Older Americans Month 2022

Senior Services

Older Americans Month 2022

Older Americans Month 2022

Fulton County and Senior Services recognizes Older Americans Month (OAM) each May and continues the tradition this year by emphasizing the 2022 national theme of “Age My Way.” This recognition celebrates the beauty of aging in place and how older adults can plan to stay in their homes and live independently for as long as possible. Download the full list of events.

Senior Services

older americans month 2022 events

May 3- 6

Date & Time Name & Description Meeting Link

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

10:30 A.M.

"Corona Round-Up"

Workshop presented by: Ms. Phyllis Gray, North Carolina, Region 7 Supervisor Community Contract Tracing Collaborative.

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Password: Fit123!!

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

10:00 A.M.

Community Fitness Connection 

Bowden Health & Fitness Instructors will come together to each provide “15 minutes of  Fitness” starting with a warm-up by the Coordinator followed by high-impact Line Dancing, then low-impact Tai Chi, and finally a cool down w/Sound Vibration Meditation.  

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

10:00 A.M.

BOC Proclamation Presentation

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS - PRESENT THE DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR SERVICES WITH A PROCLAMATION RECOGNIZING AND CELEBRATING MAY 2022 AS OLDER AMERICAN'S MONTH IN FULTON COUNTY, GA.

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No Passcode Needed

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

1:30 P.M.

Hybrid Celebration of Centenarians(95-100 or older)

In Collaboration with the Fulton County Public Arts Team portraits will be displayed in the Assembly Hall of  Elders from Fulton County's Senior Multipurpose Centers. 

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No Passcode Needed

Thursday, May 5, 2022

10:00 A.M.

"Do You Remember When?"

 This year’s new event features a coloring book illustrated by Jamal Jones. Coloring books will be distributed to participants; who will pre-color pages from the coloring book and showcase a page of their choosing the day of this virtual event.

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Friday, May 5, 2022

1:00 P.M.

Mother’s Day Jazz Concert. 

Seniors will be treated to an interactive virtual concert in honor of Mother’s Day.

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Friday, May 5, 2022

1:00 P.M.

Mother's Day Tea - "Queens and  their Chapeaux"

Let's go back virtually to an era of graciousness with our annual Mother's Day "Queens and Their Chapeaux " Tea. Wear your Sunday Best Chapeaux (hat), we will sip tea together and enjoy a mini hat show provided by class participants.  Other activities will include Mother's Day word games, brainteasers, and teapot giveaways.

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Password: Fit123!!


May 9 - 12

Date & Time Name & Description Meeting Link

Monday, May 9, 2022

1:00 P.M.

Senior Quality of Life

Crystal Pierce-Licensed Clinical Therapist. Mental Health for the Aging Adult. 

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Password: bowden2

Thursday, May 12, 2022

2:00 P.M.

"Securing Our Seniors"

A representative from the Georgia Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division will join us to present valuable consumer guidance for older adults. Among the topics to be covered will be recognizing and avoiding scams, senior security and protection, and preventing elder abuse. The 30-minute presentation will be followed by a 15-minute Q & A.

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Password: FRIENDS

Thursday, May 12, 2022

1:00 P.M.

Empowering Our Community

Attorney Dione Traci Duckett of Duckett Law, Elder Law and Estate Planning (Virtual). Estate Planning, Wills and Trust

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Password: bowden2

Thursday, May 12, 2022

10:00 A.M.

Community Workshop

Collaboration Workshop with Senior Living Community in Sandy Springs

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No Passcode Needed

Thursday, May 12, 2022

10:30 A.M.

Create a Raised Garden Bed

A raised bed garden is a mound of soil in a contained bed. It saves space, with the convenience to grow vegetables and herbs for healthier meals. Anyone can do it! 

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Password: Garden


May 17 - 19

Date & Time Name & Description Meeting Link

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

1:00 P.M.

Virtual Day of the Arts

DSS Class Participants and Instructors will virtually showcase completed pieces in past or present classes. You will get a chance to know the artists and the inspirations behind their work. 

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No Passcode Needed

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

1:00 P.M.

"This is How We Do It" Aging My Way

Join us as we share the many ways older adults continue to socialize, remain healthy and stay involved by "Aging My Way". 

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Password: purple1!

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

1:00 P.M.

Technology/ Strategies Seminar

  Information sessions and public forum on computers, telephones, tablets.  

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Password: bowden2

Thursday, May 19, 2022

1:30 P.M.

"The Magic of Art" Darnell's Annual Artist Exhibit

This year’s event will be a Virtual Presentation! The exhibit will feature a slideshow that highlights art creations crafted by participants from Jewelry Making (Anne King), Hand Built Pottery /Making Something Out of Nothing (Kimberlie Wright), and Deco Arts/Textiles/Art Appreciation (Jamal Jones).

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Password: HEART24!


May 24 - 26

Date & Time Name & Description Meeting Link

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

11:00 A.M.

Health Fair

Health Fair with Northside Hospital and other Health/Wellness Professionals. 

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No Passcode Needed

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

10:00 A.M.

Older Adults and Mental Health

Dr. Ashley Keaton will discuss mental health and older adults.

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No Passcode Needed

Thursday, May 26, 2022

10:00 A.M.

Older Americans Month Mills Fitness and Nutrition demonstration

A zoom mini-class demonstration of light Cardio Exercise, Qigong Meditation, Nutritional Wellness Information, and ending with a healthy food recipe. The demonstrations are led by the Helene S. Mills health & fitness instructors and Chief.

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Password: 519113

Thursday, May 26, 2022

1:30 P.M.

On the Other Side of Covid

On the Other Side of Covid: Improving Your Fitness and Immune System

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No Passcode Needed

Thursday, May 26, 2022

1:00 P.M.

Kimberlie's Korner Sip N' Paint

 This event provides senior participants with a  pre-drawn canvas; designed by Kimberlie Wright. Canvases will be distributed to participants prior to the event.  The day of the event participants will have the opportunity to relax, enjoy beverages, soothing music, and paint a beautiful image with step-by-step instructions from start to finish.

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Password: HEART24!

Thursday, May 26, 2022

1:00 P.M.

Age My Way Art Presentation

This Virtual Presentation will display art and jewelry curated by senior participants and Instructor Nicole Smith 

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Password: 99454


Live in-person Events

Date & Time Name and Description  Location

Monday, May 9,  2022

10:00 A.M 

Mental Health and Positivity

In person event at the Crabapple Senior Center. Mental Health is an important part of our overall wellness.  Come join the conversation with Kaiser Permanente about how positivity impacts your mental health and how you can increase positivity in your life. Reservation required, please contact tmorris@ssnorthfulton.org.

Crabapple Senior Center

12624 Broadwell Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30004
     
     
     

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