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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.

 

 

 

 

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2014 Annual Conference: SUCCESS!
Many thanks to all who came to Chateau Elan for our 2014 GGS Annual Conference. Pictures and power point presentations will be up soon.

Please take a moment to fill out the evaluation for our 2014 Annual Conference. The evaluation can be found here.

The 7/30 8:30 AM presentations were inadvertently left off of the conference evaluation. Please also fill out the evaluation for those presentations by clicking 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.

Abuse in Later Life Program Kick-Off Event
August 19, 2014
Location to be announced
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Atlanta Regional Housing Forum
September 3, 2014
Atlanta, GA
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2014 Faith & Aging Conference
September 25, 2014
Augusta, GA
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AACAMH/ARGEC WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE - Building Workforce Competency: Addressing Grief and Loss in the Older Adult Population
September 12, 2014
Atlanta, GA
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HIV & Aging: From Mitochondria to the Metropolis
October 2-3, 2014
Atlanta, GA
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2014 Technology & Aging Summit
Academics & Practitioners: Making the Connection
Knowledge plus Practice equals Results

November 6, 2014
Atlanta, GA
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Lenbrook
Atlanta, GA
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Home Delivered Meals Program Specialist
Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA)
Athens, GA
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Program Director (Local Offices)
Alzheimer's Association
Augusta, Georgia
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