Good Measure Meals – Atlanta
They offer 1, 2, or 3 meal/day programs that are calorie contained and have menu appropriate for diabetes. All meals are fresh prepared and delivered 2x/week (or people can pick up meals to reduce delivery costs). Primarily services inside the perimeter only….
Open Hand Atlanta
Senior clients should contact the Office of Aging
for client criteria and intake procedures. Case managers with Visiting Nurse Health System
will complete the client assessment, then forward a communication form to Open Hand confirming enrollment and notifying us of delivery details and meal type information for each client Contact the Fulton County Office of Aging
Eye Care America – Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Provides assistance to the medically underserved or individuals with financial needs for medication assistance, eye exams, and eye care.
Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia (VRS)
Provides guidance and assistance to individuals experiencing blindness or low vision to promote independence.
Free captioned home telephone provided to those with a certified hearing loss and the need for a captioning service to use the phone. They must also have a high speed internet connection and a standard home phone connection.
CapTel Captioned Telephones
Local representative to Metro Atlanta that can do in-home installation
GA Council for the Hearing Impaired (GACHI)
Virtual Dementia Tour
Through Second Wind Dreams
Monthly Tours Now Open to Public
CaraVita Home Care was selected as the regional home for The Virtual Dementia Tour® and will be hosting monthly tours open to the public. Please check our website for future VDT dates at http://www.caravitahomecare.com/vdt. CaraVita VDT events are now proudly open to the public. Simply fill out the form through website above or call their office at 770-643-1712 to RSVP.
Alzheimer’s Association – GA Chapter
Has wonderful resources, support group information, education, etc – as well as a great link to introduce children/teens to dementia. http://www.alz.org/living_with_alzheimers_just_for_kids_and_teens.asp
Lewy Body Dementia Association
LBD Caregiver Link 800-539-9767
Laona M. Kitchen Foundation
Provides funds to provide respite services for caregivers caring for those with dementia.
Shears With Heart
Mobile Salon Services for the Homebound
Owner – Valerie Diaz-Bethea
The Stress Break – Therapeutic Massage for Kids, Adults, and the Elderly www.thestressbreak.org Giselle Toran, LMT 678-485-0302
Tooth Wisdom – Health Resources for Older Adults
Great website with additional information/articles about proper oral care for seniors
Lauren’s Hope Medical ID Jewelry
www.laurenshope.com – different (not so sterile) lovely options for Medical Identification jewelry
My Medical ID
MUST has been serving those in need for more than 40 years. Now hosting five different locations and several programs in six counties, MUST provides a long list of services to area residents who are struggling including: •Groceries •Hot Meals (pantries, distribution sites, and service kitchen) •Emergency Shelter •Supportive Housing •Clothing •Medical Care •Employment Services •Summer Lunch
Wellstar Senior Wellness Clinic in Cobb – 470-956-2500 provides healthcare for those 55-64 for preventative and chronic care services for qualified, disadvantaged seniors. Eligibility determined by Cobb DFCS.
Southeast Energy Assistance
Bill payment assistance and plumbing repairs available for City of Atlanta Water Customers
Extra Help through Social Security
Extra Help with the costs— monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and prescription co-payments— related to a Medicare prescription drug plan.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.
Free app available for download on smart phones that is a comprehensive guide to Rx meds. Gives additional information on purpose/side effects/interactions/etc.
AGS (American Geriatrics Society) Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults
Juice Plus+ is whole food based nutrition, including juice powder concentrates from 25 different fruits, vegetables and grains. Juice Plus+ helps bridge the gap between what you should eat and what you do eat every day. Not a multivitamin, medicine, treatment or cure for any disease, Juice Plus+ is all-natural and made from quality ingredients carefully monitored from farm to capsule so you can enjoy improved nutrition and wellness
Jewish Family and Career Services
National Resource Center for LBGT Aging
The Health Initiative – Georgia’s Voice for LGBTQ Health
Sage Atlanta – Services & Advocacy for LGBT elders (program of The Health Initiative)
GenSilent – The LGBT Aging Film (also has wonderful list of resources for LGBT aging)
A Great Friend of Dorothy – Personal Care Services (with LGBT sensitivity training)
Contact – Dan Britt firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rainbow Center
The Rainbow Center was founded to serve the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, those questioning their sexual orientation and gender (GLBTQ) individuals, their families and friends. We are an Atlanta based resource and support center for people of all ages and all religions. We are here to support you in your social, therapeutic, spiritual, educational or volunteer pursuits.