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The Pennyrile Area Development District staff celebrated 2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
by Melissa Thompson on June 14th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District staff celebrated 2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day today by wearing PURPLE or their “Take a Stand Against Elder Abuse: Advocate Awareness” T-shirts. As Americans, we believe in justice for all. Yet, every year an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10 older Americans experience elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation with an estimated cost of $2.6 billion annually...  Read More
2019 Elder Abuse Awareness Activities
by Melissa Thompson on June 12th, 2019
As Americans, we believe in justice for all. Yet, every year an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10 older Americans experience elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation with an estimated cost of $2.6 billion annually. Working together, we can build the social supports that can prevent this abuse and keep everyone safe as we age. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) –celebrated this year locally on June...  Read More
2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
by Melissa Thompson on June 11th, 2019
Join the Pennyrile Elder Abuse Council at Founders Square (corner of Main & 9th) for FREE SNOW CONES, DOOR PRIZES AND FREE INFORMATION on how to protect and support our senior population. The Hopkinsville Police Dept, Christian County Sheriff's Dept. and the Council will be on hand for questions.Purple Balloon release at 5:45 pm to recognize the Pennyrile Counties we represent....  Read More
World Elder Abuse Day 2018 Celebrated in Hopkins County
by Melissa Thompson on June 15th, 2018
​World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018 was celebrated today by the Hopkins/ Muhlenberg Elder Abuse Council in downtown Madisonville.  The council along with several community partners came together and bagged over 250 large bags of food that was collected during May – Older American’s Month.  These bags will be given to seniors in the Hopkins county area that may need a little assistance.  Mayor Ja...  Read More
Wear Purple on June 15th for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
by Melissa Thompson on June 14th, 2018
Friday, June 15, 2018 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. On that day, communities in the USA and all over the world will sponsor events to highlight solutions to this systemic social challenge. The Pennyrile Elder Abuse Council is proud to host two events to participate in this national conversation. Hopkinsville, KY – 7:00 PM – Pardue Lane Dog Park – The Tri Counties Council along with Hopkins...  Read More
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018
by Melissa Thompson on May 22nd, 2018
​Friday, June 15, 2018 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. On that day, communities in the USA and all over the world will sponsor events to highlight solutions to this systemic social challenge. The Pennyrile Elder Abuse Council is proud to host two events to participate in this national conversation. Madisonville, KY – 11:00 AM – Old Hopkins County Courthouse - The Hopkins / Muhlenberg Council ...  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
FOOD DRIVE for OLDER AMERICANS MONTH
by Melissa Thompson on May 19th, 2017
​The FOOD DRIVE for OLDER AMERICANS MONTH is in full swing.  PADD staff show their support by wearing purple t-shirts “Take a stand against Elder Abuse / Advocate Awareness”.  Donations for “100 calorie pack nuts” are being collected at the PADD office through the end of May and we need your support. Contact Cindy Tabor for more information, 270-886-9484 [email protected]  Read More
PADD Staff Supported World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
by Melissa Thompson on June 17th, 2016
​In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, staff at Pennyrile Area Development District participated in "wear purple" day. To learn more about the Pennyrile Elder Abuse Council, please contact Cindy Tabor, LTC Ombudsman at 270-886-9484 or via email at [email protected]  Read More

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