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Learn About Elder Abuse On Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Governor Lee has declared Thursday Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Tennessee. Trent Carter is an Advocate with UCDD’s Area Agency on Aging and Disability. He said perpetrators often try to keep the victim isolated. “The perpetrator, perpetrating the elder abuse or neglect whether that’s financially, emotionally, physically or all three, is typically a relative or a close non-relative of the ... Read More »

Senior Centers And Affordable Housing Could Become Vaccine Sites

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability is working to create more COVID vaccination sites to improve access for aging populations. Director Holly Williams said senior centers and affordable housing complexes are candidates for these, “Strike sites.” “At this point, we have two senior centers in the Upper Cumberland that feel like that can get at least 50 ... Read More »

UCDD Pet Meal Delivery Service Looking For Sponsors

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability is looking for sponsors to keep its pet meal delivery program in service. The once grant funded Animeals operation is an extension of the Meals on Wheel Service for seniors. Family Caregiver Sarah Martin said now, the organization needs donations to continue. “We take that money, and we go over to ... Read More »