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Alzheimer’s Association offers virtual, support programs for caregivers,

The novel coronavirus presents unique challenges for more than five million Americans, including 75,000 in Kentucky living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.

Beshear: Two former Hazard caregivers plead guilty to abusing, neglecting adult

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced the guilty pleas of two former caregivers on abuse charges of a vulnerable Kentuckian at a Hazard mental and physical disability facility in 2016.

Kentucky has paid $2.6 million to relative caregivers

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say they have paid $2.6 million to relatives taking care of children in state custody since November to...

Beshear: Two Hazard caregivers indicted on abuse charges

Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse has announced the indictment of two Hazard caregivers on abuse charges Friday.

State providing financial assistance to family foster caregivers

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is allocating additional resources to determine eligibility of financial assistance payments to certain relative and fictive kin caregivers with children placed in their home by CHFS.

House panel OK’s bill aimed at caregivers who steal drugs

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A bill aimed at cracking down on caregivers who steal painkillers from the homes where they're working has been advanced...

Kentucky to pay family members serving as foster parents

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say they will pay $14.3 million to the caregivers of more than 1,500 children in state custody to...

Bill would boost background checks of caregivers

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would close gaps in checking the backgrounds of people who work with children in schools and camps and as babysitters.

Senate votes to expand background checks of caregivers

The Kentucky Senate has passed legislation aimed at closing gaps in checking the backgrounds of people who serve as caregivers for children.

Registry names adult caregivers with proven abuse claims

A registry that names adult caregivers with substantiated abuse claims has been quietly building since it was created last year.

Advocates Say Crimes Against Elderly Trending Up

Advocates for the safety of elderly people say crimes against them are trending up nationally.

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GoFundMe raising money for a garden outside Sav’s Restaurant honoring late Jake Gibbs

A new garden is coming to Sav's on East Main Street and the community is raising money to help pay for it.

UK multimedia professor talks about police on social media and the pros/cons

Social media has its ups and downs and the same goes for law enforcement and how people interact with police.

41-year-old woman dies after being struck by train

Tuesday in the Pleasant View community in Whitley County.

Officer shot in Breonna Taylor raid speaks out to ABC/Courier Journal

"It's not a race thing, like people wanna try to make it to be..." Mattingly tells ABC.