06/03/2019

2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

According to the Administration for Community Living, “Each year, an estimated 5 million older adults are abused, neglected, or exploited. Older Americans lose an estimated $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation, funds that could be used to pay for basic needs such as housing, […]

05/29/2019

2019 Age Well Live Well Award

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,” […]

05/07/2019

Older Americans Month 2019: Connect, Create, Contribute

Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in and around Northeast Georgia. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer insight and experience that benefit the entire community. That’s why Older Americans Month (OAM) has been recognizing the contributions of this growing […]

05/07/2019

Center for Active Living in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution!

The Center for Active Living (CAL) is a wellness center dedicated to keeping older adults active, independent and thriving. We offer exciting opportunities to learn, connect, explore, and contribute to community life. The Center is located in the heart of Athens, GA, a lively college town named by Forbes as […]

05/06/2019

ACCA retroProm 2019 Photos!

What a wonderful, totally radical, event! Thank you for joining ACCA as we celebrated aging at retroProm 2019. Congratulations to Christopher Jordan and Melinda Edwards, ACCA’s 2019 retroProm King and Queen! Thank you to everyone who joined us and to our Prom Court, Shawn Butcher, Jane Sadler Greenway, Jennifer Greenhaw Duvall and Todd Laseter. With your […]

04/15/2019

Four for the Future Award

For the seventh consecutive year, Georgia Trend and UGA Public Service and Outreach Four for the Future Award highlights four communities for their efforts to improve residents’ lives through collaborations. Earlier this month, the collaboration between ACCA and The Campus Kitchen at UGA was recognized for our partnership in reducing food insecurity for […]

04/01/2019

retroPROM 2019

It’s time to break out your ruffles and bows, dust off your blue crushed velvet blazer, and join us for a radical, totally epic, night! After a year of much anticipation, ACCA presents our fifth annual retroProm on May 3rd at The Foundry, featuring music from Electric Avenue. No retroProm […]

04/01/2019

Alaska: The Last Frontier

Of all the spectacular destinations to check off your bucket list, Alaska certainly ranks at the top for adventurous travelers. For those living in the “lower 48”, Alaska can seem like a distant, mythic place calling up images of a truly wild west — a place of not only climatic […]

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