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Resources for Retirees

LOCAL
Athens Community Council on Aging
http://www.accaging.org/
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
http://www.boomersinathens.org/
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
http://training.geron.uga.edu/
The institute, part of UGA’s College of Public Health, provides links to many online resources on aging.

OLLI@UGA
http://olli.uga.edu/
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).

STATE
Georgia Retired Educators Association
http://garetirededucators.org/
GREA is a dues-based organization chartered in 1958 that represents retired educators statewide.

NATIONAL
AARP
http://www.aarp.org/
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
https://www.coursera.org/
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.