Below you’ll find some important Nashville-area resources for seniors and their families. Whether it’s the natural aging process or an illness or disability, you or someone you love may need extra support and help.
AARP in Tennessee – Providing information and resources for those over 50 in Tennessee.
Adult Day Care – This link is the overview page for information about Adult Day Care from the Tennessee Department of Human Services.
The Department of Human services also provides a list of licensed Adult Day Care in Tennessee. Additionally, the National Adult Day Services Association offers a wealth of information and resources (including a site visit checklist) for choosing an Adult Day Care.
The Council on Aging also offers a listing of Adult Day Care centers in Middle Tennessee.
Alzheimer’s Association – The Mid-South chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association serves Tennessee and Alabama.
They have information about support groups, educational programs, professional training and more.
Council on Aging – The Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee addresses the unmet needs of older adults and caregivers through information, advocacy and education and by being a catalyst for comprehensive solutions.
Hospice – Hospice is end of life care. In addition to the many hospice providers you’ll find by clicking on the hospice link, we also provide supplemental hospice care to fill in the gaps when hospice providers are not present. Many families assume hospice provides around-the-clock care/assistance for end of life issues. Contact us if you’d like more info about supplemental hospice care.
Parkinson’s Disease Association – The Middle Tennessee chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association has information and resources for those that live with Parkinson’s disease or care for someone who does, including offering a Caregivers Support Group.
Senior Centers – Fifty Forward operates seven senior centers for active seniors age 50 or older.
Tennessee Respite Coalition – The Tennessee Respite Coalition provides relief to families and caregivers from the extraordinary and intensive demands of providing ongoing care.
We hope these resources are helpful. We’ll continue to add to the list. If you have suggestions for additional resources to add to this page, please email us at [email protected].
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