The Upper Cumberland Development District’s Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) will receive sealed proposals for the provision of Nutrition Services, Professional In-Home Services, and Adult Daycare Services for persons age 60 and over and for adults age 18 and over with disabilities as specified below.

  • Homemaker Services: Provision of assistance to persons having difficulty with one or more of the following instrumental activities of daily living: preparing meals, shopping for personal items, managing money, using the telephone, and doing light. housework.  Activities include routine household management tasks such as menu planning, budgeting, shopping, meal preparation, and light housekeeping
  • Personal Care Services: Providing personal assistance, supervision, or cues for a person with disabilities having difficulties with one or more of the following five activities of daily living: eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, and transferring in and out of bed.
  • Grocery Assistance: Provision of grocery shopping, purchasing, and delivery to the home of persons with instrumental activities of daily living limitations and who are frail or homebound.
  • Chore Services: Provision of assistance to persons having difficulty with one or more of the following instrumental activities of daily living:  heavy housework, yard work, and sidewalk maintenance.
  • Adult Daycare Services: Provision of personal care for dependent adults in a supervised, protective congregate setting during some portion of a twenty-four-hour day. Service sites may include intermediate and skilled care facilities, hospitals, churches, community centers, senior centers, and other appropriate, accessible facilities.  Services offered in conjunction with adult daycare include social and recreational activities, training, and counseling, meals, and/or services such as rehabilitation, medications assistance, and home health aide services for adult day health.
  • Nutrition Services: Provision of meals and related nutrition services five or more days per week to persons in a variety of settings including congregate facilities and/or by home delivery to individuals who are homebound due to illness, disability, or geographic isolation.

The AAAD contracts for services in the fourteen-county region of the Upper Cumberland (Cannon, Clay, Cumberland, Dekalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Smith, Van Buren, Warren, and White).  Interested parties are encouraged to contact the AAAD Contracts Manager at (931) 476-4164 or to receive a Request for Proposal (RFP) packet. Proposals shall be submitted no later than the close of business on April 15, 2022.