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."



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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


 

 

 

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Listed below are current job opportunities that exist with SOWEGA Council on Aging.
 

 Registered Nurse for Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under direction, primarily performs telephone screenings and professional assessments for older adults and individuals with disabilities for placement in programs providing home and community-based services.

Provides information and assistance to individuals seeking resources and long-term care services.

Normal business hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Preferred Education: Registered Nurse (RN) licensed to practice in the state of GA.

Minimum Education: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensed to practice in the state of GA.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Basic computer skills.

●  Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Skill in organizing and maintaining confidential client records and protected health information.

●  Skill in interacting with persons of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds for the purpose of completing professional assessments.

Preference is given for individuals with Home Health experience and/or previous experience working with older adults and individuals with disabilities.

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
Attn: Gateway/ADRC
335 W. Society Avenue
Albany, GA 31701

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 
 Registered Nurse  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Registered Nurse for Home and Community Based Services Program.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Preference is given for Home Health Experience.  Monday through Friday daytime work week.

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

SOWEGA Council on Aging

ATTN* CCSP

335 West Society Avenue

Albany, GA 31701

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 
 Application Form  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
335 West Society Avenue
Albany, GA 31701

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 

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