May 2020 - Older Americans Month
on May 1st, 2020
Around the nation, older adults make their marks every day as volunteers, employees, employers, parents, grandparents, mentors, and advocates. They offer their time, talents, and experience to the benefit of our communities.For 57 years, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been a special time to recognize these contributions..This year’s OAM theme, Make Your Mark, highlights older adults’ unique and l...  Read More
May PADD Board of Directors Meeting Cancelled
on May 1st, 2020
The May 2020 meeting of the PADD Board of Directors has been canceled due to COVID-19 mandates. For more information, please contact Cheri Farmer, Executive Assistant, at 270-886-9484 or via email at [email protected] A virtual meeting of the PADD Executive Committee is scheduled for Monday, May 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. CT.  For more information, please contact Cheri Farmer, Executive Assistant, a...  Read More
May 2020 “Drive Thru” and Home Delivered Meals Menu
on April 29th, 2020
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
Pennyrile AAAIL Long Term Care Ombudsman is Thinking of You
on April 29th, 2020
Long-Term Care Ombudsman are resident advocates who protect and promote the rights of residents in long-term care facilities and work to resolve complaints.  Your local Pennyrile District Ombudsman is Cindy Tabor 1-800-928-7233 or [email protected] 270-886-9484.  For more in on COVID19 KY COVID Hotline (800) 722-5725  Read More
Funding Available for First Responders Fighting COVID-19
on April 27th, 2020
The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet has announced approximately $9 million in USDOJ Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Fund (CESF) Program funds available to local public safety agencies and local governments.  Allowable program expenses can include overtime, equipment (including law enforcement and medical equipment and personal protective equipment), supplies, training, travel (to dis...  Read More
2020 National Volunteer Week
on April 24th, 2020
Today we are excited to recognize volunteers who assist with the meal program in Muhlenberg County!  Those volunteers include Judy Laflard, Gary Burgess, Tracy Warener and Arielle Hill. Thank you for your time and devotion to helping our older adults....  Read More
2020 National Volunteer Week
on April 23rd, 2020
Pictured left to right: Josh Visingardi, Gary Hawkins, Gracie Foust, Brylee Cagle, Jenna Visingardi These are Trigg County Senior Center volunteers who have delivered meals most every day since we have began delivering COVID-19 meals.Josh Visingardi  is a Senior at Trigg County High School. He will attend Western Ky University in the fall and plans to be a pediatrician.Mr. Gary Hawkins is retired ...  Read More
2020 National Volunteer Week
on April 22nd, 2020
Volunteers are the backbone of the Pennyrile District Long Term Care Ombudsman Program.  Without our volunteers the program would be crippled.  Our volunteers bring cheer and joy to residents in some of ...  Read More
2020 National Volunteer Week
on April 21st, 2020
Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living would like to recognize volunteer Margaret Gilland from Crittenden County.Margaret serves as the Chairman for the Pennyrile Advisory Council on Aging and also serves on the Long Term Care Ombudsman Advisory Council.Margaret lives in Marion Kentucky and volunteers several hours per week at the local senior center as well as numerous other commun...  Read More
2020 National Volunteer Week
on April 20th, 2020
National Volunteer Week is April 19-25 in the United States. National Volunteer Week debuted in the United States in 1974 and has continued to grow every year since. In his proclamation declaring National Volunteer Week, President Richard Nixon urged all Americans to observe the week by seeking out a volunteer opportunity. He also called upon all communities to recognize volunteers by observing th...  Read More
Overcoming Loneliness
on April 17th, 2020
COVID-19 HAVE YOU FEELING:SCARED? SAD? FRUSTRATED? WORRIED? UNCERTAIN? AFRAID TO COME TO WORK OR TO GO HOME? CONCERNED FOR YOUR OWN FAMILY? HELP IS A PHONE CALL AWAY!IT’S FREE, IT’S CONFIDENTIAL! Call our toll free number 888-522-7228 where you can talk to a member of the Kentucky Community Crisis Response Team....  Read More
AAAIL Recipient of Humana Grant
on April 15th, 2020
Pennyrile Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is the proud recipient of a grant from Humana. The grant funds were used to provide 570 shelf stable meals to  home delivered meal clients! Thank you to Humana!...  Read More