Sunday, July 21, 2019
The Nashville Business Journal recently celebrated businesswomen, entrepreneurs, educators and more who comprised their 2019 Women of Influence list. The list recognized 44 winners in nine categories. “The women on this year’s list lead and make it a priority to...
Caregivers by WholeCare, a non-medical home health company offering continuum of care services, announces it has partnered with Electronic Caregiver™ to offer affordable care technologies to families in Middle Tennessee. Caregivers by WholeCare is the first home health company...
Nashville is known for country music but we also know what we're doing when it comes to ice cream! The options are endless so we rounded up a list of our top picks! 1. Bobbie's Dairy Dip A Nashville classic. Bobbie's...
The Grand Ole Opry unveiled its new daytime backstage tour, including a new immersive film in a custom-built theater, The Circle Room. The film is hosted by Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, the film experience takes fans on an emotional, heartfelt journey...
Blue Coast Burrito Announced as New Partner for WAY-FM’s Annual Shoe Drive with Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls® New shoes and socks will be collected at participating Middle Tennessee Blue Coast Burrito stores July 1 to July 27 to help...
The Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee recently announced its 28th Annual Sage Awards will take place on Monday, October, 28,2019. at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Franklin. The event will begin with registration and silent auction at...
Animal-loving seniors can benefit from having a pet or receiving pet therapy. Although it may present challenges, many believe the benefits outweigh the risks and challenges. Planning for Senior Care If a senior who is in need of caregiving has a...
At one time, going on vacation meant we could let our guard down and be carefree. Unfortunately, in this technological age, you simply cannot afford to do that. Scammers are everywhere and very good at what they do. The...
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! And the summer treat has never been cooler. We've got four of the most fun ice cream options in Nashville! 1. Majestic Unicorn Shake - Legendairy Milkshake Bar The Unicorn Milkshake...
Nashville's Burger Week kicks off on Monday, July 15th, and runs through Sunday, the 21st. That means seven days of $5 burger bliss at some of the best restaurants in town. We thought this was the perfect time to...
Tis the season for food trucks in Nashville! We rounded up seven of our favorite meals on wheels that you just gotta try this summer.   1. Cousins Maine Lobster You don't have to go to up north to enjoy world-famous Maine lobster!...
Chef Laura Lea is a Certified Holistic Chef and food writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her company, LL Balanced, provides you with easy, nutritious and family-friendly recipes that will make healthy eating a pleasure and restore balance to your...
Do you have an aging relative, who has reached a point where they need help with everyday household tasks, running errands, cooking, etc…. but they are hesitant to ask for help for fear of losing their independence? While it’s...
Grab your red white and blue everything!!! The Fourth of July is next week and Nashville knows how to celebrate! From patriotic music to food to one of the largest fireworks shows in the country, we're breaking down the...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ CAMP KESEM A cancer diagnosis is hard on every family member, especially children. Camp Kesem seeks to bring joy to children implicated by a parent’s cancer by providing free summer camp. Camp Kesem at Vanderbilt University is...
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) invites area seniors (55+) to participate in upcoming day trips to visit area attractions. These activities are open to the public. General Jackson Showboat A trip is planned for Wednesday, July 17 to...
The Sweet Life with Sweetwater Pontoon Rentals As a native Nashvillian, I've had one lifelong complaint: We're landlocked and too far from the water! While that may be true if you're looking for the ocean breeze, palm trees and sandy...
Chef Laura Lea is a Certified Holistic Chef and food writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her company, LL Balanced, provides you with easy, nutritious and family-friendly recipes that will make healthy eating a pleasure and restore balance to your...
Williamson County Parks and Recreation will be offering an outdoor bocce ball league beginning in July. Games will be played on the outdoor courts at the Academy Park campus located behind the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave.,...
New restaurants are popping up right and left in Nashville and we don't mind ONE BIT. Here's the latest list of places you must try!   615Chutney The South Indian food truck we've been stalking for the last five months, 615Chutney, is...

