“Having something to do as an older person, especially a job, makes you feel more involved and valued. It keeps you active and is very fulfilling. “
March 28, 2018
Older adults make a lasting impact on our community by sharing their experience, knowledge, creativity, and heart. These stories are examples of how each of us can Age Well and Live Well.
“I was taking a seventh-grade Social Studies class and we were studying the history of slavery. It was right around the time of the Civil Rights era. We talked about how certain people’s rights weren’t protected because they didn’t have a voice, and how important it was for those of us who were educated to speak up for others. I’d never met a lawyer until my first year of college, but I thought that’s something I want to do, to have a voice for the people who weren’t able to do that.”
July 2, 2019
May is known nationally as Older Americans Month. Since 1963, Older Americans Month has been a time to celebrate older Americans, their stories and their contributions. This annual observance offers a special opportunity to learn about, support and recognize our nation’s older citizens. This year’s theme, “Connect, Create and Contribute,” […]
Through a partnership with the City of Winterville and the Northeast Georgia Area Agency on Aging, ACCA is now serving lunch at the Winterville Center for Community and Culture on Tuesdays. Come on our for great wellness programs and enjoy a meal, too! If you’re an Athens or neighboring resident […]