Fayette Senior Services Special Events/Programs – Community Calendar

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May 2021

Taco Tuesday – Tuesday, May 4 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: You can’t miss out on a Taco Tuesday that falls so close to Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate with Yasna Grainger with Southern Grace Hospice as she gives tips for adding some variety and spice to your pallet. Discover delicious combinations and ingredients for the most mouthwatering tacos and nachos. From typical taco options to healthy alternatives and outside-the-box ideas, you’ll love the fresh ideas you’ll get. 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.

Full Circle – Tuesday, May 4 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Dr. Josh Davis with First Step Physical Therapy discusses circulatory modalities to reduce pain and inflammation to speed up the healing process. Learn more about what circulatory modalities are and why it is so important in playing a role in circulation and reducing pain. 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 Budget Plan – Friday, May 7 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Money-saving tips are always a wonderful thing to have in mind! Maria Cox with Edward Jones shares ways to reduce everyday expenses. Get tips on saving on things that impact finances the most for a majority of people to discovering the reality of daily spending habits that can add up quickly, and resources for personal budgeting you’ll leave feeling like your wallet is in a much better place than it was before! 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 Act of Life – Monday, May 10 – 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Take the stage, or at least get a feel of what it may seem like if you did! Join Robert Hindsman with the Alliance Theater as he joins us virtually to provide the basics of an introduction to acting class. Engage in some acting exercises, learn how to bring a scene together, discover the foundation of building a character, and hear how you can broaden your skills. This class will be via Zoom live. 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 Gift of Education – Tuesday, May 11 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: With the average cost of tuition and fees at a four-year college increasing significantly on an annual basis, it is never too early to start a savings program for your grandkids. In this seminar, we will explore the tax and financial benefits that come along with proper pre-panning. Robert Bonner discusses the pros and cons to the use of custodial accounts, options for education savings accounts, an overview of college savings plans, and how life insurance can be a powerful tool in planning for a grandchild’s education. Learn how you can put it all together and select the right funding and accumulation strategy that works for you. 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.

Healthy Eating, Healthy Living – Monday, May 17 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: There is no truer statement than ‘healthy eating means healthy living! It’s sometimes as simple as that. Join Trish Lopez, RN, BSN, CDCES Diabetes Education Coordinator at Piedmont Fayette and Sarah Hankes, RD, LD, DCES Piedmont Fayette Diabetes Educator/Registered Dietician for guidance about the foods you should seek and the foods you should avoid to make sure your body has the proper nutrition it needs to function at its best for you. Learn about portion sizes, food groups as well as get ideas for easy healthy meal options. Discover ways you can easily make nutrition a key part of your healthy lifestyle! Enjoy a small cooking demo and tasting during class. This program is part of the 2021 FSS and Piedmont Fayette Hospital Wellness Series. 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.

Celebrating 200 Years – Tuesday, May 18 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: During the month of May, the Fayette County Historical Society has several events planned to celebrate a milestone birthday for our beloved county. As we embark on the 200th year of Fayette County, Tony Parrott with the Historical Society joins us to discuss who’s who in the growth and influence of making our home what it is today. 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.

If Tea Can’t Fix It – Tuesday, May 25 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Wendy Since the onset of recorded history, numerous cultures have enjoyed an array of teas to prevent drinking contaminated water, for ceremonies, and for their wide range of health benefits. Avril James with Piedmont Fayette Hospital discusses the history of tea, the difference between green, white, black, and herbal teas, as well as how to purchase and prepare them at 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.

The Mind of a Criminal – Thursday, May 27 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Dr. Keshia Prince with Center for Stress Management & Psychological Services takes us inside the mind of criminals. Dive into the forensic psychology of serial killers and criminals. From social history factors that oftentimes seem to result in the breaking of basic social rules to how their environments and many other factors can play a role in their behavior, you’ll be astounded on how many connections they have in common. Explore mental health diagnoses and characteristics that are prominent among different types of crimes.  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.

Linked Together – Friday, May 28 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: With the surge in technology and platforms we use for so much these days, it seems like you may be constantly switching between things that don’t sync together. Lance Collins with PTC Techs teaches us the tricks to link your devices. Learn how to connect apps, texts, email, and more between phones, tablets, and computers as well as the best way to organize everything among them. 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.