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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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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