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Senior Services North Fulton

Senior Services North Fulton

Mission:

To care about older adults’ quality of life and their ability to age in community, to collaborate to build programs and services to meet their needs, and to serve the community by supporting seniors, caregivers and families.

Fast Facts:

  • Founded in 1991
  • Georgia ranks 9th in the top 10 senior hunger states in the United States.
  • SSNF’s range of services include: Meals on Wheels, Transportation, Care Management, Senior Centers, and Meals on Wheels for Pets.
  • SSNF provides over 2,600 meals per month through its Meals on Wheels.
  • Fulton County provides funding for SSNF however, residents are placed on a waiting list because funding does not meet the demand. Grants from Roswell Rotary and others enable SSNF to serve 300 additional seniors.
  • Pantry to You, a new partnership with North Fulton Community Charities’ food pantry, has enabled SSNF to deliver nonperishable groceries to clients twice a month.
  • Transportation Options Program for Seniors (TOPS) provides transportation to medical appointments, and facilitates rides to other locations including senior centers, pharmacies, and grocery stores.
  • Care Managers conduct home visits with seniors to evaluate their needs and offer assistance with one of the following services: Personal Care Assistance, Homemaker Services, or Respite Care.
  • Senior centers in Alpharetta, Milton, Roswell, and Sandy Springs, provide a home away from home for hundreds of citizens each week. Seniors find companionship and an opportunity to take part in activities that range from art and photography to chess and physical exercise classes.
  • SSNF understands the bond and companionship seniors have with their pets. Meals on Wheels for Pets provide support in purchasing all or part of monthly pet food and cat litter needs.

Find out more:

www.ssnorthfulton.org

Posted by Rich Dippolito
December 6, 2018

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