Archive for 2017


Registration is Now Open for the 2018 Senior Leadership Academy!

So, you think you know Athens? Join the 2018 Senior Leadership Academy to find out! Senior Leadership Academy is your opportunity to build relationships with fellow participants, explore current issues in Athens, meet community leaders, and discover opportunities to contribute YOUR skills and experience to the well-being of the community. The 2018 […]


Distinguished Older Athenian Award

May is known nationally as Older Americans Month.  Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that […]


ACCA Elder Rights Summit to Focus on Abuse Prevention

In recognition of Elder Abuse Awareness Month, the Athens Community Council on Aging’s Long Term Care Ombudsman Program will host the 2017 Elder Rights Summit on Wednesday, June 21st from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Summit will feature a broad range of presentations on identifying and preventing elder abuse. […]


The Time to Vote is NOW!

Our amazing 2017 retroProm Court are in the final hours of campaigning for YOUR votes! Remember, not only will your votes get your favorite candidate the crown, they will also help ACCA provide meals, health & wellness programming, and caregiver support to individuals and families in our community. Thank you […]


2017 Distinguished Older Athenian Award

During the month of May 2017, ACCA will join others across the nation in celebrating Older Americans Month and the contributions of older adults to our communities. This year’s theme, “Age Out Loud,” gives aging a new voice by showing the changing face of aging today. “More than ever before, […]


Federal Funding for ACCA’s Vital Programs at Risk

Check out this article from The Washington Post: Meals on Wheels is ‘is not showing results’ only if you ignore all these results In addition to proposed cuts to Meals on Wheels, two other of ACCA’s programs are at risk. Trump’s Blueprint Budget includes the elimination of funding for the Corporation […]

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