Archive for 2012


Athens Senior Resources Network Donates $2000 to ACCA

On Thursday, October 11, 2012, the Athens Senior Resources Network presented the Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) a donation of $2,000 at the organization’s annual Health Fair.  The donation will be used to provide four scholarships to the Athens Area Village and to support the ACCA’s Squash Senior Hunger […]


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  […]


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 […]


ACCA Gets $200 from Heyward Allen Motors

Ken Taylor from Heyward Allen Motor Company presented Jennie Deese, CEO/President of ACCA, a check for $200.  ACCA and Heyward Allen are community partners with a mutually beneficial partnership.  If an employee, Athens Area Village member, or Center for Active Living member buy a car from Heyward Allen, they will […]


It Happens at My Senior Center. My Life. My Time. My Way.

During September, the Center for Active Living Plus (CAL+) celebrated National Senior Center Month, addressing the national theme: It Happens at My Senior Center. My Life. My Time. My Way. Over the past few months, CAL+ has welcomed several new members, and we first and foremost wanted to celebrate and […]


ACCA Welcomes Volunteers for GeorgiaCares

ACCA welcomes a great group of second year pharmacy students and partner volunteer to help with the the GeorgiaCares program during open enrollment.  Charlie Fair, Micah Hughes, and Nghi Nguyen are from UGA’s College of Pharmacy and are second year pharmacy students. They will be working with the GeorgiaCares program […]


ADH Loves Caregivers

Friday wraps up our week long celebration of National Adult Day Services week.  We’ve had an awesome week of activities and special guests, such as Kopp’s Kritters, a mobile petting zoo, Joe Loyal’s puppet ministry, along with special musical entertainment.  Today, we will end this year’s celebration with a cookout, […]


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 […]


Adult Day Health Loves Its Staff

Care and Compassion.  These two words are the heart of Adult Day Health. As we continue to celebrate national Adult Day Health Services week, lets’ take a closer look at the staff that deliver endless amounts of care and compassion: providing  specific care needs for the clients attending the Athens […]


Squashing Senior Hunger with Tomato Plants

ACCA’s Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program would like to give a shout out to Sarah Jackson and the UGArden.  Sarah and the UGArden   helped  the grandparents in our program get over 60 tomato plants for their families this past summer. They are still enjoying home grown tomatoes from these plants […]

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