Archive for the ‘Intergenerational’ Category

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 […]

05/26/2020

ACCA’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program – A Resource for You and Your Family

Although disruption of our normal routine is happening all around us, the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is still available to advocate for the health, safety, welfare, and rights of residents of Nursing Homes, Personal Care Homes and Assisted Living Communities. I used to work in long-term care facilities and can […]

04/03/2013

Thanks Phi Sigma Pi

It was a wonderful spring day last Saturday, March 31 in our community garden and we were so excited to have the Phi Sigma Pi group come out and volunteer with us.  They took on several different projects… Some planted ornamental perennials. These plants, though still in winter dormancy, will […]

02/25/2013

UGArden and ACCA to start Weekly Farmer’s Market

ACCA held it’s first Farmer’s Market this morning with UGArden. It’s a shame what you missed by not being here but the good news is, it will be here again next Monday. And the next one. And then next one. Monday mornings at 9 a.m. for ACCA clients and 10:30 […]

10/15/2012

Squashing Senior Hunger

ACCA is so excited about the first OFFICIAL Campus Kitchen at UGA meal going out today to some of our clients!! Look at this great spread of grilled chicken, roasted sweet potatoes, fresh fruit, green salad, wheat roll and a cookie.  This will happen every Monday going forward! Together we  […]

10/04/2012

Campus Kitchen Becomes the First in Georgia

40% of food in America is wasted every year, yet 1 out of 6 people are hungry or at risk of hunger.  That number increases to 1 in 5 in Athens, GA.  Campus Kitchen at UGA is doing something about it.  In the Spring of 2011, Campus Kitchen of UGA […]

08/08/2012

Let’s “RAISE THE FENCE”!

Join in on ACCA’s newest fundraising campaign to fence in the Community Garden behind the Bentley Center. This campaign will only last the month of August so it’s important we get the word out.

06/27/2012

How to Grow a Garden on Asphalt?

ACCA’s demonstration garden has really brought some beauty to the vacant parking lot on the south side of the agency’s campus.  Starting on MLK’s Day of Service back in January, the garden has grown to be a beautiful project and asset to the community. and the agency. Partnered with the […]

06/06/2012

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Summer Food Program Underway…

ACCA’s Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program made its second summer food delivery this week delivering two bags full of lunches and snacks to each GRG child.  This program is helping fill the gap during the summer months while area students are getting meals from the school.  How can you or your […]

06/04/2012

ACCA Welcomes Five Summer Interns

ACCA is excited to welcome 5 new interns to the staff for the summer months.  All University of Georgia students, they will have a great opportunity to learn about working with older adults first hand.  Abby Engelberth will be interning with the Senior Corps program, Valerie Hancock will be interning […]

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