Posts with the tag “alzheimer-s”

National Family Caregiver Month
by Melissa Thompson on November 10th, 2022
November is National Family Caregivers Month as a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. We at PeADD want to say THANK YOU to everyone who is serving or has served as a caregiver for one of their family members or friends throughout their lifetime.Are you a caregiver for someone living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia? The National Family Caregiver Program offers a...  Read More
Dementia Resources Virtual Workshop
by Melissa Thompson on April 5th, 2022
On April 14, Pennyrile Area Development District in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association and Christian Care Communities is hosting a Dementia Resources Virtual Workshop at 10am. Join us to learn about daily living with dementia, the importance of early detection, and resources available in our community for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.  Please join us for this FRE...  Read More
2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts & Figures
by Melissa Thompson on March 23rd, 2018
​"2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures takes an in-depth look at the prevalence, incidence, mortality and economic impact of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. This year's special report, Alzheimer's Disease: Financial and Personal Benefits of Early Diagnosis, highlights advances in Alzheimer's research and the use of biomarkers in improving how we identify and diagnose the disease in ...  Read More
Family Caregiver Workshop
by Melissa Thompson on February 20th, 2018
​FAMILY CAREGIVER WORKSHOP                       A representative from Ky Elderlaw will address issues such as power of attorney, guardianship, and handling the finances and property of a person with dementia.  A PADD representative will be providing information on “Support Available for Families and Individuals with Dementia.”  REGISTRATION REQUIRED; PLEASE CALL 1.800.272.3900 TO REGISTER  FEBR...  Read More
PADD Walked to Help End Alzheimer's Disease
by Melissa Thompson on September 29th, 2016
​The 2016 Pennyrile Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease was held Saturday, September 24th in Hopkinsville. Before the Walk there were information booths; testimonies from persons with Alzheimer’s, caregivers, and advocates; announcements for those raising the most money in the different team categories. The Pennyrile Area Development District’s Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living Division mann...  Read More