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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Category Archives: ACCA – A Great Place to Work
Angela Irvin first became involved with the Center for Active Living (then known as the Athens-Clarke Senior Center) at the Athens Community Council on Aging several years ago as she attended trips and outings with her grandmother. Angela served as … Continue reading
Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. It is a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to honor the value that … Continue reading
40% of food in America is wasted every year, yet 1 out of 6 people are hungry or at risk of hunger. That number increases to 1 in 5 in Athens, GA. Campus Kitchen at UGA is doing something about … Continue reading
Elise North, the Senior Corps Program Director at ACCA, recently completed her Certificate in Aging from Boston University’s Institute for Geriatric Social Work. Elise has been working on this program for over a year while balancing a her full time … Continue reading
On Monday, ACCA held it’s annual 4th of July staff cookout and bake off. Big thanks to United Health Care – Care Improvement Plus for coming and out and sponsoring the lunch for the staff and to Adam Butler for … Continue reading
ACCA is excited to introduce the newest member of the ACCA team, Trippe Ross. Trippe isn’t new to ACCA because he has been tremendously helpful as a volunteer and intern here for almost a year. We are excited to have … Continue reading
ACCA is excited to welcome 5 new interns to the staff for the summer months. All University of Georgia students, they will have a great opportunity to learn about working with older adults first hand. Abby Engelberth will be interning … Continue reading
ACCA is excited to announce Toni Edwards as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer. Toni comes to ACCA with a wealth of financial knowledge and background. She has her Certified Public Accountant Licensure in both Georgia and Louisiana. Prior to … Continue reading
Athens Community Council on Aging was a host site for the MLK Jr. Day of Service. A huge thanks goes out to the staff from Jason’s Deli, UGA Service Ambassadors, Dr. David Burle and his team from the UGA Horticulture … Continue reading
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