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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

UCDD Announces Informative Arts Build Communities Grants Workshop

2021-06-09T19:55:39+00:00June 9th, 2021|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD Announces Informative Arts Build Communities Grants Workshop

The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) is a designated agency to administer grant funding through the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities program. The Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant program is designed to provide support for art projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through arts, or enhance the [...]

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. [...]

25 05, 2021

UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

2021-05-25T17:41:01+00:00May 25th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

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 [...]

19 05, 2021

John’s Place Awarded $40,000 Historic Preservation Grant

2021-05-19T16:04:43+00:00May 19th, 2021|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on John’s Place Awarded $40,000 Historic Preservation Grant

John's Place, a small, African American-owned restaurant and bar operated  continuously by the McClellan family since 1949, has been awarded a $40,000 grant by the Backing Historic Small Historic Restaurants program. The grant was made possible by American Express  and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  UCDD Historic Preservation Planner Mark Dudney authored the grant [...]

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