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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 ...

Brew to Join Forsyth County as Director of Senior Services

Brew to Join Forsyth County as Director of Senior Services
Forsyth County government has hired a director to lead its Senior Services Department. Ms. Ruthie Brew will join the county staff as director of Senior Services on October 10. This position oversees and directs the county’s three Senior Services centers, programs, services, operations and activities with the goal of maintaining or extending the independence of life and improving the quality of life for seniors in the community.   Brew brings to the position 14 years of professional experience in the field of aging. Most recently she served as manager of the Mallinckrodt Active Adult Center in Wilmette, Illinois. She holds a ...

Forsyth Senior Expo Scheduled for April 2

Forsyth Senior Expo Scheduled for April 2
Forsyth County Senior Services is hosting their fourteenth annual Forsyth Senior Expo on Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College, 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, prizes and refreshments.     For more information about the Forsyth Senior Expo, contact Forsyth County Senior Services at (770) 781-2178 or visit the ...

Forsyth County Government Offices to Close Friday, January 22 at 1 p.m.

Forsyth County Government Offices to Close Friday, January 22 at 1 p.m.
Friday, January 22, 2016: Due to current weather conditions, all general Forsyth County government offices will close today at 1 p.m. This early closure includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services, and Forsyth County Parks and Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities. All Parks and Recreation programs and activities are cancelled today.

Give the Gift of Meals to County’s Homebound Seniors this Holiday Season

Help brighten the holiday season for Forsyth County homebound senior citizens by participating in the 2015 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 demand for our Meals on Wheels program continues to increase, and the cost of the meals continues to rise as well,” Senior Services Director Judy Theilman. “Forsyth County Senior Services is very appreciative of the generous support this program receives each year – it truly makes a difference in the lives of community’s homebound ...

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