Posts with the tag “older-americans-month”

May 2020 - Older Americans Month
by Melissa Thompson 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
Shop to Stop Senior Hunger 2019
by Melissa Thompson on May 9th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District office is taking donations during the month of May 2019 for National Older American's Month to help stop Senior Hunger.  Donations can be dropped off at the office until May 31.  Please help us in our effort to assist the seniors in the Pennyrile region.If you have questions, please contact Cindy Tabor at [email protected]  Read More
May is Older Americans Month
by Melissa Thompson on April 18th, 2019
Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. The 2019 theme, Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and their communities to:Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation.Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrichment.Contribute time, talent, and life experie...  Read More
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
May 2017 Proclaimed As Older Americans Month
by Melissa Thompson on May 9th, 2017
Older Americans are our Nation's memory.  Some of today's grandparents and great-grandparents were born during the Great Depression, lived through the Second World War, witnessed the rise and fall of Communism, fought in Korea and Vietnam, marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., and watched the first man walk on the Moon.  Now, they surf the internet and share family photos on their phones in a worl...  Read More
Shop to Stop Senior Hunger
by Melissa Thompson on May 4th, 2017
The Pennyrile Elder Abuse Council is having a food drive to "Shop to Stop Senior Hunger" to advocate for Elder Abuse Awareness for the month of May, which is Older American's Month.  The PADD office is ONLY collecting 100 calorie packs (any brand) of nuts.  Please bring donations to the PADD office to Cindy Tabor.  The items will be distributed on June 15, 2017, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, at...  Read More