Family Caregiver Support

For additional information about services that can benefit family caregivers, see Adult Day Services, Assessment, Housing, Nursing Homes, Personal Support Services Agencies, and Respite.

AARP Caregiving Resource Center: 1-866-295-7274

Tennessee Office
150 4th Avenue N., Suite 180, Nashville, 37219
Provides information and resources to help people care for spouses, parents, and loved ones.  |  Website »

Aging Resource Contact Helpline (ARCH): 541-4500

Covenant Health Senior Services
Helpline for caregivers. Confidential help with the stress of balancing caregiving duties with job and family responsibilities. Answers questions and concerns from planning for a loved one who needs assistance to help with end-of-life issues.  |  Website »

Alzheimer’s Association: 200-6668

24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900

Eastern TN Chapter
9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite A-106, Knoxville, TN, 37923
Free educational programs about Alzheimer’s.  |  Website »

Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc.: 544-6288

24/7 Helpline: 1-800-259-4283

5801 Kingston Pike, 37919
Resource Center provides free information about Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Call or visit to learn about diagnosis and treatment, professional and family caregiving classes, support groups (including by telephone), referral to community agencies, adult day program, brain health, and research.  |  Website »

Cole Neuroscience Center: 305-6740

The University of Tennessee Medical Center
1928 Alcoa Highway, Medical Bldg B, Suite 102, 37920 Provides support groups for individuals affected by Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy/ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Stroke, as well as a caregiver support group.  |  Website »

National Family Caregiver Support Program : 1-866-836-6678

East TN Area Agency on Aging & Disability 9111 Cross Park Drive, Suite D-100, 37923
Offers information and referral to all, and supportive services to qualifying family or other caregivers. Supports caregivers as they help frail older persons remain at home rather than enter long-term care facilities; provides in-home and community-based services.  |  Website »