The Office on Aging provides the latest information on services and topics of interest to the senior population and also provides public relations to the community to raise awareness of senior issues.
The primary mission of the Office on Aging is to serve seniors 60+ with information and referral about resources available in this area. We also strive to provide assistance with questions about state and federal programs. This office provides the latest information on services and topics of interest to the senior population and provides public relations to the community to raise awareness of senior issues.
The Office on Aging also coordinates between the five Senior Centers located in Jefferson County in Dandridge, Jefferson City, New Market, Strawberry Plains, and White Pine, where seniors 60+ can participate in a wide variety of activities.
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Jefferson County’s Senior Centers provide a wide variety of opportunities for social, educational, recreational, and health-related services. The centers are dedicated to maintaining a vibrant community for those aged 60+.
Jefferson County Senior Centers
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Meals on Wheels – 866-631-4120
ETHRA Van – 800-232-1565
ETHRA Main Office – 865-691-2551
CHOICES and OPTIONS (at ETHRA main office) – 866-836-6678
Adult Protective Services (APS) – 888-277-8366
SafeSpace – 800-244-5968
Social Security – 800-772-1213
Medicare – 800-633-4227
Medicaid (TN Care) – 800-318-2596
TN Senior Benefits (insurance in Morristown) – 800-226-1004
TN Health Connections – (nursing home questions, etc.) – 855-259-0701
Scam Reporting – 800-366-4484
ALPS (Morristown) – 423-587-9149
Jefferson County Senior Services/Office on Aging is accepting applications/resume for a Senior Citizens Center director at both our Dandridge Senior Center AND New Market Senior Center. Note: You will only work at one of the facilities. Full time position (32 hours) with benefits. High school graduate or above required.
Candidate must have the ability to work with seniors and be able to plan and conduct activities at the Senior Center. General office duties required plus ability to complete reports timely and process documentation. Must be computer literate (word, excel). Will be required to drive a fifteen-passenger van and secure Class D license (regular driver’s license).
For more information, please contact Jefferson County Seniors Services Director, Ronda Davis, at 865-397-3197 or submit resume to email@example.com.