Aging

LTADD coordinates local programs serving seniors and the disabled.

The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is funded through the Administration of Aging. It is a collaborative effort between the Administrations of Aging and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The objective of the ADRC is to be a “one-stop shop” for senior information and resources. The ADRC provides information regarding long-term care services, public assistance programs, and private businesses.

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Contact:Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging
270.737.6082
800.264.0393

The Older Americans Act (OAA) was passed by Congress in 1965 as a response to policymaker concerns about the lack of services for older adults. The OAA is now viewed as the primary vehicle for the organization and delivery of social and nutrition services to seniors and caregivers. The Act authorizes a wide array of service programs through a network of State Units on Aging, 655 Area Agencies on Aging, 244 Tribal organizations, and 2 Native Hawaiian organizations.In Kentucky there are 15 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA), all incorporated within Area Development Districts. The Lincoln Trail AAA covers eight counties; Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, and Washington County. Lincoln Trail AAA administers federally and state funded aging programs. Local funds are also received to support some programs. The Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging strives to enable citizens to live to their highest quality of life possible.


In-Home Services may be provided through one of two programs administered under the Area Agency on Aging; Homecare or Title III. In-home services are to assist a senior to remain living at home in a safe atmosphere where they may other wise be at risk of institutionalization. These programs are funded by state and federal monies.

Services:

Home Making: General house cleaning duties provided by a trained aide for an individual when no other person is able to provide assistance. 

Personal Care: Non-medical personal care assistance which may include assistance into and out of bathtub, bathing, hair and skin care, dressing, and feeding.

Home Delivered Meals: Nutritionally balanced meals are delivered every other week to a person’s home who otherwise may be unable to secure a nutritious meal. An average delivery consists of ten meals, five per week. Meals are stored in the refrigerator and heated up by microwave at client’s convenience.

Respite Care: In home care that provides relief to caregiver for an individual who cannot be left unsupervised. Adult Daycare is another source of respite

Escort: Personal transportation and accompaniment of individuals who have no other means of transportation to medical appointments.

Chore: Heavy house cleaning duties that are not performed on a routine basis.

Case Management: Case Manager develops a Plan of Care with individual designed to meet their individual goals and needs. Regular contact is maintained to ensure these needs are met and services are satisfactory. Linkage to community supports or other agencies may also be made by case manager.

Eligibility:To be eligible for In-Home Services an individual must be at least 60 years old; needing assistance with two activities of daily living; such as bathing, dressing, toileting; and three instrumental activities of daily living such as meal preparation, house keeping, grocery shopping, or laundry. A combination of deficiencies may qualify person for program services. A qualified case manager will meet with the person to determine eligibility and range of services needed.
Cost:Home delivered meals are at no cost to persons who meet Program requirements, although donations are appreciated. Other service fees are based on persons’ income using a sliding fee scale.
Application/Referral:Anyone can make a referral to the Homecare Program or Title III Program, including the recipient themselves. A person wishing to make a referral must have basic contact information and knowledge of general needs. Due to high demand of these services most counties have a waiting list.
Contact:Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging
270.737.6082
800.264.0393

The Kentucky Long-Term Care Ombudsman program provides assistance and advocates for residents of nursing homes, family care homes, and personal care homes. Ombudsman regularly visits long-term care facilities to monitor care and conditions. Ombudsman receives, investigates, and works to resolve complaints regarding long-term care facilities as well as provide information and education to the general public.

Eligibility:Services are available to any resident of a long-term care facility, their family or friends, or a concerned member of the community. Anyone with questions or who would like to report a concern regarding a long-term care facility can contact their local ombudsman.
Cost:There is no cost for Ombudsman services. Donations are accepted.
Contact:

Beverly Broadus,
Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living

bbroadus@archlou.org
502-965-8304

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Participant Directed Services (PDS) provides options to individuals who are eligible for one of the following waivers: Home and Community Based and Acquared Brain Inquiry. PDS allows a consumer to hire persons of their own choosing to provide care with funding through individual Medicaid budgets.

Contact the Lincoln Trail ADD for more information.

270-737-6082 or 800-264-0393.

The Personal Care Attendant Program (PCAP) assists severely disabled individuals who may be at risk of institutionalization without this provision. The goal of PCAP is to allow these individuals to remain living in their home and local communities. A personal care attendant is employed by the disabled individual themselves. Individual supervises and advises personal care attendant.  Click HERE for a information flyer.

