Greater Nashville Regional Council’s Area Agency of Aging and Disability (AAAD) is designated by the Tennessee Commission on Aging & Disability to develop a service delivery system in the Greater Nashville region and to advocate for persons 60 years of age or older and adults with physical disabilities. The majority of services are provided through contract with local service provider agencies; however some services are provided directly by the AAAD.
The Greater Nashville AAAD is one of nine AAADs in Tennessee and one of over 600 across the country. The AAADs are part of an “Aging Network” of federal (Administration on Aging), state (Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability) and local Provider agencies.
To promote the independence, dignity and quality of life for older persons, adults with disabilities and those who care about/for them by maintaining an innovative service delivery system that is responsive to and empowers individuals to achieve their own vision of independence.
Programs and services are funded in part by the Older Americans Act and State funds through the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability. Contributions are encouraged to support programs and services, but no one is refused for inability to pay.