A recent change in policy called the Standard Medical Deduction could mean more food stamps for seniors & people who get Social Security disability or Supplemental Security Income disability benefits.


12th annual Comedy Night fundraiser /10 @ 6:30pm


A huge thank you to sponsors: Albany Area Chamber of Commerce, CTSI, & Central Monitoring and all of the guests that came out and enjoyed our food, games and tours.


New leadership at SOWEGA Council on Aging builds on existing legacy


A dozen artists who produced 35 pieces had their artwork on display



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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.


  Medicare Open Enrollment  

Medicare Open Enrollment is the time of year when Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their drug and advantage plans for the following year.
October 15 through December 7. Beneficiaries can contact us directly through our toll-free number 1-866-552-4464 option 4. We can provide counseling over the phone or we can set up an appointment for you to come into our Albany offices for counseling.

Click on your county below to see when counselors will be in your county. 

Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Decatur, Dougherty

Early, Grady, Lee, Miller

Mitchell, Seminole, Terrell, Thomas, Worth


  Smart Phone Classes  


  Chronic Disease Self-Management Program  


  Caregiver Lunch & Learn  




  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 & GeorgiaCares Medicare Counselors available 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?


  Comedy Night 2017 Sponsors  

We are so thankful for all the sponsors and those that purchased tickets for this event!

Comedy Night 2017 Program



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