Knox County CAC Office on Aging
Operating within the Community Action Committee, the Knoxville-Knox County Office on Aging has the mission of assisting Knox County’s older residents to achieve the highest possible level of independence, maintaining a high quality of life, and avoiding unnecessary institutionalization. It has served older citizens of Knox County since 1975 through more than 25 programs. The Council on Aging is the advisory body to the Office on Aging.
Programs include: Affordable Medicine Options for Seniors (AMOS), Benefits Enrollment Center (Savings Check Up), The Caring Plate, Connecting Hearts, Daily Living Center, East Tennessee 2-1-1, Elder Abuse Community Outreach Program, Feed-A-Pet, Foster Grandparent Program, Gift of Sight, Hearing and Dentures, Grandparents As Parents Program, Knox PAWS, Mobile Affordable Meals, John T. O’Connor Senior Center, One Call Club for Seniors, Philips Lifeline, Project LIVE, Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Rise Above Crime, Senior Information & Referral, Senior Community Service Employment Program, Senior Companion program, Senior Employment Service, Senior Nutrition Program/Mobile Meals, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach.