Due to COVID-19 virus concerns, the Northern Kentucky Area Development District office will be closed to the public starting March 26th, 2020, until further notice.

Continuing services to our communities and clients is our number one priority. If you need to bring documents to the office, such as timesheets, they can be placed in the dropbox in the back of the building. Please contact offices via phone or e-mail for questions or for any immediate needs. Contact us via email by using this format: firstname.lastname@nkadd.org for example jane.doe@nkadd.org or by calling 859-283-1885. Please note that when calling our main line, you may leave a message for a specific person by using the dial-by-name directory. It is organized by last name, but after one try, it allows you to search by first name by pressing 5.

Our Aging and Disability Resource Center can be reached at 859.692.2480.

There are regular updates posted for employers and dislocated workers at www.nkcareercenter.org.
Unemployment insurance, career services, and employer assistance is also available
by calling 859.292.6666.

For the latest information on the novel COVID-19 in Kentucky, please visit kycovid19.ky.gov.

For additional Northern Kentucky community resources please visit https://bit.ly/2y3rr6I.

Council on Aging

Program Description

The Council on Aging is an advisory council that has been established under provisions of the federal Older Americans Act, as amended, and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Aging and Independent Living. The Council on Aging serves as an advisory body to the NKADD’s Board of Directors in most matters relating to the Northern Kentucky Area Development District / Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living. The Northern Kentucky Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living was one of the first (in 1973) of the fifteen Area Agencies on Aging to be created in Kentucky. It serves the elderly in Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton counties. The Council on Aging is composed of volunteer members representing the interest of older adults in the eight county NKADD region.

Council on Aging’s Purpose & Responsibilities
  • To provide input and recommendations regarding the development of the annual aging area plan. To advise the NKADD Board of Directors on all matters relating to the development and administration of the annual aging area plan and operations conducted thereunder.
  • To review the budgets and programs relative to the aging services administered by the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.
  • To provide input and recommendations in the development and updating of policies and procedures and resource materials.
  • To communicate through the various media information designed to promote community understanding of the needs of older adults and to stimulate appropriate action to meet those needs.
  • To utilize the findings and recommendations of the Council on Aging members.
  • To render assistance where feasible and to bridge gaps among government agencies, service providers, ongoing programs and their recipients.
  • To represent the interests of all older persons with special emphasis on persons with the greatest social and economic needs. To encourage all demographic elements of the Northern Kentucky community including youth, young adults and the middle-aged, to be involved in activities related to older persons.
  • To serve as a conduit through which organizations can exchange information and collaborate in joint endeavors to serve the elderly.
  • To participate in the public hearing process.
  • To promote programs on aging characterized by:
    • pro-active leadership and innovation.
    • planning, coordination and evaluation of efforts.
    • joint funding of activities and services.
    • meaningful volunteer opportunities for the elderly to serve their communities.
    • the involvement of older adults in cultural, social action,  and self-help activities and programs.
  • To study and develop information and resources in which recommendations for legislation and other governmental action beneficial to older adults may be used.

The Council on Aging is composed of two representatives from each of the eight counties comprising the Northern Kentucky Area Development District, except that in those counties where the population is in excess of 30,000 there is added one member for each full 30,000 population segment that is in excess of the base 30,000 population. Local veterans' health care facilities have one representative member and there is one at-large member. The Judge Executive of each County comprising the Northern Kentucky Area Development District appoints members from his or her respective County to serve on the Council on Aging. The Chairperson of the NKADD Board of Directors appoints the Chairperson of the Council on Aging as well as the veterans’ health care facilities member and the at-large member.

Council on Aging Members
Officers Campbell County Gallatin County Kenton County
Susan Maier - Chairperson Dianna Hermann Katie Lowe Dr. Garry Neltner
Robert Young - Vice Chairperson Marsha Dufeck   Jerry Moser
Pam Pangburn - Secretary  Pam Pangburn Grant County JoAnn Lonnemann
  Regina Clos Barb Chaney Ken Palmer
Boone County Vera Powell Monty Joe Ted Smith
Brittany King     Terry Deavy
Claire Parsons Carroll County Owen County  
David Sarker Robert Young Sherry Ayres Pendleton County
Heather Bailey      Hiram Harville
Lisa Buerkley     Anna mary Tackett
Veteran's Health      
Diana Hermann       
Contact Information

For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Associate Director - Human Services Division, at 859.283.1885.

Contact Information

Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
P: 859.283.1885
F: 859.283.8178
TDD: 711
For general questions, please email info@nkadd.org

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Career Opportunities

Welcome to the NKADD Career Board. You'll find benefit information as well as links to current open positions within the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

Current Job Openings for the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

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