Show Notes - October 12, 2018 - Resources for Income-Challenged Seniors

If you missed the original broadcast, watch the show here after October 17, 2018. 

 

Segment 1: Care Management, Meals on Wheels, and Adult Day Services

Gretchen Funk, Associate Executive Director for Fifty Forward's Supportive Care Services, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss the resources Fifty Forward offers to income-challenged seniors.

 

Segment 2: Senior Housing

Kaitlyn Clifton, Executive Director of CT and M Gallatin, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about housing options and resouces for seniors.

 

Segment 3: TennCare & CHOICES

Chris Coleman, Attorney with the Tennessee Justice Center, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss how seniors with limited resources can pay for needed care in the home or in a long-term care facility.

 

Segment 4: Prescription Assistance

Chris Coleman, Attorney with the Tennessee Justice Center, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about programs that can help seniors deal with the rising cost of medications.

 

Segment 5: Locating Resources

Sarah Jane Glynn, Director of the Area Agency on Aging and Disability, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about ways seniors and their family caregivers can find the services they need.

 

Resources

Learn more about concepts, organizations, and information mentioned in the show.

Fifty Forward
615-743-3419
www.fiftyforward.org/supportive-care

CTandM Gallatin
615-452-9363
www.ctandmgallatin.org

Tennessee Justice Center
877.608.1009
www.tnjustice.org

GNRC – Area Agency on Aging and Disability
615-255-1010
www.gnrc.org

 

 

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