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The TEFT Demonstratioin
by Melissa Thompson on February 5th, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded nine states grants to test quality measurement tools and demonstrate e-health in Medicaid community-based long-term services and supports (CB-LTSS).  States could participate in one or more of the four demonstration components.  Kentucky participated in all four components of TEFT.  The Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department ...  Read More
1915(c) HCBS Waiver Public Comment Begins
by Melissa Thompson on January 8th, 2019
The Department for Medicaid Services (the Department) is reminding stakeholders that the formal public comment period for amendments to the Commonwealth’s 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver programs began Monday, January 7, 2019.You can view the amended waiver applications and a summary of the updates on the Department’s Division of Community Alternatives website at https://ch...  Read More
Pennyrile AAAIL Staff Attended Senior Advocacy Day
by Melissa Thompson on March 20th, 2018
​Staff from the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living attended Senior Advocacy Day in Frankfort on Thursday, March 15, 2018. It was coordinated by the Alzheimer’s Association, Kentucky Association of Gerontology, and AARP. The advocacy event focused on bringing about awareness of the impact of Alzheimer’s disease, the escalating number of family caregivers, and the vital importance...  Read More
PADD Staff Graduates Leadership Institute
by Melissa Thompson on March 13th, 2018
​“A leader does not lead, a leader INSPIRES”   Ali Jones attended the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Leadership Institute held February the 21st-23rd in Washington, D.C.   Ali learned what it means to be a strong leader in today’s world.. As a graduate of the institute, the skills, training and leadership experience will be a great asset to her role as ADRC Coordinator with the Are...  Read More
Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living is seeking comments on the FY 2019-2021 Aging Services Area Plan
by Melissa Thompson on March 1st, 2018
​The Pennyrile Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living will receive public comments on the FY 2019-2021 Aging Services Area Plan. Public comments will be received on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the Pennyrile Area Development District, 300 Hammond Drive Hopkinsville, Kentucky between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  The plan affects individuals that are 60 years of...  Read More
12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season
by Melissa Thompson on December 5th, 2017
View full article by clicking here. ​Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays.Wash hands often to help prevent the spread of germs. It’s flu season. Wash your hands with soap and clean running water for at least 20 seconds.Bundle up to stay dry and warm.  Wear appropriate outdoor c...  Read More
Home for the Holidays
by Melissa Thompson on November 28th, 2017
​Home. There is simply no place we would rather be. When families must begin planning for long term care for a loved one, the thought of leaving home is frightening. There are many types of services available to provide long term care. Those options may include home and community based services, long term care facilities or even assisted living. For most families, they desire for their loved one ...  Read More
Seniors Receive Over 1100 Thanksgiving Meals
by Melissa Thompson on November 21st, 2017
​The PACS Senior Citizens Centers served over 1150 hot, nutritious Thanksgiving meals today throughout the counties of the Pennyrile District.The meals served included both congregate meals and home delivered meals. Thank you to all the cooks, kitchen staff, meal drivers and other staff who made it possible to provide a Thanksgiving meal to the older adults in our community. To learn more about th...  Read More
2017 Forgotten Angels
by Melissa Thompson on November 2nd, 2017
​The Forgotten Angels Project will be gearing up again for its 11th year, serving residents in “Personal Care Homes”.  Residents in PCH’s are usually younger and sometimes suffer with mental illness rather than physical limitations.  The Forgotten Angel is placed on the tree anonymously.  People from the community come to the PADD office and obtain a Forgotten Angel (or several) off the tree.  Lat...  Read More
Needs Assessment Survey
by Melissa Thompson on October 18th, 2017
​The Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living is in the process of completing the FY18 Needs Assessment Survey. The overall purpose of the survey is to obtain information regarding the needs of senior citizens in the Pennyrile Region. The survey results will be utilized for planning purposes. Please take a few minutes and complete the survey by clicking on the link. The deadline for co...  Read More
Needs Assessment Survey
by Melissa Thompson on October 18th, 2017
​The Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living is in the process of completing the FY18 Needs Assessment Survey. The overall purpose of the survey is to obtain information regarding the needs of senior citizens in the Pennyrile Region. The survey results will be utilized for planning purposes. Please take a few minutes and complete the survey by clicking on the link. The deadline for co...  Read More
State Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Events
by Melissa Thompson on October 3rd, 2017
Pennyrile Allied Community Services, Inc. will be holding State Health Insurance Prgram (SHIP) Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Events in the nine counties of the Pennyrile region.  See the flyer below for more details on each event....  Read More
USDA Children & Adult Care Food Program Annual Training
by Melissa Thompson on August 29th, 2017
T​he USDA Children and Adult Care Food Program annual training is scheduled for Saturday, September 23 at 9:30 am (CDT). For additional information, please contact Jill Collins or Amanda Stokes at 270-886-9484 or via email at [email protected] or [email protected] Click the image below to enlarge the flyer....  Read More
31st Annual Pennyrile Senior Games
by Melissa Thompson on July 26th, 2017
​The 31st Annual Pennyrile Senior Games will take place from September 18th through September 20th at the Debow Complex. This yearly event is planned by Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation with the assistance of many sponsors in our community. This event allows individuals to be put in brackets by age that are 50 and over to compete in events. This event is not only for fun but it helps promote soci...  Read More
Beat The Heat!
