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Laws affecting seniors

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AGING SERVICES

AARP Savannah
(888) 687-2277
www.local.aarp.org/savannah-ga

Alzheimer's Association
920-2231 | 24 hour helpline (800) 272-3900
www.alz.org/georgia

Caregiver Action Network
(202) 454-3970
www.caregiveraction.org

Coastal Area Agency on Aging
(912)437-0800 | (800) 580-6860
www.uppersavannah.com/area.asp

Georgia Council on Aging
(404) 657-5343
www.gcoa.org

Georgia Division of Aging Services
(800) 436-7442
www.aging.dhs.georgia.gov

United Way of the Coastal Empire
211 | (912) 651-7700
www.uwce.org

 

PUBLIC BENEFITS
Benefits checkup
www.benefitscheckup.org

 

ELDER ABUSE
National Center on Elder Abuse
(855) 500-3537
www.ncea.acl.gov

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
www.preventelderabuse.org

 

LEGAL ISSUES
Georgia Legal Services Program
(404) 206-5175 | (800) 498-9469
www.glsp.org

Georgia Legal Aid
www.georgialegalaid.org

 

LONG-TERM CARE
Office of Regulatory Services
(800) 878-6442

Georgia Long-Term Care Ombudsman
(866) 552-4464
www.georgiaombudsman.org

Medicare Compare/Nursing Homes
www.medicare.gov

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care
(202) 332-2275
www.theconsumervoice.org

 

HOUSING
Housing Authority of Savannah
235-5800


HEALTH ISSUES
Mesothelioma information
www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma/

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHATHAM COUNTY RESOURCES FOR SENIORS

Adult Protective Services
(888) 774-0152
www.aging.dhr.georgia.gov

Alzheimer's Association
920-2231 | 24 hour helpline (800) 272-3900
www.alz.org/georgia

Better Business Bureau
354-7521
www.bbb.org/central-georgia

Caregiver support groups
Edel Caregiver Institute, 6000 Business Center Drive
every 2nd Monday from 6 - 7pm

SCI, 3025 Bull Street
every 4th Monday from 5 - 6pm

(912) 236-0363 or email jcostello@edelcaregiverinstitute.org

Chatham Co. Alzheimer's caregiver support groups
Wilmington Island United Methodist Church library
195 Wilmington Island Road every 2nd Monday at 10am

For information, contact SCI at (912) 236-0363 or or Barbara Ashley at (912) 897-1688

Skidaway Island United Methodist Church room 111
54 Diamond Causeway
every 1st Monday at 10:30am

for information, contact Theresa Bayman at (912) 920-2231

Coastal Area Agency on Aging
(912)437-0800 | (800) 580-6860
www.uppersavannah.com/area.asp

Coastal Regional Coaches
354-7521
www.coastalregionalcoaches.com/CRC/Home.html

Community Care Services Program
353-5001
www.coastalccsp.com

Department of Family and Children Services
651-2216
dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/chatham-county-dfcs-office

Economic Opportunity Authority
238-2960
www.eoasga.org

Family Counseling Center of Union Mission
238-2777
www.unionmission.org

Georgia Cares (Medicare counseling)
(800) 669-8387
www.mygeorgiacares.org

Georgia Crisis & Access Line (mental health)
(800) 715-4225
www.dso.georgia.gov/services/georgia-crisis-access-line-gcal

Georgia Legal Services
651-2180
www.glsp.org

L.I.F.E., Inc.
920-2414
www.lifeincorporated.com/

Medicaid (adult/nursing home)
651-2082
www.dch.georgia.gov/applying-medicaid

N.A.M.I. Savannah (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
353-7143
www.namisavannah.org

Office of Regulatory Services
(800) 878-6442

Rape Crisis Center
233-7273
www.rccsav.org

S.A.F.E. Shelter
651-0004
www.safeshelter.org

Salvation Army
651-7420
www.salvationarmygeorgia.org/savannah

Savannah for Blind and Low Vision
236-4473
www.afb.org/directory/profile/savannah-center-for-blind-and-low-vision-previously-savannah-association-for-the-blind/12

Social Apostolate
233-1877
www.socialapostolate.org

S.O.U.R.C.E.
819-1520
www.dch.georgia.gov/service-options-using-resources-community-environment-source

United Way
211 | (912) 651-7700
www.uwce.org

Victim-Witness Assistance Program
652-7329
www.districtattorney.chathamcounty.org/Victim-Witness  (copy and paste the URL)