“I Bike Decatur” Group for 4th of July Parade

4th of july imageAdult cyclists should have as much fun as the children in the 4th of July Parade……so let’s get together and have an adult bike group!

Meet at the Decatur Recreation Center at 5 pm- we will have some decor for your bikes; feel free to bring your own as well. Then we will ride over to the start of the parade that begins at 6 pm.

PLEASE wear a helmet- we want to be good role models for the younger folks. Questions, contact cheryl.burnette@decaturga.com or 678-553-6541.

 

 

 

Understanding & Maximizing your Social Security Benefits this Thursday, June 7th, at 6:30 pm

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Active Adult Newsletter – June Edition

June Newsletter

National Senior Health Fair is Wednesday!

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Join us at Decatur Recreation Center to celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 30 from 9 am until 1 pm. Yes, Doc Broc will be here too!

All activities are free!

Exercise Classes:
9 am:  Aerobic Dance
9 am:  50+ Walk
10:15 am:  Functional Exercise for Seniors
11:30 am:  Tai chi
12 pm:  Chair yoga

Panel Discussions:
9:30 am:  Alzheimers and Dementia: What You Need to Know
10:45 am:  Protecting Yourself from Fraud and Exploitation
12 pm:  Little Things You Can Do Every Day to Stay Active and Eat Healthier

On the front Lawn  (will be moved inside in the event of rain)
9:30 am:  Aromatherapy Minitutorial
11 am:  DrunRise Drumming Circle
12 pm:  Aromoatherapy Minitutorial

Movie on the Lawn 11:30 am:  Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

Exercise Demos, Vendors, Memory Testing, and more!

Steel City Pops from 11 am – 1 pm- the first 100 people will get one free!

Come on over and “Engage at Every Age”

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. 

 

Oakhurst Pool Closed until 3 pm Today

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Oakhurst indoor pool will be closed today, May 9, until 3 pm due to contamination. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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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Celebrate World Tai Chi Day with a FREE Practice

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