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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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). […]


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 […]


Interview Discusses new partnership with United Way 2-1-1

ACCA’s Tegan Hurley and the United Way’s Mark Madison met with Alexia Ridley for an Athens News Matters to discuss a new partnership between the two organizations. ACCA’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, or RSVP, helps adults age 55 or older find meaningful volunteer opportunities in their communities. RSVP volunteers […]


$2,500 Grant Helps People and Their Pets

For many people, pets are more than a pet. For Mary, Charlie Brown is her best friend and life companion. When Charlie became ill, Mary realized she couldn’t afford his medical bills. Luckily for both Charlie Brown and Mary, she is a client at the Athens Community Council on Aging. […]


Meet The Author: Jonathan F. Putnam To Visit ACCA

Author of the Lincoln and Speed Mystery Series ABOUT THE EVENT:  Avid Bookshop presents author Jonathan Putnam, for his book FINAL RESTING PLACE: A LINCOLN AND SPEED MYSTERY. This event will take place at the Athens Community Council on Aging on Wednesday, July 18, and will run from 12pm to […]


ACCA’s Postcard Project Catches the Attention of 11Alive

  When Activity Coordinator, Gayle Oliver, was told that her clients wanted to go on vacation, she didn’t let the physical and financial challenges of such a request discourage her. She set to work making a plan to bring the vacation to them – through postcards. It started with a […]


Happy CNA Week!

  This week, ACCA is celebrating and recognizing our dedicated and hardworking CNA’s.  Their compassion, motivation, and selfless commitment to the clients they serve is appreciated every day and the staff at ACCA is thrilled to have a special week set aside to shine a light on their hard work!

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