Fayette Senior Services Special Events/Programs – Community Calendar Listings October 2021

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Workout for the Ages – Friday, October 1 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Fitness has no age limit, so don’t let your age become your excuse! Join experience fitness coach Quentin Pullen as he shares his expertise, with a focus in physical therapy and pain management, on determining your fitness level. Get tips on where to start, how to alleviate any pain, ways to stay consistent and determined, as well as the importance of staying strong and healthy. 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.
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Snooze Fest – Tuesday, October 5 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:       A good night’s rest can make all the difference for your following day, and even days to come past that. Dr. Josh Davis with First Step Physical Therapy shares the health risks associated with poor sleep patterns. Get the scoop on how much sleep you should be getting, the different types and cycles of sleep, as well as good sleeping posture to reduce stress on your body and joints. Leave with the knowledge and tips to better improve your sleep habits. 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.

Discover Peachtree City – Thursday, October 7 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Jump feet first into the world of Peachtree City as Kym Hughes with the Visitor’s Center and Cathy Wilder with Parks and Recreation provides the inside scoop to PTC. This wonderful town we get to call home, often referred to as “The Bubble”, provides so many activities, opportunities, and variety of options for us to take advantage of. No matter if you are new to the area or a lifelong resident, you’ll gain some new insight during this overview. Learn about what’s happening around the city, hear about the amazing perks you can take advantage of around town, and discover what being a part of the Peachtree City community really means! 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.

Taste of the Season – Thursday, 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: Get a taste of fall as Rebecca Jacobs and Erin Barfield with Georgia Farm Bureau provide a food demonstration using fresh fall ingredients sourced from local farms. Get recipe ideas for seasonal fall vegetables that you can find locally while supporting surrounding farms. Enjoy a small cooking demo and small tasting! 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 – Friday, October 8 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: GeorgiaCares Medicare expert Anita Richards 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. In addition, get tips to prepare for the upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment period that you can use to choose your plan for next year. 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.

In the Mood for Food – Friday, 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: Are you in the mood for food? Certain foods can alter and affect our moods. From mood boosters to mood depressors, what we put in our bodies can have a major influence on us. Join Arisahi Valentin, Dietitian from Crane Chiropractic & Applied Kinesiology as she shares how food affects our energy and mood levels. 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.

Mind Your Moves – Monday, October 18 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Both mindfulness and movement are important components to our overall health and wellbeing at any age. Learn how the daily practice of mindfulness and meditation can have positive physiological effects on your body, reducing stress and creating relaxation. Movement and exercise can help prevent and manage diseases, improve daily function and enhance your quality of life. Join Piedmont Fayette Social Worker Mark Flanagan and Piedmont Fayette Cancer Wellness Coordinator Kirsten Soriano as they share the ways that these can be incorporated into your daily routines and improve your health for the better. 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.

The Value of Your Home – Wednesday, October 20 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Linda Sorrows and Lee McKinney, real estate specialist with Aberdeen Fine Properties share insight to how realtors, banks, and appraiser the value your house. Gain a better understanding of comparable sales, appraisals, and values. 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.

Eat This, Not That – Wednesday, October 20 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Eating out doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your healthy eating goals. Learn to make smart choices at your favorite types of restaurants from Italian, Mexican, Chinese, fast food, and more. Scott Cory with Humana helps us discover how easy it is to swap foods with healthier alternatives. 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.

Murder in Coweta County – Tuesday, October 26 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Investigate the 1948 John Wallace murder trial that inspired the best-selling book and motion picture “Murder in Coweta County.” Carol Chancey, with Moreland Culture Arts Alliance, dives into the murder that occurred in our own backyards of Moreland, GA. Hear about the details of the case, about the book written in the 70s to the tv movie in the 80s starring Johnny Cash and Andy Griffith, shot partly in Moreland! 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.

Just Shred It: Shredding Services – Wednesday, October 27 – 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Fayette Senior Services will have a shredding truck from A1 Shredding on site to take care of your shredding needs. Bring in your papers needing to be shred and have taken care of at a convenient and familiar site. FSS will not be handling any of your papers; each member is responsible for taking their shredding out to the trucks directly. This event is sponsored and made possible by Merrill Lynch – The Truitt Group. 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.