by Melissa Thompson on June 22nd, 2017
The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living urges everyone to be safe in the heat!  They list simple steps to follow in their July 2017 Senior Health and Wellness Newsletter....  Read More
Beat The Heat!
by Melissa Thompson on June 22nd, 2017
The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living urges everyone to be safe in the heat!  They list simple steps to follow in their July 2017 Senior Health and Wellness Newsletter....  Read More
Elder Abuse Awareness Day
by Melissa Thompson on June 15th, 2017
​In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, on Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Hopkins/Muhlenberg Elder Abuse Council met at the old courthouse square in Madisonville, KY to bag food items collected during the month of May for local seniors. For more information about the Elder Abuse Council, please contact Cindy Tabor, Pennyrile Area Development District Long Term Care Ombudsman at 270-886-...  Read More
PADD Staff Recognized at the Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living Awards Ceremony
by Melissa Thompson on June 14th, 2017
​Pennyrile Area Development District/ Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living Staff and programs were recognized during 2017 Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living Awards Ceremony on June 13, 2017 at the Galt House in Louisville. Harley Nittler was recognized as the 2017 Support Broker/ Case Manager of the Year. Harley works in the Home and Community Based Waiver program as a Su...  Read More
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2017
by Melissa Thompson on June 5th, 2017
​Every year an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10, older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. And experts believe that for every reported case of elder abuse or neglect, as many as 23.5 cases go unreported. Everyone can act to protect seniors – no act is too small. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) – commemorated on June 15th every year – is an opportunity for you or ...  Read More
Centenarian Celebration
by Melissa Thompson on May 25th, 2017
​The Pennyrile Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging hosted an event this afternoon to “Celebrate Centenarians”. The event was coordinated in recognition of Older Americans Month. A reception was held at the Pennyrile Area Development District Offices in Hopkinsville. Those recognized during the reception included Centenarians from across the Pennyrile counties. A total of 45 individuals ...  Read More
PADD Board of Directors May 2017 Monthly Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on May 9th, 2017
​The Pennyrile Area Development District Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, May 8, 2017 in Hopkinsville, KY. Federal and State reports were provided by Rep. C.B. Embry, Jr., Rep. Melinda Prunty, Rep. Walker Thomas, Morgan Alvey/Sen. Mitch McConnell and Jason Hasert/Sen. Rand Paul. PADD Staff reports were provided by Susan Arnold, Housing Coordinator; Jill Collins, Pennyrile A...  Read More
Shop to Stop Senior Hunger
by Melissa Thompson on May 4th, 2017
The Pennyrile Elder Abuse Council is having a food drive to "Shop to Stop Senior Hunger" to advocate for Elder Abuse Awareness for the month of May, which is Older American's Month.  The PADD office is ONLY collecting 100 calorie packs (any brand) of nuts.  Please bring donations to the PADD office to Cindy Tabor.  The items will be distributed on June 15, 2017, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, at...  Read More
Celebrating Centenarians
by Melissa Thompson on April 27th, 2017
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