May 2021 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
on May 11th, 2021
Pennyrile Area Development District held their monthly Board of Directors meeting on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (CT).  Representatives of our congressional delegation provided updates from DC.  KY State Representative Mary Beth Imes reported the General Assembly accomplished a lot in the 30 day session and KY State Representative Chris Freeland reported on increases in sales tax, rise in to...  Read More
Older Americans Month Local Spotlight
on May 10th, 2021
In honor of Older Americans Month 2021, the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is recognizing older adults throughout the Pennyrile.Peggy Wayne is a Certified Ombudsman Volunteer with the Pennyrile District Long Term Care Ombudsman Program.  She has served as an advocate for long term care residents since March 2018.  Her primary focus is in Muhlenberg County where she covers fo...  Read More
Mother's Day Messages - Kentucky Cancer Program
on May 3rd, 2021
The Kentucky Cancer Program is pleased to partner with the First Lady of Kentucky and remind everyone to schedule their routine cancer screening.  Listen to these Mother’s Day messages from First Lady Britainy Beshear and Dr. Beth Riley.  Please share with others.  Cancer survivors may email their contact information to KCP ([email protected]) to be informed of events and news.  If you ...  Read More
May 2021 Drive Thru and Home Delivered Meals Menu
on May 3rd, 2021
Below is a menu for the month of May for the "Drive Thru" and Home Delivered Meals.If you are 60 or over and need a meal contact the Pennyrile Aging and Disability Resource Center at 866-844-4396....  Read More
Older Americans Month Local Spotlight
on May 3rd, 2021
In honor of Older Americans Month 2021, the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is recognizing older adults throughout the Pennyrile. Mrs. Ardith (Adri) Weber is a resident of Todd County.  She and her husband Jack live in Allensville. Mrs. Ardi is a pastor’s wife. She and her husband served in the ministry for many years and were also missionaries.  In addition to her ministry w...  Read More
Older Americans Month 2021
on April 30th, 2021
Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. The theme for 2021 is "Communities of Strength."Older adults have built resilience and strength over their lives through successes, failures, joys, and difficulties. Their stories and contributions help to support and inspire others. This OAM, we will celebrate the strength of older adults an...  Read More
Walk for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Older American's Month
on April 27th, 2021
Every step we take together is on the path toward elder justice.The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) is excited to announce our very first virtual awareness walk, Walk for WEAAD (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day)! As we continue to take precautionary and preventive measures against COVID-19, let’s get active every day and collectively take steps to advance elder justice. Build a national elder...  Read More
April 2021 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
on April 14th, 2021
Pennyrile Area Development District held their monthly Board of Directors meeting on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (CT).  Guest Speaker, KY Secretary of State, Michael G. Adams, provided an overview of the recent election legislation passed by the General Assembly, additional improvements implemented to the election system, and expressed appreciation to all county clerks and task force on th...  Read More
Department for Aging and Independent Living Releases the 2021 Hunger Summit Information
on April 13th, 2021
Since we are not able to gather together for a Second Annual Senior Hunger Summit, we wanted to take an opportunity to share some of the great things that have occurred since last year’s event. It is our hope to convene a Senior Hunger Summit in 2021. ...  Read More
COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION FOR OLDER ADULTS
on April 12th, 2021
1) ARE THE COVID-19 VACCINES SAFE?YES, ALL THE COVID-19 VACCINES THAT ARE BEING USED HAVE GONE THROUGH THE SAMESAFETY TESTS AND MEET THE SAME STANDARDS AS ANY OTHER VACCINES PRODUCED.LEARN MORE ON VACCINE SAFETY.2) WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEING VACCINATED?THE COVID-19 VACCINE WILL WORK WITH YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM SO IT WILL BE READY TOFIGHT THE VIRUS IF YOU ARE EXPOSED. COVID-19 CAN HAVE SERIOUS, LIF...  Read More
Visits In Nursing Homes Allowed Again
on March 11th, 2021
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released new guidance around visitation for nursing homes.  It is effective immediately.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), issued updated guidance today for nursing homes to safely expand visitation options during the COVID-19 pandemic public health...  Read More
March 2021 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
on March 9th, 2021
Pennyrile Area Development District held their monthly Board of Directors meeting on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (CT).  Federal and State reports were provided.  KY State Rep. Melinda Gibbons Prunty provided an update on KY General Assembly activities and the recent announcement of a new aviation program at Madisonville Community College.  Ms. Jill Collins, Director, Pennyrile AAAIL, provid...  Read More
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