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

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Living on the Veg – Thursday, November 2 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: The benefits of whole foods, plant-based eating are well researched. This type of eating can improve cardiovascular health by lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, reducing insulin resistance, and promoting weight loss. Making a transition can be an endeavor, and so it helps to have support. Join Piedmont Women’s Heart Program Coordinator Avril James in this interactive discussion, and learn the difference between vegan, vegetarian, organic, and sustainable. 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.

Georgia On My Mind – Wednesday, November 3 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Historian Robert Jones takes a look back in history of how our home state of Georgia came to be. Hear about the founding of the state of Georgia under James Oglethorpe, who settled in the area to provide defense and protection for many. Learn about how Georgia came to be including the battles with the Spanish and the variety of groups coming into the state. Robert will be joining this class virtually via zoom. 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.

True Crime Obsession – Friday, November 5 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: You don’t have to search long these days to find some kind of documentary, book, or podcast about crimes, murders, and criminals. They seem to be at every corner. Dr. Keshia Prince with Center for Stress Management & Psychological Services discusses what had changed in the recent hears that have society so invested and interested in the world of crime. What brings the fascination to such gruesome and cruel happenings and how has media, cinemas, technology and more made it so accessible 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.

Holiday Eating Guide – Monday, November 8 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: During the holidays we are surrounded by food that can be tempting us to overindulge. Between holiday gatherings, big family meals, and months of on the go eating, it can be difficult to eat well during this time. Lamura Poore, Dietitian and owner of Diet To Lifestyle provides a holiday eating guide, complete with tips to enjoy the holiday season while making healthy and wise decisions. 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 Salute to Our Veterans: Veteran’s Day Celebration – Thursday, November 11 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail Come together as we celebrate and honor the Veteran’s that have served our country. Calling all Veteran’s, family and friends, and Patriots alike to join in the celebration as we honor the men and women who have served and who are still serving our country during this Veteran’s Day program. Veteran members of the American Legion Post 105 share the history of Veteran’s Day and the true reason we recognize the respected day. It will be a celebration worth writing home about! 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 Cost of Living – Friday, November 12 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Each year, you may hear the term COLA, or Cost Of Living Adjustment, through your social security benefits. Essentially, this is the raise that many seniors are interested in hearing about each year that reflects many considerations such as inflation when determining your social security income. Alicia Lipscomb with the Social Security Administration joins us to further discuss what this is, how it works, and what you may expect to see in the coming 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.

Lunch & Learn: Dementia Workshop – Tuesday, November 16 – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Caring for a loved one with dementia can be overwhelming. Discover the value of your role as a caregiver and gain insight on dementia. Learn signs and symptoms, develop skills for communication techniques that lead to enhanced care, get tips for elder care law, and hear about community resources available. Speakers include: Family medicine physical Dr. Vivek-Thomas John Sankoorikal, Piedmont Sixty Plus Services Social Worker Lynette Dunn, and attorney Kim Lewis with Hurley Elder Law. This program is part of the 2021 FSS and Piedmont Fayette Hospital Wellness Series. 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 either location to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

Let’s Talk Turkey – Wednesday, November 17 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: ‘Tis the season to enjoy delicious foods and show off your cooking skills to others! Get the inside scoop to making easy and yummy appetizers to impress others this holiday season. Highland Bakery Peachtree City shares ideas for fun, delicious, simple, and just a few complex holiday appetizers. Get recipe ideas, enjoy a cooking demo, and even savor in a few tastings! 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.

Pick A Language, Any Language – Wednesday, November 17 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Have you ever wanted to learn a new language either for a new hobby to focus on or perhaps you’re going on a trip? Join the Peachtree City Public Library as they share about their program, MANGO Languages. This online language learning subscription is similar to Rosetta Stone except it’s free with your library card, offering over 70 different languages. Use it on a table, computer, or phone and track your progress as you go, choosing your own pace. Learn to navigate the app and how to take the most advantage of learning a new language along the way! 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.

Orb Decor – Tuesday, November 23 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: I’m sure you’ve seen those beautiful Christmas orb decorations around people’s homes and thought how eye catching they were. They are fairly simple to make yourself too! Join Bonita Prigmore with Medicare and Other Red Tape for tips as she demonstrates how to make Christmas orbs. Easy and impressive, these holiday decorations are always very popular, but hard to find. Here’s your chance to learn how to make them yourself! 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 Holiday Gift Guide – Monday, November 29 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: The season of gift giving is among us, and sometimes it can be overwhelming figuring out the best items for everyone on your list, while staying within a reasonable budget. Yasna Grainger with Southern Grace Hospice provides ideas for fun and exciting gifts for a variety of people on your holiday list and shares some of the best places to shop for them. She’ll also share ideas for some budget friendly gifts. 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.