23 07, 2021

Annual Senior/Caregiver Expo Celebrating 20 Years

2021-07-23T13:10:53+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|Comments Off on Annual Senior/Caregiver Expo Celebrating 20 Years

The Annual Senior & Caregiver Expo has undergone many changes over the years, with 2020 being the most challenging year handling a pandemic. This year, the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) is coming together again to celebrate 20 years of providing resources to older adults and caregivers in the Upper Cumberland [...]

21 07, 2021

SHIP to Host Free ‘Welcome to Medicare’ Classes in Overton County

2021-07-21T16:12:12+00:00July 21st, 2021|UCDD News|Comments Off on SHIP to Host Free ‘Welcome to Medicare’ Classes in Overton County

Are you eligible for Medicare and curious about your plan options? The Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a series of FREE "Welcome to Medicare!" classes. Each class will consist of training on Parts A, B, C & D, as well as Medigap policies and ways to prevent Medicare fraud. Classes [...]

21 07, 2021

SHIP to Host Free ‘Welcome to Medicare’ Classes in Cumberland County

2021-07-21T16:04:11+00:00July 21st, 2021|UCDD News|Comments Off on SHIP to Host Free ‘Welcome to Medicare’ Classes in Cumberland County

Are you eligible for Medicare and curious about your plan options? The Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a series of FREE "Welcome to Medicare!" classes. Each class will consist of training on Parts A, B, C & D, as well as Medigap policies and ways to prevent Medicare fraud. Classes [...]

19 07, 2021

UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

2021-07-19T19:59:37+00:00July 19th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) is now offering application assistance with “SNAP”, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program for adults 60 and over or individuals with a disability. The USDA created SNAP to provide eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), [...]

19 07, 2021

SHIP Welcome to Medicare Classes Coming to Crossville

2021-07-19T15:28:12+00:00July 19th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on SHIP Welcome to Medicare Classes Coming to Crossville

Are you eligible for Medicare and curious about your plan options? The Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a series of FREE "Welcome to Medicare!" classes. Each class will consist of training on Parts A, B, C & D, as well as Medigap policies and ways to prevent Medicare fraud. Classes [...]

9 07, 2021

Relative Caregiver Program to Hold Support Group Meeting

2021-07-09T15:52:17+00:00July 9th, 2021|Housing & Family Services, UCDD News|Comments Off on Relative Caregiver Program to Hold Support Group Meeting

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233. A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during the month of June 2021. Please contact Melissa Allison [...]

6 07, 2021

Ackerman Named Assistant Director of UCDD Planning and Community Development

2021-07-06T15:08:10+00:00July 6th, 2021|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Ackerman Named Assistant Director of UCDD Planning and Community Development

The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) has named Marcie Ackerman as the Assistant Director of the organization’s Planning and Community Development department.  Ackerman, employed with UCDD since October 2018, started as a project manager for the UCDD Housing team before transitioning to the Planning and Community Development department in late 2019.  “When I felt like [...]

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