07/18/2019

Foster Cat Research Study

Join UGA’s Foster Cat Research Study! To learn more about this study and how to become involved, please contact Dr. Don Scott or Dr. Sherry Sanderson at (706) 542-8310. Have you been thinking about getting a 4-legged companion? If so, would you be willing to foster a cat with the […]

07/16/2019

Check out our latest issue of Connections!

Click here to check out our latest issue of Connections! Learn how to make healthy popsicles, check out Avid Bookshop’s summer reading list and catch up on all of the latest happenings at ACCA!

07/02/2019

ACCA’s Center for Active Living Expanding Services!

Through a partnership with the City of Winterville and the Northeast Georgia Area Agency on Aging, ACCA is now serving lunch at the Winterville Center for Community and Culture on Tuesdays. Come on our for great wellness programs and enjoy a meal, too! If you’re an Athens or neighboring resident […]

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 […]

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