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Distinguished Older Athenian Award

May is known nationally as Older Americans Month.  Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging … Continue reading

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ACCA Elder Rights Summit to Focus on Abuse Prevention

In recognition of Elder Abuse Awareness Month, the Athens Community Council on Aging’s Long Term Care Ombudsman Program will host the 2017 Elder Rights Summit on Wednesday, June 21st from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Summit will feature a … Continue reading

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The Time to Vote is NOW!

Our amazing 2017 retroProm Court are in the final hours of campaigning for YOUR votes! Remember, not only will your votes get your favorite candidate the crown, they will also help ACCA provide meals, health & wellness programming, and caregiver … Continue reading

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2017 Distinguished Older Athenian Award

During the month of May 2017, ACCA will join others across the nation in celebrating Older Americans Month and the contributions of older adults to our communities. This year’s theme, “Age Out Loud,” gives aging a new voice by showing … Continue reading

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Federal Funding for ACCA’s Vital Programs at Risk

Check out this article from The Washington Post: Meals on Wheels is ‘is not showing results’ only if you ignore all these results In addition to proposed cuts to Meals on Wheels, two other of ACCA’s programs are at risk.  Trump’s … Continue reading

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