Elder Care Planning Council of Northeast Georgia

Elder Care Planning Council of NE GeorgiaThe members of our council represent a wealth of information, knowledge and advice to help you with eldercare issues or generally with any issues that aging seniors face. We have "been there and done that" many times, not only with our own loved ones but on countless occasions with members of our community. We assist individuals in the community who can't seem to find what they are looking for even after numerous phone calls and exhaustive internet searches. Through our experience we have developed a well-deserved motto; which is "Difficult Problems – Clear Solutions."

Perhaps you are looking for sources of funds to help you pay for unforeseen expenses, or for help with veterans benefits, or understanding services provided by Medicare and Medicaid. Maybe you need someone to assist you in the home or provide maintenance or yard care or maybe you need advice on finding a long term care community for you or a loved one. Maybe you need legal work, or financial planning or home care services or tax advice or advice on dealing with other members of the family in a caregiving situation. We can provide all of that and much more.

You can either attend one of our many educational workshops in the community or you can call us or email us for free advice or assistance. We operate as a one-stop shopping service for assisting the elderly of Georgia. We want to help you in any way we can. Please feel free to contact us.

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Include End-Of-Life Planning When Anticipating Long Term Care

May 12, 2016

A key deficiency in the process of planning for long term care occurs when seniors fail to provide for orderly distribution of assets at death and fail to let their family know what to do when the senior can no longer handle his or her own affairs.

Estate planning from a qualified estate planning or elder law attorney, a financial adviser who specializes in estate planning or a CPA planner, is the design of documents to provide the orderly transfer of assets and property to the next generation. Wills, living trusts and a myriad of other trust documents or business arrangements to avoid estate taxes, income tax and real estate capitol gains are some of the principal documents used. Estate planning also concerns issues of business succession or disability of a business owner.

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Randy Christian

Randy Christian, CHFC, RICP
Council Director

Phone: (706) 546-5888

Robert Parker

Robert Parker
Reverse Mortgage Specialist
Reverse Mortgage Funding

Phone: (706) 968-3398

Ronald Ogletree

Ronald Ogletree
Home Modifications for Seniors

Phone: (706) 202-1002

Homestead Hospice of Athens

Myron Paulk
Homestead Hospice of Athens

Phone: (770) 725-2399

Assisted Living

Thrive Assisted Living & Memory Care of Athens

Phone: (706) 521-0550

101 Mobility

101 Mobility Stair Lifts
Chris Doster

Phone: (706) 308-3556

Occupational Therapist and Home Modification Specialist

Linda Pierce, Occupational Therapist

Aging Gracefully At Home

Phone: (706) 540-7635

Athens Regional Home Healt

Athens Regional Home Health
Home Infusion

Phone: (706) 475-5500

John and Laura Pieper

Christopher's Bridge Home Care
John and Laura Pieper

Phone: (706) 705-1581

Sallyanne C. Barrow

Sallyanne C. Barrow
NE GA Financial Planning Services LLC

Phone: (706) 338-0916

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home
Advance Planning and At-need Funeral and Cremation Services

Phone: (706) 546-1587

Martin Medical Transport, LLC

Ott Martin
Martin Medical Transport, LLC

Phone: (706) 983-0492

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eldercare workshops

The council offers eldercare workshops for businesses and organizations. These workshops cover various eldercare services and can be tailored to meet your needs, from a 20 minute lunch meeting to a one hour seminar.

Below is a list of our workshops. Click on the title of your choice for a preview. If you would like to schedule a workshop presentation contact us at:

Phone: (706) 546-5888

About the State Care Planning Council
Home Health Care and Hospice Services
Non-Medical Home Care Services
Home Maintenance Handicap Remodeling
Elder Law and Medicaid Advice
Seniors Relocation & Downsizing Services
Care Management Services
Long Term Care Benefits for Veterans
Financial Planning For Long Term Care
Understanding Reverse Mortgages
Understanding the Need for Estate Planning
Understanding Geriatric Medical Care