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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...

Strawberry Sangria: A cheerful drink in trying times

Despite its ominous name, meaning “bleeding” in Spanish, the Iberian wine punch “Sangría” is a cheery, even gentle, drink in warm weather. The congenially...

Assisted Living Residents Get Creative

Experiencing the pandemic in community-living facilities For those in community-living situations – including independent and assisted living facilities – the onset of the pandemic has...

Silent no more

The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association is a volunteer-led organization dedicated to honoring past genrations of women and educating future generations about he suffragists....

Marking the 100th anniversary

The University of Georgia Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library has extended the time frame to visit their exhibit on the 19th amendment until...

The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage

In 1776, Abigail Adams wrote to her husband John, importuning him to “remember the Ladies” in drafting the code of laws for the new...

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...