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20 02, 2018

Welcome to Medicare Class

2018-02-20T21:43:10+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

Are you turning 65 soon and confused about Medicare benefits and choices? The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is conducting a free “Welcome to Medicare” class at Art Circle Library in Crossville on Friday March 16, 2018 from 1pm until 4pm.  The class will consist of training on Parts A, B, C & D, [...]

8 02, 2018

Caring for You, Caring for Me Support Program

2018-02-08T22:09:19+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

Area of Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) will be starting a new cycle of caregiver support meetings in the month of February.  Individuals who are are caregivers, regardless of roles, are invited to attend support meetings provided through the Family Caregiver Support Program.  Beginning in the month of February, a new program will be [...]

27 10, 2017

Volunteer Ombudsman Training

2017-10-27T19:36:19+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

Do you want to make a difference? Are you concerned about the needs of older people? Can you work with all types of people? Do you like to follow problems through to resolution?   BE AN OMBUDSMAN VOLUNTEER Aging Services for the Upper Cumberland, Inc.  is looking for people who are empathetic, diplomatic, and skilled [...]

26 10, 2017

Renewal Packets

2017-10-26T15:34:29+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

If you have TennCare, CHOICES, QMB or SLMB, you may receive a renewal packet in the mail. Responses are requested within 40 calendar days. If you have received your renewal packet and have not responded within 40 days, it is important that you respond as soon as possible; you may be eligible to keep your [...]

28 09, 2017

Region’s New Memory Care Facility Sponsors Senior Expo

2017-10-26T15:44:51+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

The region’s newest memory care facility has been open for approximately seven weeks and is already getting involved with the community. Bailey Manor located at 580 East Veterans Boulevard in Cookeville, which offers secured assisted living for seniors specializing in Alzheimer’s and dementia care, has joined the list of community partners to sponsor the 16th [...]

31 08, 2017

Seniors and Caregivers Invited to Upcoming Senior Expo

2017-10-26T15:41:20+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) invites seniors and caregivers from across the region to attend the 16th Annual Upper Cumberland Senior Expo on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville, Tenn. Organized by the Upper Cumberland AAAD, the Senior Expo, brings businesses, service [...]

17 08, 2017

Baxter Seniors Win Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Game Competition

2017-08-17T15:33:53+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

Each year, local senior center teams participate in a battle of the wits to be named Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Games champions and for a chance to challenge other seniors in the state in their trivia knowledge. This year, three Baxter seniors took home that title and will advance in the competition to represent the [...]

14 06, 2017

Grant Provides Improvements to Senior Nutrition Program

2017-06-14T19:08:06+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) was awarded the Community Foundation’s Serving Tennessee’s Seniors grant in January in the amount of $23,964 for the Aging Nutrition Program – a program that provides healthy meals for seniors in need across the fourteen-county Upper Cumberland region. The grant funds were used to purchase [...]

9 12, 2016

Upper Cumberland seniors receive food for a holiday meal thanks to community partners

2017-02-14T05:01:55+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

Seniors across the Upper Cumberland received food to make hot meals this holiday season thanks to generous canned food donations and contributions from multiple community organizations. Each December, the Area Agency on Aging and Disability, a division of the Upper Cumberland Development District, coordinates a canned food drive for seniors in need across the Upper [...]