Tennessee Caregiver Support Groups & Resources

  1. Caregiver Support – Tennessee: This program, offered through the Commission and local Area Agencies on Aging and Disability (AAADs), aims to help families care for older relatives with chronic illness or disability in their homes. Website: https://www.tn.gov/aging/our-programs/caregiving.html
  2. Caregiving – Tennessee: This program offers resources to help caregivers care for their loved ones, including information on services available in their area. Website: https://www.tn.gov/aging/resource-directory/alz/a-health-care-provider/supports1/caregiving.html
  3. Tennessee Home and Community Based Services (HCBS): This program provides adults age 60 and over and adults with physical disabilities an alternative to long-term care facilities. Website: https://states.aarp.org/tennessee/caregiver-resources
  4. AgeWell Middle Tennessee: This organization offers free information and referral by phone and online for older adults, caregivers, and professionals. They also provide step-by-step guidance for caregivers through their print and online guidebook Aging & Caring, as well as an Eldercare Coach program. Website: https://directory.agewelltn.org/s/caregivers/information-and-support
  5. Family Caregiver Support Group | Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability: This support group offers a flyer with information about their meetings and contact information for Christin McWhorter, who can provide additional information. Website: https://setaaad.org/132.415

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