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In-Home Care:

Typically, medical insurance—such as Medicare or Medicaid—does not cover in-home care (providers that assist for several hours at a time with personal care, homemaker duties, meal prep or companionship/supervision). We are able to offer limited support. Other community programs include Community Care Services Program (CCSP) and SOURCE.

Insurance Questions:

GeorgiaCares is a volunteer-based program that provides free, unbiased and factual information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers about Medicare, Medicaid and related health insurance issues, including long-term care insurance, prescription drug assistance programs and Medicare fraud, error and abuse. Call 1-866-55AGING (2-4464) or visit http://www.mygeorgiacares.org.

Food Stamps/SNAP:

Households comprised of people aged 60 or older, income-eligible, with no one working, can go online to https://compass.ga.gov/selfservice/ to apply, or they can do a Senior SNAP application, which is a simplified application. Click here to get more information and to get a copy of the application.

Housing:

There are several types of housing for seniors in North Fulton: independent, personal care homes, assisted living and nursing home level of care. Please call to discuss.

Subsidized Housing: Housing where, in broad terms, rent is calculated by subtracting allowed medical expenses from income. Rent is typically 30 percent of the remainder. There are income, age and disability guidelines. In North Fulton, the following communities would be considered subsidized housing:

  • Dogwood Square: Alpharetta, 62 years or older
    • Phone: 770-442-3841
  • Hellenic Tower: Sandy Springs, 62 years or older
    • Phone: 770-992-4393