Fayette Senior Services announces February calendar listings

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Fayette Senior Services Special Events/Programs – Community Calendar Listings

February 2023

Fayette County SPLOST Information Session – Wednesday, February 1 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: In preparation for the March 2023 SPLOST vote, attend this SPLOST education seminar at Fayette Senior Services. During that vote, you will be asked to support the projects proposed on the 2023 SPLOST for Fayette County including over $1,000,000 to support Fayette Senior Services Projects. Discuss the details of Fayette Senior Services projects and other highlights of the City and County proposals. Your vote will determine the progress of Fayette County over the next six years on numerous important projects in our community so join us in discussing the details. 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 Gut Feeling – Thursday, February 2 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Our digestive health is overlooked but can have a major impact on our overall health. Your gut health is the foundation for so many things. Dietitian Lamura Poore with Diet To Lifestyle discusses the importance of gut health and how it affects your entire body. Get tips on improving your gut through supplements, vitamins, and diet. Get a variety of suggestions on what you can introduce into your diet to naturally improve gut health as well! 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.

 

What the Shell – Thursday, February 2 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Join Dennis Chase, Fish and Wildlife Management expert, as he takes us through the life cycle of his recent snapping turtle hatchings. During the 2022 turtle nesting season, Dennis encountered a nesting snapping turtle. He’ll share his experience dealing with that snapping turtle and the many babies that he helped hatch. Learn about conservation and discover many new facts and information pertaining to snapping turtles. 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 Chinese New Year – Tuesday, February 7 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: The Chinese New Year is a huge festival that celebrates the beginning of the new year on the traditional lunisolar and solar Chinese calendar and is one of the most important holidays in the Chinese culture. This celebration marks the transition between zodiac signs, 2023 being the Year of the Rabbit. Join Cory Gambardella with Somerby, who lived in Singapore for 6 years, as she brings her experience to life during her time there. Learn the taboos related to the Chinese New Year, how it got its name, how its celebrated and many more interesting facts. 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 14 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: 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 Dietitian Jennifer Lunsford and fitness expert Kim Hershey, ACE certified trainer with Fitness on 54, for a heart healthy make-over. From a heart healthy nutrition and diet tips and exercises that promote strengthening your heart, you’ll leave with a better understanding of how you can take care of your heart through everyday habits, exercise, and diet. This program $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.   

 

Act Your Age – Tuesday, February 14 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Many factors affect healthy aging. Some factors are not in your control such as genetics. Others like lifestyle, nutrition, exercise, preventative care are within your reach. Join a Piedmont primary care clinician to learn about the actions you can take to manage health, maintain quality of life and live as independently as possible as you age. Discover the difference in what you can control and what you can’t and take charge of your own health with no excuses in sight. This program is part of the 2023 Piedmont 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.

 

Murder in Peachtree City – Wednesday, February 15 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Join Peachtree City resident and newly acclaimed local author Walker Chandler to speak on his newly released book Murder in Peachtree City. This fiction-based book has hints of Peachtree City throughout it. Hear what inspired Walker to write, discover more about the book writing and publishing process, and hear excerpts from some of his favorite parts of the book from which he’ll read! 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.  

 

When Life Hands You Lemons – Tuesday, February 21 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Living life to the fullest is no easy task, but can be a big step in discovering a path that will lead you to your greatest sense of happiness and accomplishment. Living life to the fullest is about being 100% yourself, connecting with other people who add value to your life, living in the moment, and fully embracing the now and the things you love. Join Lifestyle Coach Miriam Jones as she shares tips to help you put to better practice living life to the fullest and bring out a sense of joy you may never have known you had! 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.   

 

Fayette County SPLOST Information Session – Thursday, 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: In preparation for the March 2023 SPLOST vote, attend this SPLOST education seminar at Fayette Senior Services. During that vote, you will be asked to support the projects proposed on the 2023 SPLOST for Fayette County including over $1,000,000 to support Fayette Senior Services Projects. Discuss the details of Fayette Senior Services projects and other highlights of the City and County proposals. Your vote will determine the progress of Fayette County over the next six years on numerous important projects in our community so join us in discussing the details.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.

 

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Tuesday, February 28 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: An essential tool to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or Dementia is better understanding their diagnosis and what they may be experiencing. The diagnosis of this disease affects more than just those with it, but also their family and friends. Join Mia Chester with the Alzheimer’s Association and learn the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia. Discover the stages of each, risk factors, and some of the most recent research and FDA-approved treatments available. This program is FREE to attend but payment will be made to truck directly for lunch. Pre-registration is encouraged. 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.