In the beginning, Jo Tate’s husband and children weren’t sure if the memory lapses were just part of the aging process or if something more complex. When doctors diagnosed Jo with dementia five years ago, the Acworth family rallied.
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Resources to find care in Georgia
- To learn about programs and services available to Georgians, visit the aging network online at www.aging.ga.gov.
- To search a database of services coordinated by Georgia’s 12 Area Agencies on Aging, visit www.GeorgiaServicesforSeniors.org.
- Trained information specialists are available toll-free at 1-866-552-4464 . They operate a database with more than 24,000 entries and can help callers identify needed services available through the federally funded Older Americans Act, state programs, and privately paid service providers.