Georgia's Older Adults Cabinet

Purpose
The Cabinet consists of policymakers, state agency heads, stakeholders, educational institutions, older adults and service providers working with Georgia’s older adult population. The Cabinet’s purpose is to provide a place for policymakers and state agencies to work with stakeholders to develop strategic planning focused on improving the well-being of Georgia’s aging population.

Co-chaired by First Lady Sandra Deal and DHS Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden, the Cabinet will examine, study and assess the current issues impacting older Georgians such as health care, nutrition, transportation, housing, safety, abuse, neglect and exploitation, aging services, workforce development and economic security.

Vision
Living Longer, Living Safely, Living Well

Goals
- Analyze existing programs and services for older Georgians.
- Enhance the state’s capacity to provide services to older and vulnerable adults.
- Commit to collaborative approaches that allow older adults to safely remain in their homes and communities

Priorities
- Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
- Workforce Development
- Access to Services