Providing Food and Hope to Older Adults in Knox County
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The Main Role of the Office on Aging – to Serve and Help Those Over 55 in Knoxville and Knox County
There is an unfortunate gap between people over 60 and younger ones.
You may have never noticed your transportation options.
Older people were hit the hardest by Harvey and Irma
Serious harm can occur to those who have lost a loved one.
Older people value their freedom. Their children fear for their safety.
Knoxville and Knox County are not exempt from elder abuse.
There are plenty of fun — and free — things to do in downtown Knoxville.
We and our families need to learn about strokes and their warning signs.
Regardless of where we’re at in life each of us has some concerns. Those things we worry about and can lose sleep over.
18% of Americans over 65 live alone. 43% of those say they are lonely.
Although elder abuse is getting more attention, most don’t know how critical it is.
Julie never discussed what would happen when her parents became incapacitated or died.
We all love a bargain, that little extra incentive when we are buying something.
Stop by and visit your elderly neighbors to see how they’re doing.
Did you ever ask an older person about their lives and how it was growing up?
In Tennessee, there are two special incentives for people 60 and older to take college classes.
There are eight senior centers in the Knoxville and Knox County, open to residents age 50+.
You can choose to start receiving those benefits at different ages depending on your circumstances.
There is no mandatory retirement age in most professions, so there are many options.
Imagine what you can accomplish for the rest of your life. What will you achieve next?
The fastest growing segment of the population here in Tennessee is those over 65 years.
Identifies and fill gaps in the criminal justice and social services systems.
Provides access to community resources by providing safe, comfortable transportation for local residents.
A program to reduce senior isolation.
Knowledgeable staff available to speak on a variety of topics.
We believe in diversity and inclusion.