August Fayette Senior Services Special Events/Programs Calendar

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Accessorize Your Home – Wednesday, August 4 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Accessorize your home with these simple and cost-effective tips. Design expert Amy Epperson with Brightmoor Hospice provides ideas for updating decorations and styles around your home for a more modern feel. You don’t have to break the bank to spruce up your most-used areas, just a few new design ideas and you’ll be a decorating guru in no time. 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 Healthy Checklist – Friday, August 6 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Annual doctor visits are imperative to preventative and early detection health. Kattie Bailey with Peachtree Medical Center shares what you should be addressed at your yearly visits for prevention plans, medication reviews, screenings, and other topics to keep you safe at home and out of the ER! 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.

Lunch & Learn: A Step Towards Prepared – Wednesday, August 11 – 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Probate Court Judge Ann Jackson, attorney Vickie Farrell, and attorney Elizabeth Winfield will prepare us for some of the most important decisions of our lives. Don’t wait until it is too late, prepare in advance and learn about probate, power of attorney, and wills to have ready for your family. Get tips on dealing with each of these and learn the legal process to assuring all are up to date and prepared for when the time comes. This program is $10 and includes lunch. Pre-registration is required and payment must be made at the time of registration. Call 770-461-0813 or stop by any location to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

The Next Generation – Thursday, August 12 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Helping provide resources to your grandchildren so they can have the tools to become financially responsible is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. Join Robert Bonner, Medicare Specialist, as he provides you with kid-friendly saving and budget ideas to offer models for responsible financial behavior. Discuss the importance of educating the next generation on finances, gain helpful and age-appropriate tips on ways to teach kids about money, and develop skills to help them become good savers and investors in themselves. It’s never too early or too late to start! 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.

Live Beyond Expectations – Tuesday, August 17 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Residents in our region are dying before their time, losing battles with a complicated mix of factors that put some Metro Atlantans more at risk than others. The Atlanta Regional Commission is gathering community partners and advocates just like you and your neighbors to address those disparities head-on. Join Mary Blumberg of ARC for an insider’s introduction to the new Live Beyond Expectations Regional Strategic Plan. Discover what you can do to help Metro Atlantans live longer, more promising lives. 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.

Enjoy Senoia – Wednesday, August 18 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Marvel in a little slice of local history presented by the Senoia Area Historical Society History Museum. Learn the origin of the town name, how it became a bustling town in the 1900s, and then again in the 2000s. Enjoy stories of some of Senoia’s special townspeople from over the years. 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.

Tooth Be Told – Friday, August 20 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Many people do not associate their overall health in connection with their oral health, but in reality, the two can be interrelated. Our oral health is an important part of staying healthy all around! Cavities, gum disease, and oral pain can be a sign and indicator of many other chronic illnesses. In partnership with Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Dr. Dave Lee with Sparkling Smiles Fayetteville will share how our mouth can be a window for our overall health and wellness. Following the presentation, Dr. Lee will provide free visual oral screenings on site. 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.

It’s All in the Nutrients – Friday, August 20 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Fresh produce and foods are often assumed to be more nutritious than canned or frozen foods. While these assumptions can be true in some cases, is fresh really always best and giving you the biggest nutritional bang for your buck? Registered Dietitian Laura Marchese, owner of Nourishing Nutrition Consulting, shares the truth behind getting the most out of your fruits and veggies – without breaking the bank. Discover the pros and cons to fresh, buying local, frozen, and canned goods and learn how you can get the most out of your healthy foods while also saving money in the long run! 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.

Let It Bee – Wednesday, August 25 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Buzz on over for an afternoon with bee expert, Barry St. Onge. Barry will share stories of his experience in beekeeping and will teach us about more than just the basics. Discover the different parts of the hive, what each bee’s role in the hive is, and how these fascinating busy bee workers serve our environment. 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.

Journey Into Simple Living – Monday, August 30 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Hear the inspiring way of living discovered by local Peachtree City author Annie Singh-Quern. Gain a better understanding of how to use and cherish the time you’ve been given and the time you have left. Through making time for yourself and embracing a simple life of self-care and self-focus, you’ll open up new opportunities all around. Find ways to gain more time for yourself and your loved ones to provide a more meaningful and peaceful life. 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.