Directory of Services for Seniors©

COA's Directory of Services for Seniors

COA is uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive, impartial information on services available for older adults in our area.  We publish this information in two formats:  an on-line directory and a printed book titled The Directory of Services for Seniors©.   Middle TN Counties included in our directory:
Categories included:
Activities & Education     Adult Day Services  Caregivers      Emergency Assistance Employment 
End of Life Issues  Food Services  Health Information  Help at Home  Housing
Information & Assistance  Insurance & Benefits  Legal Matters Medical Services  Mental Health
Nursing Homes  Public Services  Transportation  Veterans Services  

On-line Directory

An on-line version of the printed book, our Online Directory of Services for Seniors is updated continually and provides the most up-to-date information for older adults in Middle TN.

Printed Directory

A published book titled The Directory of Services for Seniors© is printed every other year and made available FREE of charge to older adults (age 55+) and their families.  (To receive a copy by US mail, there is a $4 charge.)  Pick up a FREE copy at all public library branches or the COA office. 
Professionals may purchase a spiral bound copy for $5.  The 17th edition (2013-14) is currently available. 

Getting a Copy - Seniors & Families

There are several ways to obtain a copy of the Directory of Services for Seniors.  Copies are available through:
  • ALL public library branches
  • COA office
  • U.S. Media Mail*
*If you are unable to pick up a copy , the COA staff can mail a copy to you upon receipt of a check or money order for $4 to cover postage. Send to :
              95 White Bridge Road, Suite 114
              Nashville, TN 37205
Be sure to include the name and address where the copy should be sent.  Please do not send cash. 

Getting a Copy - Professionals

Many professionals find the spiral bound books easier to work with.  Professionals may purchase spiral bound copies of the Directory for $5 each.  Please add $4 per copy to have a copy mailed.  

Information for Professionals and Companies

Getting listed

A committee, composed of professionals, seniors and family members, makes decisions regarding inclusion or exclusion for each edition.  In order to be listed in the Directory, the service provider must:

  • Offer a service that falls within one or more of the broad service categories found in the Directory’s Table of Contents.
  • Provide a service that meets the objective of publishing the Directory.
  • Be licensed or certified or authorized to provide the services being offered if the provision of said services is regulated.
  • Be in good standing with the licensing/certifying/regulatory entity (if applicable).
  • Provide services within the Middle Tennessee counties that the Directory serves.
  • Offer a unique service, if selected for listing from among a group of similar services/providers that are not listed.
For information on COA's listing criteria and policies, please contact Paula Daigle, Project Manager. You may also complete and return an Agency Form for listing consideration.

Directory Sponsorships

We are very thankful to those organizations and businesses that partner with us to make the Directory possible.  Sponsorship opportunities are available for both the print and on-line version of the Directory. For information on becoming a future sponsor, contact Michele Harrell, Development/Marketing Director.

2013-14 Directory of Services for Seniors© Sponsors

The 2013-14 edition of the printed Directory of Services for Seniors is made possible by the following sponsors:
GNRC - Area Agency on Aging & Disability
A. Michelle Poss, Attorney At Law
Aging in Place Transition Services
Alive Hospice
Always Best Care Senior Services
Alzheimer's Association
Avalon Hospice
Barton House
Belmont Village Assisted Living
Blakeford at Green Hills
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
BrightStar Care
CareAll Home Care Services
Caregivers by WholeCare Connections
Caring Senior Service
Caris Healthcare
Carrington Adult Day Health Services
Creekside at Three Rivers
Cumberland at Green Hills
Cumberland Trust & Investment
Elder Law Practice of Timothy L. Takacs
Elder Options Care Consultants, LLC
Elledge Case Management Services
Family Legacy Funeral Homes
Family Staffing Solutions, Inc.
First Light Home Care
Gallatin Health Care & Rehabilitation
Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.
Grace Healthcare of Whites Creek
Grace Manor Assisted Living
Griswold Home Care
Guardian Home Care & Hospice
High Point Homecare
High Point Hospice
Home Health Care of Middle Tennessee
Home Instead Senior Care
Homewood Residence at Brookmont Terrace
Holiday Retirement Corporation
Hospice Advantage
Lakeshore Estates, Inc.
Let's Get Moving!
Life-Links Geriatric Care Management, LLC
McKendree Lambuth of Gallatin
McKendree Village
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee
Metro Social Services
Metro Development and Housing Agency
Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency
Mobility Works
Morning Pointe of Brentwood
Morningside Assisted Living Communities
Nashville Christian Towers
Nashville Pharmacy Services
NHC Home Care
Oasis In-Home Care
Park Manor
Phillips Robinson Funeral Home
Preferred Care At Home
Richland Place
Rita's Care at Home, LLC
Rolling Hills Hospital
Saint Thomas Health Services
Senior Helpers
Senior Pathways
Sitters Plus More
Sitters Etc.
Sitters & More, Inc.
SunCrest Home Health
Suzie DeYoung, Senior Real Estate Specialist
   Fridrich & Clark Realty, LLC
TN State Veteran's Home
Tri Star Behavioral Heath
United Healthcare Community Plan
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
Vanderbilt Home Care
Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
Vista Points, Inc.
West Meade Place
Willowbrook Home Health Care Agency, Inc.
YMCA of Middle Tennessee