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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That Concern You Have Right Now is Not Unique to You

Regardless of where we're at in life each of us has some concerns. Those things we worry about and can lose sleep over.

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The Main Health Concern for Older People and a Great Way to Take Care of It

18% of Americans over 65 live alone. 43% of those say they are lonely.

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A Severe Problem Affecting Many Older People

Although elder abuse is getting more attention, most don't know how critical it is.

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Don’t Overlook This Very Important Meeting

Julie never discussed what would happen when her parents became incapacitated or died.

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Your Age Has Advantages. Don’t Overlook Them

We all love a bargain, that little extra incentive when we are buying something.

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The Impact of a Brief Conversation

Stop by and visit your elderly neighbors to see how they're doing.

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Valuable Information on the Verge of Being Lost Forever

Did you ever ask an older person about their lives and how it was growing up?

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Lifelong Learner? College in Your Future?

In Tennessee, there are two special incentives for people 60 and older to take college classes.

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Hidden Gems for You Right Here in Knox County

There are eight senior centers in the Knoxville and Knox County, open to residents age 50+.

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