PADD is a Host Agency for the AmeriCorps Senior Connections Program
on July 23rd, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District is a Host Agency for the AmeriCorps Senior Connections Program. We are currently looking for a qualified individual to serve as a member (volunteer) to be placed in our agency. The member will receive a living allowance of $13, 992, education award of $6,095, limited health benefits and may qualify for child care assistance.For more information, please conta...  Read More
Heat & Older Adults
on July 17th, 2019
Why are older adults more prone to heat stress?Older Adults do not adjust as well as young people to sudden changes in temperature.They are more likely to have chronic medical conditions that changes normal body responses to heat.They are more likely to take prescription medicines that affect the body’s ability to control its temperature or sweat.Stay cool, stay hydratedStay in air-conditioned bui...  Read More
July 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
on July 9th, 2019
The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on July 8, 2019 in Hopkinsville. Ms. Amelia Wilson, Field Representative, gave a report on behalf of Congressman James Comer. Members of the PADD Management Team, Amy Frogue, Jill Collins, and Sheila Clark, gave an update on programs and services for Community & Economic Development, Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living, and Workforce. Al...  Read More
The Pennyrile Area Development District staff celebrated 2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
on June 14th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District staff celebrated 2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day today by wearing PURPLE or their “Take a Stand Against Elder Abuse: Advocate Awareness” T-shirts. 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...  Read More
Pennyrile Area Development District 50th Anniversary Video
on June 14th, 2019
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Pennyrile Area Development District Holds 50th Annual Meeting
on June 13th, 2019
A record crowd of nearly 600 gathered at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville, KY on June 10, 2019 to celebrate the 50th Annual Dinner Meeting of the Pennyrile Area Development District.The annual event, sponsored by Planters Bank of Hopkinsville, gives all local officials, legislators, business and civic leaders, and others from throughout the Pennyrile the opportunity to look bac...  Read More
2019 Elder Abuse Awareness Activities
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
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
Pennyrile Area Development District's 50th Annual Dinner Meeting
on May 30th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) will hold its 50th Annual Dinner Meeting on June 10, 2019 at The Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:00 p.m. CDT.The annual event is sponsored by Planters Bank of Hopkinsville and gives all local officials, legislators, business and civic leaders, and others from throughout the Pennyril...  Read More
Pennyrile Area Development District 50th Annual Dinner Meeting
on May 23rd, 2019
PADD is celebrating it's 50th year at the PADD Annual Meeting Dinner. Please join us as we take a glance back and look forward to the future. RSVP to Cheri Farmer at [email protected] ...  Read More
Shop to Stop Senior Hunger 2019
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
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
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