The Peach Truck Story

THE PEACH TRUCK STORY Obsession isn't a strong enough word to describe the affair between Nashville and The Peach Truck. One thing is certain: We can't get enough! It's a signal of the season around Music City and it all...
Last month, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) issued a warning about the “one-ring” phone scam. This scam works by letting your phone ring once and then hanging up. The scammers are hoping that this tactic will prompt you to...
from Caregivers by WholeCare It’s likely that more than 200 million people are living with osteoporosis, a medical condition marked by having fragile bones. This condition is especially common among older women, and it can be dangerous. (NCBI) The Basic Facts...
There’s a wealth of amazing programs at the St. Clair Senior Center this month. While they still have their regular quilting, knitting, crocheting, singing, and other regular classes, there is also a host of informative and entertaining events as...
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) invites area seniors (55+) to participate in an upcoming day trip to visit an area attraction. This activity is open to the public. A trip is planned for Thursday, June 13 to...
Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) invites area seniors (55+) to join them on Wednesday, June 19 to visit Radnor Lake. Participants must be able to walk independently on different types of terrain and provide their own lunch/snacks and water...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ Meet Dottie Beasley from 12th South Farmer’s Market TNM: How did the 12th South Farmers Market get started and how long has it been around? DB: 12 South Farmers Market began in 2011 as a small gathering of...
Get ready, Nashville. Tens of thousands of country music fans from all over the world will be flocking to Music City in just a few short days for CMA Fest 2019. It's country music's biggest party! It's also the...
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) Department invites area seniors (55+) to participate in upcoming activities. All programs and facilities are open to the public. Lunch & Learn Monday, June 17 12pm – 2pm Learn about your health at a free...
Nashville is HOT this time of year. Figuratively and literally. But there are plenty of cool ways to beat the heat! Here's our ultimate guide to cool summer fun in Nashville!   1. SoundWaves Water Park - Opryland Hotel SoundWaves was a...
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) invites area seniors (55+) to participate in an upcoming day trip to visit area attractions. This activity is open to the public. A trip is planned for Thursday, June 27 on the...
Did you know that Baby Boomers are turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 people per day? This means, that within just a couple decades, older people are projected to outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history, reports...
Chef Laura Lea is a Certified Holistic Chef and food writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her company, LL Balanced, provides you with easy, nutritious and family-friendly recipes that will make healthy eating a pleasure and restore balance to your...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ MAY 20, 2019 / GENERAL INFO NASHVILLE GUIDE Kid-Friendly Activities Frist Museum (Youth ages 18 and under are free) Country Music Hall of Fame (Local admission incentives can be found here Adventure Science Center Above-All Trampoline Park Cheekwood...
from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee Last month, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a warning that scammers were spoofing calls from the SSA’s Fraud Hotline. The impostors are telling lies that instill fear like “your social security number...
NASHVILLE FIT GAMES Let the games begin! The Nashville Fit Games to be exact. It's kinda, sorta like American Ninja Warrior except local people in our community will be competing in isolated challenges that test mental and physical toughness. Want...
Fresh! Healthy! Local! Farm-to-table eating is easy in Nashville. There are multiple farmer's markets around town including two year-round markets! Here's our guide to the best farmer's markets in Nashville. Here's to eating fresh!   1. Nashville Farmer's Market - Rosa L....
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) invites area seniors (55+) to participate in two upcoming day trips to visit area attractions. These activities are open to the public. A trip is planned for Thursday, June 13 to Big...
Hey Nashville! Eating healthy has never been so trendy and DELICIOUS. Nashville has a ton of cool restaurants that do it right when it comes to quality, healthy options. Here's our guide to the Top 20 Healthiest Restaurants in...
