Local Resources


Find a Movement Disorder Specialist in your area

APDA Information & Referral Coordinator, Barbara Gadson, CHW,
Morehouse School of Medicine, 470-791-4332

Georgia Cares is a private-public partnership, administered by the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services (DAS).  Georgia Cares is a volunteer-based program that provides free, unbiased and factual information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and SMP (formerly Senior Medicare Patrol).  Georgia Cares local office:  1-866-55AGING (1-866-552-4464)

Clinical Trials

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National Resources

APDA National Helpline 800-223-2732

Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs

  • The Social Security Administration (SSA) launched a new strategy to inform relatives and caregivers of low-income Medicare beneficiaries about the “extra help” available to assist them with the cost of the Prescription Drug Program.
  • Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs! Depending on your income and resources, you may be able to get help paying for your premiums, annual deductible, and the cost of medications covered by your plan, with an average value of $5,100 per year.
  • Medicare Prescription Drug Extra Help Online Application
  • Find your Social Security Office Here: Local Social Security Office: 1-800-772-1213/TTY: 1-800-325-0778 from 7 am -7pm

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