Archive for the ‘Athens Community Council on Aging’ Category

09/23/2020

Connections, Winter 2020

Our newest issue of Connections is out! Click on the link below to learn about our partnerships with local organizations and businesses, virtual trips and the risk of social isolation during a pandemic. It’s a great issue that we hope you enjoy!

09/08/2020

National Employ Older Workers Week 2020

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “National Employ Older Workers Week recognizes the vital role of older workers in the workforce and aims to increase awareness of this labor segment and develop innovative strategies to tap it.” Here at ACCA, that is exactly what we are doing through our […]

08/28/2020

Grandparents Day 2020

On August 3, 1978, Jimmy Carter signed into law and officially made the first Sunday of September after Labor Day as ‘National Grandparents Day’. For over 40 years, we have been celebrating the day by showing our appreciation and love to our grandparents. Grandparents hold a very special place in […]

08/05/2020

WOO-HOO! ACCA Party Buses Rolled Through Athens!

We are in the dog days of summer and it is hard to believe that it is August already. Our work at ACCA continues and we are so proud to have provided nearly 99,000 emergency food relief meals to over 1,900 seniors since March 16. Woo-Hoo! We often email or yell […]

07/14/2020

It’s National Intern Day!

What a treasure it has been to have Jack, Katy and Cameron intern with ACCA this summer. From delivering meals, implementing virtual support groups and providing a lifeline and reassuring voice to our clients, these three have been a bright addition to our daily operations. Check out what their supervisors […]

05/06/2020

WE DID IT! Giving Tuesday Update

Dear ACCA friends, We did it! Three simple words. One small phrase. But today, it embodies so much more. To me, it evokes a sense of pride, compassion and community. For our seniors, it means more nourishing meals during a time of uncertainty. ACCA’s goal for Giving Tuesday was $5,000. This amount […]

04/21/2020

COVID-19 Resources

ACCA friends, We continue to think of our extended ACCA family during this time and miss seeing all of you! It’s important for you to stay informed, stay active and stay connected during this time you are at home. We have compiled a list of resources for you and your […]

04/07/2020

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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. […]

03/20/2020

ACCA In Action

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, […]

03/16/2020

How to be aware of Coronavirus Scams

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 […]

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