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

10/04/2012

Campus Kitchen Becomes the First in Georgia

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 it.  In the Spring of 2011, Campus Kitchen of UGA […]

09/20/2012

ADH Loves Their Volunteers

As we reflect back on the theme for National Adult Day Health services week, Care, Compassion and Community, an integral part of an organization’s success comes from the community.  Community volunteers help build the strength of our Adult Day Service programs.  The value of a volunteer cannot be summed up […]

07/03/2012

ACCA’s Annual Fourth of July Cookout and Bake Off

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 doing an in-service to ACCA staff on how to protect […]

06/13/2012

ACCA and Food Bank of NEGA host Mobile Food Pantry

ACCA and the Food Bank of NEGA hosted the agency’s first mobile food pantry the last day of May.  The Food Bank of NEGA delivered the food early on the morning of May 31 and staff and volunteers worked to get the food bagged and ready for clients to pick […]

05/11/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteers at Winding Hollow, Senior Companions

Dolores Waller, Senior Companion, sits between two of her clients at Winding Hollow The Senior Companions at Winding Hollow in Winder, GA and their clients are our final Outstanding Volunteers to celebrate Senior Corps Week!!  These women are lively, active, and fun – serving 20-30 hours each week with other […]

05/10/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteer Dorothy Brown, Foster Grandparent

Mrs. Brown works one on one with academically struggling students.  She also reads with a student twice a week for 30 minutes.  At the beginning of the school year, this particular student was a behavior problem.  After working with Mrs. Brown throughout the school year, the student is calmer, has […]

05/09/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteer Maxine Love, Foster Grandparent

Ms. Love has been a valuable asset to our classroom.  She has evolved into so much more than a volunteer!  She goes beyond that with the love and how interactive she is with the children. She reads, plays, talks, and laughs with them. We call her “Grandma Love.”  She has […]

05/07/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteer Howard Benson, RSVP

Howard is what I would consider an “all-star” volunteer. Howard has been a volunteer for Winder HDM since July of 2009 and has been an excellent addition to this program. Howard is the kind of person that can make you smile just by spending a few minutes with him. Howard […]

04/25/2012

Check out the Later Living Blog

Local Athenian, Warren Flick and his son Andrew started a blog in December 2011 about life after retirement.  In Warren’s words ” We started this venture because we both like to write. I wrote articles and other pieces as part of my career as a forestry professor, and now, after […]

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