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Need To Know Spring 2019

Can’t drive? Now you have an option. Wheels of Hope, a new nonprofit is teaming with realtors at Upchurch Coldwell Banker to provide rides for...

Need To Know

New Medicare cards Be on the lookout for your new Medicare card. You won’t need to do anything so long as your address is up...

Disrupt Aging. New book challenges outdated stereotypes.

AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins challenges outdated stereotypes about getting older in her 2017 book Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your...

Need To Know Winter 2020

Census jobs The Census Bureau is now recruiting and training people to be census takers when Census Day 2020 kicks off April 1. These temporary...

Need To Know Fall 2019

Aging-related issues in 2020 The advocacy organization for older Georgians, CO-AGE, will be lobbying for two new issues in the 2020 state legislature. The first...

Need To Know Summer 2019

Free transit for seniors in Athens-Clarke County All Athens-Clarke County Transit services for fixed routes are now free for people 65 and older, those with...

Need To Know Spring 2019

Can’t drive? Now you have an option. Wheels of Hope, a new nonprofit is teaming with realtors at Upchurch Coldwell Banker to provide rides for...

Need to Know

Returning home After being in a hospital or nursing home, you may not know where to start if you want to return home. A state-certified...

Need To Know

New Medicare cards Be on the lookout for your new Medicare card. You won’t need to do anything so long as your address is up...

Two senior housing-related events nearby and online

Senior co-housing pioneer and architect Charles Durrett will host online facilitator training this fall for anyone motivated “to be part of the solution in...

Prepare for open enrollment in Medicare

Get free, unbiased advice on Medicare Advantage, Supplemental and Drug plans through the local office of Georgia Cares, housed at the Athens Community Council...

One more thing about housing

Ask yourself: Is your community a great place to live for all ages? Right now, one in three Americans is age 50 or older....

Moving Their “Retirement” Home – All 300,000 Pounds.

  While many boomers are downsizing their living space or are planning to do so, Tom and Beth Allen have enlarged theirs. In fact, they...

Home Ec Revisited: More Than Cooking and Sewing

  Boomer boys took shop and auto mechanics in junior and senior high. We young ladies studied Home Economics. We were introduced to kitchens and...

Uber and Lyft

The money can be very good; the hassles mostly minor, and the hours totally flexible, say some of the boomers driving locally for the...

Genealogical Surprises! Love Letters Reveal a Mother I Never Knew

I retired from the UGA departments of romance languages and women's studies in 2011 after a lifetime of studying and teaching. And for all...

The Acquisitive Generation Begins to Downsize

Teresa Howard, 59, and her husband, Dallas, 63, are anxious to sell their 4,200 sq.f. house in Lawrenceville to move closer to their daughter...