by offering companionship, hope, and a chance to positively impact the life of another person.  Students have the opportunity for one-on-one partnerships with residents at nursing home facilities, in addition to monthly visits to Rosewood Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.  See http://www.wku.edu/aging/core.php for more info, or contact Hannah Ruggles at hannah.ruggles262@topper.wku.edu or Keely McLaughlin at keely.mclaughlin342@topper.wku.edu.  

Wednesday, March 26th
8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy

  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

The 50 Over Fifty Citizen's Academy:  March 20-21 and March 24 - 26, 2014

Sponsored by a generous contribution by AARP Kentucky

Deadline is March 1 to apply.  Spaces will fill quickly so submit your application today.  Please see http://www.bgky.org/neighborhoods/resources.php or contact Karen Foley, City of Bowling Green Neighborhood Services, (270) 393-3674.

Thursday, March 27th
9:00am - 12:00pm

Free Health Screening-Blood Pressure, Glucose and Cholesterol

  • Location: Warren County Senior Center--200 E. 4th Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm


WKU Mobile Health and Wellness Unit will be providing free health screenings at Warren Co. Senior Center. For more information, call 270 -745-6948 or the Senior Center at 270-783-4484

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Family Caregiver Workshop - Alzheimer's Association

  • Location: Home Instead Senior Care 2475 Scottsville Rd #100 Bowling Green
  • Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

This educational event is available to family and friend caregivers, bringing together experts in the field of aging and dementia to discuss various issues such as legal and financial concerns, research updates, medication and other topics of interest to caregivers.

*Topics for this date include: Legal/Financial Workshop (conducted by an elder law attorney) for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place.  Also, Communicating and Relating with Persons with Dementia will also be presented and will discuss the behavioral changes experienced by persons with Alzheimer's or other dementias and how caregivers can deal with these changes, exploring ways to connect with and care for their loved one.


Registration is required for all classes and seminars. To register by e-mail, click on this link: infoky-in@alz.org. To register by phone, call 1-800-272-3900


$5 donation suggested, but not required


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