Mother's Day Events in Nashville This Weekend! There are so many reasons to spoil Mom every day but this weekend is the official time to let her know how much she's loved. Check out our guide below to the Top...
from Caregivers by WholeCare Plan a field trip for your grandparent! Imagine picking grandma or grandpa up from the nursing home and filling the day with a summer adventure. Your grandparent will look forward to the day and remember it...
from Aging & Caring: A Guide for Families and Caregivers by Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee  We all want to maintain our independence by driving as long as possible. The fear of losing independence and, thus, possibly having to...
Cinco de Mayo is almost here, y'all, so it's time for tacos! Thank goodness there's no shortage of amazing Mexican fare here in Music City. So throw on a sombrero and check out our guide to Nashville's most delicioso...
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) Department invites area seniors (55+) to participate in upcoming activities. All programs and facilities are open to the public. Lunch & Learn Monday, May 20, 12p-2p Learn about your health at a free lunch and...
Somethin' for Everyone at the St. Jude Rock 'N' Roll Marathon! April 27-28, 2019 More than 30,000 people are expected to run or walk in the St. Jude Rock 'N' Roll Marathon and Half Marathon this weekend. Add that to the...
  Author: The Nashville Mom Dawn and her family moved to the Nashville area two years ago from Greenville, SC. She enjoys exploring Nashville with her kiddos in tow and sharing their adventures. A few of her favorite things are Jcrew,...
The Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee recently announced its 28th Annual Sage Awards honorees. The Sage Awards, presented each year since 1992, are given to older adults who have made outstanding contributions to Middle Tennessee through a lifelong...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ Elisabeth Hasselbeck just released a thoughtful, open and inspirational book, Point of View. This book takes you on Elisabeth’s journey through her early life, television career, marriage, motherhood and faith. Elisabeth shares a few more thoughts...
When you realize that you have an aging family member who is not as independent as they once were, you may be considering in-home care. This can be a difficult time, especially if you’ve never experienced this life phase...
Chef Laura Lea is a Certified Holistic Chef and food writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her company, LL Balanced, provides you with easy, nutritious and family-friendly recipes that will make healthy eating a pleasure and restore balance to your...
Craft Love Franklin: Mom & Me Cookie Decorating and Crafts Workshop I think many of us agree that Mother's Day should be every day (I mean, Moms are the BEST!) but there's one official day to celebrate these lovely ladies...
Franklin Woman Runs Third Boston Marathon Amy Jones Completes 10th Marathon in Boston It doesn't matter where you live, you've probably seen Amy Jones running on the side of the road if you're in the vicinity of Middle Tennessee. The Franklin...
Nashville has a lot in common with our favorite F word.. free. There are tons of awesome events happening all spring and summer that cost you nothing at all. That's just one of the benefits of living in the...
from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee As many of us live longer, it can become more difficult both physically and financially to maintain a home. Contractors know this and those who are scammers choose to take advantage of older...
Williamson County Parks and Recreation invites all area seniors (55+) to a free Senior Resource Fair, Wednesday, April 17 at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave. in Franklin. Bring a friend along and join the fun from 9:00...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ NASHVILLE EASTER ROUND-UP   Cool Springs Galleria Saturday, March 30th through Saturday, April 20th Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Seeing the Bunny is free and photo packages vary in price Bunny Cares:...
We know, we know.. we could get accused of talking about dessert at the wrong time of year (oh hey, bathing suit season) but we have a more important question. Is there ever a bad time for dessert? If...
from Caregivers by WholeCare Caring for someone with Dementia can provide unique challenges. Follow these tips to help you when taking care of a loved one with Dementia. What is Dementia Dementia is a general term for loss of memory, thinking, and...

54th ACM Awards Nominees

The 54th ACM Awards Sunday, April 7th at 7pm  Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas Hosted by: Reba McEntire   Country music's biggest night of the year is happening this Sunday night in Las Vegas. All of our favorite artists will be under one roof...
..Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd.. It's Opening Weekend for the Nashville Sounds and we couldn't be more excited! Grab your friends, peanuts and crackerjacks and get ready for five months of ball...