Living Longer, Living Stronger, Living Safer!
MEETING THE MENTAL, SPIRITUAL, AND PHYSICAL NEEDS OF OLDER PEOPLE IN OUR AREA

"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."

Today is
April
20



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


 

 

 

Listed below are events of interest that are either sponsored by the SOWEGA Council on Aging, or that are presented as a means of informing our public. If you have any questions about any event listed, please look for the contact information for that particular event or call or email us using the information found by clicking the "Contact" link at the top or bottom of this page.

 

  Tea at Two  

Call (229) 432-1124 for more information.

Tickets available at 335 West Society Avenue, Senior Life Enrichment Center.


 

  Quilt Raffle!  


 

  Living Well Workshops  


 

  Basic Computer Class  


 

  Matter of Balance  


 

  2013-2014 Health Fair Schedule  


 

  Monthly Caregiver Support Group  


 

  MALL WALKERS-Blood Pressure Checks  

The first Tuesday of each month is Senior Day at "Belk" department store in the Albany Mall... 

FREE blood pressure checks from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Check out our information booth...you won't believe all the of the services we provide in our area!  SOWEGA Council on Aging has been encouraging choice, independence, individuality and privacy for seniors since 1966.  How can we help you?


 

 
 
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