Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities (KCHC)


The Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities is a community-based coalition that seeks to develop the social networks and resources needed to promote geriatric workforce development in rural communities and to increase the community supports that help older adults in rural counties lead healthier lives.

This coalition hosts monthly community meetings as well as community-wide health promotion events throughout the year. 

by County

Past Learning Sessions

Face-to-Face Quarterly Events

September, 2018
"Getting into the Weeds with Kentucky Healthcare" 
Dustin Pugel, Ky Policy Organization
Emily Beauregard,  KY Voices for Health
Kellie Cauley, KIPDA 
Join KCHC for a panel conversation about Kentucky's new expanded Medicaid program (Kentucky HEALTH) and what this means for the health of older adults. This meeting is the KCHC quarterly face-to-face meeting.

Community Conversations

November, 2018 - "Home for the Holidays: Addressing the Problem of Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Americans"
Barbara Gordon, MA, Jessica Elkin, BSSW from KIPDA

Please join us for a presentation and discussion facilitated by Barbara Gordon and Jessica Elkin from the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) on the problems of isolation and loneliness facing older adults, negative health consequences that isolation contributes to, and what local agencies and advocates can do to help.

August, 2018
Andy Tubman, Co-Founder and Chief of Therapeutics and Music at SingFit, will be presenting an overview of SingFit, and how healthcare providers and individuals can elevate cognitive care of their clients and loved ones through music and technology. At the end of the presentation, there will be a facilitated conversation regarding how SingFit and Music Technology can make our communities healthier. Join and find out how music can become medicine for the soul.







Many thanks to our community partners!