Archive for the ‘Athens Community Council on Aging’ Category

07/06/2021

What You Need to Know if You’re Downsizing Your Home

Image via Pexels By Gabriel Patel What You Need to Know if You’re Downsizing Your Home Too much house can be a burden on your lifestyle. If you feel like you never catch up on chores or it takes ages to accomplish simple tasks at home, you might benefit from […]

04/19/2021

It’s National Volunteer Week!

It’s National Volunteer Week and we are celebrating here at ACCA! Did you know that since March 2020, we have enrolled 318 new volunteers?! That is incredible! Together, we have delivered basic needs and reassurance to thousands of our community members. Since March, our volunteers have helped us deliver over […]

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 […]

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