As we collectively work to keep our friends and families safe and well by social distancing, we are thinking of creative ways to stay connected to one another. During challenging times, reassurance is an important part of the equation and we want to ensure social distancing doesn’t mean social isolation. […]
Given the current circumstances with COVID-19 and the “shelter-in-place” ordinance for Athens-Clarke County, we are postponing the 2020 ACCA retroProm scheduled for May 1. RetroProm is one of our most favorite nights of the year and we are disappointed, but know this decision is the best one based on the […]
Dear ACCA Friends, As the public health crisis emerged, we ensured that those we serve, those who are the most vulnerable to the covid-19 virus, will not be left behind. In 48 hours, we closed the majority of our programs and shifted our daily operations with an abundance of precaution, […]
Take precautions! There are several COVID-19 themed scams occurring throughout the US. These include: Text messages that appear to come from the Social Security Office. The texts warn about a Social Security number problem and ask the recipient to call a number back to resolve the problem and avoid legal […]
Dear ACCA Friends, I want you to know that ACCA is closely monitoring communications from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) so that we can stay on top of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. We are determined to be a voice of calm and strength […]
Our newest issue of Connections is out! Click on the link below to learn more about the new event venues coming to Athens, the importance of the Census, ACCA’s upcoming retroProm and more! Click here to read our current issue.
ACCA believes you can explore your passion and make a difference at any age. Each May, during Older Americans Month, we celebrate an outstanding older adult age 60+ who is making a lasting impact on our community. With heart, dedication and experience, this honoree shows us all how to Age […]
The Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) is proud to announce that it has received a donation of laptops from Charter Spectrum to promote the availability of expanded broadband access and Spectrum Internet Assist. The laptops will be given to older adults through a campaign beginning 8AM on February 3, […]
In 2019, ACCA’s Center for Active Living received a generous grant from the Thanks Mom and Dad Fund to upgrade our audio/visual system. You could say our projector system dated back to the 20th century “stone ages”, with lots of wires and trip hazards, not to mention its share of […]
Click here to check out our latest issue of Connections! Learn about the latest financial scams targeting older adults, how to prepare for your future and all of the latest happenings at ACCA!