Resources

Links to Resources

Following are a number of resources, companies, and links that have been helpful to our clients in the past. Please feel free to contact one of the trusted companies or organizations below. For more information or additional assistance please contact us.

Planning & Legal Services

Atlanta Bar Association Lawyer referral
404-521-0777
www.atlantabar.org

Georgia Senior Legal Hotline
404.657.9915 or 888.257.9519

Eldercare Law

Turner Law, P.C.
Robert E. Turner
404-647-0404

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
Elder lawyer Referral Service
521-881-4005
www.naela.org

Medical & Healthcare

Resources for the Blind

American Foundation for the Blind
404-525-2303

Blind & Low Vision Services of North Georgia
770-432-7280
www.blvsgeorgia.org

Center for the Visually Impaired
404-875-9011
www.cviatlanta.org

Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation, Inc.
404-325-3630
800-718-7483
www.galions.org/lighthouse/

Helen Keller Nation Center for Deaf-Blind
Regional Office 404-766-9625
www.hknc.org

Library for the Blind & Dyslexic
404-756-4619

The Foundation Fighting Blindness
888-394-3937 or 888-638-5551(TTD)

Hospice

Hospice service provided in homes, assisted living, hospitals, nursing homes and inpatient hospice units

Heartland Hospice
770-614-9046
www.heartlandhospice.com

Embracing Hospice Care
404-659-0110

VITAS Innovation Hospice Care
404-250-1806
800-938-4827
www.vitas.com

Visiting Nurse Hospice Atlanta
404-869-3000
www.vnhs.org

In-Homecare—Non-Medical Services

Provides personal care services such as assistance with grooming, bathing, meal preparation, etc.

Always-Care
404-266-8773
www.alwayscare.com

Care Minders Home Care
770-509-0942
www.careminders.com

ComForcare
770-649-9930
www.comforcare.com

At Home by Sunrise Senior Living
770-992-5820
www.sunriseseniorliving.com

Home Health—Nursing Services

Provides registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists as well as aides and sitters to deal with disease management at home.

Always-Care
404-266-8773
www.alwayscare.com

Central Home Health, An Amedisys Company
770-953-8570
also provides psychiatric home health
www.amedisys.com

Tender Loving Care, Staff Builders Home Health Care
678-323-1640
also provides psychiatric home health
www.tlcathome.net

Visiting Nurse
770-454-0900
www.vnhs.org

Guardian Home Care
770-664-9272
www.guardianhomecare.us

Transportation Services

Alterman/JETS Transport Program (non-emergency)
770-677-9339

Assisted Transport Services
770-419-1789

I Care Volunteer Drivers Service
770-419-1789

Lifespan Resources
404-237-7307

Elder Abuse Reporting

Adult Protective Services
404-657-5250
to report abuse of individuals in private settings

Office of Regulatory Services
404-657-5728
to report abuse in senior care facilities: nursing homes, personal care homes, assisted living and memory care facilities.

Georgia Adult Victims Advocate Program
888-774-0152

Caregiver Resources

Alzheimer's Association (Support Group's)
404-728-1181
800-272-3900
www.alzga.org

Children of Aging Parents (CAPS)
215-945-6900
www.caps4caregivers.org

AARP
404-463-3333
www.aarp.org/families/caregiving

Sunrise Senior Living
www.sunriseseniorliving.com
free on-line newsletter or magazine for caregivers

Senior Centers

Each county's senior services division can provide a complete list of all senior centers and multipurpose facilities.

Cobb County Senior Services
770-528-5364

Cherokee County Senior Services
770-345-5312

Dekalb County Department of Aging Information
404-687-7117

Fulton County, Central Senior Services
404-351-3889

North Fulton County Senior Services
770-993-1906

Forsyth & Hall County Senior Services
770-538-2650

Gwinnett County Senior Services
678-377-4150

Social Programs for Active Seniors

Lifespan Resources, Inc.
3003 Howell Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30327
404-237-7307
www.trinityatlanta.org

PALS, Perimeter Adult Learning & Services, Inc.
1548 Mount Vernon Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-698-0801
www.palsonline.org

The Weinstein Center
Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-396-3250
www.atlantajcc.org

Center for Positive Aging
404-872-9191

Lou Walker Multipurpose Facility for Active Older Adults
2538 Panola Road
Mithonia, GA 30058

Center for Active Seniors - Eldercare Systems, Inc.
2245 Dillard Street
Tucker, GA 30084
770-496-5735