HELP FOR SENIORS
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Programs and Services Available to Seniors

Reference These Available Resources for More Help

There are many programs and services available to seniors in need. The VAC assists these programs by raising funds and supporting senior services, but we are not direct service providers. You can contact the Cherokee County Senior Services available at 770-345-2675 -Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm and also learn more below.

 

Resources for Cherokee County Seniors

Cherokee County

Cherokee County Senior Services:  http://www.cherokeega.com/Senior-Services/

Habitat for Humanity Aging in Place Cherokee County: (link coming soon)

Must Ministries:  www.mustministries.com

Veterans Affairs: https://www.cherokeega.com/Veterans-Affairs/

 

State of Georgia

AgeWise Connection - comprehensive senior resources:  www.agewiseconnection.com

disABILITY LINK:  www.disabilitylink.org

USDA-Rural Development - grants and loans:  www.rurdev.usda.gov

Senior Resources Guide:  www.atlanta-senior-resources.com

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC):  www.FODAC.org

 

Federal Governmental Resources

Veterans Administration:  www.VA.gov

Social Security Administration:  www.ssa.gov

Americans with Disabilities Act:  www.ada.gov

 

Health Related

Preventing Falls at Home:  (PDF file)

Activities of Daily Living (ADL):  (PDF file)

Alzheimer's Association of Georgia:  www.alz.org/georgia

Dementia Caregivers Resources:  www.dcrinc.org

 

Service Related

AARP Georgia:  www.aarp.org/states/ga/

Tools for Life: Assistive Living Technology:  www.gatfl.org

Georgia Council on Aging:  www.gcoa.org/

Georgia Division of Aging Services:  www.aging.dhr.georgia.gov/portal/site/dhr-das

 

To report suspected elder abuse, neglect or exploitation in Georgia

866-522-4464 ( Central Access and Long Term Care Ombudsman )

888-774-0152 ( for suspected elder mistreatment in the home )

404-657-5250 ( for suspected elder mistreatment in the home, Metro-Atlanta area )

800-878-6442 ( for suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities )

404-657-5728 ( for suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, Metro-Atlanta area )

Submit a complaint about a licensed facility.

 

Additional Information

State elder abuse statistics and /or other publications

 

State Government Agencies

Georgia Adult Protective Services

Georgia Council on Aging

Georgia Council of Community Ombudsmen

Georgia Department of Community Health, Healthcare Facility Regulation

Georgia Division of Aging Services

Georgia Division of Aging Services, Elder Rights & Advocacy Programs

Georgia Long Term Care Ombudsman

Georgia Office of Attorney General

 

Laws and Regulations

Ga. Title-30 Chapter 5 - Protection of Disabled Adults and Elder Persons