Resources for Retirees

Athens Community Council on Aging
Founded in 1967 by local citizens, ACCA aims to maintain and enrich the lives of older persons in a 12-county area with numerous programs and activities.

The Boomers: Reflecting, Learning, Sharing
Website sponsored by the Athens Regional Library System and the Lyndon House Arts Center, through a leadership grant from the Institute of Museums and Library Services. Geared toward Baby Boomers in the area (born between 1946 and 1964).

Institute of Gerontology
The institute, part of UGA’s College of Public Health, provides links to many online resources on aging.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UGA offers courses, luncheon programs, travel-study trips, special interest groups and social events. Membership is open to anyone over age 50 (annual fee is $50).

Georgia Retired Educators Association
GREA is a dues-based organization chartered in 1958 that represents retired educators statewide.

National dues-based organization that offers an array of benefits and provides lots of info for retirees via their website and publications. Join online for $16/year.

Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.