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Commissioner Robyn Crittenden announced the appointment of Eve Anthony to the Georgia Council on Aging in June of 2021. She has been advocating for aging Georgians for over 20 years! Ms. Anthony, a resident of Athens, Georgia, serves as the President and CEO of the Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA). The ACCA helps to meet the unmet needs of older residents of Athens by providing services like transportation, exercise and wellness classes, and caregiver support. In 2019, Ms. Anthony received the Service Award at the Georgia DHS Aging and Disability Resource Connection's Healthy Community Summit, recognizing her valuable contributions to the aging community over her career. The GCOA is ecstatic to have Ms. Eve Anthony join the Council!
Welcome Eve Anthony to the Georgia Council on Aging
Welcome Lena Richardson to the Georgia Council on Aging
The Georgia Council on Aging is happy to welcome Mrs. Lena Richardson as its newest Council member. She was appointed by Department of Human Services Commissioner, Gerlda B. Hines, on August 1, 2021. Mrs. Lena Richardson is a retired licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and is nationally credentialed with the prestigious title of Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) from the National Association of Social Workers. She has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina and a Master’s in Social Work from Smith College School of Social Work in North Hampton, Massachusetts. She has more than 45 years of clinical, supervisory, and executive experiences with the Veterans Administration Healthcare System and its affiliated organizations in Florida, Alabama, New Jersey, Tennessee, Connecticut, and Georgia.