“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
Summer is here, and we’re ready to dive in: to the pool, a good book and a full plate of delicious southern cuisine! In this season’s issue, you’ll discover the heart behind restaurant owners Dexter Weaver, of Weaver D’s Delicious Fine Foods, and Mike and Shyretha Sheats, of The Plate […]
Dear Friends of ACCA, Bumps and bruises are bound to happen with a mission as large and impactful as ours. Unfortunately, on Sunday, June 11th, we faced an unexpected bump in the road. We experienced flooding which resulted in significant damage to our building. As a result, things may look […]
Over the last 55 years, ACCA has been shaped by the changing needs of the people it serves. As we access the changed landscape of our post-pandemic communities, we’re looking back while thinking forward. And through it all, we’re determined to continue our legacy of promoting aging well through engagement, […]