DHS Division of Aging Services staff highlight roles in serving Georgians at n4a Annual Conference in Savannah

July 28, 2017

ATLANTA – Department of Human Services Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden and Division of Aging Services Director Abby Cox are proud to announce that DAS staff have been selected to present at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) Annual Conference in Savannah, July 29-Aug. 2.
 
“The n4a Annual Conference is the country’s premier venue for discussing best practices and innovative methods in serving older adults,” said Director Cox. “The entire Division looks forward to the Conference and are honored that our very own staff will be presenting.”
 
The DAS presenters will provide insight and expertise on new technologies, case management and outreach methods for best serving aging populations. They are: 

  • Cheryl Harris, Section Manager, Access to Services
  • James Moorhead, Aging Services Coordinator
  • David Watkins, Aging Services Coordinator 

“The contributions and dedication of our Division of Aging Services cannot be overstated,” said Commissioner Crittenden. “Georgia and the Department will be well represented at the Conference and I’m proud that the Division has the opportunity to showcase their expertise.”
 
Commissioner Crittenden and Director Cox are scheduled to open the Conference. More information may be found by visiting http://www.n4aconference.org/. 
 
About the Division of Aging Services

DAS is the division within the Department of Human Services charged with assisting and protecting Georgia’s older individuals, at-risk adults, persons with disabilities, their families and caregivers to achieve safe, healthy, independent and self-reliant lives.
 
About the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The mission of n4a is to build the capacity of its members so they may help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.