Pennyrile AAAIL Staff Attended Senior Advocacy Day

​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 of aging services for Kentucky seniors, caregivers, and our communities. Senator Julie Raque Adams and Senator Ralph Alvarado participated in a panel discussion to discuss propsed legislation and concerns regarding aging services.

Cindy Tabor, Harley Nittler, and Amanda Stokes met with Senator Stan Humphries and Senator Whitney Westerfield regarding aging services, disability services, and long-term care.