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06/03/2019

2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

According to the Administration for Community Living, “Each year, an estimated 5 million older adults are abused, neglected, or exploited. Older Americans lose an estimated $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation, funds that could be used to pay for basic needs such as housing, […]

05/07/2019

Center for Active Living in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution!

The Center for Active Living (CAL) is a wellness center dedicated to keeping older adults active, independent and thriving. We offer exciting opportunities to learn, connect, explore, and contribute to community life. The Center is located in the heart of Athens, GA, a lively college town named by Forbes as […]

04/15/2019

Four for the Future Award

For the seventh consecutive year, Georgia Trend and UGA Public Service and Outreach Four for the Future Award highlights four communities for their efforts to improve residents’ lives through collaborations. Earlier this month, the collaboration between ACCA and The Campus Kitchen at UGA was recognized for our partnership in reducing food insecurity for […]

04/01/2019

retroPROM 2019

It’s time to break out your ruffles and bows, dust off your blue crushed velvet blazer, and join us for a radical, totally epic, night! After a year of much anticipation, ACCA presents our fifth annual retroProm on May 3rd at The Foundry, featuring music from Electric Avenue. No retroProm […]

03/05/2019

March for Meals 5K

The Athens Community Council on Aging along with Meals on Wheels America is excited to announce the 17th annual March for Meals campaign.  This campaign gives businesses, organizations, governments, and volunteers who contribute so generously in their communities an opportunity to join the fight against senior hunger by participating in […]

02/11/2019

Senior Day at the Georgia State Capitol

ACCA’s Center for Active Living joined the Georgia Council on Aging and other seniors throughout the state for Senior Day at the Georgia State Capitol last week. This annual event gives citizens a chance to learn about the legislative issues that impact seniors – such as increased funding for Home and […]

01/18/2019

ACCA starting off 2019 on the right foot!

ACCA has started 2019 off on the right foot!  We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected for Creature Comforts 2019 Get Comfortable campaign.  The support that we receive from Creature Comforts is so incredibly impactful for our agency and the Meals on Wheels program.  We are honored […]

11/15/2018

Share the Love with Seniors in Need This Year

Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past ten years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver nearly 2 million meals nationwide to seniors in need.   Why does Subaru […]

09/24/2018

GeorgiaCares Helps With Medicare Open Enrollment

October is right around the corner which means…. it’s almost time for Medicare Open Enrollment. Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15- December 7th Medicare offers a wide range of health choices, from Original Medicare (Parts A and Parts B), Medicare Advantage plans, and the Medicare prescription drug benefit (Part D). […]

09/21/2018

The ACCA hosts our own “The Price is Right” game show

“Come on down!” Those three words repeated for decades by Bob Barker and more recently Drew Carey brought the daytime television watching to a whole new level. “The Price is Right” is a classic game show that airs daily on the television. It’s consumer-knowledge based questions, bright lights and energetic […]

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