Posts with the tag “dementia”

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
Bridging the Gap Pilot Program
by Melissa Thompson on May 10th, 2022
Pennyrile Area Development District was selected by the Department for Aging and Independent Living to participate in the Bridging the Gap pilot program. This is an evidence-based pilot project with the aim to provide short-term assistance that supports a person with a dementia diagnosis and their caregiver for up to six months while applying for Home and Community Based waiver services. The goal ...  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
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