Archive for 2021

10/06/2021

Connections, Fall 2021

What a wonderful time of year! We have so many great things going on between now and January. Won’t you join us for a class or trip? This Fall 2021 issue is jam-packed with wonderful articles. From a fantastic story on Ms. King and Ms. Tate, 10 Habits to Maintain […]

10/04/2021

It’s Residents’ Rights Month!

Washington DC- Across the country, residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities along with family members, Ombudsman program representatives, citizen advocates, facility staff, and others will honor the individual rights of long-term care residents by celebrating Residents’ Rights Month. Residents’ Rights Month is an annual event held in […]

09/10/2021

It’s National Employ Older Workers Week!

It’s National Employ Older Workers Week and boy are we celebrating here at ACCA! Through our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), ACCA provides on-the-job skills training to individuals 55 or older with limited financial resources. A workforce development program, ACCA’s SCSEP provides opportunities and assistance to older adults in […]

08/18/2021

ACCA’s 2021 Annual Meeting

ACCA held its annual meeting Monday afternoon where staff and board members were recognized and thanked for their efforts in making 2020-2021 a successful year for ACCA.  This year’s theme, We Delivered, shows just how much our incredible staff, volunteers and partners did in the past year. At the meeting, […]

07/06/2021

What You Need to Know if You’re Downsizing Your Home

Image via Pexels By Gabriel Patel What You Need to Know if You’re Downsizing Your Home Too much house can be a burden on your lifestyle. If you feel like you never catch up on chores or it takes ages to accomplish simple tasks at home, you might benefit from […]

04/19/2021

It’s National Volunteer Week!

It’s National Volunteer Week and we are celebrating here at ACCA! Did you know that since March 2020, we have enrolled 318 new volunteers?! That is incredible! Together, we have delivered basic needs and reassurance to thousands of our community members. Since March, our volunteers have helped us deliver over […]

03/15/2021

Year of Resiliency and Impact – When You Needed Us Most, We Delivered

At ACCA, we have entered a season of HOPE. It has been one year since ACCA temporarily suspended in-person programming due to COVID-19. As we reflect on the past year, we are so proud of ACCA’s impact on the community. It has been a testament to a resilient mindset and […]

03/04/2021

Seniors Living on a Fixed Income Should Try These Budgeting Ideas

By Karen Weeks Many seniors face difficult financial decisions in a given year, including how to pay off debt and how to save for retirement. It’s no surprise, then, that living on a fixed income can lead to stress and anxiety as older adults try to figure out a way […]

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