Senior calendar

To list an activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Fax (706) 722-7403 or e-mail news room@augustachronicle.com.

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ELDER RIGHTS CONFERENCE: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 3185 Wheeler Road; to build awareness about the issues of abuse, neglect and exploitation of older and disabled adults; Bringing Law and Order to Elder Abuse, theme; Nathanael Wright, assistant district attorney Special Victims Unit of Chatham County, keynote speaker; Jeanette Cummings (706) 210-2013, www.areaagencyonaging.com

EXPERIENCE WORKS SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM: National Hills Park Center, 2623 Washington Road, Building D, Suite 103; work experience and training opportunities for job-seekers 55 and older; nurse's aide training, job-search assistance available; (706) 722-4700

FOSTER GRANDPARENT AND SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAMS: People 60 and older needed to work 15-40 hours a week with special-needs patients; (706) 868-0120, (706) 790-2151

RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: Pairs volunteers ages 55 and older with choice of agencies; (706) 868-0120

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1-4 p.m. one Saturday or Sunday a month, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park's visitor center; greet visitors, give out literature; (706) 828-2109

GEORGIACARES VOLUNTEERS: To match seniors with low-cost medical prescription help through the GeorgiaCares program; flexible hours, training provided; Area Agency on Aging, (706) 210-2029


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