The mission of the Athens Community Council on Aging is to promote a lifetime of wellness through engagement, advocacy, education and support.
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Six years after a group of environmentally-minded students convinced skeptical University of Georgia administrators to let them plant a small community garden on South Milledge Avenue, the UGArden, as it’s called, has blossomed into something not even its young founders … Continue reading
Anthony: Our community needs to keep GeorgiaCares In the coming days, the House Appropriations Committee will consider a bill that defunds the Medicare State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP), effectively eliminating ACCA’s GeorgiaCares program. GeorgiaCares helps Medicare beneficiaries identify the … Continue reading
The Ombudsman program has seen a sharp increase in complaints about unlicensed personal care homes. Newspaper articles regularly highlight the plight of frail elderly residents being abused, neglected, and financially exploited by “caretakers.” The motive for this crime is financial: … Continue reading