The Montgomery Area Council On Aging

                  SERVING SENIORS IN THE RIVER REGION 45 YEARS

We Are Meals On Wheels

Our Mission

The Montgomery Area Council On Aging assists senior citizens by providing services to promote independent living, by offering opportunities to enhance quality of life, and by increasing
community awareness of senior issues.

MACOA Recent News

MACOA CELEBRATES 45 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH
RIBBON CUTTING

We are proud to celebrate 45 years of service to seniors! Our commitment to seniors is our top priority and we are thankful to have an amazing Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and friends to help us make a difference and support our mission. We are proud of the past successes and look forward to more progressand new opportunities on the horizon for the next 45 years! View more ribbon cutting highlights and photos here.

2016 ANNUAL REPORT
JUST RELEASED

MACOA is pleased to share our 2016 Annual Report to provide an overview of program activities for the year.  We hope this report will give insight into our efforts to serve seniors in the preceding year and showcase the impact and difference we make in lives  in our community. View it here!

SWINGING FORE SENIORS A SUCCESS ON THE GREEN

Nearly 100 supporters gathered on the green at the Robert Trent Jones (RTJ) Capitol Hill Golf Trail in Prattville, AL to raise funds in support of MACOA and Meals On Wheels during the 16th  Annual Swinging Fore Seniors Golf Classic on Friday, April 28th. UBS FinancialServices (Longleaf Wealth Management Group) once again graciously served as the Title Sponsor of the tournament with a generous contribution of $10,000.  With the support of UBS, team and hole sponsors, and other donors the Committee is pleased to announce $37,805 was through this special event fundraiser. 

The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA), Dr. David G. Bronner, Vision Insurance Group, LLC, Jack Ingram Motors, Inc., and Raycom Media each played an essential role as sponsors for this charity benefit by offering dynamic prizes for the players. 25 teams participated in the tournament, which included the following team sponsors Adams Drugs, Alabama Lawns, ARONOV Insurance, BBVA Compass, Centor, Faulkner Law, Humana, Goodwyn Mills & Cawood, Guntharp Financial, Phelps Reid-Davis & Copeland Realtors, Rensant Bank, ServisFirst Bank, Starke Agency, Inc., Strategas Securities, Stivers Ford, Viva Medicare, and Wells Printing. In addition to the teams, there were 31 generous hole sponsors from businesses throughout the River Region. Click here to read more and view event photos!

MAY ARCHIBALD FRIENDS NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE NOW

Get the latest news, updates, and activities in the May issue of Friends. Don't miss the exciting day trip, luncheon, arts & crafts, dancing, stretch and flex, and much more.  View it now!

GET YOUR PRESCIPTIONS FILLED AT ADAMS DRUGS IN MAY AND JUNE AND SUPPORT MACOA

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 For many years Adams Drugs has consistently supported the Montgomery Area  Council On Aging and the Parkinson’s Association ofCentral Alabama (PACA), both local non-profit charities. During the months of May and June, Adams Drugs will generously donate a portion of each prescription filled at any of their twelve locations to both of these organizations. “It’s with great pride and pleasure we are partnering with MACOA once again this Spring,” said Mike Vinson, Adams Drugs Owner and MACOA Board of Director. Please get your prescriptions filled to support MACOA and seniors in our community!  

CENTRAL ALABAMA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FUNDS 1,500 MEALS FOR SENIOR NEIGHBORS

We are thankful to the Central Alabama Community Foundation (CACF) for the generous grant of $4,500 to help fund 1,500 meals for seniors.  Thank you CACF for being a Corporate Route Partner and your support for seniors!

SPRING 2017 HIGHLIGHT NEWS SHOWCASES MACOA MEALS AND MORE

The spring 2017 issue of Highlight News is available now! We are excited to showcase our many dedication volunteers on the cover giving back and making it happen for seniors in our community. Click here to view it now for the latest news and updates featuring MACOA special moments, meals, and more!

CULINARY CAPER SERVES FEAST OF FOOD AND FUNDRAISING

Over 300 diners gathered at the RSA Activity Center on Sunday, March 5th to enjoy over a dozen of Montgomery’s finest chefs, caterers, and food professionals who offered their delicious gourmet dishes with their donated time, skills, and talent. The menu and chefs were coordinated by Al Steineker, owner of The King’s Table Catering, who has worked nearly 17 years on the Caper to ensure all enjoy a feast of flavors and cuisines to fulfill every appetite with the menu ranging from appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts. The Caper was the place to be for this sold-out affair with 36 tables filled with sponsors, special guests, and community members all to support MACOA and Meals On Wheels.  The Presenting Sponsor for the 23rd Annual Culinary Caper was Baptist Health while Caddell Construction served as the Signature Sponsor.  There were also 17 additional sponsors who generously donated to make the fundraiser a success.

MONTGOMERY,
LET'S DO LUNCH!

Volunteer your lunch break to share a hot meal and a happy hello with homebound seniors that receive Meals on Wheels! Montgomery, Let's Do Lunch!

MACOA PROUDLY PARTICIPATES IN LAUNCH OF AMERICA, LET'S DO LUNCH!

