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Planning and Research

Planning and Research

“Stay focused. Be accountable. Plan boldly.”  

As DAS’ organizational development unit, the Program Integrity section helps Georgia’s aging network observe those powerful principles through a combination of analysis, coaching, forecasting, and strategy.  DAS, Area Agencies on Aging, and their providers make collaborative, results-driven program and policy decisions that reinforce DAS’ vision – to help older adults and people with disabilities live longer, live safely, and live well. The efforts are paying off.  Georgia is a recognized leader in the nation’s aging network – a state to watch for fearless innovation.

 

Statistics and Planning

Visit our Publications page to download the following DAS materials:

  • State Plan on Aging (2012-2015, 2008-2011)
  • Just the Facts (2007-2013)
  • Complete Oglethorpe Application

Research

Home- and Community-Based Services

Georgia participates in the Performance Outcome Measurement Project (POMP), a federal initiative that helps aging network partners assess performance and stay accountable to the public through data analysis and action. POMP is administered by the Administration for Community Living.

Risk Factors for Nursing Home Placement among OAA Service Recipients: Analysis of Data from the Georgia Division of Aging Services

Impact of Older Americans Act Nutrition Program Participation on Food Security and Nutritional health

Elder Abuse Prevention

The Division of Aging Services’ Forensic Special Investigations Unit and Program Integrity section collaborated with professionals from two states to produce Investigation of Elder Deaths, an invited review in the in Academic Forensic Pathology, the official publication of the National Association of Medical Examiners.