A Department of Aging is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with providing assistance to elderly members of the community. Departments of Aging provide a number of services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of the elderly, including health and wellness programs, caregiver services, and elder abuse prevention. At the local level, Departments of Aging are involved in directly providing services, which can include cultural and recreational programming.
Georgia State Department of Aging 2 Peachtree Street Northwest Atlanta GA 30303 404-657-5258
A Senior Center is a local organization that provides programming and services for older members of the community. Senior Centers offer a variety of programming, including cultural and recreational events, classes on nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing, and technology assistance. Senior Centers also help area seniors access social services for the elderly by providing workshops on senior rights, access to Medicare, and transportation assistance.
Fulton County Government Senior Center 510 Turner Avenue Palmetto GA 30268 770-463-4990
Hapeville Senior Center 527 King Arnold Street Hapeville GA 30354 404-762-3660
Helene S Mills Senior Center 515 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Northeast Atlanta GA 30312 404-523-3353