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Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability

Agency Type

AAA

Director

Patty Ray

Address

1225 South Willow Ave
Cookeville , TN 38506

Description

The Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) functions as the district's focal point and advocate for older adults and adults with disabilities in the Upper Cumberland. Activities include: Assessing needs and compiling plans, coordinating with other agencies, negotiating and monitoring contracts, providing public conservatorship for individuals who can no longer make health and financial decisions, serving as the initial contact for accessing needs for home and community based services and providing assistance to caregivers.

Website

http://www.ucdd.org

Office Phone

(931) 432-4111

Information Phone

(931) 432-4111

State Phone

1-866-836-6678

Special Notes

Services provided through the AAAD are the foundation for improving the quality of life of older persons and other adults with disabilities by: creating community awareness of the needs of the target groups, generating resources to initiate and expand programs, coordinating with other agencies to address needs- such as housing, linking individuals in need with available services, providing hot nutritious meals, assisting caregivers, providing elder rights assistance and conducting home visits to determine individual needs.

Hours

8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-F (Central)

Directions

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Source

Intervention Type

Agency/Organization

Intervention Focus

Social Isolation, Loneliness

Audience

Older adults (65+), People with disabilities, Veterans

Technology

No-Tech

Evidence Level

In Review

Resource Type

Organization

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