Archive for the ‘Age Well. Live Well.’ Category

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, 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 […]

06/17/2020

ACCA Celebrates Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, several of ACCA’s staff are recognizing their dads by telling their story and donating in their honor. Please share your father’s story with us and we will include it below and some will be featured on our social media pages. Send your story and photo to alancaster@accaging.org. […]

06/15/2020

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – June 15, 2020

“Lifting Up Voices” World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations; with the purpose of providing an opportunity to raise awareness and open a dialogue regarding the often unreported crime of elder […]

05/29/2020

Older Americans Month – Celebrating Dr. Walter Allen Sr.

The theme of Older Americans Month 2020 is Make Your Mark. As we close out the month of May, ACCA would like to recognize Dr. Walter Allen Sr., a local trailblazer who has made his mark on the Athens community in a big way for over 50 years. Destined for […]

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 […]

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