The TN Hope Line, 844-600-8262, is a free phone call that is answered Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Central by trained volunteers who offer encouragement and hope for lonely senior adults. Callers are invited to call and talk about whatever is on their mind.

Callers who express needs such as food and basic supplies are connected with people and services available to help in their area. Click here for more information or visit