Resources

The following links will provide valuable information on goods and services for seniors from a variety of agencies, businesses, and organizations serving the Bluegrass Region.

 

DISCLAIMER: The resources provided below are for general informational purposes only and do not constitute support, endorsement, or promotion by BGAAAIL.

General Election Information for Bluegrass ADD Region

Information and important dates for upcoming election.

Administration for Community Living

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is part of the U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services.

Assisted Living Resource Guide

Information and guidance on selecting memory care facilities, respite, adult day, and other assisted living options.

 

Alzheimer’s Association of Kentucky & Southern Indiana

The Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association provides service and education to 125 counties across greater Kentucky and southern Indiana. Over 5 million Americans have the disease and more than 80,000 of them reside in our service territory. The services provided to those affected by Alzheimer’s, their families and caregivers include a 24 hour helpline; support groups; educational programs designed for caregivers, professionals and general education for the community; a newsletter and advocacy at all levels of government.

 

Benefits Check-Up

A website that can help you determine any benefits that you may be eligible for.

 

Bluegrass Area Development District

A regional planning agency that covers the 17 county Bluegrass area.

 

Cancer.org

Our mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

Caring.com

Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. We have been featured on the Administration for Community Living, AARP, Forbes, and is referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the internet.

 

Department for Aging & Independent Living

The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) oversees the administration of statewide programs and services on behalf of Kentucky’s elders and individuals with disabilities.

 

Elder Care Locator

The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families. You can also reach us at 1-800-677-1116.

 

iknowexpo

A full day training on issues regarding the aging and disabled populations in and around Lexington, KY

Local Coordinating Councils on Elder Abuse 

Local coordinating councils on elder abuse are established in every Area Development District in Kentucky. Council’s goals are to:

  • develop and build an effective community wide system of prevention and intervention that is responsive to the need of victims, perpetrators, family members, and formal/informal caretakers
  • identify and coordinate the roles and services of local agencies that work with elder abused, neglected, or exploited victims and to investigate or prosecute elder abuse cases
  • monitor, evaluate, and promote the quality and effectiveness of services and protection in the community
  • promote a clear understanding of elder abuse, current laws, elder rights, and resources available in the community

Medicare

All things Medicare. 

 

 National Council on Aging

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. 

National Council on Elder Abuse

Directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, NCEA is a resource for policymakers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.

Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency

Information and advocacy regarding Nursing Home residents.

Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) basic and clinical scientists work together to improve the health of the elderly in Kentucky and beyond through research dedicated to understanding the aging process and age-related brain diseases, and education, outreach and clinical programs that promote healthy brain aging.

Senior Guidance

Dedicated to providing senior living assistance to the elderly. In addition to providing a number of helpful senior living resources and articles, we enable seniors and caregivers to search and find 40,000+ long-term care facilities in more than 7,500 cities across the United States.

SeniorLiving.org

A resource for a variety of products and services for seniors.