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A new national report finds for the second year in a row, Kentucky has the highest incidence of food insecurity in the country among older adults.
Kentucky will receive nearly $11.7 million in federal funding to help meet the needs of older adults and people with disabilities during the coronavirus outbreak.
Kentucky received a federal grant for $3.2 million to help communities provide meals for older adults.
The Kentucky House has passed a bill to expand rape statutes to include instances when older adults have sex with 16 or 17 year olds.
From 2011 to 2015, heroin has risen to the top of the list of drugs contributing to Kentucky overdose deaths, with 42 deaths in 2011 and 293 in 2015.