News & Events

The Office on Aging provides a wide range of news, information, and events. In addition to the information linked below, please check out the latest issue of Elder News & Views.

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Christmas and Seniors

This Christmas, bring joy to someone who doesn't expect it.

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The Office on Aging is Here to Help

The Main Role of the Office on Aging – to Serve and Help Those Over 55 in Knoxville and Knox County

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The Value of Intergenerational Relationships

There is an unfortunate gap between people over 60 and younger ones.

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Getting Around Knoxville and Knox County

You may have never noticed your transportation options.

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Major Storms Adversely Affect People 65 and Older

Older people were hit the hardest by Harvey and Irma

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Grief and Older People

Serious harm can occur to those who have lost a loved one.

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Independence vs. Safety

Older people value their freedom. Their children fear for their safety.

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The Local Effort to Make the Public Aware of Elder Abuse

Knoxville and Knox County are not exempt from elder abuse.

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Don’t Let This Summer Slip by Without Enjoying It

There are plenty of fun -- and free -- things to do in downtown Knoxville.

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