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Updated: 06/27/2013
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Services at a Glance...

The "ADRC/Gateway," the AAA's single point of entry, provides a "one call connection" to aging and disability resources. Skilled intake and screening specialists conduct screenings for programs and services offered in the 11 counties of the Middle Georgia service area. Eligible clients are placed on a waiting list until funding levels permit entry into service. Call 478-751-6466 for service.

Gateway Provider Service Referral Form

The Community Care Services Program (CCSP), a Medicaid funded program, provides in-home services to older adults at risk of nursing home placement. Services include personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, respite care, emergency response systems, and/or 24-hour supervision. A client cost share may be required for this program. Contact the ADRC/Gateway, 478-751-6466 or via e-mail to the Area Agency on Aging.

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) includes home delivered meals, congregate meals in a community setting, homemaker, personal care, and respite care services. A client cost share may be required for some of these programs. Contact the ADRC/Gateway, 478-751-6466 or via e-mail to the Area Agency on Aging.

The GeorgiaCares Program assists consumers in understanding and accessing Medicare programs, provides information about health insurance and long-term care options, and increases awareness of fraud committed against older adults. Contact Butch Swinney or call him at 478-751-6489.
Elder Rights and Advocacy protects the rights of older adults through programs such as Elder Legal Services, GeorgiaCares, and Ombudsman services (to protect residents in long term care facilities) and to advocate for additional service options for older adults. Contact Julie Hall or call her at 478-751-6466.
The Wellness Program promotes healthy aging through education on nutrition, exercise, and safe usage of medication. The Area Agency on Aging is currently focusing its wellness efforts on several evidence based programs including the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program and the Arthritis Foundation's Tai Chi Program.  It recently implemented a healthy eating program called "Right Bites," developed by UGA.  Piloted at the Monroe County Senior Center during the Spring of 2013, it will be offered throughout the region beginning in the fall.  Contact Nicole Gaither at 478-751-6411 for more information on wellness initatives.
Beverly Link wears two hats at the Middle Georgia Area Agency on Aging.  Beverly serves as the Caregiver Specialist, providing support to caregivers of older adults throughout the region.  In addition, through a contract with the National Council on Aging (NCOA), Beverly is a HUD certified Reverse Mortgage Counselor.  Beverly is available by calling 478-751-6466.

Senior Centers

The Middle Georgia Area Agency on Aging, through contracts with local service providers, offers a hot, midday meal and a variety of social activities to older adults interested in attending one of the region's 11 senior centers.  A senior center is currently not available in Putnam County, however, residents are encouraged to communicate with local Recreation and Parks facilities to learn about programs in their community.

1-Baldwin County Senior Center
290 Linda Drive
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Sabrina Hosley, Director
478-451-0445

2-Crawford County Senior Center
281 McCrary Avenue
Roberta, GA 31078
Wendy Sears, Director
478-836-2643

3-Jones County Senior Center
Senior Center Way
Gray, GA 31032
Ann Carter, Director
478-986-6815

4-Macon-Bibb County Senior Center
1283 Adams Street
Macon, GA 31201
Renee Johnson, Director
478-751-2778

5-Monroe County Senior Center
515 Highway 83 South
Forsyth, GA 31029
Freida White, Director
478-994-1701

6-Peach County Senior Center
101 Murray Road Ext.
Fort Valley, GA 31030
Imogene Mobley, Director
478-822-1144

7-Perry Senior Center
1060 Keith Drive
Perry, GA 31069
Tammy Baker, Director
478-988-0060


8-Pulaski County Senior Center
199 Broad Street
Hawkinsville, GA 31036
Billie Hayes, Director
478-783-1074

 

9-Twiggs County Senior Center
400 Bullard Road
Jeffersonville, GA 31044
Denise Goodman, Director
478-945-3900

10-Warner Robins Senior Center
155 Maple Street
Warner Robins, GA 31093
Stacey Colbert, Director
478-923-0229

11-Wilkinson County Senior Center
127 High Hill Street
Irwinton, GA 31042
Lacondra Parks, Director
478-946-2212



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