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Please send additional feedback and/or questions to Marilyn Wade, Interim Director of Aging and Disability Services, via email at before 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018.

Vendor Opportunity on May 18, 2017 for Caregiver Roadmap event.

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Senior Brain Games – Regional Level

Senior Brain Games Regional Competition took place on Friday, September 23, 2016, at the West Police Precinct in Nashville.  Teams from Upper Cumberland, South Central and Middle Tennessee competed to determine who would compete in the final Brian Games in Morristown, TN, on October 7.

GNRC Executive Director Michael Skipper, Director of AAAD Norma Powell, TCAD Executive Director Jim Shulman, the St. Clair Senior Center Director Connie Rigby and the St. Clair Street Mind Benders, who will be participating in the finals.

Aged to Perfection from the Lawrence County Senior Center in Lawrenceburg, TN.

The Fentress Fossils from the Fentress County Senior Citizens Center in Jamestown, TN.

Thank you to our teams (Aged to Perfection, the St. Clair Street Mind Benders and the Fentress Fossils), our judges (Brenda Edwards and William E. Gentner, III), TCAD, the West Police Precinct and the Senior Brain Games Committee (Lynn Stewart, Marilyn Wade, Cynthia Balfour and Jennifer Meade).

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Fearless Caregiver Conference

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, Greater Nashville Regional Council held their annual Fearless Caregiver Conference.

The Fearless Caregiver Conference aims to support local caregivers by providing useful information and materials, from free programs and services available to peer support. Thank you, Caregivers, for another successful year!

To review the 2016 Fearless Caregiver Conference Report, click here.

Man Accused Of Raping Wheelchair-Bound Woman

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Senior Brain Games – Local Level

Each year any senior center who is interested can participate in the statewide Senior Brain Games event. There are competitions from the local GNRC level, the regional level and the state level. The St. Clair Street Mind Benders from St. Clair Street Senior Center won first place at the 2016 local district play-offs. The Bellevue Brain Brawlers from FiftyForward J.D. Lewis Senior Citizens Center placed second.

Congratulations to the first place winners– St. Clair Street Mind Benders! In addition, GNRC wants to give a big THANK YOU to staff member and Senior Brain Games Coordinator, Lynn Stewart, for facilitating this event.

St. Clair Street Mind Benders

Pictured is the winning team with the AAAD staff/Senior Brain Games Committee (Lynn Stewart, Marilyn Wade, Jennifer Meade, Cynthia Balfour, Jovan Little, and Brenda Edwards).

St. Clair Street Mind Benders2

 The St. Clair Street Mind Benders will compete in the Grand Middle Region Play-Off in September.

Bellevue Brain Brawlers

The Bellevue Brain Brawlers team from FiftyForward J.D. Lewis Senior Citizens Center placed second. Should the winning team be unable to perform its duties, the runner-up will fulfill.

The Ashland City Acers

The Ashland Acers team and center staff. The Senior Center at Ashland City was the host site for the 2016 Senior Brain Games District Play-Offs.

The Classy and Smart Chicks

The Classy and Smart Chicks from Trousdale County Senior Center.

The Brain Fogs

The Brain Fogs team from Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center with their center director.

SRC-Oldies but Goodies

The Oldies but Goodies team from the Senior Renaissance Center.

Thank you to all the teams that competed!


Tennessee State University, Neighborhood Groups Sign Collaborative Agreement To Provide Help For Aging Population

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TN SHIP is now located at the C.E. McGruder Family Resource Center

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Who’s on First?: Palliative Care, Care Transitions and Hospice Services

Who’s On First- Presentation