Fayette Senior Services releases February calendar

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Knees, Hips and Pain, Oh My – Tuesday, February 1 – 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 helps us combat hip and knee pain that may help avoid surgery. Learn about the most common causes of hip and knee pain, how to avoid injury, methods of treatment if injured and tips to reducing stress on the joints that can lead to surgery.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 Probate Process – Friday, February 4 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services
(FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

The probate process can be intense and extremely detail oriented, but provides valuable information for loved ones when needed. Join Fayette County Associate Probate Court Judge Angela Landaard as she guides us through our legal options while helping us make the best decisions. Get more details on probate and what all it entails and why it is imperative to be up to date on it. 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.

 

Meet the Mayor – Monday, February 7 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services
(FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:

Join us to get to know the newly elected Peachtree City Mayor Kim Learnard. Hear about the vision she has for her time in office in addition to Peachtree City happenings and updates. 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 Bit of A Stretch – Tuesday, February 8 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services
(FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

Stretch it out! Incorporating a regular stretch routine into your daily life can provide a world of difference for your body. Often, we only stretch before or after exercising, but we should be doing this much more often. Daniel Draper with First Step Physical Therapy shares about the positive impact stretching each day can have on your body and will include ideas for stretches you can do to loosen up. Wear comfortable clothing to do a short stretching series during class to experience what a difference even just five to ten minutes of stretching can make! 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.

 

Tell Your Story – Monday, February 14 – 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

If you’ve ever wanted to write about your life, but don’t know where to begin, this workshop is for you! Joyce Beverly will introduce a doable and approachable process for writing your story or capturing the story of a family member with a hands-on writing sprint. You’ll leave with a beginning to your story, which is always a great place to start! Joyce is the founder of My Storyographer and the creator of the Tell My Story course. She is a lifelong community journalist and the former publisher of Fayette Woman. 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: From the Bottom of My Heart – Tuesday, February 15 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

Discover heart healthy habits and ways you can take care of one of the most important organs in our bodies. Take action over your own health and join us for a heart healthy make-over. Join Program Coordinator Avril James with Piedmont Women’s Heart Network and Dr. Bukola Olubi with Piedmont Fayette Hospital as we celebrate American Health Month. From basic anatomy of the heart, to preventative methods, symptoms and treatment, you’ll leave with a better understanding of how you can take care of your heart through everyday habits, exercise, and diet. This program is part of the 2022 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.

 

The Farmhouse Formula – Wednesday, February 16 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:

Made famous by celebrities like Joanna Gaines, farmhouse style is an interior design style
that prioritizes practicality, simplicity, and rustic charm. Join Amy Epperson with Brightmoor
Hospice and learn everything you need to know about farmhouse style and how to make it work 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.

 

One Size Doesn’t Fit All – Tuesday, February 22 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior
Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:

Finding the right diet for you can be difficult with all the choices available today, but it isn’t always a one-type fits all approach. Kathryn Martin, Health and Life Coach with Well Fit Journeys, explains why certain diets may work well for someone and not others. Get tips on how to go about choosing something that works for you and a better understanding to the reality of a healthy lifestyle by incorporating more than just a diet. There is no one size fits all, we are individuals for a reason, and acknowledging this can help us get to know ourselves and our bodies best. 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 Heart Healthy Taste – Wednesday, February 23 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior
Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

Our hearts take care of us, and it’s time for us to take better care of it thought our diets. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the keys to preventing and managing heart disease. Lamura Poore, Dietitian and owner of Diet to Lifestyle, shares tips for a balanced, nourishing diet with a focus on heart health. Hear about a variety of benefits that balanced food choices at home and while eating out  provide that will love you back by protecting your heart and body! 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.

 

Feel the Music – Friday, February 25 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:

Music affects our brain subconsciously in many ways. From altering our moods to sparking nostalgia, and creating memories, music can have a major impact on our lives in ways we didn’t realize. Natalie Kirk and Michaela Shockcor with Small Steps Music discusses the psychology of music and shares great apps and options for listening to and accessing music. 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.