A recent change in policy called the Standard Medical Deduction could mean more food stamps for seniors & people who get Social Security disability or Supplemental Security Income disability benefits.


 


12th annual Comedy Night fundraiser /10 @ 6:30pm



 


A huge thank you to sponsors: Albany Area Chamber of Commerce, CTSI, & Central Monitoring and all of the guests that came out and enjoyed our food, games and tours.


 


New leadership at SOWEGA Council on Aging builds on existing legacy


 


A dozen artists who produced 35 pieces had their artwork on display


 

 


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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Listed below are current job opportunities that exist with SOWEGA Council on Aging.
 

 Long-Term Care Staff Ombudsman - Columbus, Ga  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The employee in this position works under the direct supervision of the Long-term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) Coordinator to promote the well-being and quality of care and life of residents of long-term care facilities (LTCF'S) by; receiving, documenting complaints/problems and requests for information; providing information and referral on long-term care (LTC) to residents and their families; and identifying LTC issues which may require statutory, regulatory or policy changes and referring them to the LTCO Coordinator.

*The individual will be working partly from home and must have an appropriate area in the home that is private and away from family for their office. Work in the field will also be required.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Knowledge: Must have knowledge of the process of aging - biological, psychological and sociological; of characteristics of institutionalized elderly; of long-term care systems; of state/federal statutes and regulations pertaining to the long-term care; of Older Americans Act/Ga Ombudsman Act; of complaint identification/processing/documentation; and of community resources including aging network and legal services

Skills: Issue identification and analysis; development/implementation of complaint resolution strategies; complaint documentation; written and oral communication, including interviewing, negotiation and representation. 

Education: Graduation from high school and 2 years of professional experience, with at least one of those years in the field of aging. Comparable education and/or experience may be substituted at the discretion of the State LTCO, upon recommendation of the LTCO Coordinator. 

Certification Requirements: Successful completion, as determined by the State LTCO, of certification requirements approved by the Ga Department of Human Resources pursuant to the Ga Health Code, chapter 88-19A: Ombudsman Program in Long-Term Care Facilities. 

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

Attn: Cherlyn Jackson
SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 
 Application Form  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 

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