12 10, 2021

Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability Announces Free Screening of Alive Inside Documentary

2021-10-12T13:56:20+00:00October 12th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|0 Comments

Join the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability and the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability for an inspiring cinematic exploration of the astounding changes that music can spark in people living with dementia. This free screening, which will be held at the Sparta Drive-in, is part of the TN M.I.N.D.S. (Music Intervention [...]

11 10, 2021

UPDATE: Senior & Caregiver Expo Moving Outdoors

2021-10-12T14:20:55+00:00October 11th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Senior & Caregiver Expo Committee has been hard at work planning and strategizing on how we can safely move forward with this Fall’s expo event. We have chosen to transition our Senior & Caregiver Expo to an outdoor event that is more suitable for the times we are currently experiencing. Our vision is to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

25 06, 2021

2022 Tennessee Elder Justice Conference (TNEJC) Announced

2021-06-25T17:22:12+00:00June 25th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on 2022 Tennessee Elder Justice Conference (TNEJC) Announced

Click on the image to enlarge. Mark your calendars! The 2022 Tennessee Elder Justice Conference (TNEJC) will take place May 3-5, 2022 at the Park Vista in Gatlinburg, TN. According to Aaron Bradley, Director of East Tennessee Human Resource Agency, the last TNEJC event in 2018 at the Park Vista had more than [...]

24 06, 2021

Caring Corner: Caring for You, Caring for Me (3/5)

2021-06-24T15:30:03+00:00June 24th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|Comments Off on Caring Corner: Caring for You, Caring for Me (3/5)

The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) and the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging & Disability (UCAAAD) have announced the Caring Corner, a virtual support group for those caring for loved ones. In this video series, our knowledgeable staff share information and resources available to family caregivers and answer questions. This is the third episode of [...]

22 06, 2021

UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

2021-06-22T16:05:47+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, 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), [...]

9 06, 2021

2021 UCAAAD Senior Caregiver Expo Announced

2021-06-09T18:57:27+00:00June 9th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on 2021 UCAAAD Senior Caregiver Expo Announced

In tough times, communities find strength in people and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in the Upper Cumberland region as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new ways to support each other.  In our community, older adults are a key source of this strength. [...]

28 05, 2021

Warren County Online Grocery Shopping Class a Success

2021-05-28T14:48:51+00:00May 28th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|Comments Off on Warren County Online Grocery Shopping Class a Success

The Warren County Senior Center has held its second online grocery shopping class to teach participants how to navigate online shopping. So far, the program has had 45 participants complete the two-hour class. Another class is slated for June 2021. Each participant receives a $50 grocery box containing food and household items upon completion of [...]

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