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GGS Spring Symposium
Resources from our March 22, 2013 Symposium on LGBT and older adults:

Healthy Aging Webinar Now Available
Listen to GGS Board member, Dr. Carol Gardner, deliver a Webinar on Healthy Aging. This is part of a professional development series developed by GGS and LeadingAge Georgia.

If You’re Not at the Table, You’re Probably on the Menu - Kathy Floyd and Jamie Cramer
Listen in as Kathy Floyd, Executive Director of the Georgia Council on Aging, and Jamie Cramer, Senior Services Manager for Gwinnett County discuss the recently ended Georgia Legislative Session.

2014 Annual Conference: Keynotes Announced
The 2014 GGS Annual will open with a special screening of Age of Champions and Q&A Session with Tad Ochwat. Our Tuesday, 7/29, luncheon will highlight Dr. William McDonald, Chair of the Emory University's Fuqua Center for Late Life Depression. Read more.

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Pre Conference Intensive Added to 2014 Annual Conference

Join Doug Carl, with the Georgia Division of Aging, for: Improving the Quality of Services and Supports Offered to LGBT Older Adults by Aging Providers

Level I Workshop

The overall goal of this workshop is to support participants in learning which individual and organizational practices need to be changed or emphasized in order to improve and expand the continuum of care to older adults who are LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender) so that they may be better served. Click here for more information.

2014 GGS Annual Conference TENTATIVE Program
Click here to see the TENTATIVE program. Speakers, presentations titles, times, dates and room locations are all listed. Stay tuned for the official program.

Direct Care Workforce Stakeholder Breakout Sessions at 2014 GGS Annual Conference
Please join us for this very important discussion in order to kick-start the
Georgia Direct Care Worker Initiative
GGS Panel Discussion: Envisioning the Future of Georgia’s Direct Care Workforce
Tuesday, 1:45-2:45 PM, Chopin Room. A stakeholder/breakout session will follow from 3 to 4 PM -the Beethoven Room. Learn more here.

How will gun law affect Georgia's hospitals?
Georgia Health News is covering the impact of House Bill 60 by examining its impact on nursing homes and hospitals. Read more.

Gwinnett Senior Center Phase 2 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Click here to see the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Gwinnett Senoir Center, including dignitaries such as: Senator Renee Unterman; Coastas Miskis, Regional Administrator at U.S. Administration on Aging; Keith Horton, Commissioner of the Department of Human Services; and others.


Kathy Floyd
The Georgia Council on Aging Welcomes New Executive Director

Kathy Floyd came on board as GCoA Executive Director on Monday, February 17th and immediately launched into a full week at the Capitol representing the needs of older Georgians in her new role. Kathy is well known as the Policy Director for AARP Georgia, where she has worked since 1995. She brings tremendous experience as an advocate, a wealth of knowledge about the aging network, deep concern for needs of elders and their families, and respected relationships with policy makers and legislators.

Kathy hails from Henderson, North Carolina and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s degree in History. She completed a Masters in Business Administration in Finance at Georgia State University after relocating to Atlanta. She and her husband have one son, who is a familiar face at the Georgia State Capitol where he has served as a legislative page for Chairman Wendell Willard for a number of years now. We welcome Kathy in her new capacity and look forward to working with her.

GGS 2014 Annual Conference
July 28-30, 2014
Chateau Elan, GA

2014 Faith & Aging Conference
September 25, 2014
Augusta, GA

AACAMH/ARGEC WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE - Building Workforce Competency: Addressing Grief and Loss in the Older Adult Population
September 12, 2014
Atlanta, GA

HIV & Aging: From Mitochondria to the Metropolis
October 2-3, 2014
Atlanta, GA

2014 Technology & Aging Summit
Academics & Practitioners: Making the Connection
Knowledge plus Practice equals Results

November 6, 2014
Atlanta, GA

Part Time Compliance Officer
Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA)
Athens, GA

Program Specialist in Winterville Center for Active Living
Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA)
Athens, GA

Full Time RN position
Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA)
Athens, GA

Temporary Part Time Position – Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Case Manager
Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA)
Athens, GA

Program Director (Local Offices)
Alzheimer's Association
Augusta, Georgia



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