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2020 National Volunteer Week
by Melissa Thompson on April 24th, 2020
Today we are excited to recognize volunteers who assist with the meal program in Muhlenberg County!  Those volunteers include Judy Laflard, Gary Burgess, Tracy Warener and Arielle Hill. Thank you for your time and devotion to helping our older adults....  Read More
2020 National Volunteer Week
by Melissa Thompson on April 23rd, 2020
Pictured left to right: Josh Visingardi, Gary Hawkins, Gracie Foust, Brylee Cagle, Jenna Visingardi These are Trigg County Senior Center volunteers who have delivered meals most every day since we have began delivering COVID-19 meals.Josh Visingardi  is a Senior at Trigg County High School. He will attend Western Ky University in the fall and plans to be a pediatrician.Mr. Gary Hawkins is retired ...  Read More
2020 National Volunteer Week
by Melissa Thompson on April 22nd, 2020
Volunteers are the backbone of the Pennyrile District Long Term Care Ombudsman Program.  Without our volunteers the program would be crippled.  Our volunteers bring cheer and joy to residents in some of ...  Read More
2020 National Volunteer Week
by Melissa Thompson on April 21st, 2020
Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living would like to recognize volunteer Margaret Gilland from Crittenden County.Margaret serves as the Chairman for the Pennyrile Advisory Council on Aging and also serves on the Long Term Care Ombudsman Advisory Council.Margaret lives in Marion Kentucky and volunteers several hours per week at the local senior center as well as numerous other commun...  Read More
2020 National Volunteer Week
by Melissa Thompson on April 20th, 2020
National Volunteer Week is April 19-25 in the United States. National Volunteer Week debuted in the United States in 1974 and has continued to grow every year since. In his proclamation declaring National Volunteer Week, President Richard Nixon urged all Americans to observe the week by seeking out a volunteer opportunity. He also called upon all communities to recognize volunteers by observing th...  Read More
Bruce Carver: Senior Volunteer, Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living
by Melissa Thompson on October 7th, 2019
As Senior Volunteer, Bruce’s duties include assisting with the aging and disability resource center directory, providing assistance to individuals applying for the MIPPA low income subsidy program and verifying Medicaid eligibility for the Home and Community Based Waiver Program.  Bruce can be reached at [email protected]...  Read More
PADD is a Host Agency for the AmeriCorps Senior Connections Program
by Melissa Thompson on July 23rd, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District is a Host Agency for the AmeriCorps Senior Connections Program. We are currently looking for a qualified individual to serve as a member (volunteer) to be placed in our agency. The member will receive a living allowance of $13, 992, education award of $6,095, limited health benefits and may qualify for child care assistance.For more information, please conta...  Read More
National Volunteer Week Local Volunteer - Cindy Stonebraker
by Melissa Thompson on April 10th, 2019
Cindy Stonebraker is an Americorp Volunteer Service Member for the Pennyrile Area Development District Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living. Cindy volunteers most of her time with the Pennyrile Long Term Care Ombudsman Program. She has become a certified ombudsman to provide assistance to residents in long term care settings and improve the quality of care they receive. In addition to her w...  Read More
National Volunteer Week Local Volunteer - Margaret Gilland
by Melissa Thompson on April 9th, 2019
In honor of celebrating National Volunteer Week, the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging would like to recognize Ms. Margaret Gilland of Crittenden County. Margaret serves as chairman of the Pennyrile Advisory Council on Aging. She also is a member of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Advisory Council and is a trained friendly visitor for long term care facilities. Margaret is very active in her local commu...  Read More
National Volunteer Week 2019
by Melissa Thompson on April 8th, 2019
Celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019National Volunteer Week is a time for organizations across the country to honor volunteers and recognize the irreplaceable impact of their time and energy all year round.The Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is honored to recognize 121 volunteers who tirelessly donate their time and talents to assist the programs throughout the...  Read More
All They Need Is Love - Hopkins County
by Melissa Thompson on April 2nd, 2018
​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 Orientation   Tues...  Read More

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