Archive for the ‘Living Well. Aging Well.’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

04/21/2020

COVID-19 Resources

ACCA friends, We continue to think of our extended ACCA family during this time and miss seeing all of you! It’s important for you to stay informed, stay active and stay connected during this time you are at home. We have compiled a list of resources for you and your […]

02/18/2019

What can ACCA do for you?

Many people don’t realize the full range of services we offer at ACCA. Do you need help navigating the complexity of Medicare or planning ahead to long term care needs? Are you or someone you love in need of nutritional support following a hospital stay or do you know a […]

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

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 […]

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