October loaded with Fayette Senior Services special events and programs

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The Guardian of You – Thurday, October 1 – 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Guardian — what? Conservator — what? All these legal ins and outs can get confusing when thrown at you suddenly, but lawyer Victoria Farrell with Fayette Law Group is here to teach you all you need to know. Learn the nuts and bolts of guardianship and conservatorship, why you need them, when to set them up, who needs to be involved and more. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

Medicare Made Easy – Tuesday, October 6 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Anita Richards with Piedmont Sixty Plus and a GeorgiaCares Medicare expert will teach us the basics about our Medicare benefits. Learn the basic information about Part A – hospital insurance, Part B – medical insurance, Part C – advantage plans, Part D – prescription drug coverage and Medigap – supplemental insurance to Medicare. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

Falling Into Fashion – Wednesday, October 7 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Fall is in the air, and there is no better time to dress for the occasion than now. Join fashion icon Tahana Massey, Fayette Woman fashion writer, blogger, and social media influencer as she dresses us to a T. Become a fashionista overnight with insight on the latest fall trends and get tips on building a sustainable and lasting fall wardrobe that will never go out of style! This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

Deja Food – Friday, October 9 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: No reason to throw out those leftovers or make dinner harder on yourself. Join Dietitian Arisahi Valentin with Crane Chiropractic as she shares tips to revamping store bought foods and leftovers from your kitchen. Find out ways to get the most out of your foods or turn that rotisserie chicken you’ve eaten for too many nights now into something delicious and different so you aren’t eating the same thing over and over or wasting unused foods. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

A Virtual Tour: Newman Wetlands – Thursday, October 15 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Take a virtual tour of the Newman Wetlands, located just a short drive from Fayette County. Brianna Lites joins us via zoom to share about this incredible area and will provide a guided tour of their trails. Get information on wetland ecology, the natural and human histories of the area, and learn about conservation and seasonally relevant plants and wildlife. Join us in person to watch on our big projector screen on site or email us to get the zoom link and join and watch from the comfort of your home. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

A Crisp Taste of Fall – Friday, October 16 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Treat the tastebuds with delicious seasonal apple recipe ideas. Beth Campbell with Brightmoor Hospice shares a bundle of ideas for cooking with apples for a crisp fall tasty delight. Learn ways to incorporate apples into your cooking rotation from side items, breakfast and dinner treats, snacks, desserts and even in drinks. A small tasting will be included. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

A Social Influence – Monday, October 19 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Social media has taken over, connecting so many family and friends in positive ways, but also influencing in negative ways. Jennifer Yaeger, Clinical Director and Owner of Sea Glass Therapy, discusses how social media has impacted our society through images it portrays to how it affects mindsets of so many. As many believe that it is changing the younger generation, but it also has reached the older generation creating both positive and negative outcomes that we can’t always see for almost everyone. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

Unburying the Confederacy – Friday, October 23 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Join local Fayette County resident Robert Morris as he showcases Fayette County’s involvement in the Civil War. He has been documenting the grave sites of Fayette County’s Confederate soldiers and will share about his findings in addition to discussing the prominent role that the Fayette Planters regiments played during the Civil War. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

Full Body Benefits – Thursday, October 29 – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Sure, exercise helps us with maintaining weight loss, but there are so many more unseen benefits to your body it can produce. Fitness expert Miriam Jones discusses the abundance of health benefits that exercise has on our bodies from boosting your immunity to increasing hearth health and taking pressure off your joints to decreasing inflammation and everything in between.This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

The Bird’s Nest – Friday, October 30 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Get our your bird watching specs and fly on over as Nick Kilburg with the Southern Conservation Trust shares the background to the Sam’s Lake Bird Sanctuary, located right in Fayetteville. Learn more about this area they maintain, what birds you could expect to see and what they do to preserve the land. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.