Betsy Broyles Arnold, CDP, CISM

Keynote Speaker and Schedule Announced for CareCON24 

ALBANY, GA – A keynote speaker and schedule has been announced for CareCON24, an event tailored specifically for those caring for individuals living with dementia. CareCON24 will take place Thursday, March 14, 2024, at the Sowega Council on Aging’s Regional Resource Center located at 335 W. Society Avenue in Albany. Registration deadline is March 7. CareCON24 is a full day of …

Care con 24. March, 14 2024

CareCON24 Offers Information and Tools for Caregivers of Individuals Living with Dementia

ALBANY, GA – Caregivers in southwest Georgia are invited to participate in CareCON24, an event tailored specifically for those caring for individuals living with dementia. Scheduled for Thursday, March 14, 2024, from 9 am to 2 pm, CareCON24 will take place at the Sowega Council on Aging’s Regional Resource Center located at 335 W. Society Avenue in Albany. CareCON24 offers caregivers …

OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY MAKES DONATION TO SOWEGA COUNCIL ON AGING AND ALZHEIMER’S OUTREACH CENTER

January 24, 2024 ALBANY, GA – Recently, the Eta Omicron Chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity made a generous donation to the Sowega Council on Aging (SCOA) and the Alzheimer’s Outreach Center (AOC). Funds were raised by both undergraduate and graduate members of the fraternity.  Jesse Massey, community and civic affairs chairperson, presented the donation on behalf of Omega Psi Phi to …

The Empty Bowls Lunch Event Fundraiser Returns to Albany

Support a Good Cause, Enjoy Delicious Food and Take Home a Handcrafted Bowl Albany, GA – The Sowega Council on Aging (SCOA) and Albany Area Arts Council (AAAC) are excited to announce the return of the “Empty Bowls” event, taking place on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at The Event Center at Northwest Library (2507 Dawson Road, Albany). This special event aims …

Melissa Strother and Kay Hind

Melissa Strother Presents Painting to Kay Hind

ALBANY, GA – In May 2023, local artist Melissa Strother presented a watercolor painting she created of the Sowega Council on Aging’s (SCOA) Regional Resource Center, to her grandmother, Kay Hind, longtime SCOA director. Hind retired in 2017 at the age of 86 after serving just a few months shy of 50 years with the agency. Strother was delighted to …

Empty Bowls Event

SOWEGA COUNCIL ON AGING AND ALBANY AREA ARTS COUNCILPARTNER FOR SUCCESSFUL EMPTY BOWLS EVENT A Heartwarming Initiative to Raise Awareness and Funds for Senior Hunger Albany, GA – The Event Center at Northwest Library was filled on Wednesday for the return of the highly anticipated Empty Bowls event, with 175 people in attendance. This annual event, a partnership between the …

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SOWEGA COUNCIL ON AGING CAREGIVER SUPPORT IS BACK

SOWEGA COUNCIL ON AGING CAREGIVER SUPPORT IS BACK Reuniting the Community with Return of Support Groups ALBANY, GA – Albany, GA – The Sowega Council on Aging (SCOA) is excited to announce the return of their Caregiver Support Groups, which were placed on an extended hold in 2020 due to COVID safety precautions. These groups provide a supportive community for …