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Services We Provide

The mission of the Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability is to help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities

Benefits Assistance

We streamline the process of accessing essential programs like SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program), helping you navigate and secure the benefits you need with ease and confidence.

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Healthy Aging

We offer a dynamic blend of senior wellness workshops, including group discussions, skill building, assertiveness training, and exercise sessions. These workshops empower our seniors to build a healthier, more active lifestyle.

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Caregiver Support

Learn about dedicated plans like Family Caregiver Support Program and Relative Care Program, providing essential resources, respite, and guidance to ease the caregiving journey. 

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In-Home Support

Tailored to enhance living at home, our in-home support includes CHOICES, OPTIONS for Community Living, and the Homemaker Title III Program, providing comprehensive assistance for a comfortable and independent home life.

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Transportation Services

Facilitating mobility and independence, our transportation services, including MyRide and specialized nutrition transportation, ensure seniors have reliable, accessible options for their travel needs.

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Elder Rights

Our comprehensive elder care includes legal assistance, Long-Term Care Ombudsman, and Public Guardian services, ensuring seniors receive respectful, informed, and compassionate care

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Nutritional Programs

Prioritizing nutritional health, we offer both congregate meal programs for social dining experiences and home delivered meals for convenience, ensuring access to balanced, nourishing meals for every senior.

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How it Works


Discuss your needs with us.

Once we connect, we'll have a detailed conversation about your specific needs and preferences. This chat helps us understand exactly how we can assist you or your loved ones in the best possible way.



Receive the resources you need.

After our chat, we'll provide you with a tailored package of resources and services. Whether it's in-home care, nutritional advice, social activity schedules, or healthcare navigation, we've got you covered.



Follow up with our team

Your journey doesn't end there! We believe in ongoing support. Our team will check in with you regularly to ensure the resources are meeting your needs and to make any necessary adjustments.


Who We Serve

At the Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability, we are dedicated to serving a diverse and vibrant community across ten counties: Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, and Sequatchie. Our commitment is to individuals who are aging or living with disabilities in these regions, ensuring they have access to the highest quality of life possible.



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