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
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  • 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
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  • 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)
    • Respite / Out-of-Home Respite Care
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  • Protecting Rights and Safety
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  • Medicare and Insurance Answers
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  • 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
    GeorgiaCares is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP).  Certified counselors help consumers understand Medicare issues, select Medicare health and drug plans, and long-term care insurance.

    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.

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