The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) oversees administration of statewide programs and services on behalf of Kentucky’s elders and individuals with disabilities.
Elder abuse is a crime that knows no boundaries. It can occur anywhere, anytime; it can affect all races, religions, ethnicities, cultures, and socioeconomic groups. It can occur in community settings such as private homes or in an institutional setting. To learn more about elder abuse in Kentucky and what to do about it, visit https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dcbs/dpp/apb/Pages/elder-abuse.aspx
The Office of Senior Protection and Mediation was established to protect senior citizens. The office is responsible for administering and offering a variety of services and training to equip senior Kentuckians, and collaborating senior stakeholders in protecting seniors against fraud, scams and financial exploitation.
What is Medicaid? How do I apply? Will I qualify? Find important information about Medicaid in Kentucky.
Nursing Home Compare has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. A nursing home is a place for people who can’t be cared for at home and need 24-hour nursing care. Search this site to find nursing homes based on a location, and compare the quality of care they provide, as well as their staffing.
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. Over the past three decades, SBCoA has flourished and has emerged as one of the nation’s leading centers on aging. Major foci of the Center are basic and applied research in Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders.
You may face some challenges—from managing your finances and avoiding scams and fraud, to staying healthy and others. This guide can help empower seniors to meet those challenges and make the most of life.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.
There are over 2,500 benefit programs available nationwide. Find out what benefits may be available in your area.
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