Planning the Caregiver Journey – State/Public Resources
Do you know where to start, who to call and what to ask for? In this episode Michelle talks to Karen and Becky on critical services available to caregivers and how to access them. Grab a pen and paper you will want to take notes!
Becky A. Kurtz, JD, Director, Area Agency on Aging, Managing Director, Aging & Independence Services Group, Atlanta Regional Commission. Becky leads service delivery and preparations for the future of the rapidly aging metro Atlanta region, as the director of the area agency on aging within the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC). Tens of thousands of older persons, individuals with disabilities and their care partners receive services every year through ARC’s EmpowerlineTM , a trusted source for information and a network of service partners serving the 10-county region.
Karen Nelson is the Aging and Disability Resource Connection Team Lead at the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services. She has worked in Georgia’s aging and disability network for more than 20 years.
This episode is sponsored by Home Helpers of North Atlanta. To learn more and to receive a promotional gift visit Home Helpers of North Atlanta on the sponsor page of this website.