These resources are available to coordinate care and connect patients with information to help with health decisions and assist with self-care.
Meals On Wheels
Mobile Meals is the Meals on Wheels program in Knoxville and Knox County TN, working to combat food insecurity among homebound and isolated older adults. Every weekday, over 100 volunteers deliver hot, nutritious meals to 1,100 Knox County seniors who are homebound, unable to cook, and alone during the day.
Medical Identity Theft
Medical identity theft is when someone steals or uses your personal information (like your name, Social Security number, or Medicare number), to submit fraudulent claims to Medicare and other health insurers without your authorization.
Start Your Recovery
StartYourRecovery.org provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — and their family members, friends, and co-workers, too.
One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 211, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help.
ETHRA is about real people. People from all corners of our communities and from all walks of life. People who need help and those who give it. People who care and share and give back to their community. People who work hand in hand with friends and neighbors.
Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. provides family support, offers community and professional education, advocates for the needs and rights of those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, as well as research for its prevention, cure, and treatment.
Advance Directives Resources
You can use these documents to let your family and doctor know your decisions for health care if you become unable to decide for yourself. You can appoint someone you know and trust as your health care decision maker to ensure that your choice or decision is honored.