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 Support Line: 1-877-333-5885
Tennessee Office: 1-866-295-7274
5000 Meridian Blvd., Suite 180, Franklin, TN 37067 Provides information and resources to help people care for spouses, parents, and loved ones.
Alzheimer’s Association: 200-6668
24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900
9050 Executive Park Dr., Ste. A106, 37923
Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc.: 544-6288
24/7 Helpline 1-800-259-4283
5801 Kingston Pike, 37919
For full description, see page 123.
Genesis Neuroscience Clinic: 888-9494
1400 Dowell Springs Blvd., Suite 340, 37909. Provides evaluation and diagnosis, treatment, planning and caregiver support for those with memory disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative dementias.
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 and in-home respite services to family or other caregivers taking care of frail persons over age 60. Supports can include light housekeeping, personal care, sitter, personal emergency response system or adult daycare for up to 6 hours per week.
The Pat Summitt Clinic: 305-CARE (2273)
The University of Tennessee Medical Center 1932 Alcoa Highway, Building C, Suite 150, 37920
University Neurology Cole Neuroscience Center (Movement Clinic): 909-4030
1975 Town Center Blvd, Suite 203, 37922
Provides evaluation, treatment, planning and caregiver support for persons with Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.
UT Neurology: 521-6174
Cherokee Mils, 2200 Sutherland Avenue, 37919 Provides evaluation, treatment, planning and caregiver support for persons with Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, Epilepsy, Huntington Disease, and stroke.