Kentucky Power Proposes Rate Hike

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-27T11:42:08+00:00">October 27, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-30T12:42:36+00:00">October 30, 2017</time> by AARP Kentucky

Say “NO” to Unfair Electric Bill Increase! AARP Kentucky is challenging a request by Kentucky Power Company to raise electricity rates in Eastern Kentucky. And we need your help to stop this rate hike. Take Action: Sign the Petition to Kentucky Public Service Commission, here: spr.ly/60168ChJn Kentucky Power is asking the Kentucky Public Service Commission to approve an increase of $60 million dollars. More than 168,500 Kentuckians in the utility’s 20-county service area electric customers in Eastern Kentucky could see their …

KY Caregivers

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-08-18T11:42:02+00:00">August 18, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-08-18T11:46:11+00:00">August 18, 2017</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>

Kentucky’s family caregivers have new resources to help loved ones when they need it most. Download and print copies of the Kentucky Caregivers’ Wallet Card: Kentucky downloadable_wallet_card_file_KY Family caregiving is a labor of love, to be sure. But it can also be overwhelming, stressful and exhausting. That’s why we’re fighting for commonsense solutions to help. the Kentucky Family Caregivers Act is a new law that helps family caregivers when their loved ones go into the hospital and as they transition …

AARP Kentucky Real Possibilities Faith Award Winners

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-06-27T12:17:51+00:00">June 27, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-06-30T11:53:20+00:00">June 30, 2017</time> by AARP Kentucky

Inspired Service of Faith-filled Volunteers Recognized with 2017 AARP Real Possibilities Faith Awards AARP Kentucky volunteers, staff, and friends recently celebrated 23 inspiring, faith-filled volunteers nominated for their dedicated service in Louisville. The celebration experience was attended by more than 100, included a live band, and Emceed by WLOU 104.7 FM radio personality, Ms. Krystal. Wilma Mitchell, a local AARP Kentucky volunteer, helped to coordinate the outreach effort.  According to Mitchell, “I was honored and excited to be a part of …

New Scorecard Shows Change Needed for Services to Aging Kentuckians

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-06-15T16:26:34+00:00">June 15, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-06-15T16:47:24+00:00">June 15, 2017</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>

New scorecard ranks Kentucky 50th in helping care for a growing populations of Kentuckians aging and living with disabilities.  Report calls for change in the pace to meet growing needs and shifting demographic demands. Picking Up the Pace of Change: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers – the third in a series of reports—ranks each state overall and on 25 specific indicators in five key dimensions: affordability and …

AARP Opens Community Grant Challenge

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-06-12T00:50:04+00:00">June 12, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-14T11:48:39+00:00">September 14, 2017</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 Grant Program to Help Make Communities Better Places to Live for All Ages AARP is now accepting applications for Community Challenge grants to fund projects that spark change in local communities. The grant program is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative that aims to make our communities great places to live for everyone. The application deadline is June 30, 2017 and all projects must be completed by November 1, 2017. All applications must be submitted through …

Andrus Award for Community Service Nominations Open

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-05-09T01:40:41+00:00">May 9, 2017</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>

Andrus Award recognizes community service AARP Kentucky is now seeking volunteer nominations for the 2017 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. The award is the Association’s most prestigious volunteer tribute recognizing outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. AARP Kentucky is now accepting nominations for the 2017 AARP Kentucky Andrus Award for Community Service. The Andrus Award recognizes outstanding Kentuckians age 50-plus who are making a powerful difference in their communities …

Let States Lead on Retirement Savings

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-05-02T14:38:06+00:00">May 2, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-05-17T01:15:30+00:00">May 17, 2017</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>

Senate Prepares to Vote on H.J. Resolution 66:  Time to Let States Lead Today, a secure retirement is out of reach for millions of Americans and nearly 800, 000 working Kentuckians. The issue is 55 million Americans don’t have a way to save for retirement at work, even though people are 15 times more likely to save if they can put money aside directly from their regular paycheck. Those who do not save enough for retirement risk becoming dependent on …

Utilities Settle for Less, Kentuckians Save More

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-04-19T22:57:57+00:00">April 19, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-04-20T09:36:39+00:00">April 20, 2017</time> by AARP Kentucky

Settlement with LG&E and Kentucky Utilities a Big Win for Kentuckians Kentucky Attorney General’s Office of Rate Intervention settlement with LG&E and KU to save Kentuckians $90 million annually – $33.2 million of that for residential ratepayers. In response to Attorney General Andy Beshear’s announcement that the Office of Rate Intervention has entered into a settlement with LG&E and KU, AARP Kentucky released the following statement by volunteer State President Charlotte Whittaker. “The bottom line is this settlement with LG&E and …

Movies for Grownups Launches in Lexington Lyric Theatre

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2016-12-10T01:11:37+00:00">December 10, 2016</time><time class="updated" datetime="2016-12-10T01:17:56+00:00">December 10, 2016</time> by AARP Kentucky

Lexington AARP volunteers’ excitement could be seen on their faces as they greet local members and guests to the historic Lyric Theatre. The film, “Southside with You” was selected as the first in a series of free AARP Movies for Grownups in Lexington. The importance of community involvement and engagement was highlighted at Lexington’s Lyric Theatre during a screening of “Southside with You” part of AARP’s Movies for Grownups. The film, inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date in 1989, …

Louisville Innovation Summit Explores Future of Aging Care

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2016-09-27T01:12:57+00:00">September 27, 2016</time><time class="updated" datetime="2016-09-27T01:35:34+00:00">September 27, 2016</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>

2016 Louisville Innovation Summit Announces New Speakers at Third Annual Conference, October 9-11, 2016. AARP joins in sponsoring the Louisville Innovation Summit (LIS) bringing together healthcare executives and technology entrepreneurs sharing expertise while exploring new avenues redefining the future of aging care. In addition to expert speakers, the LIS offers hosts of opportunities to be inspired and to connect with other innovators. The Louisville Innovation Summit will address issues facing the Aging Care industry, as it presents its third annual …