Lee-Russell Aging Foundation Events & News

The Lee-Russell Aging Foundation is a 501C3 entity. Its intent is to raise awareness for aging related issues while raising funds to supplement the programs that are administered through the Area Agency on Aging at the Lee-Russell Council of Governments. Our feature events include:


    Care-N-Share Support Group

Every last Monday of each month, LCROG Area Agency on Aging will host the Care-N-Share Support Group meeting at the Opelika Sportsplex. The time for the meeting is 12:30pm CST -for more information please contact Leisa Askew.


Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers

The Stress Buster Program is a multi-component program that meets in a samll group setting. The program is focused on education, support, problemsolving, and stress management. Participants meet for nine weeks, for 90 minute session.

Thursday / January 19-March 16 (no class February 23)


Lee-Russell Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging

LRCOG Board Room - 2207 Gateway Drive Opelika, AL 36801


Mater Trainers: Maria Davis ( and Leisa Askew (

Class registartion in required (enrollment limited to 12)

$55 Registration fee required on first day of class (scholarships are available)

Respite assistance may be available for Caregiver to attend class - Please contact Leisa Askew at 334-529-9215 for more information.



Recycle on Behalf of the Lee-Russell Aging Foundation: The Lee-Russell Aging Foundation is now making recycling part of its long term plan for fundraising and staying eco-friendly.  The Area Agency on Aging staff has set up a recycling center to be able to recycle computer printer ink cartridges and unused or older cell phones.  Please feel free to drop donations of these objects at the Lee-Russell of Governments, Monday through Friday between 8 am and 4 pm cst.  For more information about this program please contact Lou Ella Foxx at (334) 749-5264 ext.209.

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The Lee-Russell Aging Foundation

Non-profit 501C3 foundation that accepts donations that are used to supplement available resources and services for the elderly. 100% of all donations are used for client services. Donations may be routed via check to the Lee-Russell Aging Foundation, 2207 Gateway Drive, Opelika, AL 36801.

Lee-Russell Council of Governments
2207 Gateway Drive Opelika, AL 36801-6834
Phone: (334) 749-5264 Fax: (334) 749-6582
1-800-243-5463 (1-800-AGELINE)