13 09, 2021

UPDATE: Senior & Caregiver Expo Moving Outdoors

2021-09-13T15:18:28+00:00September 13th, 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 [...]

13 09, 2021

Relative Caregiver Program to Hold Support Group Meeting

2021-09-13T13:48:54+00:00September 13th, 2021|Housing & Family Services, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

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 September 2021. Please contact Melissa Allison [...]

7 09, 2021

UCDD, City of Baxter celebrate completion of grant-funded park

2021-09-07T17:04:49+00:00September 7th, 2021|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

In early September, local officials gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the new Baxter Seminary Park. This new park, a recipient of a $750,000 dollar grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (BCBST). "Baxter being awarded this BlueCross grant is a great example of a community establishing a clear vision of what they [...]

18 08, 2021

Fentress, Jackson Counties Recognized for Moving Off Distressed Counties List

2021-08-18T19:59:49+00:00August 18th, 2021|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Fentress, Jackson Counties Recognized for Moving Off Distressed Counties List

During the Aug. 18 UCDD Executive Committee meeting, Mark Farley, Executive Director of UCDD and UCHRA, recognized two Upper Cumberland counties as coming off of the distressed counties list. Fentress and Jackson counties were two of the three distressed counties from the 14-county Upper Cumberland region to appear on the list; falling off within the [...]

9 08, 2021

Notificación de la enmienda de financiación del programa CDBG (CDBG‑CV) debido a la COVID‑19

2021-08-10T15:36:24+00:00August 9th, 2021|Housing Public Notices, UCDD News|Comments Off on Notificación de la enmienda de financiación del programa CDBG (CDBG‑CV) debido a la COVID‑19

Notificación de la enmienda de financiación del programa CDBG (CDBG‑CV) debido a la COVID‑19 Revisión y comentarios: del 5 al 10 de agosto de 2021 https://thda.org/research-reports/consolidated-planning La Agencia de Desarrollo de Viviendas de Tennessee (THDA) y el Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comunitario de Tennessee (ECD) han publicado una enmienda al Plan de acción anual [...]

9 08, 2021

Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment

2021-08-10T15:36:00+00:00August 9th, 2021|Housing Public Notices, UCDD News|Comments Off on Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment

Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment Review and Comment: August 5-10, 2021 https://thda.org/research-reports/consolidated-planning The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) have released an amendment to the 2019-2020 State of Tennessee Annual Action Plan detailing new COVID-19 CARES Act funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) [...]

6 08, 2021

UCDD RCP, Housing Announcement – August 2021

2021-08-06T16:06:08+00:00August 6th, 2021|Housing & Family Services, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD RCP, Housing Announcement – August 2021

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 August 2021. Please contact Melissa Allison [...]

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 [...]

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