PADD Staff Declared Winners!
on November 26th, 2019
The PADD Office is excited to announce that during the 100 Mile Challenge, hosted by Christian County Health Department, we won two awards. The agency with the most miles 4,220.37 and tied for the agency with the most participation. We already have ambitions for next year’s challenge. Thanks to everyone for such a great turnout! #CCHD100milechallenge...  Read More
Forgotten Angels 2019
on November 5th, 2019
The Forgotten Angels Project will be gearing up again for its 13th year, serving residents in “Personal Care Homes”. Residents in PCH’s are usually younger and sometimes suffer with mental illness rather than physical limitations. We focus on this group of residents because they seem to be most forgotten by friends, family and society. Even more despairing is that these residents are only allowed ...  Read More
Pennyrile Area Development District Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2019 Impact Award
on November 4th, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC – Pennryile Area Development District based in Hopkinsville, Kentucky has received a 2019 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for the Fort Campbell Strong Initiative.The Ft. Campbell Strong initiative is a collaborative effort that began in 2015 to define a path for economic diversification and growth in the six-county re...  Read More
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2019 as National Family Caregivers Month
on November 4th, 2019
It’s November, which means it’s National Family Caregivers Month! Today, in a Presidential Proclamation, the President said:...  Read More
House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize the Older Americans Act n4a Urges Swift Senate Action
on November 2nd, 2019
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Resident Rights Month Bingo
on October 30th, 2019
October is Resident Rights month. Residents at a local nursing home in the Pennyrile district enjoyed playing Resident Rights Bingo with Long Term Care Ombudsman Cindy Tabor. The Ombudsman Program was able to provide the residents with the Resident Rights Bingo game. It is a fun, interactive way to learn about resident rights....  Read More
Christian Health Center Residents Celebrate October as Residents Rights Month
on October 21st, 2019
Residents at Christian Health Center in Hopkinsville, KY celebrated October as being Resident Rights month. Friendly Visitor Volunteer Nell Ritzheimer, standing in the middle, participated in the event where residents shared their voice and how they are taking a “Stand for QUALITY”. For more information about Resident Rights month, concerns or how you can become a FRIENDLY VISITOR, contact Pennyri...  Read More
Pennyrile Ombudsman Advisory Council celebrated October as RESIDENT RIGHTS
on October 16th, 2019
The Pennyrile Ombudsman Advisory Council celebrated October as RESIDENT RIGHTS month by taking a stand for Quality Care.  To find out more about Resident Rights month or Ombudsman services you can contact the National Consumer Voice  or the Pennyrile District Long Term Care Ombudsman Cindy Tabor at [email protected] ....  Read More
October 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
on October 15th, 2019
Pennyrile ADD held their monthly Board of Directors meeting on Monday, October 14, 2019 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville, KY. Special guests U.S. Congressman James Comer, KY State Auditor Mike Harmon, and KY State Representatives Chris Freeland, Jason Petrie, Melinda Gibbons Prunty, and Walker Thomas were in attendance. Congressman Comer discussed several priorities such as abandoned land mine f...  Read More
Bruce Carver: Senior Volunteer, Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living
on October 7th, 2019
As Senior Volunteer, Bruce’s duties include assisting with the aging and disability resource center directory, providing assistance to individuals applying for the MIPPA low income subsidy program and verifying Medicaid eligibility for the Home and Community Based Waiver Program.  Bruce can be reached at [email protected]...  Read More
Residents' Rights Month 2019
on October 1st, 2019
October is “Residents’ Rights Month,” an annual event designated by Consumer Voice to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities. It is an opportunity to focus on and celebrate awareness of dignity, respect, and the rights of each resident. The federal Nursing Home Reform Law guarantees residents’ rights and places a strong emphasis on individual dignity, choice, and self-determinatio...  Read More
2019 PADD Employee United Way Campaign
on September 30th, 2019
Staff at Pennyrile Area Development District wrapped up their United Way Campaign on Friday, September 27, 2019 with contributions totaling $5,079.40! We are proud to support the United Way of the Pennyrile serving Caldwell, Christian, Todd and Trigg Counties!...  Read More