Tennessee

Alzheimer's Tennessee

The Alzheimer's Tennessee organization provides adults living with Alzheimer's disease and caregivers a range of services.

Services provided

-Education

-Support groups

Choices in Long-Term Care Program

This is a Medicaid (TennCare) program that assists disabled and/or elderly persons to remain living at home or within the community. This program allows certain family members, excluding spouses and legal guardians, to be hired and paid as the personal care provider.

Policies and Services | Tennessee

State System of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)

 
Caregiver Assessment in Medicaid HCBS Waiver Program Yes
At Least One State Program with Consumer-Directed Option for Family Caregivers Yes
Lifespan Respite Grant Yes
State Respite Coalition Yes

 

Benefits.gov - Tennessee

Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Eight years after its initial launch, GovBenefits.gov underwent a major redesign and became Benefits.gov. However, the program's mission remains the same: reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information.

West Tennessee Legal Services

Senior citizens law project provides legal advice in matters of public benefits, homecare, housing, discrimination cases for residents aged 60 and over. 

Memphis Legal Aid Society

Nonprofit providing legal aid services for low income and other qualified individuals. Elder law division handles a variety of senior legal issues including: POA, medical directives, and wills.

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