Archive for the ‘Living Well. Aging Well.’ Category


Legislative Breakfast Brings Out Supporters

Monday, October 26, ACCA held a legislative breakfast with an excellent turnout of legislators and community members. The morning was filled with comments and updates on aging topics and issues from local, state, and national perspectives. Legislators presents were: US Congressman Jody Hice State Senator Frank Ginn State Representatives Tommy […]


Meals on Wheels Prepares for Bad Weather

Local Meals on Wheels staff and volunteers have been in overdrive this morning getting ready for the impending weather forecast.  791 meals went out to Clarke County clients today and an additional 201 meals went out in Barrow County totaling 992 meals between the two counties.  These meals were a […]


Thanks United Black Queens (UBQ) Social Club

Yesterday, ACCA was thrilled to get 23 box fans donated to the agency for distribution to clients who needed help during the summer months. Although the summer has been mild so far, we have had lots of requests for fans for those who need them. ACCA was so thankful yesterday […]


Life Line Screenings to Be Held at ACCA

Athens Community Council on Aging, Athens Regional Medical Center, and Life Line Screenings are partnering to offer stroke, vascular disease, heart rhythm, and osteoporosis screenings to members of the community.  Life Line Screening has partnered with over 370 hospitals across the country and has screened over 6 million participants.  These […]


Nominate A Caregiver Today!!

Caregivers are extremely important people within our community who a do a thankless job for their loved ones or in their job.  The Northeast Georgia Care-Net is currently seeking nomination for the Georgia Caregiver of the Year Awards.  Nominations will be taken in several areas of caregivers including the Family […]


May is Older Americans Month – Who do you want ACCA to feature?

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 elders continue to contribute to our communities. This year’s Older […]


Congratulation Fay Davis, 2013 Ms. Senior Athens

Yesterday was a great celebration of living well and aging well.  We had over 200 people come out to the Athens Country Club for our annual Ms. Senior Athens Celebration.  14 of the Northeast Georgia’s best women were celebrated.  ACCA would like to congratulate Fay Davis as she was crowned […]


Thanks Phi Sigma Pi

It was a wonderful spring day last Saturday, March 31 in our community garden and we were so excited to have the Phi Sigma Pi group come out and volunteer with us.  They took on several different projects… Some planted ornamental perennials. These plants, though still in winter dormancy, will […]


UGArden and ACCA to start Weekly Farmer’s Market

ACCA held it’s first Farmer’s Market this morning with UGArden. It’s a shame what you missed by not being here but the good news is, it will be here again next Monday. And the next one. And then next one. Monday mornings at 9 a.m. for ACCA clients and 10:30 […]


Squashing Senior Hunger

ACCA is so excited about the first OFFICIAL Campus Kitchen at UGA meal going out today to some of our clients!! Look at this great spread of grilled chicken, roasted sweet potatoes, fresh fruit, green salad, wheat roll and a cookie.  This will happen every Monday going forward! Together we  […]

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