Elderly

FiftyForward

Resource Title
FiftyForward
Source/Organization
FiftyForward
Description
FiftyFoward addresses the social, supportive, and nutritional needs of adults aged 50 and older. Services include a licensed adult daycare, meals on wheels food distribution, supportive services related to daily life, in-home social services, and group travel and entertainment outings. Programs are also available to offer assistance with housing, safety and domestic violence, transportation, and substance abuse counseling.
Type of Service
Face to Face, Telephone
Fee
No
Address
174 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
Phone Number
(615) 743-3400
Targeted Population(s)
Date of Last Record Review
6/13/2019

Gordon Jewish Community Center

Resource Title
Gordon Jewish Community Center
Source/Organization
Gordon Jewish Community Center
Description
The Gordon Jewish Community Center (GJCC) offers a variety of services, programs, and activities for the local Nashville community. The JCC has an on-site fitness center and offers exercise and nutrition & wellness classes. Activities such as card playing and book clubs, and meetings/outings specifically designed for senior citizens, provides opportunities for socialization with other members. A 24-hour/ 6 day a week transportation assistance program is also offered. Financial assistance is available to aid with membership costs.
Type of Service
Face to Face
Fee
Contact the center for fee information; financial assistance is available.
Address
801 Percy Warner Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37205
Phone Number
(615) 356-7170 
Date of Last Record Review
6/13/2019

Greater Nashville Regional Council Area Agency on Aging and Disability

Resource Title
Greater Nashville Regional Council Area Agency on Aging and Disability
Source/Organization
Greater Nashville Regional Council
Description
The Area Agency on Aging and Disability provides multiple services and programs for elder residents (age 60 and older) of Davidson and the surrounding 12 counties. Services include exercise acitivies at are senior centers, home-delivered meals, social programs, and transportation assistance for social and medical needs. A referral helpline is also available for assistance connecting to local agencies and helpful resources. The agency provides a program to aid with Medicare information.
Type of Service
Face to Face, Telephone
Fee
Service fees vary and some programs use a sliding income scale. Participants are not refused if unable to pay. Contact the organization for more information.
Address
501 Union Street, 6th Floor, Nashville, TN 37219-1705
Phone Number
Davidson County: (615) 862-8840
E-mail

Not Applicable

Targeted Population(s)
Date of Last Record Review
6/13/2019

Nashville Metro Transit Authority (MTA)

Resource Title
Nashville Metro Transit Authority (MTA)
Source/Organization
Metro Transit Authority
Description
MTA provides bus transportation around metro Nashville to the general public. Bus schedules and routes are available on the web, in paper format, and also within the bus shelters. Exact change is recommended when paying upon entering the bus; drivers can only issue "change cards" for future use for passengers who do not have exact change. A variety of access cards are available for purchase (including 7-day passes, 20-ride passes, etc.) and can be bought online or at the Music City Central Station downtown and via any payment means. An AccessRide service is available for individuals with disabilities who are not able to ride the regular bus routes. Discounted rates are available for seniors 65 and older and people with disabilities with a qualifying ID card (e.g. Medicare).
Type of Service
Face-to-Face
Fee
Ticket fees are available onlne; age-based discounts are available
Address
430 Myatt Drive, Nashville, TN 37115
Phone Number
(615) 862-5950
Targeted Population(s)
Date of Last Record Review
6/18/2019

Second Harvest Food Bank

Resource Title
Second Harvest Food Bank
Source/Organization
Second Harvest Food Bank
Description
Working with partner agencies, Second Harvest serves low-income families, the unemployed, immigrants, veterans, seniors and those receiving supplemental nutrition assistance. Second Harvest offers emergency food boxes, a mobile pantry, meals for students at schools and more
Type of Service
Face ot Face
Fee
No
Address
331 Great Circle Road Nashville, TN 37228
Phone Number
(615) 329-3491
Targeted Population(s)
Date of Last Record Review
7/1/2019

Senior Ride Nashville

Resource Title
Senior Ride Nashville
Source/Organization
Senior Ride Nashville
Description
Senior Ride Nashville was created in 2016 by the Council for Aging of Middle Tennessee and the Senior Transportation Leadership Coalition with the goal of connecting and empowering older adults. Available for individuals 60 years old and over that reside in Davidson County. Ride requests must be made at least 7 days in advance, due to rides being provided by volunteer drivers. Riders may use a transport chair, walker, or portable oxygen tank. Use of this equipment should be noted at the time of ride scheduling, to ensure volunteers have space in their car.
Type of Service
Face to Face
Fee
Deposit fee of $49 which will cover $25 annual membership fee as well as four (4) prepaid rides at $6 per round trip
Address
298 Foster Street Nashville, TN 37207
Phone Number
(615) 610-4040
Targeted Population(s)
Date of Last Record Review
7/5/2019

St. Luke's Community House

Resource Title
St. Luke's Community House
Source/Organization
St. Luke's Community House
Description
St. Luke’s Community House provides a variety of services for low-income households, homebound seniors, and children. The preschool/developmental program serves children up to 5 years old and afterschool tutoring and summer activities for kids in grades K-12. Other programs offered are emergency food boxes (in partnership with Second Harvest), a variety of counseling options, and English as a Learned Language. Provides lunch delivery for low-income or homebound seniors and/or adults with disabilities.
Type of Service
Face to Face
Fee
Tuition for the child development program is based on a sliding scale based on family income and number of household members
Address
5601 New York Avenue Nashville, TN 37209
Phone Number
(615) 350-7893
Targeted Population(s)
Date of Last Record Review
7/1/2019