2021-2023 Senior Service Directory

The Senior Service Directory is available at no charge to anyone who needs it. If this directory is useful to you or to your loved one, please thank the generous sponsors who have made it possible!

NOTE: If you or relative is in an age-related crisis or planning for later years, the Action Guide offers basic information to help. For immediate needs, please refer to the list of Important Numbers.

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Caregiving and Eldercare Assistance

Research shows that caregivers do a better job if they take respite.

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Consumer Protection

It is important to take precautions before providing personal information.

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Elder Abuse, Exploitation, and Neglect

It is against the law to abuse, neglect, or exploit a disabled or older adult.

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Funeral Planning

Planning can help families avoid hasty and expensive decisions.

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Housing

Changing living arrangements can be a major event for an older person.

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Legal Services

Attorneys can become certified elder law specialists.

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Long-Term Care and Health Care Facilities

Facilities where professionals care for people with chronic or acute illnesses or injuries.

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Social Security

Full retirement age is currently at age 66 years and 10 months (2021).

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Medicare

Medicare covers most medical expenses for Americans over the age of 65.

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Medicaid/TennCare

Administered by the state, Medicaid provides medical services to eligible individuals.

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TennCare CHOICES for Long-Term Care

Medicaid pays for nursing home care when a person meets financial and medical criteria.

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Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-term care insurance covers some or all of the costs of nursing home care.

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Reverse Mortgages

A reverse mortgage allows homeowners to use home equity as security for a loan.