Category Archives: Athens Community Council on Aging

UGArden Thrives

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

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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

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June Refined Singles Unwind

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Unlicensed Personal Care Homes: What You Should Know

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

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Bowling Night!

Refined Singles Unwind is a social club whose sole purpose is to encourage older adults in the Athens community to get out and have fun! The next event will begin at 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 26th at Showtime Bowl on … Continue reading

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