Aging Commission of the Mid-South

Announcement : Open Enrollment Begins Oct 15th In order for TN SHIP to provide plan comparisons, please bring all of your medications in the bottles from the pharmacy with labels that can be easily read. Counselors will not be able to assist anyone if they cannot read the name, dosage, and quantity of medications. Consumers MUST bring their RED, WHITE and BLUE Medicare Card to Annual Enrollment. This is your chance to pick the right plan for 2019!! Contact TN SHIP/Aging Commission @ 901-222-4111 for more information!!
Welcome to the Aging Commission of the Mid-South. We offer programs that make a difference in the lives of all older adults and adults living with disabilities. From the older person who can remain at home if they receive the right services to those who are healthy and can benefit from the activities and socialization provided by our community-based programs, such as senior centers, we´re here to help. 

Our Mission...

Provide information and assistance to connect seniors, adults with disabilities, their families and caregivers with the tools needed to maximize their independence and safety in their chosen community.

Our Vision...

Age and Disability Friendly Communities.

Our History 

The Aging Network originated from the Older Americans Act of 1965 legislation and thrives today with funds provided by the United States Administration on Aging.  The Aging Commission is a member of the Aging Network and is the designated Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) for Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby, and Tipton Counties in West Tennessee.  


A Place to Find Answers: Call 901-222-4111

Need help? Don’t know where to begin?

Begin by calling the Aging Commission’s Information and Assistance Line. The call center serves as the Single Point of Entry (SPOE) for all publicly-funded in-home services offered by the Aging Commission. These services include home-delivered meals, home-maker assistance, personal care assistance and special services for caregivers.

These individuals can provide answers to all types of questions regarding services and community resources, regardless of your financial circumstances or the type of help you need.

The Aging Commission is the starting point for information on in-home services such as homemaker, home delivered meals and personal care assistance. The social workers in our Information and Assistance department can answer your questions and conduct a telephone screening to determine if you may be eligible for assistance from CHOICES or other programs. If you or a family member may benefit from in-home help please contact our Information and Assistance line at 901-222-4111.

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  2. Holiday Greenery Recycling

    Christmas trees, wreaths, and other greenery, free of lights and decorations can be dropped off in a designated area near Showplace Area at 105 South Germantown Road. The recycling initiative is part of Shelby County’s Sustainable Shelby plan, which focuses on ways to conserve energy and protect natural resources. Mulch made from the greenery will be utilized in Shelby County sponsored environmental projects. For more information, contact Lisa Williams at the Shelby County Public Works Env...
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