Aging Services to use grant to boost nutrition programs, feed seniors in emergencies

In 2021, Georgia’s Division of Aging Services will revamp food programs in senior centers and provide nutrition services during emergencies using funds from a nutrition innovation grant awarded by the Administration for Community Living.

 

Free webinars help Medicare recipients select the best plan options

GeorgiaCares expands counseling services to web-based platform.

Aging Services director tapped for national board

ADvancing States named Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Director of Aging Services Abby Cox to its Board of Directors beginning Sept. 1, 2020.

Division of Aging Services to use $1.7 million grant to increase access to services and reduce social isolation

The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) will work to reduce social isolation for older adults and people with disabilities amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic as a result of a federal CARES Act grant.

Georgia’s Aging Services leader to help provide “road map” to reopening nation’s aging and disability agencies

ADvancing States tapped Georgia Division of Aging Services Director Abby Cox this week to join a workgroup charged with designing a “road map” to reopen Older Americans Act programming across the nation following the COVID-19 pandemic.

GeorgiaCares teams up with FVSU mobile unit to bring free, unbiased Medicare counseling to seniors around the state

ATLANTA – GeorgiaCares has partnered with the Fort Valley State University Mobile Technology Unit to provide free Medicare counseling sessions throughout the state during the Medicare Open Enrollment period.

DHS awarded grant to expand upon services to assist victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services (DAS) received a grant award to assist vulnerable adults who have fallen victim to criminal maltreatment at the hands of their caregivers.

DHS launches initiative to improve Georgians understanding of dementia, support of those living with the disease

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Service (DAS) today launched a new initiative to help communities learn how they can become better friends, neighbors and relatives to people who live with dementia.
 

DHS partnership seeks to improve understanding of dementia at community level

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services (DAS) has become the newest partner in a global effort to improve community-level understanding and responsiveness to the needs of people who have Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

GeorgiaCares Offers Free Assistance to Medicare Beneficiaries

ATLANTA – GeorgiaCares is determined that no Medicare beneficiaries in the state will be uncertain or confused about services offered by the federal and state health insurance program.