January 29th

Gate and Balance Workshop at The Thrive Center-For any Participants 65 and older living at home. 8 Week class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00-12:00. Sponsored by Dr. Quinn from Bellarmine University. For more information call 502-272-7969


February 1st
Wear Red Day-  Sponsored by The American Heart Assoc.

February 8th
Flower Hour at Nanz & Kraft Florists 5:30-8pm-Sponsored by The American Heart Assoc.

February 9th
Heart Ball- Sponsored by The American Heart Assoc.

February 13th-

Heart Failure Education Workshop

Learn about ways to live a full life and reduce side effects while managing heart failure. Family members are welcome. A Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure Program specialist will discuss symptoms and provide guidance for nutrition, exercise and stress management. The free class will be at Norton Brownsboro Hospital on Feb. 13 at 6 p.m.

To register, call (502) 629-1234, option 4 to register

February 16th

Valentine Dinner and Dance

Presented by….
The Kentucky and Southern Indiana – Stroke Association

Louisville Boat Club
4200 River Road
Saturday, February 16, 2019

Cocktails – cash bar and
complimentary 4 Roses Bourbon
and Tito’s Vodka Tasting
6:30 p.m. – cash bar available
Dinner and Program: 7:00 p.m.
Wine provided by Lover’s Leap
Dancing until 11:00 p.m.
Music from: Masters of Music
Cocktail Attire
Individual tickets: $85 + 5.10 tax
Corporate Tables of 10:
$1500 + $90 tax

For Questions or to RSVP please call 502-499-5757

February 23rd

Go Red For Women Fitness Class at Baptist Milestone 12pm-Sponsored by The American Heart Assoc.

MARCH 2019

March 2nd

Bill Collins Symposium for Parkinson’s Disease

8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Rudd Heart & Lung Center

 201 Abraham Flexner Way, next to Jewish Hospital

FREE for Parkinson’s disease patients, families and caregivers

Register by Feb. 25 by calling 502-582-7654

Or email UofLPhysiciansMovement@ulp.org

Please include your name, the number of guests attending and a telephone number.


March 31-April 2

AIM Advocacy Forum in Washington, D.C. – Sponsored by The Alzheimer’s Association Register here: alz.org/forum

March 1,8,15,22,29-Every Friday in March

Fish Fries at Forest Hills Commons-Free Event

9107 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40299

Phone(502) 499-5533

Wednesday, March 20

Sponsored by AARP:


Location: University of Louisville –Shelby Campus
Founder’s Union Building
450 N. Whittington Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40222
Light reception
6:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Panel presentation
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
The event is free, but you
must register to attend.

To register call 1-877-926-8300
or visit online at aarp.cvent.

March 29th

Parkinson’s Disease Caregiver Support Group

Led by Kelly Bickett, a registered nurse in the UofL Physicians Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders clinic with special expertise in the care of Parkinson’s disease

The group will begin Friday, March 29, and meet the fourth Friday of each month from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Register for the support group by calling 502-582-7654.

APRIL 2019

April 11-

Go Red For Women Red Dress Centerpiece Preview Party-Sponsored by The American Heart Assoc.

April 20th – Exceptional Senior Living Open House  4:00-7:00

6901 Carslaw Ct, Prospect, KY 40059 (502)907-3778

April 24th- Morning Pointe Senior Living -Cruise excursion night to Mexico- 5:00- call (502)873-3800 to RSVP

April 25th-The Sons of Bardstown Honor Flight Campaign- Inaugural Event – at the National Guard Armory in Bardstown

MAY 2019

May 13th- St. Matthews Area Ministries Golf Classic Scramble-Wildwood Country Club. To Register or Inquire About Other Opportunities
Visit: www.stmam.com or call Julie (502) 893-0205

May 22nd-  Morning Pointe Cruise excursion to Hawaii-5:00- call (502)873-3800 to RSVP

May 23rd- Dine to Donate to support the St. Matthews Area Ministries- Texas Roadhouse -Shelbyville Rd-Directly across from Mall St. Matthews- From 4-10-10% of all proceeds from that evening go directly to the St. Matthews Area Ministries-please mention that when you are dining~

May 31-Go Red For Women 10am-1pm-Sponsored by The American Heart Assoc.

JUNE 2019

June 8- Fan Fair sponsored by the Louisville Metro Government- Bring Fans to donate to the Edison Center

June 9-11- 2019 Optimal Aging Conference, Brown Hotel
The Optimal Aging Conference unites healthcare and social service professionals, industry members, academics, older adults, and caregivers who view aging as an opportunity. We welcome you to join us in Louisville, KY June 9 – 11th at the Brown Hotel to share inspirational ideas and stories about how we can improve, integrate, and innovate the aging experience. Download Registration Flyer.

June 21 – The Longest Day – Sponsored by The Alzheimer’s Association -Register here: alz.org/tld

June 26th- Morning Pointe Cruise Excursion Night-Alaska bound. -begins at 5:00 call (502)873-3800 to RSVP

JULY 2019

July 24- Morning Pointe Cruise Excursion night to Japan-Begins at 5:00-Call (502)873-3800 to RSVP


August 28th- Morning Pointe Cruise Excursion night to China-Begins at 5:00-Call (502)873-3800 to RSVP


Optimal Aging Month, September 2019
By Mayoral Decree, September is Optimal Aging Month! For the fourth consecutive year, the UofL Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging is hosting Optimal Aging Month. This awareness month seeks to inspire and encourage people to learn about the concept of optimal aging. Our Optimal Aging Month is part of a national observation of Healthy Aging Month. Click here to download the flyer.

Friday, Sept. 6-Gold Standard Award
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 830 Philips Lane
The Gold Standard of Optimal Aging celebrates older adults age, 85 and over, who lead engaged and flourishing lives. The Gold Standard of Optimal Aging Recognition Luncheon is an Optimal Aging Month Signature Event and benefits the University of Louisville Trager Institute (formerly the Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging) in their effort to create an age-inclusive culture in our community. Download this year’s flyer here. Last year we have over 400 in attendance. It’s a great event and every year we are all amazed at the energy in the room of mostly older adults. She might like to talk about that event. Deadline for nominations is June 1 and we need more nominees for this event.

Saturday, September 7th – Walk to End Alzheimer’s Louisville – Sponsored by  The Alzheimer’s Association -Register here: alz.org/walk

September 25th- Morning Pointe Cruise Excursion night to Spain-Begins at 5:00-Call (502)873-3800 to RSVP- ALL WELCOME!


October 17th- St. Matthews Area Ministries hosts “Pulling Together” a fun evening of fellowship, fun and games. Will be held at the Olmstead from 5-10pm.

To Register or Inquire About Other Opportunities
Visit: www.stmam.com or call Julie (502) 893-0205

October 23rd- Morning Pointe Cruise Excursion night to Italy-Begins at 5:00-Call (502)873-3800 to RSVP- ALL WELCOME!


November 20th- Morning Pointe Cruise Excursion night to France-Begins at 5:00-Call (502)873-3800 to RSVP- ALL WELCOME!