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Aging can be better with help from new program

Aaron Pointer, Director of Re-entry Programming, was the guest speaker at the December Lake Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living meeting at the LCADD in Russell Springs.

The name of the program he is excited about is Kentucky Area Resources (KARES), an Online list of resources and services, that can help people quickly locate and contact organizations dedicated to helping.

Areas Poynter's program can help people access include: career training, health care, school and family resources, government assistance, transportation, housing, childcare, food needs, clothing, substance abuse, faith based, community resources, medical, drug, alcohol treatment and more.

The website is . Adair County is represented on the Aging and Independent Living Board by Vicky Pike.

The program is available now in Russell and Hart counties. He has been in contact with both the Adair Judge and Mayor who will be bringing the program option to Fiscal court and City Council in upcoming meetings.

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KARES program will get quick access to help

2021-12-03 - Russell County, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
Speaker Aaron Pointer, Director of Re-entry Programming, shared how the a program KARES can help people needing access to everything from jobs to food to transportation. He presented details at the December Lake Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living meeting at the LCADD in Russell Springs.

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