Discounts kick in for last baby boomers turning 50

...rough shape. More than 23 million Americans over age 60 are financially ''insecure,'' according to the National Council on Aging, based in Washington. That's the term the private nonprofit uses to describe a single senior who makes $28...

Georgia scores low in senior health

...swell over the next two decades, as in the rest of the country.Kathy Floyd, executive director of the Georgia Council on Aging, said Thursday that she was pleased that Georgia was not at the bottom of the rankings. "We still have a long way...

William Etheredge

...Etheredge, of California; two grandchildren, Courtney Owens and Branna Owens. Memorials may be made to the Aiken Area Council on Aging, 159 Morgan Street NW, Aiken, SC 29801. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803...

Legislators prepare for 'silver tsunami'

...issuing the licenses and inspecting the centers, according to Kathy Floyd, the executive director of the Georgia Council on Aging.The House also added $750,000 for the Meals on Wheels program.Those budget increases total $2 million, a...

Ordinary citizens find they can have an impact at the Capitol

...account when they hear from constituents," said Kathy Floyd, a veteran lobbyist and executive director of the Georgia Council on Aging.She recalls how, when she was a lobbyist for the retiree-advocacy group AARP, one volunteer who would come to...

Cecil Graham

...Memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 331 Holloway Street, Pomaria, SC 29126 or to the Newberry Council on Aging, 1300 Hunt Street, Newberry, SC 29108. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home, Newberry, is entrusted. www.mcswainevans...

Roger Moses Sr.

...arrangements will be announced. Mr. Moses was a member of the Mt. Hill Fellowship Community Church and a member of the Council on Aging. Survivors include 1 daughter, Earlene (William) Dunbar, Aiken; 4 sons, Clinton (Mable) Moses, Aiken, Roger...

Georgia Senate panel passes bill to track Alzheimer's

...separate agency, albeit one that would still be attached to DHS.Vicki Johnson, legislative chair of the Georgia Council on Aging, said her organization "strongly believes that aging services be administered separately from children's services...

Around the block

Council on aging The CSRA Area Agency on Aging is seeking people interested in planning for the needs of older adults in a 14-county area to serve on its advisory council.

Esther Reynolds

...service above self and had a special place in her heart for the older community. She served as Ombudsman for the Council on Aging, founding member of Covenant Place Board of Directors, assisted in establishing Hospice in Sumter County and was...