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Senior Workshop: Get Fresh! With Farm-Fresh Eating

July 8, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services and Fayette Senior Services present Get Fresh! Farm-fresh eating…it’s easy, fun and better for you! Thursday, July 18 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (includes lunch) Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment Center 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville The event is FREE. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Seating is limited. Please call 770.461.0813 to [...]

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Seniors: Bone Nutrition Class

July 3, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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“Bone-ified” Tuesday, July 9– 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at the FSS Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive. We don’t think about it very often, but our bone health is just as important as the rest of our health, especially as we age. Sue Raia will be on [...]

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Graceful, Healthy Aging: Women’s Health Workshop

February 28, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Piedmont Fayette Hospital 1279 Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room C Thursday, March 21 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.   The beginning of spring is a great time to focus on getting in shape and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Experts Dr. Verna Thornton, OB/GYN. Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services and Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment [...]

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Common Medicare Scams and Identity Theft

February 23, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Common scams Be suspicious of doctors, health care providers, or suppliers who: • Ask for your Medicare number in exchange for free equipment or services or for “record keeping purposes” • Tell you that tests become cheaper as more of them are provided • Advertise “free” consultations to people with Medicare • Call or visit [...]

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Caring for the Caregiver

December 6, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Being a caregiver for someone with a serious illness or chronic condition isn’t easy. There are a multitude of demands on your time, energy, and resources (and in the privacy of your own mind, you might even amend that to too many). Between doctors’ appointments, dispensing medication, helping the ill person complete daily tasks, managing [...]

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Christian City: Senior Living With a Purpose

November 1, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Nestled on a five-hundred-acre campus among stately pines and pleasant walkways sits a beacon of light to many: Christian City. Located in Union City, with the humble motto of “loving people…loving people,” Christian City reaches out to young and old and those in-between by providing safe homes to abandoned and abused children, affordable housing to [...]

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End-of-Life Workshop Oct. 25th

October 9, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Conversations about the end of life can be difficult, and the tasks and decisions can seem insurmountable. However, just as one plans for other life events such as births, graduations, and retirement, end-of-life planning should take place before a crisis occurs. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) and Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Sixty Plus Older Adult Services will [...]

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Workshop: Understanding Healthcare System

September 10, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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UNDERSTANDING TODAY’S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Thursday, Sept. 20 from 1-3 p.m. Piedmont Fayette Hospital 1279 Building, Third Floor, Conference Room C   Join us for an informational program on the rapidly changing healthcare environment. Experts will provide answers to important questions, such as:   • When should I come to the emergency room? • Why don’t [...]

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Workshop – Understanding the Medicare Maze

August 24, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Sixty Plus Workshop Cosponsored by Sixty Plus Older Adult Services at Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Fayette Senior Services. Understanding the Medicare Maze Thursday, August 30, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.   Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment Center 4 Center Drive | Fayetteville, Georgia 30214   Presenter: DaVette Taylor-Harris, Georgia Cares Representative Learn about the difference [...]

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Senior Safety: Preventing Slips, Trips And Falls

August 16, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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(StatePoint) As we age, time takes its toll on the bodily systems that keep us balanced, making us more prone to dangerous slips, trips and falls. And while a fall can be a life-changing or even life-threatening event for an older adult, reducing one’s risk is easy. The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) recommends the following [...]

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How To Stay Happy As You Age

August 1, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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(StatePoint) Life has its inevitable ups and downs, and the challenges we experience might not always seem fair. But there’s no need let your happiness depend upon life’s uncontrollable circumstances. “What you want and what you get are not always one and the same,” says Amy Shea, author of the new book “Defending Happiness and [...]

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Essential Info for Caregivers of Elderly Parents

June 27, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Know The Differences Between Depression and Dementia Has Dad has lost his usual “spark”? If you find that he’s sad and sluggish, or that he’s not himself and he’s forgetting things, you might be concerned that it’s depression or dementia. However, the two health issues are often confusing to diagnose and difficult to distinguish. That’s [...]

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