Cherokee County will receive state and federal funding to make possible more than $800,000 in senior programming including meals, transportation, recreation and homemaker services. AJC FILE

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: https://bit.ly/3dJsnMB

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