Kelly Capers

Kelly Capers is a freelance editor and journalist who facilitated a writers’ conference held for many years at UGA.
6 Posts

Game Changers Sports Remain a Lifelong Passion for Many Men

Along the journey from boys to men, playing sports is a constant for many that shapes character, and adds value to life. As time...

Not stopping now! Boomers in Business

Not stopping now! Boomers in business continue to disrupt aging stereotypes. Those of us over 50 are among the country’s most active entrepreneurs, starting businesses at rates higher than millennials. Read profiles of area boomers in business.

Dare it! Do It! The Over-50s Do Not Have to Live a Quiet and Resigned Life.

Some say there’s a virtue to aging gracefully, easing placidly into Golden Years. But for some daring Athens residents, life is about saving the...

Artistically Designed Bus Shelters in Athens

Here's a sample of the latest art shelters funded by the SPLOST program and administered by the Athens Cultural Affairs Program.

OLLI classes continue online

It is, or at least it was, easy to take everything around us for granted – our favorite restaurants, our walks, our routine. Sometimes...

Governor signs senior care safety bill

In a special summer session, the state legislature unanimously passed HB 987, which provides more safeguards for seniors in assisted living and personal care...

Stuck On A Cruise Ship and Other Stories of Sudden Change

Athens resident Wendy Bartels flew out of Atlanta on Feb. 29 for a two-week cruise along the coast of South America with her sister,...

Nursing Home Model In Trouble

Life and Death in Senior Living Facilities Senior Wire Getting older in American will never be the same, after the astonishing death toll in nursing homes...