The Older American’s Act:

Why the OAA is Important to Older Long-term Care Consumers.

"12 Minut​es In Someone Else's Shoes..."

What is a loved one with dementia going through?



"The Resident's Advocate"

A quarterly newsletter for residents of long-term care facilities by the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-term Care.  

It provides:
*Information on residents' rights and care issues
*News and updates on national policy
*Self-advocacy tips for obtaining person-centered, quality care



"The Voice"
The e-newsletter of the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-term Care. (Formerly NCCNHR)

Visit Our Tribute To Martha Eaves

Martha Talbot Eaves:
January 16, 1917/August 13, 2005 


Senator Unterman of the 45th Honoring and remembering Martha Eaves and her tireless advocacy on behalf of Georgia's seniors.
"If 90 percent of life is just being there, then Martha Eaves lived a life-and-a-half"  Gov. Sonny Purdue

Long-term Care Ombudsman

Fact Sheets
These fact sheets were prepared by members of the statewide Council of Community Ombudsmen. They are intended to help educate the community about issues regarding long term care facilities in Georgia.

"Nursing Homes:

Getting Good Care There"
(The Working Caregiver Series)
by Virginia Fraser, Sara Hunt, Barbara Frank and Sarah Greene Burger

Visit Our ​Tribute To Barbara Fraser

Barbara Biggs Fraser:

April 27, 1937/March 23, 2002 

'You have everything you ever needed and the constant challenge of unearthing it.' - Barbara Fraser

​Frequently Asked Questions Regarding  Long-Term Care
The decision to enter a nursing home can be an extremely difficult one for individuals and their families to make. The best strategy for making informed decisions and selecting the right facility is to plan ahead by examining all available options, determining the costs of long-term care, and learning how to recognize quality care in nursing homes.

Georgia Council of Community Ombudsmen