Posts with the tag “world-elder-abuse-awareness”

World Elder Abuse Day 2018 Celebrated in Christian County
by Melissa Thompson on June 19th, 2018
​Mayor Carter Hendricks and the Tri Counties Elder Abuse Council celebrated World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at the Pardue Lane Dog Park on Friday, June 15, 2018.  Mayor Hendricks released 9 purple balloons representing the 9 counties in the Pennyrile District.  The event was held in partnership with Hopkinsville Parks & Recreation “Movies in the Park”.  The council provided snacks and information ...  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
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2017
by Melissa Thompson on June 5th, 2017
​Every year an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10, older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. And experts believe that for every reported case of elder abuse or neglect, as many as 23.5 cases go unreported. Everyone can act to protect seniors – no act is too small. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) – commemorated on June 15th every year – is an opportunity for you or ...  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

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