Volunteers Are the Best Advocates

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-03-08T00:43:55+00:00">March 8, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-03-08T00:58:47+00:00">March 8, 2019</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

AARP Day at the Capitol Local volunteers make the best advocates in the Capitol. In the era of a 24/7 news cycle, Tweeting, and texting, the faces and stories of “folks back home” make a big impact in the Capitol. Dozens of AARP Kentucky local activists, Executive Council Members, and AARP Chapter members traveled to Frankfort to connect directly with their lawmakers during the 2019 Kentucky General Assembly. For many, it wasn’t their first trip and for others, it was …

2019 Community Challenge Grants

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-02-22T23:51:54+00:00">February 22, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-23T15:55:05+00:00">February 23, 2019</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

AARP Community Challenge Grants Return in 2019 Applications are currently being accepted through Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET Download your application, here: 2019 Community Challenge Grant Application (PDF). We know that it takes time to build great communities. But, we also believe that quick action can spark longer-term progress. AARP launched the AARP Community Challenge to fund projects that build momentum for change in communities to improve livability for all local residents. The Community Challenge is open to 501(c)(3), …

ADU Manual – Lexington

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-02-21T11:02:21+00:00">February 21, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-21T15:55:51+00:00">February 21, 2019</time> by AARP Kentucky

Accessory Dwelling Units Manual Available A new Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) manual is available to help Fayette County residents. ADUs are quickly changing aging housing options across the nation. ADUs present an opportunity to meet the demand for housing as Lexington’s population continues to grow. In addition, ADUs can be used as a tool for enhancing existing neighborhoods by introducing a greater diversity among residents across age, ability-level and income, while providing an option to promote aging-in-place. Download a free copy (PDF) …

Movies for Grownups Presents – BLACKkKLANSMAN

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-02-16T00:32:26+00:00">February 16, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-16T00:53:16+00:00">February 16, 2019</time> by AARP Kentucky

AARP Movies for Grownups Presents: BLACKkKLANSMAN (Directed by Spike Lee) It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. Rated R for language throughout, including racial epithets, and for disturbing/violent material and some sexual references. WHEN: Thursday, February 28 TIME:  7:00 pm ET WHERE:   Regal Hamburg Pavilion …

Public Hearings Scheduled – LG&E/KU

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-02-16T00:08:49+00:00">February 16, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-16T00:48:51+00:00">February 16, 2019</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is holding public hearings in Lexington and Louisville to present information and receive public comments on the requests for rate increases by the Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU) and the Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E). “These meetings will allow the public to learn about the PSC’s ratemaking process and to present their views directly to members of the Commission as we prepare to consider whether the proposed rates are fair, just and reasonable,” according …

AARP Lobby Day 2019

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-01-15T00:07:13+00:00">January 15, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-14T12:01:48+00:00">February 14, 2019</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

AARP Kentucky Lobby Day – Kentucky General Assembly In today’s non-stop tech driven world of Tweets, texts, and email, the faces and stories of “folks back home” still make a difference in the Capitol. That’s why AARP Kentucky is bringing our volunteers, Chapters, and grassroots activists back to Frankfort on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. AARP Kentucky Lobby Day is an exciting way to meet your lawmakers face-to-face. It’s an important part of making the voices of Kentuckians 50-plus heard in …

Connect with AARP in Bowling Green

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-12-17T01:34:29+00:00">December 17, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-12-17T02:11:33+00:00">December 17, 2018</time> by

AARP is growing in Bowling Green and local volunteers are creating real and meaningful change to help you – take on today. We’re proud to help all our Kentucky communities become the best they can be. Like providing family caregivers with tips to take care of loved ones, supporting our veterans, helping to make our communities more livable and hosting fun, informative events all across the state. Your invited to get to know our growing team of local volunteers in Bowling …

Get to Know AARP in Lexington

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-12-14T01:05:00+00:00">December 14, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-12-17T01:36:43+00:00">December 17, 2018</time> by

AARP is in Lexington and local volunteers are creating real and meaningful change to help you – take on today. We’re proud to help all our Kentucky communities become the best they can be. Like providing family caregivers with tips to take care of loved ones, supporting our veterans, helping to make our communities more livable and hosting fun, informative events all across the state. Your invited to get to know our growing team of local Lexington volunteers in 2019. …

Volunteer First Responder Honored for Service to Others

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-11-15T00:03:54+00:00">November 15, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-11-15T01:01:06+00:00">November 15, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

Madison County First Responder Selected to Receive AARP Kentucky’s Most Prestigious Volunteer Award RICHMOND, Ky. – Madison County Rescue Squad’s Robert McCool has been selected by AARP Kentucky to receive the 2018 AARP Kentucky Andrus Award for Community Service — the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. The AARP Andrus award was presented to Mr. McCool at a ceremony with AARP Kentucky State President, Executive Council Member Dr. Merrylyn Moran Smith, and State Director Ron Bridges …

Great Places for All Ages: Livable Communities

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-11-14T00:54:12+00:00">November 14, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-11-14T00:56:05+00:00">November 14, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

AARP Livable Communities program is supporting efforts of neighborhoods, towns, and cities to become great places for all ages. AARP believes that communities should provide walkable streets, sustainable housing and transportation options, access to key services and opportunities for residents to participate in community activities. Watch Mayors, city planners, volunteers, and community residents talk about how age-friendly and livable communities are changing aging. Bowling Green, Lexington, and Louisville are three of the 300+ nationwide communities working to meet everyone’s needs …