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.

Elder Abuse

Program Description

The Elder Abuse Prevention Program is funded primarily by Older American’s Act (Title VII) funds. There is no charge for services provided by this program. Elder abuse is the infliction of physical, emotional, or psychological harm on an older adult. Elder abuse also can take the form of financial exploitation or intentional or unintentional neglect of an older adult by the caregiver.

Who does the program benefit / What are the benefits

Any individual in the State of Kentucky who suspects the possibility of Elder Abuse has the responsibility to report to Adult Protective Services, who provide screening, information, and possible intakes to complete investigations.

The Northern Kentucky Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living utilizes a number of methods to bring awareness to the community concerning the needs of residents in long-term care facilities and other vulnerable adults that may be at risk of elder abuse.

Services offered within the program

A District Ombudsman or volunteer visits all skilled nursing facilities in Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, and Pendleton Counties a minimum of 4 times a year. The Ombudsman distributes information about resident’s rights, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Information about how to report abuse is also provided and posted at each facility.

Trainings are offered in the facilities and in the community on topics of identification, prevention, reporting, and treating suspected elder abuse. Physical abuse, neglect, scams, identity theft and financial exploitation are some of the topics covered in these trainings.

Contact Information

For more information contact the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 859.692.2480 or 866.766.2472 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can also contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., District Ombudsman at Senior Services of Northern Kentucky.

Resources

Elder Maltreatment Alliance Web Site

Elder Maltreatment Alliance 2014 Meeting Schedule

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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