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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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5 Common Flu Myths, Dispelled

February 1, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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It seems you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing “the flu this” or “the flu that.” Unfortunately, this season’s influenza outbreak is one of the worst in years. And it’s not just the flu virus that’s causing problems; there are also many myths about the flu that are keeping people from doing more to [...]

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Make Your Home Senior-Friendly, Lower Bills

January 16, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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(StatePoint) More seniors than ever before are choosing to stay in their homes as they age. According to a study by the AARP, only five percent of Americans ages 65 and older live in group quarters like nursing homes. From narrow hallways to steep stairs, design elements in typical houses can make remaining at home [...]

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The Legacy of Joan Carroll

January 10, 2013 by Bonnie Helander  
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Joan Carroll is an elegant, soft-spoken New Englander who has made Peachtree City her home after living and traveling all over the world. The youngest of three girls, Joan was born in Peabody, Massachusetts to Canadian parents. She has fond memories of lake vacations in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. After attending college at [...]

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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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10 Holiday Warning Signs Your Senior Is In Trouble

November 14, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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The holiday season may be one of the few times local families get together and realize their elderly loved ones are in deep trouble and need immediate help. Adult children who don’t live nearby often come home to holiday heartbreak with deteriorating relatives they aren’t prepared to handle. So this holiday, the family might gather [...]

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7 Helpful Freebies for National Diabetes Month

November 6, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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November is National Diabetes Month, but those affected by the chronic disease have to deal with it all year long. Thankfully, there are many organizations offering free tools and resources to help people better manage diabetes. MrFreeStuff.com has collected over a dozen freebies related to diabetes, including the offers detailed below. Check back often for [...]

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Project Love Provides Holiday Meals to Homebound Seniors

November 6, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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It’s hard to imagine that someone you know may be going hungry simply because they have difficulty preparing a meal, yet many of our community’s seniors live alone and have health conditions that make preparing a nutritious meal a real challenge. Moreover, many have very limited income, making it difficult to maintain a healthy diet [...]

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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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