New Partnership Leads to New Resource Connections for Aging Adults

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Isolation, loneliness, anxiety, and depression are common emotions especially during this last year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic showed us how deeply we long to connect and be in community with others. One demographic of our community that was hit especially hard by COVID-19 were adults in the aging community. Many experienced isolation on… Read more New Partnership Leads to New Resource Connections for Aging Adults

Respite in Tennessee

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The Tennessee Respite Coalition (TRC) is a nonprofit that serves family caregivers across the state of Tennessee. Whether you are taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or a child with special needs, our goal is to provide much needed respite. Respite is the ability to take a much-needed break from the stresses of… Read more Respite in Tennessee

Resource Corner – Aging Connections

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Tennessee Disability Pathfinder offers an extensive library of disability and senior care resources available at The Tennessee Commission (TCAD) on Aging and Disability’s Community Resource Guide is a helpful resource for those who may counsel older adults or adults with disabilities on quality of life issues and the changes that accompany aging. The guide… Read more Resource Corner – Aging Connections