Services:Personal Care Attendant may perform assistance with day to day activities to include, but not limited to: personal care, housekeeping, shopping, transportation, self-care procedures, and meal preparation.
Eligibility:Individual must be 18 years or older and be severely physically disabled with permanent or temporary recurring functional loss of two or more limbs. Individual must need at least 14 hours but no more than 40 hours of attendant care per week. Individual must be mentally capable of preparing payroll and employer tax statements.
Application/Referral:   

Make a referral by contacting:AAA Director
Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging
270.737.6082
800.264.0393

There is a waiting list for this service.

The Federal Regulations for Title III, Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended, states that procedures will be established for the operations of the services to the elderly.

These manuals have been prepared for the day-to-day operations of the Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living and the agencies providing services through funding provided by the Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living. Additional contract agencies receive manuals relating to their specific areas of operation.

These manuals will assist all who are part of the Aging Program in the Lincoln Trail Area Development District to have a better understanding of the procedures of the program.


There are fifteen Senior Centers throughout the Lincoln Trail service area. Senior centers serve as a focal point for seniors to socialize with one another and meet new friends. Many of the centers offer education, health promotion, outreach services, socialization, and games. A nutritionally balanced congregate meal is provided each day the center is open. Attendees may wish to spend the whole day or just part of the day. If a senior does not drive, transportation can be provided through TACK.

Eligibility:Senior centers are open to anyone over the age of sixty.
Cost:There is no fee to attend a Senior Center. Meals are provided at no cost to seniors, although donations are encouraged.
Contact:Tancy Morris
District Senior Center Coordinator
Phone: 270-756-5668
 
Breckinridge County
Hardinsburg Senior Center
205 Fairgrounds Road
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
Hours:  Mon – Fri, 8:00am – 1:00pm
Phone:  270-756-5668
Contact: Lisa Bratcher
Email: lbratcher@ckcac.org 

 

Grayson County

Lori Duvall Senior Center
102-B Watkins Woods Drive
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Hours:  Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 1:30pm
Phone:  270-259-4885
Contact: Verna Fentress
Email:grayson_congregate@ckcac.org 

 

Hardin County

Griffin Manor Senior Center
1119 Johnstown Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Hours:  Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Phone:  270-982-2909
Contact: Ida Kyle

Radcliff Senior Center
Colvin Center Freedom Way
Radcliff, KY 40160
Hours:  Tues & Fri, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Phone:  270-351-4079
Contact: Alicia Tucker
Email: atucker@radcliff.org 
LaRue County
Hodgenville Senior Center
112 N. Walters Avenue
Hodgenville, KY 42748
Hours:  Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Phone:  270-358-4235
Fax:  270-358-8683
Contact: Tim Speakman
Email: larue_congregate@ckcac.org 

 

Marion County

County Coordinator
Contact: Franke Powell
Email:marion_congregate@ckcac.org

Bradfordsville Senior Center
Main Street
Bradfordsville, KY 40009
Hours:  Thursday, 9:30am – 1:30pm
Phone:  n/a
Contact: Runelle Pinkston
Email: rpinkston@ckcac.org

Lebanon Senior Center
110 W. Mulberry Street
Lebanon, KY 40033
Hours:  Mon – Wed, Fri, 8:30am – 2:30pm
Phone:  n/a
Contact: Franke Powell

Mark A. Mattingly Senior Center
255 School Drive
Loretto, KY 40037
Hours:  Tuesday, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Phone:  270-692-6591
Contact: Franke Powell 
Meade County
Meade County Senior Center Without Walls
(Meets at the Meade County Library the last Thursday of each month from 10:00am-2:00pm)
996 Old Ekron Road
Phone:  270-422-2094
Contact: Nancy Addington 

 

Nelson County

Bardstown Senior Center
122 Plaza Drive, Suite A
Bardstown, KY 40004
Hours:  Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Phone:  502-348-1888
Contact: Amy Waldeck
Email:nelson_congregate@ckcac.org

New Haven Senior Center
Hometown Apts.
365 Fifth St.
New Haven, KY 40051
Hours:  Tue & Thur, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Phone:  502-549-6501
Contact: Ginger Green 

 

Washington County

Washington Co. Senior Center
206 South Cross Main
Springfield, KY 40069
Hours:  Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Phone:  859-336-0909
Contact: Thelma Thompson
Email: tthompson@ckcac.org 

The State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) provides assistance with access in public and private benefits. Medicare, Medicaid, private and other public programs can be confusing to the average community member; SHIP volunteer counselors are here to provide one-on-one assistance. Counselors can assist in comparing supplemental insurances, understanding policies, and applying for assistance. Information and assistance in filling out prescription drug discount program applications is also available.

Eligibility:Individual must be over the age of sixty or disabled. Family members and caregivers are also eligible for services.
Cost:There is no cost for this service.
Contact:Carol Baldwin
SHIP/KSM
270-737-0669