Cherokee County accepts funds for senior services

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners has approved an annual agreement to accept federal and state funding to help support more than $800,000 in programming for the county’s senior population.

Commissioners accepted the annual aging sub-grant agreement with the Atlanta Regional Commission to provide for $518,491 in federal funding and $229,013 in state funding, matched by $54,902 in county funds.

Services to be supported are home-delivered meals, congregate meals, case management, transportation, senior recreation and homemaker services, according to a staff report to commissioners. For information about Cherokee County Senior Services: