Educated Aging Event in Knoxville

Join us for a FREE Night of Educated Aging Sponsored By: East Tennessee Personal Care Services, Senior Financial Group, Sherrill Hills, Alzheimers Association, Courtyards Senior Living,  Pratt’s Country Store, Mac’s Pharmacy, Office on Aging, Smoky Mountain Hospice,  Monica Franklin, NHC, MedInteract, Date:Thursday,June 26th Time: 6-8m Location: Fountain City United Methodist Church Bridging The Gap Key Note Speakers: Andrew Dougherty, MBA, BSM & Jill Beason, RN, MSN This FREE 2-Hour Event will help family members and health care professionals better understand the changes occurring in the brain of someone with dementia, as well as provide tips on how to improve your brain health and delay the onset of Dementia related illnesses. This program was developed in conjunction with Dr. John Dougherty, a Practicing Neurologist in Knoxville who follows 3500 Alzheimer’s patients....

Duncan Award Reception

DUNCAN AWARD RECEPTION, MAY 1, HONORS SENIOR ADVOCATES The Duncan Award For Senior Advocacy, named in memory of John J. Duncan, Sr., pays tribute to people in our community who uphold the same kind of steadfast support and advocacy of seniors and programs that serve seniors as were exhibited by the late congressman. This year marks the 13th anniversary of this signature event that benefits the Office on Aging’s Senior Citizens Information & Referral Service (SCIRS). The public is invited. The event this year will take on a festive theme as it moves to Bridgewater Place, 205 Bridgewater Road, 37923 SCIRS, 546-6262, provides information for free about services for older persons and persons with disabilities who live in Knoxville or Knox County. SCIRS also administers the Gift of Sight, Hearing & Dentures Program, which assists low-income seniors with getting hearing aids, eyeglasses, and...