Welcome to the Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee!
The Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee strives to ensure that the community values, honors and supports older adults and caregivers by addressing unmet needs through information, advocacy and education and by being a catalyst for comprehensive solutions.
Our Key Priorities
Elder Abuse and Scam Prevention
Caregiver education, support and referral
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Aging & Caring: A Guide for Families and Caregivers is now an E-Book!
Aging & Caring: A Guide for Families and Caregivers is designed to assist those caring for an older adult. Caregivers can include spouses, adult children, family members, neighbors and friends. This guide provides the framework for helping caregivers understand a variety of issues while planning for and with an older adult. Our hope is that you’ll find this information useful as you navigate the caregiving journey.
Community Health Matters
Learn more about the Council on Aging, important issues facing older adults and caregivers, and community resources from Grace Smith, Executive Director, who was recently interviewed for a segment on Community Health Matters.
COA recently partnered with Allied Against Opioid Abuse, Grantmakers in Aging, the West End Home Foundation, AARP, FiftyForward, and You Have The Power to host an important community conversation about opioids and older adults.
For more information on this important topic including tips on avoiding misuse/abuse, and safe storage and disposal of opioids, please visit AAOA’s website https://againstopioidabuse.