Tag: Waynesboro Senior Forum
The Waynesboro Senior Center is hosting the fifth annual Waynesboro Senior Forum on Monday, Sept. 16, from 5-7 p.m.
The Waynesboro Senior Advocacy Commission is a group of volunteers appointed by City Council to advocate for the health, safety and overall well-being of older adults in our community. The WSAC is excited to host the 3rd Annual Waynesboro Senior Forum on Monday, Aug. 29th from 5-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church. We welcomed over […]
We’re all getting older, but the senior population in the Greater Augusta area is also getting bigger. Sixteen percent of the area’s population is 65 or older, according to a study commissioned by the Augusta Health Foundation, a third more than the state average. Policymakers are putting more attention on the growing senior population. “I’m […]
The Waynesboro Senior Advocacy Commission is hosting its second annual Waynesboro Senior Forum on Monday, Sept. 13, from 5-7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 301 S. Wayne Ave., Waynesboro. The forum will feature an information fair with 16 local service providers and information sessions on diabetes, arthritis and asthma, vaccinations and Medicaid […]
The Waynesboro Senior Advocacy Commission is hosting a Senior Forum on Monday, Sept. 28, from 5-7 p.m. at Waynesboro First Baptist Church (301 S. Wayne Ave.). Seniors, caregivers, family members, and policy makers are all invited to attend this free event. The Senior Forum will include: – Expert guest speakers – Information Fair – Refreshments […]
Story by Chris Graham It’s more than a name change. The new Senior Advocacy Commission has a new outlook on senior issues in Waynesboro. “Advocacy was the word that kept coming up over and over again. We see ourselves advocating for people who are seniors right now, advocating for people who will be seniors in […]
Nearly 18 percent of Waynesboro residents are age 65 and older, 5 percent above the national average, with growth in the senior population forecast both locally and nationally in the next 10 years that could push the numbers nationally to one in five people and in Waynesboro to one in four.