Living Longer, Living Stronger, Living Safer!

"The SOWEGA Council on Aging is committed to providing, developing, and coordinating services for people 60 years of age or older in the 14 county area of Southeast Georgia."

Free Tax Prep Program Sponsored by RSVP Program


Empty Bowls 2015 - a sold out event


Tai Chi for Arthritis, an Evidence Based Program


RSVP Volunteers build ramp for injured teenager


Empty Bowls 2015 - Serving Up Awareness


This event benefits Empty Bowls, a collaboration with the Albany Area Arts Council. REGISTER on the EVENTS tab.


Santa for Seniors 2014


Last minute assistance available for Medicare Open Enrollment


SOWEGA Council on Aging builds raised bed garden for seniors


Call the SOWEGA Council on Aging to make an appointment to review your Medicare plan. Open Enrollment is October 15 - December 7.


SOWEGA Council on Aging Serves More People


Albany Herald article - Carlton Fletcher: Area senior citizens add to graying work force


SOWEGA Council on Aging hosted Open House - over 150 people attended seeking information and resources on Aging & Disability


On Nov 6, 2014, the C.O.P.E (Community Outreach Programs and Education) held a lunch & learn at the SOWEGA Council on Aging.


That's A Wrap! Lunch & Learn a HUGE success!


The SOWEGA Council on Aging receives $1 million Capital Grant from Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation


"The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Ballroom" dedication will be on Thursday, September 18 at 11:00am at the Kay H. Hind Senior Life Enrichment Center. Join us to hear more...


The Division of Aging is interested in receiving input from Southwest Georgia.


This 6-week course provides important information to Caregivers, register NOW for September.


Bank of America donates to Meals on Wheels program


Buy tickets on EVENTS tab.


Ladies of all ages can get dressed up and enjoy high tea. Tickets on sale now at 335 W. Society Avenue in Albany. $10 per person, benefiting our seniors!


Meeting to be held at the Senior Life Enrichment Center in Albany. Learn about important legislative updates concerning seniors.


Purchase tickets for Dinner & Dancing on the EVENTS TAB. Join us in celebrating the Grand Opening of the Senior Life Enrichment Center in Albany.


Basic Computer Class - Register NOW...seating is limited!


Do you have concerns about falling? Find answers at the next class...register NOW!


Empty Bowls Raises Awareness


See the "Publications" page for updated agency information


2013 Annual Meeting


Budget Cuts, Sequestration, Programs, and New Senior Life Enrichment Center Updates


Register now for the 2013 Caregiver Lunch & Learn Seminar


Enhancing the health of GOLDEN rams in their GOLDEN years! Don't miss out on this important information.


Tod Allen Herendeen show to benefit Council on Aging


Registration is now open for the "Serving Up Meals" tennis tournament


Albany City Leaders Unanimously Approve $300,000 SPLOST for Senior Center


Seniors concerned about losing Meals on Wheels program and more.


Coach Jesse Massey gives back to COA and community


Massey Supports Senior Life Enrichment Center


A Gift That Travels A Long Way


Darden Restaurants support Meals on Wheels


8th Annual Comedy Night Raises Funds for Meals on Wheels


SOWEGA Council on Aging Faces Major Budget Cuts


Humor Raises Money for Serious Needs


Sweet Potatoes Fashion Show Benefits Meals on Wheels! Show your support for this local business on August 3rd 12-4pm at the Hilton Garden Inn.


Chronic Disease Self Management Program...valuable information that can change your life!


This 6-week course provides a "tool Kit" for Caregivers


COPE shares important healthcare information with seniors!


8th Annual Comedy Night is August 15th with Dr. Dennis Swanberg - Tickets available NOW!


Kay Hind Receives Lifetime Achievement Award


City Officials and Board of Directors tour construction site


Medicare Diabetes Prevention Screenings are FREE!


Congratulations Charlie Phillips - and Thank You!


Juleps, Jockeys and Jazz 2013 a success!


Programs Face Big Budget Cuts


Phoebe Community Visions helps fund "A Matter of Balance" - fall prevention program


GoDirect deadline March 1, 2013


Tax Preparation ongoing through April 15


Thank you Shane Kelley and Monsanto Fund!


Dr. Grant Speaks at Senior Center


Thank you to all generous Potters, Restaurants, Schools, and Volunteers. We appreciate the community for embracing "Empty Bowls" and the 400 ticket holders that brought the event to life!


It's Time for the 2nd Annual Empty Bowls


We appreciate all who attended the Public Hearings. Your input is extremely valuable to our organization!


2012 Annual Meeting


Thank you to everyone who participated in the success of Empty Bowls 2013!


Nov. 8, 2012 - Family Caregiver Program - Lunch & Learn


The SOWEGA Council on Aging breaks ground on the Albany Senior Life Enrichment Center. October 18, 2012


100 people came to this seminar and learned how to protect, detect and report abuse and financial exploitation.


Seniors display art at Shades of Gold Art Show, June 7, 2012


Comedy Night a success!


2012 Martha Eaves Advocating for Positive Change Award





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SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, Georgia 31702





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