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One Lexington nursing home is raising spirits, not coronavirus case numbers

Sayre Christian Village in Lexington so far, hasn't had any positive coronavirus cases, but it's trying to boost positivity in its community.

Care packages, pictures improve communication with shut-ins, elderly: Experts

As the coronavirus epidemic moves into its second month, isolation and social distancing are straining more and more families as they are separated from loved ones.

Three new coronavirus deaths in Fayette County

Three new coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in Fayette County in the last 24 hours, bringing to five in the last month.

Scammers pose as Secretary of State’s office

Scammers are using the name of the Secretary of State's Office to try to rip people off in Kentucky.

Lexington senior home prepares for coronavirus

Some of the most vulnerable are our nation's elderly.

Trooper helps elderly man visit wife in nursing home

Kentucky State Trooper Robert Purdy shared a story on Facebook Monday about an emotional experience another trooper had. 

Three arrested in Lexington after robbery of an elderly couple

Lexington Police says three people were arrested for robbing an elderly couple at the end of July.

Lexington McDonald’s responds to criticism over viral video

The owner of a Lexington McDonald's says a viral video showing a manager asking a woman to leave the restaurant doesn't tell the full story.

Louisville man arrested for exploiting an elderly woman

Police in Louisville credit tips from the public for helping them arrest a man accused of exploiting an elderly woman with memory loss.

Lexington senior facility sheltering elderly Virginians from Florence

It's often some of the most vulnerable people who can't escape a storm zone.

WARNING: Sweepstakes scams victimize elderly with evolving tactics

A Better Business Bureau report shows sweepstakes and prize scams claimed over $115 million from Americans in 2017, with the majority of losses suffered by senior citizens.

Flu deaths reported in Lexington and across Kentucky

Three elderly people have died from the flu, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department.

Elderly man found dead in water at Clark County Fish and Game Club

An elderly man is dead after suffering a medical emergency while fishing at the Clark County Fish and Game Club.

Police: DNA evidence leads to arrest of Lexington man

A man has been charged with stabbing an elderly woman several times after breaking into her home, according to police.

Man charged with sex abuse of 2 at assisted living facility

A Kentucky man has been charged with sexually abusing two residents at an assisted living facility.

Event held to help protect elderly from scams

A free senior scam jam event was held at the Lexington Senior Center on Thursday.

Officials: Blacktop Contractors Targeting Central Kentucky Residents

Officials say a group of door-to-door blacktop contractors are targeting elderly residents in Woodford County, and possibly families in the Central Kentucky region.

UPDATE: 3rd arrest in Mt. Vernon murder case

Two people have been arrested in connection to the death of a Rockcastle man back in January of 2017.

UPDATE: Golden Alert canceled for elderly woman in Georgetown

The Georgetown Police Department canceled Golden Alert for Georgetown woman.

What’s Going Around – Elderly UTI

ABC 36's Doc-On-Call, physician Ryan Stanton, says he's seeing a lot of elderly patients with urinary tract infections showing up in the ER. In this week's "What's Going Around," he looks at the risks involved with UTI's in the elderly, and how families can avoid them.

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McConnell uses a Democrat’s quote in first attack ad of general election

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New program encourages hiring people with criminal records, Lexington restaurant already on it

A new program is encouraging businesses to hire people with a criminal record, but for one Lexington restaurant, that’s nothing new.

McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

Senator Mitch McConnell says he knows it will be expensive to get children back in the classroom this fall amidst the pandemic.