Archive for the ‘Athens Community Council on Aging’ Category

11/22/2021

Turkeypalooza 2021

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 $24,185, exceeding our goal of $22,000, to provide over 1,400 Thanksgiving meals to older adults […]

10/06/2021

Connections, Fall 2021

What a wonderful time of year! We have so many great things going on between now and January. Won’t you join us for a class or trip? This Fall 2021 issue is jam-packed with wonderful articles. From a fantastic story on Ms. King and Ms. Tate, 10 Habits to Maintain […]

09/10/2021

It’s National Employ Older Workers Week!

It’s National Employ Older Workers Week and boy are we celebrating here at ACCA! Through our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), ACCA provides on-the-job skills training to individuals 55 or older with limited financial resources. A workforce development program, ACCA’s SCSEP provides opportunities and assistance to older adults in […]

08/18/2021

ACCA’s 2021 Annual Meeting

ACCA held its annual meeting Monday afternoon where staff and board members were recognized and thanked for their efforts in making 2020-2021 a successful year for ACCA.  This year’s theme, We Delivered, shows just how much our incredible staff, volunteers and partners did in the past year. At the meeting, […]

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 […]

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