Welcome & Invitation to Contact
The Northeast Georgia Regional Commission was designated by the Department of Human Services as the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for the Northeast Georgia Region in 1974 to address the needs and concerns of older individuals and their caregivers in the twelve county planning and service area.
The Northeast Georgia Area Agency on Aging provides information on and access to home and community based services for elderly and/or disabled persons, their families, and caregivers.
The AAA provides a variety of services and support to allow individuals the opportunity to maintain their activity, independence, and dignity in their homes and in the community.
706.583.2546 or 1.800.474.7540
If you would like for one of our AIRS certified personnel to contact you to discuss your individual questions and needs, please complete the form below.
IF YOU ARE MAKING A REFERRAL ON BEHALF OF SOMEONE ELSE, PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER AND THE REASON FOR THE REFERRAL IN THE MESSAGE BOX BELOW.
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Next Quarterly Meeting
ADRC Advisory Council Meeting-Dec. 10, 2013 10:00am-11:00am
NEGA CARE-NET Meeting-Dec. 17, 2013 3:00pm-4:30pm
NEGA CCSP Provider Network Meeting-Dec. 19, 2013 10am-12noon
REPORTING ABUSE, NEGLECT OR EXPLOITATION
Reports of suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation occurring in the community should be made to the Georgia Department of Human Services Adult Protective Services Central Intake Unit.
REPORT ABUSE OF DISABLED ADULTS OR ELDER PERSONS
•Report on the web: https://aging.dhs.georgia.gov/adult-protective-services
•Fax a referral: 770-408-3001 forms found at https://aging.dhs.georgia.gov/adult-protective-services
•Call us toll-free: 1-866-55AGING (1-866-552-4464) - Press “2”
•Within Metro Atlanta local calling area: (404) 657-5250
Reports are accepted by phone Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Anyone can report abuse. Law enforcement, financial institutions, and medical and human services personnel are among those required by law to report suspected cases of adult abuse, neglect or exploitation to APS.
In instances where harm or threat of harm is imminent, emergency medical and or law enforcement should be contacted by calling 911 as a first response.
To report abuse in a nursing home or personal care home, contact the Georgia Department of Community Health Healthcare Facilities Regulation Division at 404-657-5728 or 1-800-878-6442.
Monthly newsletter from the GeorgiaCares Program. The current edition contains important information on Medicare Open Enrollment-Choosing the Right Plans.
Living Well Workshops
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)as known as Living Well is a free six week program that helps people in small workshops learn how to cope with ongoing health conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, fibromyalgia, anxiety and depression.
To more information, contact Kristen Brown Johnson at 706-542-4838.