Fayette Senior Services announces January calendar listings – The Citizen.com


Fayette Senior Services Special Events/Programs – Community Calendar Listings
January 2023
Ring in the New Year – Monday, January 2 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Ring in the new year with celebrations from around the globe! Jim Scott takes us around the world as he dives into the many traditions that cultures and countries host to bring in the New Year. Watch the skies light up as you learn about some of the most festive celebrations near and far. 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 Recipe for Retirement – Monday, January 2 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: So, what are the ingredients in a recipe for retirement that will result in a healthy and wholesome life after working? Retirement expert Denny Danylchak shares some of the basic components and explores what to do after your routine is gone, relationships and responsibilities change, and people think you have nothing to do! From ideas on travel, volunteering, finding new hobbies, and discovering a new way of living, you’ll get ideas to keep you busy for your next phase of 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.
Happy Fit Year – Friday, January 6 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Many have heard the saying “Exercise is all about adding years to your life and life to your years” but what exactly does this mean? In 2023, what does a well-balanced exercise program consist of and how can you stay motivated?  Kim Hershey, Ace certified Personal Trainer and Fitness 54 Personal Training Manager, concentrates on the four building blocks of fitness:  balance, cardio, strength and power training and flexibility. Come and be a part of her exercise class as she covers these four elements all while addressing tips for staying motivated when life’s challenges get in 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.   
The Wonderful World of Disney – Tuesday, January 10 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Bring out the magic as you revel in the history of The Wonderful World of Disney! Disney enthusiast Judah Sworney with Mediclarity brings out the magic of Disney. Take a trip back in time to the 1960s as Walt Disney’s dreams of bringing magic to everyday life grew into one of the most exciting and special places there is today. Hear how it has grown over the years and the impact it has had on many 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.  
Paving the Pathway to Health – Friday, January 13 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Weight loss isn’t all about focusing on one area, it takes it all! Join Sheila Agnew, senior specialist and trainer with Fitness on 54, as she provides guidance on setting realistic exercise, nutrition, and life goals. She’ll share the importance of living a well-rounded healthy lifestyle and why the journey to health is so beneficial in all areas of our 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.  
A Swell Relief – Wednesday, January 18 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: While there are no specific diets for arthritis and other inflammatory issues, researchers have identified a variety of foods that can help control inflammation. Kelly Pickett, nutrition health coach with Deep Health Consulting, introduces us to a selection of foods and meal choices that can help reduce pain through these beneficial choices. Fill your plate with these great and tasty options that can help provide anti-inflammatory benefits. 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 ‘Me’ Mentality – Friday, January 20 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: There are countless benefits to putting yourself first, and we know how important it can be. However, human nature tends to take over and oftentimes we put our own needs behind others around us. Kathryn Martin, Health and Life Coach with Well Fit Journeys, discusses the benefits of putting your own needs before others in order to create your own happiness. Gain insight on learning to say no, discovering what you enjoy doing, finding new ways to prioritize you all while leaving the guilt behind! 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.  
Birds of Georgia – Thursday, January 19 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Bird watching is a favorite activity among many nature enthusiasts.  Melissa Paduani with Georgia Audubon spreads our wings to identifying some of Georgia’s most common birds! Learn to recognize some of the most common local species by their field marks and unique songs. Explore bird topography and discover how to use free bird ID applications for when you’re out and about. Melissa will be joining us 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.   
Hometown Hospital – Thursday, January 26 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Piedmont Fayette Hospital provides the citizens of Fayette County with world-class healthcare close to home. What started as a community hospital has grown into a regional medical center and is now celebrating 25 years in the Fayette County community! Join Paige Muh, Piedmont Fayette’s Manager of Community Relations, to learn how the hospital fared during the pandemic, the growth and expansions on the horizon, and why the Piedmont Healthcare system is beneficial to the community. In addition, Patient Experience representatives will take questions you may have about navigating hospital stays or campus appointments. This program is part of the 2023 Piedmont Wellness Series. 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.   
Perfectly Imperfect – Tuesday, January 24 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Maureen Sweatman, Founder and Chief Joy Officer of Joyful Living Coaching, will lead a conversation on the role fear and self-sabotage play in keeping you caged in a cycle of trying and failing to be perfect. Gain confidence in building strategies to manage those fears and explore how choosing joy can teach you to embrace being imperfect. You will identify strategies to use the next time you find yourself tempted to fall for the trap of perfection. Maureen will be joining us 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.

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