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

04/22/2013

Congratulation Fay Davis, 2013 Ms. Senior Athens

Yesterday was a great celebration of living well and aging well.  We had over 200 people come out to the Athens Country Club for our annual Ms. Senior Athens Celebration.  14 of the Northeast Georgia’s best women were celebrated.  ACCA would like to congratulate Fay Davis as she was crowned […]

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 […]

09/20/2012

ADH Loves Their Volunteers

As we reflect back on the theme for National Adult Day Health services week, Care, Compassion and Community, an integral part of an organization’s success comes from the community.  Community volunteers help build the strength of our Adult Day Service programs.  The value of a volunteer cannot be summed up […]

07/03/2012

ACCA’s Annual Fourth of July Cookout and Bake Off

On Monday, ACCA held it’s annual 4th of July staff cookout and bake off.  Big thanks to United Health Care – Care Improvement Plus for coming and out and sponsoring the lunch for the staff and to Adam Butler for doing an in-service to ACCA staff on how to protect […]

06/13/2012

ACCA and Food Bank of NEGA host Mobile Food Pantry

ACCA and the Food Bank of NEGA hosted the agency’s first mobile food pantry the last day of May.  The Food Bank of NEGA delivered the food early on the morning of May 31 and staff and volunteers worked to get the food bagged and ready for clients to pick […]

05/11/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteers at Winding Hollow, Senior Companions

Dolores Waller, Senior Companion, sits between two of her clients at Winding Hollow The Senior Companions at Winding Hollow in Winder, GA and their clients are our final Outstanding Volunteers to celebrate Senior Corps Week!!  These women are lively, active, and fun – serving 20-30 hours each week with other […]

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