Elderly Services

Adult Protective Services

Phone: 1.866.552.4464 (Press “3”)

Website: www.aging.dhs.georgia.gov/adult-protective-services

Hours: M – F (8:00am to 5:00pm)

The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Aging Services, Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates all reports of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation of older person (65+) or an adult (18+) with a disability who do not reside in long-term care facilities.  Call the number above to report abuse or neglect.

 

Eatonton Health & Rehabilitation

125 Sparta Highway

Eatonton, GA 31024

Phone: 1.706.485.8573

Website: www.eatontonhealth.org

 

Harbor at Harmony Crossing

923 Harmony Road

Eatonton, GA 31024

Phone: 1.706.485.4441

Website: www.harboratharmonycrossing.com

The Harbor at Harmony Crossing is an assisted-living facility that provides residents with care while supporting their dignity and independence, all in a luxurious resort-quality environment.

 

Middle Georgia Regional Commission

175 Emery Highway

Suite C

Macon, GA 31217

Phone: 1.478.751.6466

Toll-Free: 1.888.548.1456

Fax: 1.478.752.3243

Website: www.middlegeorgiarc.org/aging-services/

The Middle Georgia Regional Commission is the state-designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Middle Georgia.  The primary role of the AAA is to plan, develop and administer a comprehensive service delivery system for older adults and people with disabilities.  AAA provides a range of options that allow older individuals and people with disabilities to choose home and community-based services and living arrangements that are best for them.

 

Overview

120 South Jefferson Street

Milledgeville, GA 31061

Phone: 1.478.453.4111

Fax: 1.478.453.2136

Hours: M – Th (8:00am to 5:00pm)

*Closed for lunch from 12:30pm to 1:30pm

The mission of Overview is to identify problems, provide services and operate programs in an effort to enable elderly and economically disadvantaged citizens achieve self-sufficiency.  Overview serves Baldwin, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Johnson, Morgan, Putnam, Washington, and Wilkinson Counties.

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) provides heating assistance to low income families.  Clients are selected based on the total family income.  The EAP is offered only once each year.  To receive services, the EAP client must contact Overview to set up an appointment.

The low-income Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is funded through the Governor’s Office of Energy Resources.  The purpose of the program is to assist in achieving a healthy environment in dwellings of low-income persons, particularly elderly and handicapped, in order to aid those persons least able to afford energy cost and to conserve energy.

The Foster Grandparents program is designed to provide part-time opportunities for low-income persons age 60 and over.  The Foster Grandparent Program offers services to children with special needs.  This program provides older adult volunteers with a stipend which helps to defray the cost of their participation in the program.

Home delivered meal program – Meals are delivered to homebound customer’s home Monday through Friday each week.

The Minor Home Repair Program provides minor interior and exterior repair to improve safety, accessibility and livability of CSBG eligible families.  Repairs may include roof, hand rails, wheelchair ramps, steps and rotted columns.

The Community Services Block Grant Program assists eligible low-income families by supplying a wide range of anti-poverty services and activities administered by Overview, Inc.  Services are offered in such areas as, issues affecting children and the elderly, minor home repair, emergency assistance (rent/mortgage assistance to prevent foreclosure or eviction, utility assistance to prevent disconnection).  Funds are contracted primarily to Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to implement these services and programs.

 

Eatonton-Putnam Senior Services

100 Ulysses Rice Court

Eatonton, Georgia 31024

Phone: 1.706.991.5097\

The mission of the Eatonton-Putnam Senior Services program is to help seniors remain both active and independent while enhancing their quality of life.

Services include, home delivered meals (for homebound residents) and daily center activities including: computer classes, exercise classes (low impact aerobics and yoga), line dance classes, bingo, crafts, stitchery, field trips and a weekly inspiration hour.