Contains the cover of the No Senior Left Behind Report 2004-2006, Knox County Mayor Mike Ragsdale’s Foreword Address, Special Recognition for the Knox County Commissioners, and the Table of Contents.
Contains the 2004-2006 In Review Executive Summary, which offers a broad overview of information offered in this report.
Contains an overview of the East Tennessee Pre-White House Conference on Aging entitled “Our Future Society: Make Your Voice Heard,” a public meeting that was held on May 12, 2005 at the John T. O’Connor Senior Center. More than 200 individuals attended.
This section, titled “Medical Resources for Seniors,” contains information on Medicare Part D, as well as contact information for Medicare.
This section, titled “Knox County Senior Centers,” contains information on the Frank Strang Senior Center, the John T. O’Connor Senior Center, Corryton Senior Center, Halls Senior Center and the soon-to-be-completed South Knoxville Senior Center.
Learn about the long-awaited East Tennessee Veterans Home. It’s almost complete!
This section, titled “Seniors and Mental Health,” discusses stress and depression, importance for families, warning signs and symptoms, and more.
This sections offers an overview of the Computers for Homebound & Isolated Persons (CHIPS) program that trains and equips homebound persons to use e-mail and the internet to overcome social isolation, connect with people and resources, assert more control over their own lives, and contribute to their community.
This section on Accomplishments & Community Impacts offers an overview of how various Knox County Departments — including the Knoxville/Knox County CAC Office on Aging, Knox County Public Library, Knox County Health Department, and Knox County Community Development — are meeting the needs of Knox County seniors.
Offers project details and information in new and upcoming senior housing, including: Trinity Hills Senior Community, Willow Place Senior Community, The Verandas on Flenniken, Samaritan Place, Virginia Walker Apartments, Bakertown Apartments, and Prestige at Williams Creek.
Learn about “The Next Frontier: Long-Term Care Without Warehousing.” This section includes information about The Green House Project, Oregon Long-Term Care Initiative, and The SCHAS Family Life Center.
Contains a demographic profile of Knox County’s senior population, 2004, compiled by the Knoxville/Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission, April 10, 2006.
Contains “Special Programs and Services for Seniors” offered by various Knox County Departments, including Knox County Community Development, Knoxville-Knox County CAC Office on Aging, Knox County Public Library, Knox County Health Department, Veterans Services Office, and Knox County Office of Neighborhoods. Also includes information on Disabled Veterans Home Owners Property Tax Relief 2006, Elderly and Disabled Home Owners Property Tac Relief 2006, and Knox County Wheel Tax Exemption.
Contains information about “Local Health Services for Seniors” offered by Baptist Hospital, Covenant Health, St. Mary’s Health System, and the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Also includes a special thank you to our Senior Summit Sponsors.