Fayette Senior Services present January adventures

Southern writer Erskine Caldwell will be one of the topics for the Fayette Senior Services during January. His birth home is maintained as a museum by the Moreland Cultural Arts Alliance, which also maintains a museum for native son and Southern author/Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Lewis Grizzard. (Courtesy of Moreland Cultural Arts Alliance)

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Southern writer Erskine Caldwell will be one of the topics for the Fayette Senior Services during January. His birth home is maintained as a museum by the Moreland Cultural Arts Alliance, which also maintains a museum for native son and Southern author/Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Lewis Grizzard. (Courtesy of Moreland Cultural Arts Alliance)

Fayette Senior Services will be offering a variety of programs this month at their Fayetteville and Peachtree City locations.

All the programs are free this month.

Light the Torch. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 10. Free. The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville. Cheryl Cagle, with Alem International, will share stories of her time escorting the Flame to many of the Olympic Games around the world. She also will bring in some of her Olympic Torches for viewing. Cagle has spread Flames, visions and dreams around the world as she oversees torchbearer operations for the Olympic Torch Relay and has planned torchbearer programs as well as supported operations in every relay since the Atlanta Games in 1996. Register: 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) Fayss.org

Draw the Line. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 10. Free. The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. Chuck Lenahan, owner and lead therapist with Insight Out Therapeutics, will discuss how setting healthy boundaries in our lives will help us focus on ourselves by giving us permission to not take on everything. Discover ways to juggle family, friends and expectations you have for yourself and others. Register: 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) Fayss.org

Navigating Online Security. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 12. Free. The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. Lance Collins, with PTC Techs, will discuss the importance of safeguarding yourself, including steps you can take to protect yourself and your information - from setting passwords, enabling security alerts, taking advantage of fingerprint and face detection services on phones and tablets and knowing sources of emails and websites. Register: 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) Fayss.org

Tooth Be Told. 1:30-3 p.m. Jan. 20. Free. The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville. In partnership with Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Dr. Dave Lee, with Sparkling Smiles Fayetteville, will share how our mouth can be a window for our overall health and wellness. Then he will provide free visual oral screenings. This program is part of the 2022 FSS and Piedmont Fayette Hospital Wellness Series. Register: 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) Fayss.org

Virtual Visits. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Free. The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. Shuvory Green, nurse practitioner with Piedmont Urgent Care, will discuss this growing trend in providing healthcare by video visit. Learn how to access and use virtual visits, when to schedule virtual vs. in-person appointments, how telehealth can be beneficial in preventing and managing disease and the changes to healthcare with the availability of these online options. Register: 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) Fayss.org

It’s On the House. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Free. The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. Matt Tuff, realtor with Keller Williams and Matt Tuff Real Estate, will share tips on what updates will get the best return on your investment in home projects and upgrades. He also will give tips on what to look for and what to expect when hiring a good contractor. Register: 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) Fayss.org

The Crisp Pages of Caldwell. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Free. The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville. Winston Skinner, president of the Moreland Culture Arts Alliance, will share details about American novelist and short-story writer Erskine Caldwell. Skinner also will discuss the relocation of Caldwell’s birth home to the Moreland town square in 1990, now serving as the author’s museum. The alliance also maintains a museum in tribute to another Southern writer from Moreland, Lewis Grizzard. Register: 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) Fayss.org