Archive for 2013


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 […]


Do You Use Certain Medical Equipment Paid for by Medicare?

Medicare is in the process of implementing a new program called DMEPOS Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies. Under the DMEPOS program Medicare awards contacts to companies that compete to become contract suppliers. All contract suppliers must comply with Medicare enrollment rules, be licensed and accredited, and meet financial […]


Lunch with a Doctor – July 10

Do you snore or sleep next to someone who snores? Join Dr. John Gale from Athens Family Dental in an educational presentation on Snoring, Sleep Apnea, and Sleep Aides.  The presentation will provide insight into why snoring happens, why it is dangerous to your well-being and overall health, and what […]


IMAX Coral Reef Adventure Film

ACCA is heading to Atlanta and we want you to go.  Over 350 million people depend on reefs for food, survival and medicines to treat heart disease, cancers and other illnesses. Following husband and wife cinematography team Howard and Michele Hall on a quest across the Pacific Ocean, Coral Reef […]


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 […]


ACCA Thanks Angela Irvin

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 a caregiver for her grandmother, bringing her down from New […]


George Anglin – A Success Story

George Anglin joined the Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP) following several years of unemployment. Upon enrollment, Mr. Anglin expressed a willingness to do “anything” as long as it was work. During our assessments we learned that Mr. Anglin had a high mechanical aptitude. We identified UGA as a potential […]

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