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Monthly Archives: October 2011
Cuddly robot makes friends at adult day care program Evelyn Perkins doesn’t like to communicate with most people anymore, but she will cuddle and sing to Bentley — a robotic, plush harbor seal — all morning long. Bentley is a … Continue reading
Staff, clients, volunteers, and visitors dressed to impress today at ACCA for Halloween. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren hosted a fantastic “ACCA-It’s a great place to work” event at Bentley Adult Day Health. Everyone came out and enjoyed refreshments and seeing each … Continue reading
UGA Student Group Aims to Reduce Food Waste, Feed Hungry A new University of Georgia student group has found a way to tackle two problems at once — wasted food and hungry Athenians. “That’s the great thing about this. On … Continue reading
ACCA was featured in today’s edition of the Los Angeles Times and our robot, Bentley was made famous. Eve Anthony, chief operations officer, was called and interviewed by the reporter a couple of weeks ago. Paro was introduced to our … Continue reading
Check out the Spotted Gallery at OnlineAthens.com to see if you were spotted at the Harvest Festival on Thursday, October 13 and a big thanks to our MOW volunteer Warren for taking these great photos!!
Last Thursday, October 13, Athens Community Council on Aging’s RSVP and Lyndon House partnered to hold the 37th annual Harvest Festival. Over 1600 children from the Northeast Georgia area learned arts from back in the day including butter churning, black-smithing, … Continue reading
The Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) will host its 3rd annual Holiday Afternoon Tea in celebration of the winter holiday season. Tea will be served at the historic train depot at 135 Hoyt St. on Sunday, December 11, 2011. … Continue reading
The Georgia Gerontology Society (GGS) held its annual conference in Athens at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education from September 19 – 21, 2011. Jennie Deese received the respected Elsie Alvis for her service to the Georgia Gerontology Society and … Continue reading