The Bluegrass Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living will conduct a public hearing on the Regional Area Plan for programs on aging under Title III of the Older Americans Act and State General Funds for Fiscal Year 2019-2021.  The hearing will be held in the Conference Room of the Bluegrass Area Development District office at 699 Perimeter Drive, Lexington, KY 40517.  The public hearing will begin at 10:00A.M. EST on March 14, 2018.  Participation is actively sought from the following groups:  minority, rural elderly, low income, disabled and family caregivers.  The document is posted on  Anyone unable to attend the public hearing, but would like to make comments may do so by submitting their written comments to prior to March 14th.

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Bluegrass Area Development District LEGAL NOTICE Request for Proposals

The Bluegrass Area Development District will receive sealed proposals to provide services through the following funding sources: Title III of the Older Americanís Act, includingTitle III B, Supportive Services, Title III C-1 Congregate meals, Title III C-2 Home Delivered meals, and Kentucky Homecare Program direct service provision and Title IIIB/Homecare Case Management.

This project is funded in part, under a contract with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, from the Administration for Community Living of the U.S. Department of Health and Family Services.

Application packets will be available for pick up any time after 8:00am, EST on February 20, 2018, at the Bluegrass ADD office located at 699 Perimeter Dr., Lexington, KY 40517. Electronic applications may be requested at A mandatory bidders conference will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm EST on 2-28-18. Completed applications will be due in the Bluegrass ADD office by 4:30pm, EST on March 20, 2018. No applications will be accepted after this date. Applications must be clearly marked according to instructions in the packet. The Bluegrass Area Development District reserves the right to reject any and all responses and to waive any informality. Questions may be directed to Celeste Collins at 859-269-8021 or

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This brochure features an overview of the latest data gathered from AAAs nationwide to provide a snapshot of the evolving role these vital agencies play in the planning, development, coordination and delivery of aging and other home and community-based services in nearly every community in the United States.

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