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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Encouraging good health maintenance through education, physical fitness and improved self-care abilities





60 years of age and older


Services Provided

Health Promotions supports evidence based programs (EBPs) in the sixteen counties listed, and may include:

  • Arthritis Foundation Aquatics
  • Exercise
  • Walk with Ease
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis

Additionally, a comprehensive fall prevention and exercise program, Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) as well as Matter of Balance, a fear of falling program are available in select counties along with Self-Management Programs for Chronic Disease and Diabetes.  Please check your county’s Office on Aging or Senior Center for a list of evidence based programs available in your area.  Descriptions of the programs are in the link below.


How to Apply

 To learn about Health Promotions in your county, please call (865)457-3352 ext.5006 for Cynthia Rockey.


Other Resources

National Institute on Aging Exercise and Physical Activity Tracking Tools

TN Commission on Aging & Disability: Heath and Wellness Promotions

Strategies For Weight Loss

Eating on a Budget


Cynthia Rockey
(865)457-3352 ext 5006

Stay Active and Independent for Life with Terri Geiser


Stay Active and Independent for Life with Debbie Harris

Counties Served

Blount County, Claiborne County, Campbell County, Anderson County, Knox County, Morgan County, Cocke County, Grainger County, Hamblen County, Jefferson County, Loudon County, Monroe County, Roane County, Scott County, Sevier County, Union County

Resources to Download

  • Health Promotion BrochureHealth Promotions and Resources Brochure


  • Stay Active and Independent for Life (S.A.I.L.) Newsletter October - December 2017


  • Stay Active and Independent for Life (S.A.I.L.) Newsletter July - September 2018


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