ALOHA TO AGING, INC. RECEIVES $5,000 GRANT TO FUND AGING SIMULATION TRAINING

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Aloha to Aging, Inc. is one of the grant recipients for the Cobb Impact Grant from The Cobb Community Foundation. From June through September, these monies will allow Aloha to Aging to offer two insightful simulation programs that promote empathy for those assisting individuals with age-related health challenges. Both simulation trainings, “ASiST” and Dementia 24/7, […]

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FREE EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP ON DEMENTIA CARE

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On Tuesday, June 21, ComForCare Home Care will host a free workshop imparting best practices for caring for those with dementia at Aloha to Aging, Mt. Bethel Community Center. The workshop is part of ComForCare’s DementiaWise program, a nationwide program designed to enhance the lives of those living with dementia. The educational workshop is aimed […]

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EAST COBB SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR JUNE AND JULY

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All Cobb residents age 55+ are invited to participate in activities at various senior centers throughout Cobb. The following is a list of activities scheduled at the East Cobb Senior Center located at 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066. Call the East Cobb Senior Center at 770-509-4900 for reservations and/or more details. Love an Animal, […]

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FREE SUMMER SENIOR SAFETY DAYS

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Cobb Safety Village and Cobb Senior Services staff will host a series of Senior Safety Days this June and July designed to highlight hazards in the home. The free programs will include information on fall prevention, home and fire safety, home security, identity theft and fraud tips. Sessions will take place 10 a.m.-noon, June 1, […]

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MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS PLANNED FOR THIS WEEKEND

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Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military, as well as veterans and those who are still currently serving. This Memorial Day, visit one of the many happenings around Atlanta to learn more about our history and fallen soldiers, or participate in events that honor our servicemen and […]

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KSU’S OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE TO HOST GOLDEN GALA

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Event is open to the public and will be held at the KSU Center The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at KSU’s College of Continuing and Professional Education is set to host a grand celebration for the 50th OLLI social on Monday, May 23 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Celebrating 17 years of service to […]

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COBB SAFETY VILLAGE SPONSORS SENIOR SAFETY DAYS

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Cobb Safety Village and Cobb Senior Services staff will host a series of Senior Safety Days this June and July designed to highlight hazards in the home. The free programs will include information on fall prevention, home and fire safety, home security, identity theft and fraud tips. Sessions will take place 10 a.m.-noon, June 1, […]

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MAY IS OLDER AMERICANS MONTH

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When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and their concerns was growing. A meeting in April 1963 between President John F. Kennedy […]

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EAST COBB SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR MAY

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All Cobb residents age 55+ are invited to participate in activities at various senior centers throughout Cobb. The following is a list of activities scheduled at the East Cobb Senior Center, located at 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066. Call the East Cobb Senior Center at 770-509-4900 for reservations and/or more details. Planning for What’s […]

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BLAZE A TRAIL ON KENNESAW MOUNTAIN

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Since 1963, the month of May has been dedicated to celebrating the contributions of older Americans in the United States and raising awareness about the issues that affect the older population. This observance was initiated by President John F. Kennedy after a meeting with the National Council of Senior Citizens, an organization that advocated for […]

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