Safeguarding Seniors TODAY at 11:30 am. See you there!

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Active Adults closing out May with a bang!

We have several upcoming events and programs that we are looking forward to at Decatur Active Living. Contact Sara Holmes for detailed information at sara.holmes@decaturga.com or 678-553-6559. 

Dance 101 – Thursday, May 24th & Mat 31st at 1 pm.  Get ready to boogie with this heart pounding, fun dance workout led by Emory’s medical students. Dance styles will include salsa, hip hop, and aerobic strength exercises. Participants of all skill levels welcome! FREE and held at Decatur Recreation Center!!

Safeguarding Seniors – Friday, May 25th at 11:30 am. Class is at Decatur Recreation Center. There has been an increase in the number of senior’s going to the emergency rooms for misuse of medication. The purpose of this presentation is to educate seniors on proper use and disposal of prescription medicine as well of warning signs of over medication. What’s prescription drug misuse? Problems taking medications, intentional/unintentional abuse, safeguards, signs of over-medication, safe storage, disposal methods and self-care. 

Investment Basics – Tuesday, May 29th at 6:30 pm. We’ll meet at Decatur Recreation Center. This presentation dives into reasons to invest, understanding your risk tolerance, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other types of investments. This is a FREE and education-only class. 

National Senior Health & Fitness Day – Wednesday, May 30th from 9 am – 1 pm. Event is held at Decatur Recreation Center. We’ll have vendors, health screenings, exercise classes, exercise demos, panel discussions, a movie on the oval, DrumRise drum circle, hula hooping, tricycles and much, much more. Please carpool due to limited parking. See you then. 

 

Picnic in a Park is this Wednesday! We hope to see you at the park.

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Check out this month’s Active Adult Newsletter. Lots of great events happening!

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Long Term Care – Tonight at 7pm, Decatur Recreation Center

LTC

Book Club Tomorrow at Decatur Recreation Center

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Game Day is Today for Active Adults! Join us for a day of games, coloring, food and JenCare Senior Medical Center.

Senior Game Day

Medicare Basics seminar Thursday, March 15th at 7PM. This is an education-only class.

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Walk Fit Decatur! tomorrow with the Decatur Fire Department!

WALK FIT DECATUR!
SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH AT 10AM
DECATUR RECREATION CENTER

DECATUR FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL JOIN US THIS MONTH FOR WALK FIT DECATUR! FIRE PERSONNEL WILL DISCUSS HEALTH AND WELLNESS TOPICS AS WE WALK. PLEASE WEAR COMFORTABLE SHOES AND BRING A BOTTLED WATER. WE’LL WALK NO MORE THAT 3 MILES. LEAVING DECATUR RECREATION CENTER AT 10AM SHARP!

Free Dance class today – Thursday, March 8th at 1PM. See below for details.

Dance 101