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Government Websites

Administration on Aging (AoA)
www.aoa.gov
The AoA develops programs and coordinates delivery of community services specified by the Older Americans Act through a national network of State and Area Agencies on Aging (AAA's). This comprehensive website provides information for older adults, family caregivers, and professionals. It includes a Resource Directory for Older People and information on using the Eldercare Locator, a national, toll-free directory assistance service designed to help older persons and their caregivers locate support services in their local areas.

AgeWise Connection
www.atlantaregional.com/aging
AgeWise Connection helps connect older citizens and their families to a vast array of services through comprehensive computer database of aging service providers in the Atlanta region.

Area Agencies on Aging
www.n4a.org
Area Agencies on Aging provide a link to services for older adults and their caregivers.

Atlanta Regional Commission
www.atlantaregional.com
The Atlanta Regional Commission is a regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for the 10-county metro Atlanta area.

Georgia Council on Aging
www.gcoa.org
GCOA serves in an advisory capacity to state agencies on aging issues.

Georgia Council of Community Ombudsmen
www.gacoco.org
This site offers information about Georgia Ombudsmen listings, long-term care FAQs, aging links, Georgia long-term care rules and regulations, and other concerns about long-term care.

Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Aging Services
www.aging.dhr.georgia.gov
The Division of Aging Services works with other DHR divisions, state agencies, and community programs to meet the challenge of caring for Georgia 's older citizens. An overview of programs and services can be found on the site as well as in-depth information about the Community Care Services Program, the Health Insurance Counseling, Assistance, and Referral for the Elderly Program (HICARE), and the Preventing and Combating Health Care Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Project. There is a link to a directory of Georgia's Area Agencies on Aging.

Georgia Ombudsman Long Term Care Residents' Advocate
www.georgiaombudsman.org
This site provides information about their services, advocacy updates, news and how to contact the Georgia Ombudsman office.

National Institute on Aging (NIA)
www.nih.gov/nia
The NIA is the Federal Government's principal agency for conducting and supporting biomedical, social, and behavioral research on the aging processes and the diseases and special problems of older people. The NIA is one of the National Institutes of Health under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.