Meals on Wheels America is thrilled to launch a first-of-its-kind national awareness campaign with the Ad Council designed to inspire and recruit a new pipeline of volunteers for the nationwide network of Meals on Wheels programs. Through heartfelt PSAs created by pro-bono creative agency Anomaly and award-winning photographer Mark Seliger, "America, Let's Do Lunch™" shines an important spotlight on just a few of the 2.4 million seniors Meals on Wheels serves each year. MACOA is proud to participate in this launch of #LetsDoLunch to serve Seniors in our community! To learn more about volunteering with us click here!

HYUNDAI FUNDS A ROUTE TO FEED SENIORS

“Since 2011, HMMA Team Members have helped prepare food for Meals on Wheels routes as part of the 9-11 Corporate Day of Service,” said Rick Neal, senior vice president – human resources and administration, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. “Giving back to the community is a cornerstone of HMMA’s corporate social responsibility efforts.  MACOA provides an invaluable service to homebound seniors in our community and we are leased to support their Meals on Wheels program by sponsoring a route in Montgomery.” We are grateful for the $10,000 contribution from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama to fund a Meals On Wheels route to feed 10-12 homebound Seniors hot nutritious noon meals for an entire year!

 


Visit the MACOA Publications Page to view The Archibald Friends Newsletter and MACOA Highlights Magazine online!

We're adding to the team!  The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Montgomery County Coordinator position is now vacant. Learn more about the position and how to submit your resume and cover letter here!

2017 SENIOR PLEDGE CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF SPRING

Our annual senior pledge campaign kicks off eachspring, and we’re thankful to Sarah Spear for serving as campaign chair again this year. These pledges from people like you within the community help us ease the burden of senior hunger and isolation. The funds raised through the 2017 Senior Pledge Campaign will be used to provide services to hundreds of seniors across our local area. With your support, we can continue our mission of assisting seniors who want to maintain their independence and improve their quality of life. Each pledge is important and each contribution counts because every senior in our community deserves to know they aren’t forgotten. Click here to give now to the Senior Pledge Campaign! 

30TH ANNUAL SENIORS OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS NOMINATIONS DUE
AUGUST 17TH

2016 Seniors of Achievement Honorees

2016 Seniors of Achievement Honorees

The 2017 Seniors of Achievement Nomination Process is open now.   Please nominate seniors making a difference with their community and volunteer achievements, personal achievements, and personal achievements by completing the nomination form below. The deadline to submit nominations is August 17, 2017
Download the Seniors of Achievement nomination form here!
To view full list of honorees and to learn more about the 2017 Awards Presentation Luncheon click here!

MAYOR STRANGE DELIVERS MEALS TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS

Our Meals On Wheels clients received a nice surprise on March 20 as Mayor Todd Strange made house calls as he delivered meals to homebound seniors as a part of the national Meals On Wheels Association’s March for Meals movement.

Mayor Strange cheerfully interacted with each client along the route as he delivered their hot noon nutritious meal. Our seniors were excited to see his smile right at their door steps as he shared special moments with each of them. We are happy to have Mayor Strange as a friend of MACOA and grateful he could join us as a part of the 4th Annual Mayor For Meals to make a difference, give back, and touch the hearts of seniors in our community!

THE WORKING WOMAN'S HOME ASSOCIATION HELPS FUND MEALS ON WHEELS ROUTES

Thank you Working Woman's Home Association for the generous grant in the amount of $20,000 to help fund two Meals On Wheels routes.  Our Senior neighbors are grateful for this continued support and partnership.

OUR VOLUNTEERS DELIVER AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR SENIORS

 

MACOA CALENDAR
SAVE THE DATE

To view complete list of upcoming activities and dates click here:

May 29, 2017
Office Closed- Memorial Day Holiday


June 7, 2017
MACOA Board Meeting
11:30 a.m.

June 15, 2017
Elder Abuse Awareness Day

July 4, 2017
Office Closed- Independence Day Holiday

July 11-18, 2017
The Best of Eastern Canada Trip
Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, & Toronto

September 4, 2017
Office Closed- Labor Day Holiday

September 21-29,  2017
8 Day/7 Night Pacific Coastal Cruise with overnight in Seattle Aboard Royal Carribean's "Explorer of the Seas"
Caribbean

October 19, 2017
11:30 a.m.

30th Seniors of Achievement Awards
Montgomery Country Club

November 12, 2017
2:00 p.m.
14th Annual International Tasting

Southern Homes & Gardens

March 5, 2018
11:30 a.m.
24th Annual Culinary Caper

RSA Activity Center

 

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Information & Assistance:

MACOA MAIN LINE
334-263-0532

MEALS ON WHEELS DIRECT
334-240-6765

ARCHIBALD CENTER DIRECT
334-240-6767

MACOA EAST
334-354-3935

RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) DIRECT
334-265-9204

ELDER ABUSE HOTLINE
334-262-7378

           

         MACOA IS A PROUD MEMBER OF THE
MONTGOMERY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE


Hours of Operation:

Monday - ThursDAY
8:00am to 4:30pm

Friday
8:00am to 12:00pm


MACOA is proud to be
River Region United Way Affiliate
Agency #29

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VOLUNTEER TRAINING EVERY THURSDAY AT 9:00am AT OUR OFFICE

CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING AS A MEALS ON WHEELS DRIVER BY GIVING ONE HOUR TO DELIVER MEALS TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS IN
OUR COMMUNITY

 
CONTACT PAM GOODWIN AT
(334) 263-0532
 OR PJGOODWIN@MACOA.ORG
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