Archive for the ‘ACCA in the Community’ Category

08/05/2019

A New School Year for ACCA’s Foster Grandparents

Strien Barnett is looking forward to another school year serving as a Foster Grandparent. For 5 years, Ms. Barnett has been serving as a Foster Grandparent at Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School where she spends one-on-one time with the children, developing opportunities for them to grow and learn. “I enjoy working […]

07/18/2019

Foster Cat Research Study

Join UGA’s Foster Cat Research Study! To learn more about this study and how to become involved, please contact Dr. Don Scott or Dr. Sherry Sanderson at (706) 542-8310. Have you been thinking about getting a 4-legged companion? If so, would you be willing to foster a cat with the […]

07/16/2019

Check out our latest issue of Connections!

Click here to check out our latest issue of Connections! Learn how to make healthy popsicles, check out Avid Bookshop’s summer reading list and catch up on all of the latest happenings at ACCA!

10/27/2015

Legislative Breakfast Brings Out Supporters

Monday, October 26, ACCA held a legislative breakfast with an excellent turnout of legislators and community members. The morning was filled with comments and updates on aging topics and issues from local, state, and national perspectives. Legislators presents were: US Congressman Jody Hice State Senator Frank Ginn State Representatives Tommy […]

02/10/2014

Meals on Wheels Prepares for Bad Weather

Local Meals on Wheels staff and volunteers have been in overdrive this morning getting ready for the impending weather forecast.  791 meals went out to Clarke County clients today and an additional 201 meals went out in Barrow County totaling 992 meals between the two counties.  These meals were a […]

07/02/2013

Thanks United Black Queens (UBQ) Social Club

Yesterday, ACCA was thrilled to get 23 box fans donated to the agency for distribution to clients who needed help during the summer months. Although the summer has been mild so far, we have had lots of requests for fans for those who need them. ACCA was so thankful yesterday […]

06/05/2013

IMAX Coral Reef Adventure Film

ACCA is heading to Atlanta and we want you to go.  Over 350 million people depend on reefs for food, survival and medicines to treat heart disease, cancers and other illnesses. Following husband and wife cinematography team Howard and Michele Hall on a quest across the Pacific Ocean, Coral Reef […]

06/05/2013

Life Line Screenings to Be Held at ACCA

Athens Community Council on Aging, Athens Regional Medical Center, and Life Line Screenings are partnering to offer stroke, vascular disease, heart rhythm, and osteoporosis screenings to members of the community.  Life Line Screening has partnered with over 370 hospitals across the country and has screened over 6 million participants.  These […]

05/17/2013

Nominate A Caregiver Today!!

Caregivers are extremely important people within our community who a do a thankless job for their loved ones or in their job.  The Northeast Georgia Care-Net is currently seeking nomination for the Georgia Caregiver of the Year Awards.  Nominations will be taken in several areas of caregivers including the Family […]

05/14/2013

May is Older Americans Month – Who do you want ACCA to feature?

Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. It is a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to honor the value that elders continue to contribute to our communities. This year’s Older […]

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