With program sites located at the Lexington Senior Center, Charles Young Center and the Black and Williams Center. Our mission is to serve the seniors in our community. We seek to create an atmosphere that acknowledges the value of human life, individually and collectively and affirms the dignity and self-worth of older adults.
Our centers offer a safe and affordable (free) place to spend time engaged in meaningful activities. Our Centers are staffed with caring professional staff with experience working with the senior population. To qualify a person must be at least 60 years old, reside in Lexington and be independent in all areas of personal care and personal safety.
If you or your family member is looking for activities to stay active and engaged in their community they should come visit one of our centers.
View the Council Comment for Peggy Henson.This special segment features Kristy Stambaugh, Director of Aging & Disability Services, and Matthew Cole, pastor of Calvary Church of Nazarene, talking about the senior grocery bus.
Lexington Senior Center
Here we have two highly trained Master's level social workers on staff who are available to provide information and assistance, advocacy and brief counseling. In some cases they are able to assist a person who is having difficulty making ends meet, transitioning into alternate housing, understanding Medicare, enrolling in Medicare Part D and information on resources for in all areas of aging. While their offices are at the Lexington Senior Center they are available to serve any senior. Please call and make an appointment.
July 2016 Senior Center Activities
New Senior Center development
Black and Williams Center
This program operates Monday-Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. This center offers occasional exercise classes, ceramics, card playing, socialization, special events and projects that benefit citizens in need in our community.
Call 859-252-1288 for more information
Charles Young Center
This Satellite Program is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Located at 540 East Third Street with parking available on Shropshire Avenue. This center offers exercise classes, craft classes, educational seminars and opportunities to socialize.
Call 859-246-0281 for more information
The Senior Center at Charles Young Center
Open to Fayette County residents 60 and older
540 E. Third Street
Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Other Links and Resources
Relative Caregiver Resource Guide
Lexington Cares Smart911 Special Needs Registry Information / Application
Pathways Guide for Older Adults in the Bluegrass Area
We are proud to lease space to the following agencies. You may contact the Senior Center at 859-278-6072 or follow their links.
The Lexington Senior Center houses several agencies which serve older persons. These agencies each have their own budgets, funding sources, as well as their own staff and parent organization.
Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass
The mission of The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass, Inc. ( NHOA) is to improve the quality of care for residents of long-term care facilities.
Bluegrass Community Action Partnership
Delivers quality meals to the nutrition sites and clients who are homebound (aged 60 and older).