General Information:

–     This is a state-funded program created to provide the elderly and adults with physical and/or mental disabilities (excluding individuals with mental retardation) home and community based services.

–     The program is available through your local Area Agency on Aging & Disability.

–     There are no income eligibility requirements; however, there is a sliding fee scale based on income.

Program Eligibility:

–     Individual must be a resident of TN.

–     Must be 18 years of age or older.

–     Must meet Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) limitation requirements.

Services include:

–     Personal Care: Assistance with bathing, toileting and meal preparation.

–     Homemaker services:  Help with household chores or errands like laundry, sweeping, mopping or grocery shopping.

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