In Home and Community Help

Keeping older adults and persons with disabilities in the community is the goal of many programs offered through the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and county based aging programs.

Community-based care is often less expensive than care in a facility drawing on the person’s network of friends and family for informal support. Community-based care also lessens the likelihood that the person will become isolated and/or experience depression.

Programs that help support older adults and persons with disabilities to move back into or to stay in the community:

 
To help older adults and caregivers find services, ARC has developed an extensive database of aging services providers in the Atlanta region. 

Those looking for services can call AgeWise Connection at 404.463.3333 to speak to a certified information and referral specialist or search the database online.


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