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Become a Member

We are committed to supporting your loved ones in living a comfortable life through a variety of services and programs.

 

Our services are aimed at making their lives easier and safer. From transportation to tech support to home visits and phone check-ins, our services support your loved ones in living as safely and independently as possible - in their own homes and in the community they love.

 

Our programs are targeted to improve the mental and physical well being of your loved ones. Our walking and balance classes help with overall health and fall reduction, while our health oriented lectures provide information that empowers folks to remain in their own home.

SERVICES

The Services listed below are included with a Folks at Home membership. Beyond those services, we also offer vendor referrals to help our members make individualized arrangements with

local vendors. We want this kind of support for ourselves and for those we love.

 

Services Included in Membership Fees:

  • Initial interview and consultations as needed to determine needs and required services

  • Information and referral for most anything you need

  • Our Transportation service provides F@H members with a means of traveling to medical and other appointments. F@H staff members and community volunteers collaborate to provide this service.

  • Periodic errands, grocery shopping, pick ups and delivery including pharmacy

  • Durable Medical Equipment loans for items such as shower/bath chairs, wheelchairs, walkers, portable wheelchair ramps and other essential home safety items

  • Phone check-ins and home visits on request

  • Assistance with a variety of home tasks

  • Glass Recycling pickup

  • General Information

  • Referrals to our growing list of community recommended vendors who are available for hire

  • Referrals to vetted home help agencies in the area

  • Basic Technology Support for computers and smart devices

  • Home safety, fall risk and emergency preparedness review

  • Participation in F@H sponsored events, classes, activities, and excursions

Vendor

Vendor Referral Services:

  • Home repairs

  • Yard Work and Landscaping

  • Housekeeping

  • Window Washing

  • Pressure Washing

  • Gutter Cleaning

  • Painting

  • Advanced Computer and Smart Device Support

  • Home modification consultation and planning

  • Access to non-medical home help

PROGRAMS

Family Support Programs:

F@H Care Partners Support Group
A bi-weekly support group, open to the community, for people taking care of loved ones..

 

Health Programs:

  • Our Walking Group meets 3 times a week.

  • Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance

  • SAIL (Stay Active and Independent for Life)

  • Periodic lectures on health issues like dementia, osteoporosis, and balance.

  • Programs offered vary from year to year.

 

Social Engagement Programs:

  • Telephone Reassurance Program

  • Friendly Home Visits

  • Book Clubs

  • Memoir Writing

  • Arts for Elders

  • Ball Room Dancing

  • Outings

  • Pedicab Rides on the Mountain Goat Trail

  • Programs offered vary from year to year.

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Service Area

Folks at Home is located in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Our service area spans from Sewanee to I-24 in Monteagle; to the brow on Sherwood Road; to Franklin State Forest on Highway 156.

Approximately shown on the map.

 

Please contact us if you are interested in membership

and live outside these boundaries.

Service Area Map

Ready to Become a Member?

Download our Membership Form and return via email or

regular mail or pay online.

Or contact us Monday through Friday: 

Phone: 931-598-0303 

Email: assistantfolksathome@gmail.com

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Don't need Folks at Home Services?

Consider joining as a Sustaining Member. 

You will have access to all of our great programs and your support will help to ensure Folks at Home is still around if you ever do need us.

Use the Pay Online or Membership Form buttons above to join as a Sustaining Member.
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