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10 09, 2018

Congressman Black Receives National Aging Impact Award

2018-09-10T15:22:08+00:00September 10th, 2018|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

COOKEVILLE, TENN—August 30, 2018 - Congressman Diane Black will be honored for her continued advocacy for older adults with the National Aging Impact Award from the Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging (SE4A). Nominated by the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD), Congressman Black will be recognized at the 2018 SE4A [...]

29 08, 2018

Smith County Whipper Snappers Win Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Game Competition

2018-08-29T14:17:52+00:00August 29th, 2018|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News|0 Comments

Each year, local senior center teams participate in a battle of the wits to be named Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Games champions and for a chance to challenge other seniors in the state in their trivia knowledge. This year, Smith County Senior Center took home that trophy and will advance in the competition to represent [...]

27 10, 2017

Volunteer Ombudsman Training

2017-10-27T19:36:19+00:00October 27th, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

Do you want to make a difference? Are you concerned about the needs of older people? Can you work with all types of people? Do you like to follow problems through to resolution?   BE AN OMBUDSMAN VOLUNTEER Aging Services for the Upper Cumberland, Inc.  is looking for people who are empathetic, diplomatic, and skilled [...]

26 10, 2017

Renewal Packets

2017-10-26T15:34:29+00:00October 26th, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

If you have TennCare, CHOICES, QMB or SLMB, you may receive a renewal packet in the mail. Responses are requested within 40 calendar days. If you have received your renewal packet and have not responded within 40 days, it is important that you respond as soon as possible; you may be eligible to keep your [...]

28 09, 2017

Region’s New Memory Care Facility Sponsors Senior Expo

2017-10-26T15:44:51+00:00September 28th, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

The region’s newest memory care facility has been open for approximately seven weeks and is already getting involved with the community. Bailey Manor located at 580 East Veterans Boulevard in Cookeville, which offers secured assisted living for seniors specializing in Alzheimer’s and dementia care, has joined the list of community partners to sponsor the 16th [...]

31 08, 2017

Seniors and Caregivers Invited to Upcoming Senior Expo

2017-10-26T15:41:20+00:00August 31st, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) invites seniors and caregivers from across the region to attend the 16th Annual Upper Cumberland Senior Expo on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville, Tenn. Organized by the Upper Cumberland AAAD, the Senior Expo, brings businesses, service [...]

17 08, 2017

Baxter Seniors Win Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Game Competition

2017-08-17T15:33:53+00:00August 17th, 2017|Area Agency on Aging & Disability|0 Comments

Each year, local senior center teams participate in a battle of the wits to be named Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Games champions and for a chance to challenge other seniors in the state in their trivia knowledge. This year, three Baxter seniors took home that title and will advance in the competition to represent the [...]

23 05, 2017

UCDD Holds Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2017-05-23T18:07:26+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Regional News|0 Comments

On Tuesday, May 16, the Upper Cumberland Development District held their Annual Board of Directors Meeting at Southern Hills Golf and Country Club. Community partners and development district board members met to commemorate the previous year’s achievements and to elect officers for the 2018 fiscal year. Elected officers for FY 2018 include: chairman Tim Stribling, [...]

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