More Funding and Services Through
Adult Protective Services
Adult Protective Services (APS) is a program provided by the state that investigates reported cases of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of people above the age of 65 and adults above the age of 18 who are living with a disability and are not residing in a long-term care facility. Sadly, the abuse of senior citizens and disabled adults is a commonly underrecognized and unreported issue in America.
People can make a difference by understanding the warning signs and reporting the situation. The program has received additional funding to provide clients with cases having sustained with APS access to more services. These services include:
- Home-delivered meals
- Material aid (pest control, groceries, durable medical equipment, etc.)
- Transportation, and
- Case management services.
The program also offers funding for disabled adults above the age of 18.
For more information, contact: https://aging.georgia.gov/report-elder-abuse/adult-protective-services-aps