SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE AREA AGENCY ON AGING AND DISABILITY

The goal of Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability is to advocate for and to strive to achieve a system of services that allows older persons and persons with disabilities the opportunity for an independent and productive lifespan. This is accomplished through three primary areas of emphasis: Advocacy, Service, and Planning. 

Serving BLEDSOE, BRADLEY, GRUNDY, HAMILTON, MARION, McMINN, MEIGS, POLK, RHEA, and SEQUATCHIE Counties.

 

To refer yourself or someone you know for services, click on the question mark to access the Interactive Referral Form.

 

FRAUD VIDEOS: PROTECTING SENIORS FROM FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION
Follow this link to see information about situations where an alert teller, or other bank employee could intervene to protect a senior customer.

  


 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

RAM CLINIC: CLEVELAND, TN
April 1 @ 6:00 am - April 2 @ 2:00 pm
Cleveland High School, 850 Raider Drive
Cleveland, TN 37312
While the end time says 2 p.m., each clinic's end time varies. 2 p.m. is a general guideline. Some clinics end later, some earlier. So, it's always best to arrive early in the morning to ensure you receive an entry number.

The basic services can include:

  • DENTAL: Cleaning, fillings, extractions
  • VISION: Complete dilated eye exams, testing for glaucoma, testing for diabetic retinopathy, glasses made on site
  • MEDICAL: General medicine
  • PREVENTION: Breast exams, diabetes screening, physicals, women’s health
  • EDUCATION: Educational resources and information are provided throughout service areas

NOTE: Due to time constraints, be prepared to choose between DENTAL and VISION services. All patients will have the option of receiving DENTAL and MEDICAL care or VISION and MEDICAL care, but not DENTAL and VISION care on the same day.

Click here to visit the RAM website for more information.

 

CRHIC RECOGNIZED FOR SUCCESS
The Chattanooga Regional Health Innovation Coalition (CRHIC), an initiative of the Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability​,  was recognized in the Qsource/atom Alliance newsletter for work efforts toward reducing hospital readmissions and improving care in the Chattanooga region. Many thanks to the contributors to this success story and the great work our community continues to demonstrate! Read more...

 

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Are you responsible for the care of an adult family member or loved one?

Join the Family Caregiver Support Group.  Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every Month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Health Care Center at Standifer Place, 2626 Walker Road, Chattanooga, TN. 

Click here for flyer with more information.

 
 
ELDERLY AND DISABLED VICTIMS PROGRAM
We need your help in identifying elderly and disabled victims of abuse!

The Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults Elderly Services offers free assessment and services to resolve issues of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Our Case Managers are trained to assess individual situations to help identify problems and develop a plan to resolve them.

Contact our office at 755-2870 if you are interested in scheduling a presentation, workshop, or speaking engagement for community groups, churches, or agencies.

 

Mailing Address: P O Box 4757, Chattanooga, TN 37405 | Physical Address: 1000 Riverfront Parkway, Chattanooga, TN 37402