On May 11, 2017, the inaugural class of the Leadership Academy for Excellence in Disability Services graduated. The Academy was created by the Council on Developmental Disabilities in partnership with the TN Department of Human Resources (who also organized and conducted the Academy). The curriculum and leadership competencies were developed by leadership from all participating agencies (the Council, Dept. of Human Resources, Bureau of TennCare, Dept. of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Dept. of Education, Dept. of Health, Department of Human Services & Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Department of Veterans Services, and the Commission on Aging & Disability). Click here to see the list of graduating participants.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 2:14pm
Friday, December 09, 2016 | 1:01pm
The Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability announced today that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted the Commission’s request to have a Special Enrollment Period to assist those Medicare beneficiaries affected by the recent wildfires and tornadoes in East Tennessee.
Friday, December 02, 2016 | 9:47am
This year marked the 4th Annual Tennessee Senior Brain Games state competition, a series of games organized and supported by the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD), Tennessee’s nine Area Agencies on Aging and Disability (AAAD), and senior centers throughout the state.
Monday, October 05, 2015 | 1:26pm
Join us Friday, October 9, 2015 in Morristown, Tennessee for our third annual Tennessee Senior Brain Games Championship. This is the first year that the previous year's winning team has been called to defend its title against teams from West, Middle, and East Tennessee!
Monday, August 17, 2015 | 10:24am
Sponsored by the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability, in partnership with the East Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability, the Tennessee Senior Brain Games is an annual, statewide, team-based trivia competition designed to increase public awareness of brain health and its impact on quality of life.