Meritan

Tax exempt regional health and support service organization. Professional service for vulnerable populations in the south.

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By Meritan Success Story of Marsha Sherrod — Meritan - Health & independence services Ms. Sherrod was a participant of our Senior Job Training and Employment program between March 2017 and November 2017 (7 months) before her assigned host agency, Girls, Inc. hired her. When she came to us, one of her goals was to get her degree. Vera and others, including the host agency staff, encou

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By Meritan SC's Success Story — Meritan - Health & independence services SC said: "Meritan’s Senior Community Service Employment Program has been absolutely wonderful for her. It has been an absolute lifesaver. She is now buying a new home. SC stated, “This would have not been possible without the partnership with Meritan and the Senior Community Service Employment

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By Meritan Suspecting and Reporting Elder Abuse- Part 3 — Meritan - Health & independence services Now that you know the signs of elder abuse and have learned ways to prevent it, let’s discuss reporting elder abuse. Because Tennessee is a mandatory reporting state, if you suspect elder abuse is happening, you are required to report it. 

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By Meritan Preventing Elder Abuse- Part 2 — Meritan - Health & independence services Stopping elder abuse is only possible after you learn to recognize the warning signs. Now that you have learned the signs, there are many actions that you can take to help prevent and end elder abuse.

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By Meritan Recognizing Elder Abuse- Part 1 — Meritan - Health & independence services For the first time in history, people aged 65 and over will soon outnumber children under 5. With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping many people at home while social distancing, elder abuse should be on our minds.

Meritan provides care and services to more than 1,700 Mid-Southerners annually who experience a renewed sense of self-worth, through in-home health care and job training programs for seniors. Meritan provides an array of programs for diverse groups including, frail and homebound seniors, services to victims of elder abuse, foster care, senior employment, and persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Meritan could not do what we do each day without your support. We thank you again for your generosity. More importantly, the recipients of your giving spirit are grateful and express their thanks. We are a tax-exempt regional health and support service organization. Professional service for vulnerable populations in the south.

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