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Living and Aging Assistance

Know more about who is available to help in every aspect of everyday life.


A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization helping people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthening communities and fighting for issues that matter most to families.

10401 Linn Station Road,  Suite 121
Louisville, KY  40223
PHONE  (866) 295-7275
EMAIL   kyaarp@aarp.org
WEB  aarp.org/ky

Bluegrass Elder Abuse Prevention Council

Aids in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation through community education and inter-agency collaboration. Educates individuals to prevent elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Fayette and Jessamine counties.

CONTACT:  Melissa Stiff
366 Waller Avenue, Suite 112
Lexington, KY 40504
PHONE  (859) 313-5167
EMAIL   bluegrassEAPC@gmail.com
WEB  bluegrassEAPC.com

Employment Solutions, Inc.

A non-profit organization with a wide variety of programming options including job placement, vocational skills training and staffing services. Specializes in assisting adults with employment barriers including people with significant disabilities.

CONTACT: Nicole Dummitt
1165 Centre Parkway, Suite 120
Lexington Kentucky 40517
PHONE  (859) 272-4855
EMAIL  ndummitt@employmentsolutionsinc.org
WEB  employmentsolutionsinc.org

FamilyCare System

The FamilyCare System© is an all-in-one survival guide and organizational system for family care giving. The practical how-to system will save you time, energy and your sanity!

CONTACT  Kathy Fallon
4829 Delaney Ferry Road
Versailles, KY 40383
PHONE  (859) 538-2874
EMAIL  kathyfallonwriter@gmail.com
WEB  kathyfallonwriter.com

Johnson, Stewart & Sanders, Inc.

The full body blanket & poncho with special designed foot pouch, arm slits and a front pocket- Uniquely designed for individuals in wheel chairs!

CONTACT  Kathy Sanders
202 Troon Court
Versailles, KY 40383
PHONE  (859) 229-4500
EMAIL  info@LMBloncho.com
WEB  LMBloncho.com

Kentucky Self Advocates for Freedom – Central Kentucky Chapter

Self Advocacy Group for people with disabilities.

CONTACT  Nancy Chesser
879 Robin Road
Lexington, KY 40502
PHONE  (859) 277-4161
EMAIL  nechesser@twc.com
WEB  selfadvocacyonline.org/find/orginfo.asp?orgid=1285

Kerr Brothers Funeral Home 

Funeral and cremation services, and pre-planning specialists.

CONTACT: Kelly Mead
3421 Harrodsburg Road
Lexington, KY 40513
PHONE (859) 223-3140
EMAIL  KMead@KerrBrothers.com
WEB  KerrBrothers.com

Lexington Area Parkinson’s Support Group

Volunteer-led nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and supporting persons with Parkinson’s and their care partners.

CONTACT: Elaine Keith
P.O. Box 4424
Lexington, KY 40544
PHONE (859) 277-1040
EMAIL  keith284@twc.com
WEB  parkinsonslexington.com

Lexington Human Rights Commission

Governmental agency that investigates complaints of discrimination in areas of employment, housing, and public accommodations.

CONTACT: Raymond Sexton
342 Waller Avenue, Suite 1a
Lexington, KY 40504
PHONE (859) 252-4931
EMAIL  rsexton@lfuchrc.org
WEB  lfuchrc.org

Milward Funeral Directors 

Provides complete funeral services and products, including pre-arrangement, at-need care, cremation and after-care counseling with three locations.

CONTACT: Rick Davis
159 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY 40507
PHONE (859) 252-5433
EMAIL  rick@myplanitgroup.com
WEB  milwardfuneral.com

Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass, Inc. (NHOA)

The agency protects and promotes the rights of long-term care residents, providing education and compliant management to long-term care residents and their families.

CONTACT  Denise Kennedy
3138 Custer Drive, Suite 110
Lexington, KY 40517
PHONE (859) 252-6747
EMAIL nhoa@ombuddy.org
WEB ombuddy.org

The Arc of Central Kentucky 

A grassroots organization formed in 1955 by a small group of parents, the Arc is people – people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, neighbors and friends – advocating for fairness, equality, quality of life for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

CONTACT: Marie Allison
3320 Tates Creek Road, Suite 200
Louisville, KY 40502
PHONE (859) 351-0728
EMAIL  thearcofcentralkentucky@gmail.com
WEB  arcofky.org

United Way of the Bluegrass 

Working to advance the common good and create opportunities for Central Kentuckians with a focus on education, income and health.

CONTACT:  Joy Puckett
2480 Fortune Drive #250
Lexington, KY  40509
PHONE  (859) 233-4460
EMAIL  Joy.Puckett@uwbg.org
WEB  uwbg.org

University of Kentucky – Disability Resource Center 

Providing information and services to University of Kentucky students who have temporary or permanent disabilities or chronic health conditions.

CONTACT:  Jake Karnes
2 Alumni Gym
Lexington, KY  40506
PHONE  (859) 257-2754
EMAIL  jkarnes@email.uky.edu
WEB  uky.edu/drc

University of Kentucky Human Development Institute

Kentucky’s University Center for Excellence in developmental disabilities education, research and service. The focus is on improving lifelong opportunities and services for individuals with disabilities, their families and the community.

CONTACT:  Marybeth Vallance
102 UK Mineral Industry Bldg.
Lexington, KY  40506-0051
PHONE  (859) 237-1714
EMAIL  Marybeth.vallance@uky.edu
WEB  hdi.uky.edu