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05/03/2024

Tonight is THE NIGHT!

We can’t wait to dance the night away with you! Here’s what you need to know to have a radical night at retroProm 2024: The party starts at 8:00 at the Athens Cotton Press, 149 Oneta Street Parking will be tight! If you can, please explore  rideshare options. Carpooling, Uber and Lyft […]

01/09/2024

Make Your Voice Heard!

The Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) is excited to announce the commencement of a comprehensive community needs survey aimed at identifying the specific services and programs local older adults desire to age well. With a commitment to ensuring the health and well-being of our older community members, ACCA recognizes […]

10/25/2023

2023 Annual Report

2023 was filled with new initiatives, joy, laughter, and so much more! At ACCA, we create intentional and welcoming programming to bring socialization opportunities, wellness resources, and support to our Northeast Georgia community, but we couldn’t do what we do without support from people like you. We are so grateful […]

08/21/2023

Tailgating resources for a great gameday!

Cooking and cooling gear Tailgate N Go Portable Outdoor Kitchen 12 Lightweight portable grills Coolers for tailgating Tents/canopies SOLI Air Canopy Neso Sideline Tent Rawlings Sideline Sun Shelter Tailgating clubs Bulldogs Tailgate Club Club Dawgwood Other resources UGA disability parking Wheelchair removable table More tailgating tips

06/15/2023

Beating the Heat Together: ACCA’s Fan Drive Provides Relief for Older Neighbors

We all know how uncomfortable it can get in the peak of summer. Temperatures hover between the high 80s and 90s and make us thankful for the A.C. and fans we do have. But, what would life be like without those luxuries? Your house would likely heat up fast and […]

05/17/2023

Hey Students, Swap Sunscreen for Service: Volunteer with ACCA!

School’s out! (Well, almost). As you’re prepping for summer, why not learn a little about how you can spend your days in the sun at ACCA? We sat down with Volunteer Coordinator, Ezra Schley, to get his take on volunteer opportunities for students this summer.  1.Why do you believe volunteering […]

03/22/2023

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: An unlikely duo find common ground through baseball and Meals on Wheels

David and Luther  “My wife, Benita, first volunteered for Meals on Wheels, but had some other things come up. Benita said, ‘I think it’s time for me to give up the route.’ And I had actually ridden with her a couple of times and was semi-retired. So, I said don’t […]

03/22/2023

Leslie: Recognizing Need In Her Own Backyard

“The one thing you learn when volunteering for Meals on Wheels is that a lot of these seniors are homebound, and their loneliness is a big element. I’ve learned that sometimes they don’t see a lot of people, and it’s nice to take the time to chat, ask how they […]

03/22/2023

Harvey and Sylvia: Discovering Unexpected Friendships

“I first learned about Meals on Wheels through our neighbors, Tom and Ann, who have each been handling routes on Monday mornings for probably fifteen years. Having heard of many of their experiences, Tom allowed me to ride with him on his route one Monday morning. That’s all it took […]

03/22/2023

Beverly: Volunteering Through Generations

“My husband’s dad, Bill, was actually a Meals on Wheels volunteer for several years in Athens. He even won an award as one of the best volunteers. My mother delivered for Meals on Wheels, too. So, I learned from Bill and my mom about the whole Meals on Wheels process. […]

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