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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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Strokes and BE FAST

We and our families need to learn about strokes and their warning signs.

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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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Valuable Information on Social Security Benefits

You can choose to start receiving those benefits at different ages depending on your circumstances.

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You Can Even Work After Retiring

There is no mandatory retirement age in most professions, so there are many options.

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Now I’m Retired. What Do I Do?

Imagine what you can accomplish for the rest of your life. What will you achieve next?

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The Graying of Tennessee

The fastest growing segment of the population here in Tennessee is those over 65 years.