GENERAL SENIOR SERVICES
AREA AGENCY ON AGING
Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) are state agencies operated by the Georgia Department of Human Services' Division of Aging Services. AAAs provide information and referral services for resources that serve older adults and individuals with disabilities.
Georgia has 12 AAAs that cover the entire state; Newton is served by the Northeast Georgia Area Agency on Aging.
Referrals provided by the Northeast Georgia Area Agency on Aging include:
Home Delivered Meals
Personal Care Services
GEORGIA SENIOR LEGAL HOTLINE
The Georgia Senior Legal Hotline is a telephone service staffed by attorneys who take calls from older Georgians (age 60+) and their families, giving legal advice, brief service and referrals to other attorneys or services if needed.
You can reach the Georgia Senior Legal Hotline at (404) 657-9915. You may have to leave a message.
ELDER CARE ATTORNEYS
Elder care attorneys specialize in the needs of seniors and people with disabilities. They help with wills, healthcare advance directives, guardianship, estate planning, asset protection and more.
Advanced Retirement Planning
6140 Hannah Street, Covington, GA 30014
Sharline Green Elder Law & Estate Planning
1775 Parker Road, Suite C10, Conyers, GA 30094
Phone: (706) 850-6910
1077 Baxter Street, Suite 700, Athens, GA 30606
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Search Tool: www.naela.org
NEWTON COUNTY SENIOR CENTER
The Newton County Senior Center is a Recreation and Information Center for seniors in Newton County who are 55 plus.
The Senior Center provides a wide variety of wellness, leisure and social opportunities for residents of Newton County.
Seniors must register to attend the center:
Basic Program Annual Fee is $50 per person-this covers attending the center
Plus Program Annual Fee is $75 per person--this covers attending the center AND participating in the activities below
After Hour Classes
Most special event programs (dances etc..)
Arts & Crafts
Trips (Day and Overnight)
Specialized Art Classes
Cardio Room, and Yoga
Step & Tone
Other services and programs include:
On-Site Meals (Monday through Friday)
Breakfast is served 9:00am to 10:00am
Lunch is served 12:00pm for $2.00 (non-member $4.00)
Non-members must make reservation the day before.
Home Delivery Meals
The meal is delivered to clients who qualify through selected funding. Private Pay Meals are also delivered to homebound clients for $4.00 per meal. For more information, click on the Home Delivery Meals link.
Transportation (members only)
Transportation is offered to and from the Senior Center, Monday through Friday for a cost of $2.00 per day.
6183 Turner Lake Road, Covington, GA 30014 (770) 787-0038 www.co.newton.ga.us/227/Senior-Services
To join, call the center to schedule an appointment. Intakes are conducted by appointment on Mon-Thurs at 10am, 11am and 2pm