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

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 […]

05/10/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteer Dorothy Brown, Foster Grandparent

Mrs. Brown works one on one with academically struggling students.  She also reads with a student twice a week for 30 minutes.  At the beginning of the school year, this particular student was a behavior problem.  After working with Mrs. Brown throughout the school year, the student is calmer, has […]

05/09/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteer Maxine Love, Foster Grandparent

Ms. Love has been a valuable asset to our classroom.  She has evolved into so much more than a volunteer!  She goes beyond that with the love and how interactive she is with the children. She reads, plays, talks, and laughs with them. We call her “Grandma Love.”  She has […]

05/07/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteer Howard Benson, RSVP

Howard is what I would consider an “all-star” volunteer. Howard has been a volunteer for Winder HDM since July of 2009 and has been an excellent addition to this program. Howard is the kind of person that can make you smile just by spending a few minutes with him. Howard […]

04/25/2012

Check out the Later Living Blog

Local Athenian, Warren Flick and his son Andrew started a blog in December 2011 about life after retirement.  In Warren’s words ” We started this venture because we both like to write. I wrote articles and other pieces as part of my career as a forestry professor, and now, after […]

04/23/2012

Marie Norris Crowned 2012 Ms. Senior Athens

Marie Norris was crowned as the second Ms. Senior Athens yesterday at the Athens Country Club.  Huda Lillard won the first ever, People’s Choice Award and Bessie Freeman was 1st Runner Up and Anne Cook was 2nd Runner Up. With over 250 guests in attendance, the signature fundraiser for ACCA […]

04/01/2012

Pick the People’s Choice Award Winner for the Ms. Senior Athens 2012

The People’s Choice Award was developed for the community, family, and friends to show support for a specific contestant and support for the fundraiser for ACCA. Each contestant can have donations made in their honor. The contestant with the most money raised for the fundraiser will be the 2012 People’s […]

02/16/2012

Patty Duke Applies for Social Security

Watch Patty Duke apply online for Social Security retirement and Medicare benefits at home in her pajamas. To apply online visit http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pgm/retirement.htm

02/08/2012

Athens Resident turns 114

Dr. Leila Denmark, an Athens resident, is now the 4th oldest person on earth and she has quite the story to tell.  ACCA would like to wish her the happiest birthday (a little late).  Please read more about her at her website http://drleiladenmark.com/ and the article by Athens Banner-Herald here.

02/01/2012

Senior Leadership Academy starts tomorrow…

And we still have a couple of open seats left for the exciting series. The Senior Leadership Academy is a community awareness program designed to develop informed, motivated, and committed, retired and semi-retired persons in the greater Athens area.  Each class is uniquely structured based on topic (such as Business, […]

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