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Programs and Services

The Division of Aging Services (DAS) coordinates with other aging organizations to provide services to appropriately sustain older Georgians in their homes and communities. These services also provide support to family members and caregivers.

The Division of Aging Services (DAS) administers these programs through the Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs). Contact your local AAA for more information and to find if the service is available in your region.

Help at Home

  • Click here for Medicaid Funded Services (CCSP)
  • Click here for Non-Medicaid Funded Services (HCBS)
  • Care Coordination
  • Consumer Direction
  • Chore Services
  • Emergency Response System
  • Friendly Visiting
  • Home Health (Home-Delivered Services)
  • Homemaker Services
  • Personal Care Assistance / Personal Support Services
  • Respite Care /Out-of-Home Respite Care
  • Skilled Nursing Services
  • Telephone Reassurance

 

Nutrition & Wellness

  • Click here for general Nutrition & Wellness information.
  • Congregate (group) Meals at Senior Centers
  • Counseling
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Home-Delivered Meals
  • Nutrition and Wellness Education
  • Physical Fitness Classes
  • Senior Recreation

 

Caregiver Programs

  • Click here for general caregiver information.
  • Adult Day Program / Adult Day Health
  • Caregiver Education and Support
  • Kinship Care (Grandparents & Other Relatives Raising Children)
  • Mobile Day Care
  • Respite / Out-of-Home Respite Care

 

Protecting Rights and Safety

 

Medicare and Insurance Answers

 

Other Services

 

 

List of Programs

Adult Protective Services
Provides a mechanism to report abuse, neglect or exploitation of disabled adults or elder persons who are not residents of nursing homes or personal care homes.

Aging and Disability Resource Connection
The Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) streamlines access to long-term care by serving as a one-stop-shop for consumers’ aging and disability-related information, counseling, referral, and planning needs.

Caregiving
Provides programs which include adult day care, respite and other support services to assist individuals in the care of their loved ones.

Community Care Services Program
Provides home and community-based Medicaid services to nursing home-eligible consumers to help them remain in their homes.

Elder Rights & Advocacy Programs
Programs include legal services, elder abuse prevention programs and health insurance counseling.

GeorgiaCares
Georgia Cares, Georgia's State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP), helps consumers understand Medicare issues and products, select Medicare prescription plans, file Medicare fraud reports, and analyze long-term care insurance policies.

Home & Community Based Services Program
Provides 47 individual and group services to help older Georgians remain in their homes; for non-Medicaid-eligible Georgians.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Improves the quality of life of residents in nursing and personal care homes by acting as an independent advocate.

Senior Community Service Employee Program
Senior Community Service Employment Program provides part-time community service work & training for Georgia's unemployed low-income seniors age 55 & older & helps them obtain paid employment