COVID-19 Update

Coping with Losses in a Time of Pandemic

Losing a loved one is a difficult experience that is even more complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic.  We know many of you have had family members, friends, and neighbors pass away recently and have been unable to attend funeral and visitation services.  We reached out...

Updates from the Office on Aging

The following information is an update from the Knoxville-Knox County CAC Office on Aging-- At the CAC Office on Aging, we continue to provide vital services to older adults in Knox County, such as meals, transportation and meeting client needs.  Here are a few...

Senior Shopping Hours

THIS POST WAS UPDATED March 30, 2020. This list was accurate at the time of posting but may change as situations in our community develop.  If you have any changes or additions, please contact gabe@franklinkyle.com at Franklin & Kyle Elder Law, LLC. **Many stores...

Stress Management in a Time of COVID-19

During these trying times, many people are experiencing heightened anxiety and stress.  We have included some coping strategies that may be helpful to you and your family. Avoid the endless scroll.  While it is important to stay up-to-date with the happenings of the...

Groceries and Food Services

Our elder care coordinators are contacting clients to ensure they have groceries, medications, and other needed supplies.  Below is a short list of options for home delivery for those in need of groceries.  This list mainly focuses on the Knox County areas, but if you...

Maintaining Communication

With nursing homes and assisted living communities in isolation to protect residents, many community care partners and family members are struggling with how to maintain communication with their loved ones.  We have some suggestions: 1. Phone calls and emails— phone...

We are here for you

Our thoughts are with those in our community, our country and around the world affected by the impact of COVID-19. We are staying up-to-date about developments and recommendations, and we are committed to doing our part to advocate for our clients while preventing the...