Aging & Senior Services
CCSP, Community Care Service Providers
Provides the same services as Source, and additionally provides personal care home placement.
Georgia Association of Homes & Services for the Aging
Georgia Council of Aging
Researches and published materials to increase public awareness and understanding of issues of concern to Georgia’s adult population.
Georgia Ombudsman Program
Provides long-term care resident advocacy and works to improve the lives of residents of long-term care facilities
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National long-term care Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC)
Servicer Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE)
A state plan enhanced primary care case management program that serves frail elderly and disabled beneficiaries to improve the health outcomes of persons with chronic health conditions, by linking primary medical care with home and community-based services. Georgians must be eligible for SSI/Medicaid to receive benefits.
Elder Abuse Reporting
Adult Protective Services
To report abuse of individuals in private settings.
Georgia Adult Victims Advocate Program
Georgia Department of Human Services: Division on Aging Services
A statewide system of services for senior citizens, their families, and caregivers.
To report Elder Abuse to the Georgia Department of Human Services: Division of Aging Services for an adult not in a facility including at risk adults, disabled adults, their families, and caregivers.
Office of Regulatory Services
To report abuse in senior care facilities: nursing homes, personal care homes, assisted living and memory care facilities
Government Agencies & Services – National
American Red Cross
www.redcross.org or www.redcrossatlanta.org
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Department of Veterans Affairs
National Association of Retired Federal Employees
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services/Administration on Aging
Government Agencies & Services – Local
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC)
The Atlanta Regional Commission has developed an extensive database of aging services in the Atlanta region to help older adults and caregivers find services. Those looking for services can call AgeWise Connection at 404-463-3333 to speak to a certified information and referral specialist.www.agewiseconnection.com
Georgia Department of Human Services-Division of Aging Services
A statewide system of services for senior citizens, their families and caregivers.
Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia Medicaid
Insurance — GeorgiaCares
GeorgiaCares is a state-wide coalition of partners that seeks to educate and provide assistance to all Medicare beneficiaries. They provide information on Medicare, Medicare Managed Care, Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Medigap), Long-Term Care Insurance, Medicare Savings Programs & Low Cost Prescription Assistance Programs.
Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s Office
Government Healthcare Information
Excellent official government site provides information on finding insurance options, prevention, comparing care quality and understanding the new laws along with FAQs.
Medicare Help Line
Excellent government website to help educate and manage Medicare.
Medigap Insurance – Medicare supplement insurance
National Council on Aging
Identifies federal and state assistance programs for the elderly in each community.
Health or Disease Focused
American Parkinson’s Disease Association
Alzheimer’s Association Georgia Chapter
404-728-1181 or 800-272-3900 (24 hour helpline)
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
301-495-331 or 800-438-4380
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Association of Frontotemporal Dementias (AFTD)
Lewy Body Dementia Association
404-935-6444 or 800-538-9767 (Helpline)