Archive for the ‘Senior Corps’ Category
Dear ACCA Friends, As the public health crisis emerged, we ensured that those we serve, those who are the most vulnerable to the covid-19 virus, will not be left behind. In 48 hours, we closed the majority of our programs and shifted our daily operations with an abundance of precaution, […]
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On Tuesday, December 10th, ACCA and Home Instead Senior Care hosted the 15th Annual Be A Santa to A Senior Program! Over 100 community volunteers came to help wrap over 3000 holiday presents for older adults in the Northeast Georgia area. Thank you to our wonderful community for being Santa to […]
TurkeyPalooza is an annual event that partners ACCA and the Office of Service Learning’s Campus Kitchen at UGA in providing a full thanksgiving meal to food insecure older adults. Thanks to your generous donations, we raised $14,345, exceeding our goal of $13,000 to provide over 1,300 Thanksgiving meals to older […]
ACCA held its annual meeting Monday afternoon where staff, community partners, and board members were recognized and thanked for their efforts in making 2019 a successful year for ACCA. This year’s theme, Stories of Us, told stories of the people that we serve, the innovative and impactful work that we […]
Strien Barnett is looking forward to another school year serving as a Foster Grandparent. For 5 years, Ms. Barnett has been serving as a Foster Grandparent at Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School where she spends one-on-one time with the children, developing opportunities for them to grow and learn. “I enjoy working […]
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 […]
Elise North, the Senior Corps Program Director at ACCA, recently completed her Certificate in Aging from Boston University’s Institute for Geriatric Social Work. Elise has been working on this program for over a year while balancing a her full time job at ACCA. Elise oversees the Senior Corps program which […]
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 […]