Northeast Georgia Health Matters is part of the wellness program of the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging. We provide evidence-based programs that have been proven to promote health and prevent chronic disease among older adults. Our parters include the University of Georgia Department of Foods and Nutrition, the Aging Services Network in Northeast Georgia, and a variety of community organizations.

Our People

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Peggy Jenkins, Director
Northeast Georgia Area Agency on Aging

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Mary Ann Johnson, Professor
Department of Foods and Nutrition
University of Georgia

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Whitney Bignell, Wellness Coordinator
Department of Foods and Nutrition
University of Georgia

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Mary Grider, Nutrition Educator
Department of Foods and Nutrition
University of Georgia