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

  • Transportation

  • Respite

  • Homemaker

  • Personal Care Services

You can reach the AAA by phone (706) 583-2546, email aging@negrc.org, or on the web www.negrc.org/aging

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

Phone: 770-898-0300

6140 Hannah Street, Covington, GA 30014

www.arpllc.com

 

Sharline Green Elder Law & Estate Planning

Phone: 678-468-2602

1775 Parker Road, Suite C10, Conyers, GA 30094

www.sgreenpclaw.com

Kimbrough Law

Phone:  (706) 850-6910

1077 Baxter Street, Suite 700, Athens, GA 30606

www.kimbroughlaw.net

 

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                        

  1. Ceramics

  2. After Hour Classes

  3. Most special event programs (dances etc..)

  4. Arts & Crafts

  5. Trips (Day and Overnight)

  6. Specialized Art Classes

  7. Clubs

  8. Cardio Room, and Yoga

  9. 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