02/18/2019

What can ACCA do for you?

Many people don’t realize the full range of services we offer at ACCA. Do you need help navigating the complexity of Medicare or planning ahead to long term care needs? Are you or someone you love in need of nutritional support following a hospital stay or do you know a […]

02/11/2019

Senior Day at the Georgia State Capitol

ACCA’s Center for Active Living joined the Georgia Council on Aging and other seniors throughout the state for Senior Day at the Georgia State Capitol last week. This annual event gives citizens a chance to learn about the legislative issues that impact seniors – such as increased funding for Home and […]

02/01/2019

Hygge Your Way Through Winter

Denmark is said to be one of the happiest nations on earth despite its long, dark winters. What’s their secret? It might be hygge (pronounced hoo-gah), a funny sounding word that is the Danish antidote to the winter doldrums. “Hygge” roughly translates into “coziness” and connotes a feeling of warmth […]

01/18/2019

ACCA starting off 2019 on the right foot!

ACCA has started 2019 off on the right foot!  We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected for Creature Comforts 2019 Get Comfortable campaign.  The support that we receive from Creature Comforts is so incredibly impactful for our agency and the Meals on Wheels program.  We are honored […]

11/15/2018

Share the Love with Seniors in Need This Year

Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past ten years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver nearly 2 million meals nationwide to seniors in need.   Why does Subaru […]

09/24/2018

GeorgiaCares Helps With Medicare Open Enrollment

October is right around the corner which means…. it’s almost time for Medicare Open Enrollment. Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15- December 7th Medicare offers a wide range of health choices, from Original Medicare (Parts A and Parts B), Medicare Advantage plans, and the Medicare prescription drug benefit (Part D). […]

09/21/2018

The ACCA hosts our own “The Price is Right” game show

“Come on down!” Those three words repeated for decades by Bob Barker and more recently Drew Carey brought the daytime television watching to a whole new level. “The Price is Right” is a classic game show that airs daily on the television. It’s consumer-knowledge based questions, bright lights and energetic […]

08/06/2018

Interview Discusses new partnership with United Way 2-1-1

ACCA’s Tegan Hurley and the United Way’s Mark Madison met with Alexia Ridley for an Athens News Matters to discuss a new partnership between the two organizations. ACCA’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, or RSVP, helps adults age 55 or older find meaningful volunteer opportunities in their communities. RSVP volunteers […]

08/01/2018

$2,500 Grant Helps People and Their Pets

For many people, pets are more than a pet. For Mary, Charlie Brown is her best friend and life companion. When Charlie became ill, Mary realized she couldn’t afford his medical bills. Luckily for both Charlie Brown and Mary, she is a client at the Athens Community Council on Aging. […]

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