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Forsyth County Senior Services’ Sexton Hall Enrichment Center to Host Open House August 29

Forsyth County Senior Services’ Sexton Hall Enrichment Center to Host Open House August 29
Event celebrates the completion of recent renovations   Forsyth County Senior Services will host an open house and ice cream social Tuesday, August 29, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Sexton Hall Enrichment Center to celebrate the center’s recently completed renovations.   During the free event, attendees will have the opportunity to meet instructors and staff, tour the updated space, learn about upcoming programming and events, and enjoy ice cream sundaes, entertainment and prizes.   “We are so excited to show off our improved space to the public,” said Senior Services Director Ruthie Brew. “Sexton Hall Enrichment Center has so much to offer ...

Senior Services August-September Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services August-September Newsletter Now Available
The August through September edition of Forsyth County Senior Services’ newsletter is now available for viewing. Senior Services, with three convenient locations, offers a multitude of programs, trips, fitness classes and activities for county residents ages 50 and over, as well as an annual membership program that results in lower program and activity fees. Click here to view the August through September newsletter. Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178.

Forsyth County Senior Services to Host Panel Discussion on Aging

Forsyth County Senior Services to Host Panel Discussion on Aging
Program will be held at Senior Services’ Center at Charles Place Forsyth County Senior Services will host an open panel discussion on aging Wednesday, July 12, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Center at Charles Place, located at 595 Dahlonega Street near downtown Cumming. The panel discussion will feature four experts on the topic of aging: Danielle Cefalu Humphrey, attorney with Hurley Elder Care Law; Kim Ruiz, BSW, social services specialist with the Division of Aging Services; Ashley Magistro, LACP, life counselor with Avita Community Partners; and Robin Pingeton-Nelson, nurse practitioner with Transitional Care Physicians of Atlanta. After discussion, the ...

Renovated Sexton Hall Enrichment Center Now Open

Renovated Sexton Hall Enrichment Center Now Open
Center began renovations in July 2016 Forsyth County’s Senior Services officially reopened Sexton Hall Enrichment Center, on Friday, May 5, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The renovated Sexton Hall Enrichment Center is located at 2115 Chloe Road, just off of Sharon Road between Peachtree Parkway and Old Atlanta Road. The renovation of Sexton Hall Enrichment Center was funded by the voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) VI penny sales tax program. Improvements to the building include a new kitchen, room for a memory-support respite program, an updated entry with large canopy and automatic entrance, an art addition featuring a ...

Forsyth County Senior Services Expanding Respite and Congregate Programs to Sexton Hall Enrichment Center

Forsyth County Senior Services Expanding Respite and Congregate Programs to Sexton Hall Enrichment Center
Sexton Hall Enrichment Center is one of three Forsyth County senior centers Forsyth County Senior Services is expanding opportunities for mature adults at the newly renovated Sexton Hall Enrichment Center, located in the southern portion of the county at 2115 Chloe Road just off of Sharon Road. Respite and congregate programs will be offered to adults ages 60 and over wishing for traditional senior center services and activities.  “Our Senior Services staff are here to enrich the lives of seniors in our community by offering opportunities to challenge both their mind and body,” said Senior Services Director Ruthie Brew. “We ...

Forsyth County Senior Expo Scheduled for April 8

Forsyth County Senior Expo Scheduled for April 8
Annual event open to seniors, their families, friends and caregivers Forsyth County Senior Services is hosting their 15th annual Forsyth Senior Expo on Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College, located at 3410 Ronald Reagan Boulevard. The Forsyth Senior Expo includes free admission for attendees and is a popular event for seniors, their families, friends and caregivers. The event hosts vendors from home care, senior living, legal services and more. Attendees also have access to free health screenings, refreshments and multiple opportunities to win door prizes. For more information ...

Forsyth County Offices and Facilities Closing at 3 p.m. Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday

Forsyth County Offices and Facilities Closing at 3 p.m. Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday
January 6, 2017: Due to current weather conditions, all general Forsyth County government offices will close today at 3 p.m. This early closure includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse and Courthouse Annex, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services, and Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities. All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled.   Additionally, Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities, the recycling convenience centers and the Animal Shelter will be closed to the public Saturday and Sunday. All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled Saturday and Sunday.

Give the Gift of Meals to Homebound Seniors this Holiday Season

Give the Gift of Meals to Homebound Seniors this Holiday Season
Gifts may be tax-deductible Give the gift of a nutritious meal, friendly visit and safety check to a local homebound senior citizen this holiday season by participating in the 2016 Home-Delivered Meals Holiday Gift Certificate Program. Meals purchased with a holiday gift certificate through Forsyth County Senior Services will be delivered through the Meals on Wheels program. “The Meals on Wheels program does not only provide a warm and healthy meal. A meal delivery offers seniors valuable social interaction and a safety check,” said Senior Services Director Ruthie Brew. “Forsyth County Senior Services is proud of the support this program ...

Forsyth County Senior Services Seeks Holiday Gift Angels

Forsyth County Senior Services Seeks Holiday Gift Angels
Brighten the day of a local senior citizen this holiday season Forsyth County Senior Services invites everyone to be a holiday angel to a local senior citizen in need by participating in the 2016 Holiday Gift Angels Program. “The Holiday Gift Angels Program is a joy for Forsyth County Senior Services to host every year,” said Senior Services Director Ruthie Brew. “A gift from a stranger – however big or small – shows our seniors that they are thought of during the holiday season.” Being a holiday angel is simple. Follow these steps: 1. Pick up a gift request tag at ...

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