28 04, 2021

UCDD Aging Team Implementing Telehealth Stations

2021-04-28T18:43:44+00:00April 28th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND — The Upper Cumberland Development District’s Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) team has announced the installation of telehealth stations across the Upper Cumberland in the coming months.  These stations will provide isolated or at-risk older adults, adults with disabilities, and/or their caregivers in rural areas with virtual access to healthcare by [...]

22 04, 2021

UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

2021-04-22T17:11:59+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND - 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 [...]

29 03, 2021

UCAAAD Announces Partnership with JustServe.org

2021-03-29T18:39:44+00:00March 29th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Area Agency on Aging and Disability at Upper Cumberland Development District recently partnered with JustServe.org; a website where the volunteer needs of organizations may be posted and volunteers may search for places to serve in the community, providing opportunities to help those in need and enhance the quality of life in the community. To [...]

26 03, 2021

Ani-Meals Program Provides Meals for Pets in Need

2021-03-26T13:43:21+00:00March 26th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|0 Comments

As a recipient of the 2020 Meals on Wheels Pets Grant Award and through a collaboration with local PetSmart Charities, the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability's (UCAAAD) Ani-Meals program was able to successfully deliver more than 2,300 pounds of pet food. Earlier this week, the UCAAAD Ani-Meals team picked up more than [...]

22 03, 2021

AAAD Holds First In-Person Advisory Board Meeting

2021-03-22T15:15:22+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|0 Comments

On March 17, the Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) Advisory Board held its first in-person meeting held since the onset of the 2020 pandemic. Twelve board members attended in-person and two joined virtually. During the meeting, staff reviewed and received input on the AAAD's FY22 Area Plan which is due to the Tennessee [...]

9 03, 2021

Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host Free Webinar

2021-03-09T15:59:02+00:00March 9th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND — The Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) will host a free webinar, The ABCs of Medicare, March 19 from 9 a.m. until noon. This virtual event is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in learning more about the ins and outs of Medicare; whether you are a beneficiary [...]

8 03, 2021

Silver Alert Town Hall Meeting Announced

2021-03-08T17:04:14+00:00March 8th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Along with Alzheimer's Tennessee, Inc., the Upper Cumberland Development District's Area Agency on Aging and Disability is seeking your support of the Silver Alert Bill. This bill would establish a statewide protocol to be implemented with local law enforcement agencies to help find missing citizens who have wandered due to dementia, physical impairment, or disability. Join us [...]

22 02, 2021

UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

2021-02-22T21:39:25+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND - 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 [...]

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