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September 2019

Sep 24, 2019
9:30 am

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1:30 pm

Engage in Aging

George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center

As a growing demographic of our population, seniors represent a diverse range of expectations and needs. Regional experts on aging will share experiences and challenges, as well as breakthroughs and current best practices. Hourly breakout sessions will include hands-on demonstrations and information for both seniors and caregivers. Light refreshments and lunch included.

October 2019

Oct 15, 2019
5:00 pm

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8:00 pm

Atlanta Region’s Plan Pop-Up Open House

Conyers Rockdale Arts Council

Conyers Open House: Learn about and share your thoughts on the latest update to the Atlanta Region’s Plan.

Oct 17, 2019
4:00 pm

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7:00 pm

Supported Decision-Making

Courtyard Marriott Emory/Decatur

Learn about supported decision-making, a process for a person with a disability selecting a person or people to help understand, make, and communicate their decisions.

Oct 17, 2019
5:00 pm

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8:00 pm

Atlanta Region’s Plan Pop-Up Open House

West Whitehall

Atlanta Open House: Learn about and share your thoughts on the latest update to the Atlanta Region’s Plan.

Oct 24, 2019
5:00 pm

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8:00 pm

Atlanta Region’s Plan Pop-Up Open House

Strand Theatre

Marietta Open House: Learn about and share your thoughts on the latest update to the Atlanta Region’s Plan.

November 2019

Nov 2, 2019
1:00 pm

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4:00 pm

Atlanta Region’s Plan Pop-Up Open House

Sugar Hill E Center

Sugar Hill Open House: Learn about and share your thoughts on the latest update to the Atlanta Region’s Plan.

Nov 13, 2019
11:00 am

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1:00 pm

RSVP Open House

ARC, Allatoona Room

Retired Senior Volunteer (RSVP) program educates and trains adults to share knowledge and resources related to Aging.

Nov 30, 2019
11:00 am

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2:00 pm

Caregiver Day Out Thanksgiving Experience

The Brainery

Calling all family Caregiver! Celebrate National Family Caregiver Month by taking a moment for YOU! Pull back from your everyday responsibilities and connect with others who walk in your shoes. Season of HOPE and the Black Healers Collective present Caregiver Day Out Thanksgiving Experience, celebrating and giving thanks to the family caregivers doing marvelous works in their families. This free event includes a catered brunch, massages, art therapy, mindfulness exercises and self-care goodies!

December 2019

Dec 10, 2019
8:30 am

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12:00 pm

In Plain Sight: Elder Protection (Empowerline Forum Series)

Heffner Hall, Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church

In this half-day forum, participants will learn how to spot and prevent elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.

January 2020

Jan 31
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Feb 1

Think BIG 2020: A Forward Vision for Unmasking Brain Injury Care

Shepherd Center, Callaway Auditorium

Think BIG is a conference for healthcare professionals. It is presented by Shepherd Center and the Brain Injury Association of Georgia (BIAG). This conference will provide clinical tools that rehabilitation professionals can use to improve their care of individuals with brain injury – from acute care through the transition back to the community. The day will conclude with a panel of providers discussing long-term care topics, such as family/caregiver considerations and how to plan for long-term special needs and financial…

February 2020

Feb 4
1:00 pm

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2:00 pm

Atlanta Area Plan on Aging Public Hearing

Atlanta Regional Commission

As the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for the 10 county Atlanta region, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) administers comprehensive aging and disability services that enable people to live in their homes and communities. The ARC AAA is adopting a new area plan for July 2020 through June 2024 to address the needs of the region's older persons, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers. Attend a public hearing on February 4, 2020, from 1:00 - 2:00 pm at the Atlanta Regional Commission,…

Feb 12
11:00 am

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1:00 pm

RSVP Open House

Atlanta Regional Commission

The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) Area Agency on Aging’s Retired Senior Volunteer (RSVP) program trains adults ages 55+ to present information on important topics that provide their peers with knowledge and resources to make informed decisions and choices. You do not have to be 55 to serve with us, but older adults are the focus of the work that we do. Our volunteers are educators or advocates – we seek people of passion, purpose, and energy to aid in our…

Feb 20
10:00 am

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2:00 pm

MARTA Pop-Up

Lou Walker Senior Center

Visit this MARTA Pop-Up location to purchase reduced fare cards and Breeze cards and tickets. Eligible riders can also complete and submit applications for MARTA Mobility services. The following services will be available: Reduced Fare Cards (for eligible persons age 65+, people with disabilities, and Medicare cardholders)*, Breeze Cards, Breeze Tickets, Mobility Applications, and Scheduling and Route Information MARTA pop-up locations offer a more convenient option for bus-only riders, older persons, and commuters with disabilities who prefer not to wait…

Feb 22
9:00 am

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1:00 pm

In Our Right Mind Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Cascade United Methodist Church

The Emory Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Cascade UMC hosts a special screening event of the documentary, In Our Right Mind: Alzheimer's and Other Dementias' Impact in Communities of Color. It's written, produced and directed by journalist and lawyer, Renee Chenault Fattah. The film portrays stories about caregivers, people living with the disease, researchers and how it impacts communities of color along with what we can do to reduce the risk and how early diagnosis is the key.  …

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