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 The Campus Kitchen at UGA and ACCA was recognized for our partnership in reducing food insecurity for older adults in […]

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 […]

03/05/2019

Nominate an Older Adult for the Annual Age Well Live Well Award!

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 […]

03/05/2019

March for Meals 5K

The Athens Community Council on Aging along with Meals on Wheels America is excited to announce the 17th annual March for Meals campaign.  This campaign gives businesses, organizations, governments, and volunteers who contribute so generously in their communities an opportunity to join the fight against senior hunger by participating in […]

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 […]

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