Kentucky Programs and Service for the Elderly


Kentucky Programs for the Elderly

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ Department for Aging and Independent Living has assembled a nice list of programs and services that will be of interest to seniors living in the state.  This would be a list worth bookmarking for future reference!

Aging and Disability Resource Center Program (ADRC) – streamline access to long-term care. ADRCs serve as highly visible and trusted places available in every community across the commonwealth where people of all ages, incomes and disabilities go to get information on the full range of long-term support options.

Aging Network – provides services through the 15 Kentucky Area Agencies on Aging and Independent Living.    

Adult Day Care and Alzheimer’s Disease Respite – provides services for physically disabled or frail people 60 and older in need of supervision for part of the day. Alzheimer’s respite includes services provided at adult day centers or in the home for people of any age with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia disorders

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Council – Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Council – is a governor appointed council that helps the Department for Aging and Independent Living identify issues to advance the treatment of people with memory loss and provide support and assistance to their families.

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