Archive for the ‘Long-term Care Ombudsman’ Category
Connections, Summer 2022
Aging well and living well – what does that look like to you? In this summer’s issue of Connections, you’ll hear from community members who are advocating for older workers, our former executive director about the past and present of Athens Community Council on Aging, and experts on starting the […]
Connections, Spring 2022
Did you know? May is Older American’s Month, and this spring we are exploring what it means to “age your way.” Look inside this latest issue of Connections for stories about creativity, self-expression, and the importance of choice. Before you go, be sure to check the calendar and see what […]
Connections, Winter 2022
Happy new year! This Winter 2022 issue is full of exciting articles and all sorts of happenings at ACCA. From animals to exercise to traveling the world, there’s something in here for everyone. We hope you enjoy it!
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 […]
It’s Residents’ Rights Month!
Washington DC- Across the country, residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities along with family members, Ombudsman program representatives, citizen advocates, facility staff, and others will honor the individual rights of long-term care residents by celebrating Residents’ Rights Month. Residents’ Rights Month is an annual event held in […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]