May is Older Americans Month
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
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
National Volunteer Week - Extraordinary Hearts
on April 12th, 2019
Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial or social gain so that they may benefit another person, group or organization.Volunteers are just ordinary people with extraordinary hearts.  They offer the gift of their time to teach, to listen, to help, to inspire, to build, to grow, to learn.  They expect no pay, yet the ...  Read More
PADD Staff Attends Crofton Elementary School Career Fair
on April 11th, 2019
On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Crofton Elementary School hosted a Career Fair. The goal for this event was to enlighten and motivate students about future careers. Students were able to discuss career paths and occupational choices. PADD staff, Harley Nittler and Miranda White were able to reinforce with students how important education is. PADD staff were able to share their own experiences with st...  Read More
National Volunteer Week Local Volunteer - Mark Hrudicka
on April 11th, 2019
Today, we recognize Mark Hrudicka for the National Volunteer Week Local Volunteer. Mark is a 22 year veteran of the U.S. Army and KY National Guard. Currently he is a senior with the Murray State University Social Work Department and plans to graduate this May. Mark is serving as an intern with the Pennyrile Area Development District, Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living. He currently spend...  Read More
Pennyrile Elder Abuse Board of Directors Met April 10, 2019
on April 10th, 2019
The Pennyrile Elder Abuse Board of Directors met Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the PADD Office to discuss its involvement with the community and how to inspire more community involvement.The next Elder Abuse Council Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 1 pm at the PADD Office. For additional information, please contact Cindy Tabor at 270-886-9484 or via email at c...  Read More
National Volunteer Week Local Volunteer - Cindy Stonebraker
on April 10th, 2019
Cindy Stonebraker is an Americorp Volunteer Service Member for the Pennyrile Area Development District Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living. Cindy volunteers most of her time with the Pennyrile Long Term Care Ombudsman Program. She has become a certified ombudsman to provide assistance to residents in long term care settings and improve the quality of care they receive. In addition to her w...  Read More
April 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
on April 9th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District Board of Directors kicked off their monthly meeting on April 8, 2019 with the reading of a Proclamation from Sanctuary, Inc. declaring April 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Heather Lancaster, Sanctuary, Inc. Executive Director shared their mission and information about the services they provide for the nine county region. Federal, State a...  Read More
National Volunteer Week Local Volunteer - Margaret Gilland
on April 9th, 2019
In honor of celebrating National Volunteer Week, the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging would like to recognize Ms. Margaret Gilland of Crittenden County. Margaret serves as chairman of the Pennyrile Advisory Council on Aging. She also is a member of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Advisory Council and is a trained friendly visitor for long term care facilities. Margaret is very active in her local commu...  Read More
National Volunteer Week 2019
on April 8th, 2019
Celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019National Volunteer Week is a time for organizations across the country to honor volunteers and recognize the irreplaceable impact of their time and energy all year round.The Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is honored to recognize 121 volunteers who tirelessly donate their time and talents to assist the programs throughout the...  Read More
Celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day 2019
on April 3rd, 2019
NHDD is an initiative to encourage people to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be. It’s important to understand that NHDD is not only about end-of-life care but is meant to reach a much broader spectrum of individuals so that every individual may have their healthcare wishes met. Celebrate National Healthcare Decis...  Read More
AAAIL Quarterly Meeting March 2019
on March 20th, 2019
The quarterly meeting of the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living Advisory Council was held today at the PADD office.Agency staff provided updates on Home and Community Based Waiver Programs, Veterans Programs, Ombudsman, Family Caregiver and In Home Services. Jill Collins, Pennyrile AAAIL Director, provided updates on the Legal Assistance procurement process, district waiting lis...  Read More