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To positively impact the community by creating opportunities for healthy aging through social engagement, physical activity and well-being, civic involvement, creativity, and lifelong learning.


To give all members a sense of belonging, to provide them with programs and activities that contribute to well-being, and to encourage them to stay active and healthy.

Oconee County Senior Center
3500B Hog Mountain Road
Watkinsville, GA 30677


Registration and Membership Information

The Oconee County Senior Center welcomes participation from local citizens age 50 or over.  Membership options:

  • “Full” membership is for any person age 60 or over and includes meal service and/or or uses the Center’s bus transportation.
  • “Activities Only” membership is for persons who want to participate in Senior Center activities such as exercise programs, card games, bingo, etc. without taking meals or using the Center's bus transportation.

Important criteria for membership:

  • Ability to attend the center at least once a month for programs and activities; 
  • Ability to communicate your needs and perform routine “activities of daily living” (ADL) independently. This includes eating, toileting, and entering and exiting the bus/van, and navigating the Senior Center; 
  • Ability to ambulate independently, with or without assistive devices, or have a caregiver on hand who is able to assist you; 
  • Must be continent (able to toilet) or able to manage incontinence successfully and independently or have a caregiver on hand to assist you; 
  • For your safety and the safety of fellow participants, no one exhibiting confusion or a tendency to wander may attend the center without an attending caregiver. 

If interested, for more information, please stop by the Center and take a tour with one of the Senior Center’s courteous and professional staff members.  Please call us with any questions you may have at 706-769-3979.  We look forward to meeting with you to complete your membership registration!  


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  1. Senior Center

    Physical Address
    3500B Hog Mountain Road
    Watkinsville , GA 30677


    Phone: 706-769-3979

  2. Merry Howard

    Senior Center Director

  3. Allison Burns

    Senior Center Assistant Director

  4. Angela Helwig

    Aging Services Coordinator

  5. Mary Ann Hall

    Food Services Manager

  6. Pat Anderson

    Receptionist/Activities Aide

  7. Marge McKee

    Senior Activities Aide