Posts with the category “area-agency-on-aging”

2019 Elder Abuse Awareness Activities
by Melissa Thompson on June 12th, 2019
As Americans, we believe in justice for all. Yet, every year an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10 older Americans experience elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation with an estimated cost of $2.6 billion annually. Working together, we can build the social supports that can prevent this abuse and keep everyone safe as we age. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) –celebrated this year locally on June...  Read More
2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
by Melissa Thompson on June 11th, 2019
Join the Pennyrile Elder Abuse Council at Founders Square (corner of Main & 9th) for FREE SNOW CONES, DOOR PRIZES AND FREE INFORMATION on how to protect and support our senior population. The Hopkinsville Police Dept, Christian County Sheriff's Dept. and the Council will be on hand for questions.Purple Balloon release at 5:45 pm to recognize the Pennyrile Counties we represent....  Read More
Shop to Stop Senior Hunger 2019
by Melissa Thompson on May 9th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District office is taking donations during the month of May 2019 for National Older American's Month to help stop Senior Hunger.  Donations can be dropped off at the office until May 31.  Please help us in our effort to assist the seniors in the Pennyrile region.If you have questions, please contact Cindy Tabor at [email protected]  Read More
May is Older Americans Month
by Melissa Thompson on April 18th, 2019
Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. The 2019 theme, Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and their communities to:Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation.Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrichment.Contribute time, talent, and life experie...  Read More
Governor Bevin Declares April 16th: Kentucky Healthcare Decision Day
by Melissa Thompson on April 12th, 2019
The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living, along with other national, state and community organizations, is leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision-making. DAIL is working with the Area Agencies on Aging and Independent Living to help raise awareness about the importance of advance care planning on this special day—and throughout the year....  Read More