Archive for the ‘Athens Community Council on Aging’ Category

03/04/2021

Seniors Living on a Fixed Income Should Try These Budgeting Ideas

By Karen Weeks Many seniors face difficult financial decisions in a given year, including how to pay off debt and how to save for retirement. It’s no surprise, then, that living on a fixed income can lead to stress and anxiety as older adults try to figure out a way […]

03/04/2021

Connections, Spring 2021

Our newest issue of Connections is out! Click on the link below to read more about paving it forward with our next generation of leaders, travel inspiration for 2021, growing trends in gardening, protecting yourself against COVID-19 vaccine scams, and to see our calendar of fun events and activities over […]

02/19/2021

Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey

ACCA has recently been contacted and asked to share this information regarding the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey. Below is information on the survey, examples of letters you might receive concerning this survey and answers to frequently asked questions. Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) Since its inception in 1991, the MCBS […]

12/18/2020

16th Annual Be a Santa to a Senior

Thousands of gifts have been given to over 670 seniors and 79 children being raised by their grandparents this holiday season.  We could NOT have done this without you! Our hallways, cars and hearts are full! From a small note wishing someone a happy holiday to a donor offering to be […]

11/23/2020

Turkeypalooza 2020!

TurkeyPalooza is an annual event that partners ACCA and the Office of Service Learning Campus Kitchen at UGA to provide a full thanksgiving meal to food insecure older adults. Thanks to your generous donations, we raised $22,823, exceeding our goal of $14,500, to provide over 1,350 Thanksgiving meals to older […]

11/19/2020

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

Exciting news! For the 13th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2020 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past twelve years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.3 million meals nationwide to seniors in need. Why does […]

10/27/2020

ACCA’s 2020 Annual Meeting

ACCA held its annual meeting Monday afternoon where staff, community partners, and board members were recognized and thanked for their efforts in making 2020 a successful year for ACCA.  This year’s theme, Superheros at Work, shows the unstoppable powers and resiliency of ACCA. At the meeting, staff members were recognized […]

10/01/2020

Athens Eats Together, An Exciting New Initiative!

ACCA friends, We have an exciting new initiative happening at ACCA and we can’t wait to share it with you! Introducing Athens Eats Together! You may be wondering, what is Athens Eats Together? Athens Eats Together is a county-wide initiative created to provide emergency food relief to any Clarke-County resident facing […]

09/23/2020

Connections, Fall 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 […]

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