American Volunteer Contest – Vote Today!!

ACCA is excited to have Warren Flick nominated and accepted as a candidate for the American Volunteer Contest with the Meals on Wheels Association of America.  Please take a moment to see the impact Warren has on the local community and vote for him… it will only about 3 minutes and you get to see what wonderful people are doing with their time in Athens.  Thanks so much!!

Click HERE to watch the video and vote. 

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Eve’s Presentation at the Congressional Hearing

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ACCA is on the Hill Today!!

ACCA’s Eve Anthony and Sarah McKinney were invited to Washington DC this week to educate and speak about senior hunger issues and how the budget cuts have had an impact on the older adults.

We are so proud of the work they have done and the recognition they are bringing to this critical issue.  We are hoping to have a video of Eve’s congressional briefing up soon so stay tuned.

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July Caregiver Support Groups for Athens and Winder

Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias? Join Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) in either Winder at Winder Adult Day Health at 63 Lee Street or Bentley Adult Day Health in Athens at 135 Hoyt Street for the next caregiver luncheon.

The support group meets every month for lunch and networking.  The next meeting in Athnes will be Tuesday, July 15 at 12:00 noon and the next meeting in Winder will be Friday, July 25 at 12:00 noon.   Winder is excited to host speaker Dennise Grayson, an attorney concentrating on elder law & special needs trusts.   Please bring any questions, concerns, or issues you are having at home and we can discuss possible solutions and strategies.

These programs provide an opportunity for individuals caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementias to fellowship with other caregivers, participate in educational programs, have questions answered about your loved one’s care, and gain knowledge from health care professionals.

Pre-registration is required and care for your loved one and lunch will be provided at no cost to you. Please RSVP to Trippe Ross at 678-425-0718 or email tross@accaging.org for Winder or Cheryl Dean at 706-549-4850 or cdean@accaging.org for Athens.  Space is limited.

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ACCA Celebrates the Fourth of July

ACCA and the Winder Adult Day Health will be closed Friday to celebrate the July 4th holiday.  We will reopen on Monday, July 7, 2014.

We wish you all a happy and safe Fourth of July weekend!!

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