In case you missed our recent Facebook posts, here are several that contain Need to Know information during this crisis.
How to Be Lonely
It’s not just a negative state to be vanquished. There’s magic in it too.
This is an insightful opinion piece in The New York Times by authora different perspective on our current situation.
Most of us are perennially short of time, and now we’re left hanging in it. This is an opportunity for a different kind of connection. During a long spell of loneliness, I found that art was among the richest consolations, and that voyaging into other people’s worlds by way of novels, paintings and films had a magical capacity for making me feel connected, seen, met.
I hope you find it a bit uplifting. ~ Betsy
Covid-19 Resources Athens Chamber of Commerce
Here’s a good link with some up-to-the minute information from the Athens Chamber of Commerce, most especially a document with restaurant hours/deliveries, web addresses, financial assistance information, mental health resources and more.
Athens-Clarke County Transit and Solid Waste join forces with ACCA to Distribute Food
Athens Community Council on Aging is expanding its food assistance programs in response to COVID-19. As people shelter-in-place, the need for food delivery has increased substantially. This is just one of the many examples of how ACCA is providing crucial services for those who are age 60+ or living with a disability and are in need of meal deliveries, groceries or have other needs.
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