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|
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Table of Contents
- Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation or Domestic Violence Services
- Adult Day Services
- Aging Services / Senior Centers
- Assisted Living Facilities
- Attendant Care Services
- Chambers of Commerce
- Child Care Services
- Disability Services
- Education Services / Information
- Emergency Services (Financial, food, Clothing & Shelter)
- Employment Services
- Family Resources & Youth Services
- Farm Worker & Agricultural Services
- Home Health & Hospice Services
- Hot Lines
- Juvenile Services
- Legal & Ombudsman Services
- Long Term Care Facilities / Rehabilitation
- Medical Services / Health Care Facilities
- Mental health Services
- Support Groups & Services
- Transportation Services
- Volunteer Programs
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.
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.|
|Downloads:||STOP Loss and Theft Brochure|
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.|
Make a referral by contacting:AAA Director
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.|
District Senior Center Coordinator
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.|