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A service of the Knoxville-Knox County Office on Aging.
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Family Caregiver Support

For additional information about services that can benefit family caregivers, see Adult Day Services, Assessment, Housing, Nursing Homes, Personal Support Services Agencies, and Respite.

AARP Caregiving Resource Center: 1-866-295-7274

Tennessee Office
150 4th Avenue N., Suite 180, Nashville, 37219
Provides information and resources to help people care for spouses, parents, and loved ones.  |  Website »

Aging Resource Contact Helpline (ARCH): 541-4500

Covenant Health Senior Services
Helpline for caregivers. Personal, confidential help with the stress of balancing caregiving duties with other job and family responsibilities. Answers questions and concerns, from planning–as your loved one begins to need help–to end-of-life issues; information and referral to community resources, including options to help seniors stay at home; and support to prevent caregiver burnout and crises.  |  Website »

Alzheimer’s Association: 200-6668

24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900

Eastern TN Chapter
1545 Western Avenue, Suite 110 A, 37921
24/7 Helpline: 800-272-3900
Free educational programs about Alzheimer’s, including the basics, caregiver tips, warning signs, risk factors and updated research; offers support groups for caregivers; professionally staffed 24/7 free helpline for information and referrals; online message boards; connection with TrialMatch clinical studies; free online Alzheimer’s Navigator provides step-by-step guidance and action plans.  |  Website »

Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc.: 544-6288

5801 Kingston Pike, 37919
Resource Center provides free information about brain health, Alzheimer’s, and related dementias; diagnosis and treatment; professional and family caregiving classes; support groups (including by telephone); referral to community agencies; adult day care; brain health; and Research Connections program.  |  Website »

National Family Caregiver Support Program: 691-2551

East TN Human Resource Agency
9111 Cross Park Drive, Suite D-100, 37923
Offers information and referral to all and supportive services to qualifying family or other caregivers. Supports caregivers as they help frail older persons remain at home rather than enter long-term care facilities; provides in-home and community-based services.  |  Website »

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2247 Western Avenue
P.O. Box 51650
Knoxville, TN 37950
The Office on Aging is a service of the Knoxville-Knox County Action Committee