Posts with the tag “september”

National Employ Older Workers Week (NEOWW) is here!
by Melissa Thompson on September 22nd, 2020
Held annually the last full week of September, National Employ Older Workers Week (NEOWW) recognizes the vital role of older workers in the workforce. This year, NEOWW takes place from Sunday, September 20th to Saturday, September 26th. For more information call 1-877-US2-JOBS or visit https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/seniors/.  Read More
September 2020 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on September 15th, 2020
The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting via Zoom on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. (CDT).  Federal/State reports were provided by agency representatives.  Secretary of State Michael G. Adams was an honored guest and provided information regarding General Election voting options and highlighted changes to include an increased number of voting locations, Saturday voting hours...  Read More
September 2020 Drive Thru and Home Delivered Meals Menu
by Melissa Thompson on September 1st, 2020
Below is a menu for the month of September for the "Drive Thru" and Home Delivered Meals.If you are 60 or over and need a meal contact the Pennyrile Aging and Disability Resource Center at 866-844-4396....  Read More
31st Annual Pride of the Pennyrile Industry Appreciation Event
by Melissa Thompson on September 27th, 2019
The 31st Annual Pride of the Pennyrile Industry Appreciation event was held at Lake Barkley State Resort Park on Thursday, September 26 with 35 companies from our nine county region represented. The event is held to show appreciation for the contributions our businesses and industries have made and continue to make to better our communities and spur growth. Commissioner Donnie Holland, Kentucky St...  Read More
Fall Aware Prevention Awareness Day
by Melissa Thompson on September 23rd, 2019
Monday, September 23, 2019 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Each year, thousands of educators, caregivers, health and aging professionals and older adults across the country focus their efforts on one goal: preventing falls.Falls are a leading cause of injury for people aged 65 and older, but they are not an inevitable part of aging. There are proven ways to prevent them.To learn more about Fall...  Read More
All They Need is Love - Friendly Visitor Orientation
by Melissa Thompson on September 6th, 2019
Sixty percent of nursing home residents have no visitors--no family or friends to check on them or cheer them up. Research shows that long-term care residents receive better care when they have regular outside visitors.With just a few minutes each week, YOU could change a resident's life, and help improve the quality of care they receive. Learn more at our Friendly Visitor OrientationMonday Septem...  Read More
National Senior Center Month Activities
by Melissa Thompson on September 6th, 2019
September is National Senior Center Month.The Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living in partnership with Pennyrile Allied Community Services invited local legislators and elected officials to serve the congregate lunch at the Christian County Senior Center today.Those serving lunch today were Representative Walker Thomas, Corey Elder with Congressman James Comers office, Judge Execu...  Read More
National Senior Center Month 2019
by Melissa Thompson on September 5th, 2019
In recognition of National Senior Center Month 2019, the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living in partnership with Pennyrile Allied Community Services are hosting local legislators to attend the lunches in all of the Pennyrile Senior Centers.Today Representative Walker Thomas helped to serve the congregate lunch at the Trigg County Senior Center. Also pictured are Harold Monroe, PA...  Read More
Senior Center Month 2019
by Melissa Thompson on September 5th, 2019
This September, the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) along with Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living, is demonstrating how senior centers are integral parts of aging well.Senior centers are the key for individuals to age healthily, and also for communities to properly support older adults. We are celebrating this by highlighting the theme Senior Centers: The Key to Agin...  Read More
National Preparedness Month Focuses on Senior Preparedness
by Melissa Thompson on September 17th, 2018
​Barbara J Fox [email protected] KY FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2018) The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), has launched First 72 On You information campaign during the month of September – National Preparedness Month (NPM), to increase emergency preparedness efforts for Kentuckians and their families. This week’s spotlight is on prepari...  Read More
PADD Board of Directors September Monthly Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on September 13th, 2016
​The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, September 12, 2016 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville.  Federal and State reports were provided by Marti Wiles, Senator Mitch McConnell, Jason Hasert/Senator Rand Paul, Emily Taylor, TVA and Katie Moyer, DLG.  Several PADD staff reports were presented including Water/Wastewater Updates and Call for Projects, Eclipse Planning, Parti...  Read More

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