GNRC Annual Report for FY 2021


Public Guardianship Public conservators are appointed by the courts to provide conservatorship to individuals who are unable to safely make their own decisions regarding their person and/or property.

GNRC received a significant amount of funding to support the needs of older adults through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. To help those who cannot or do not feel comfortable shopping for groceries and household supplies, GNRC created a Pilot Grocery Program. The program is implemented through senior centers and provides up to $125 for boxes filled with groceries and supplies to be delivered to individuals in need. Each senior center has personalized the program to best serve local needs. The eight senior centers participating in the Pilot Grocery Program have served 268 households, a total of 1,290 grocery/ household goods boxes. The program will continue until September 2022 when the CARES Act funding expires.

96 Number of senior adults who received conservatorship services.

Veterans Services GNRC facilitates access to sources of income for caregivers for veterans and other supportive services. This program is offered through a partnership with the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living, and the Veterans Administration. 48 Veterans received services and assistance from loved ones or family friends. Key Partnerships In partnership with Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency, Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee, The Cumberland’s, and Metropolitan Social Services, GNRC funds transportation, legal, and ombudsman services for older adults and adults with physical disabilities. In addition, seventeen senior centers throughout the region receive funding to support additional programming and services for older adults. 1,302 Individuals received transportation services through GNRC partners.


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