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New program encourages community to create inclusive environment for seniors with sensory loss

Approximately 83 percent of older adults in the United States are living with at least one diminished sense, according to a new survey by Home Instead, Inc. While a sensory loss is remarkably common, the world is not designed to accommodate those living with challenges such as impaired vision, hearing and mobility. This harsh reality is no more apparent than on the demographic with the highest rate...

2018 National Citizen Survey results indicate City of Paducah’s residents enjoy ‘high quality of life’

The City of Paducah has received the results from the National Citizen Survey that was mailed earlier this year to 1,500 randomly-selected households within the Paducah city limits. The survey asks questions about a community’s livability which includes city services, civic participation, governance, and various community characteristics. On the conclusion page in the Community Livability report,...