Guide to Tennessee State Agencies
and Community Resources for Aging


Tennessee DRM Regional Resources Directory
Web site:

Tennessee Center for Personal Assistance Services (PAS)
Web site:

Tennessee Attorney General's Office
The Attorney General acts as the State's lawyer in all civil and criminal cases in the Supreme Court, and is responsible for the general supervision of all criminal law enforcement in the State of Tennessee.
Senior Citizen Links:
Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 20207
Nashville, TN 37202-0207
Phone: (615)741-2518
Web site:

Tennessee Board of Nursing
Web Site:

Tennessee Department of Human Services
The Department strives to provide Tennessee citizens access to support and services so that they may move toward self-sufficiency.
Department of Health and Human Services
Commissioner's Office
400 Deaderick Street, 15th Floor
Nashville, TN 37248-0001
Phone: (615) 313-4700
Fax: (615)741-4165

Main Web site:

Tennessee Department of Insurance
Web site:

Tennessee Long Term Care Resources
The Tennessee Aging and Long-Term Services Department is dedicated to promoting
the independence and dignity of elders and individuals living with a disability.

Tennessee Nursing Home Search
Nursing home / skilled care inspection reports help you find the best care available by providing detailed reviews, ratings and rankings.

Tennessee Senior Citizen Transportation
Senior transportation information

Tennessee Senior Care
Tennessee seniors care directory for retirement homes across North America, from, providing a comprehensive and user friendly guide to seniors care retirement homes and centers.
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Tennessee Senior Directory
Many miscellaneous phone numbers for senior resources.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Telephone: (512)480-9797
Fax: (512)480-9799
Web site:

Family Eldercare, Inc.
Consultation and Referral
Telephone: (512)450-0844
Fax: (512)459-6436
[email protected]
A non-profit, United Way Agency serving older adults and persons with disabilities.
Web site:


Groups for the Elderly
Provides older adults education for and access to computer technology to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom. The non-profit SeniorNet teaches seniors (age 50 plus) to use computers and the Internet at over 140 Learning Centers nationwide.
Web site:

Social Security Administration

Toll Free: 1/800-772-1213
TDD: 1/800-325-0778
Web site:

Links to Federal Agencies for the Aging