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  • Monthly Safety series
     January 21, 2023 - December 31, 2023
     10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Senior Safety Series 2023
2nd Wed of every month Jan – Dec 2023   10:30 am – Noon   In-person TSC Dining Room
Safety is one of the most basic human needs, and in this series, we will explore many different dimensions of personal and environmental safety.  Feel free to attend one or all! For more info email ruth.nickens@talgov.com or call 850-891-4042

Preregistration is helpful, but drop-ins are welcome, too!

Wed., Jan. 11     “Don’t be a Victim: Preventing Scams”

Scammers are clever and ruthless, and they’ll do anything to get your personal details. The experts at Consolidated Dispatch Agency and TPD team up to offer this presentation on the myriad of ways you can prevent becoming the victim of a scam, fraud, or identity theft.

 Wed., Feb. 8     “Bike Safety & Helmet Giveaway”

If you are interested in the pleasure and benefits of biking, you will want to learn about efforts to make biking in Tallahassee safer and more convenient for all.  Also get fitted for a no-cost bike helmet! Presented by Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Dept.

Wed. Mar. 8    “Driving Safety: The CarFit Program”

Assuring that you and your vehicle fit well together is  important to your safety! Join us to learn how you can improve your “fit” in your personal vehicle and how this may increase your safety and safety of others on the road. Plus, we will share information on free resources available to you in Florida.  Megan Case, Safe Mobility for Life Coalition

Wed, April 12  “Pain Medication Safety and Misuse Prevention (with FSU College of Medicine)”

To recognize Medication Safety Week, FSU College of Medicine REACH program presents a talk that will inform about the opioid crisis, recognizing signs of misuse, and offer tips on medication safety. Presented by FSU College of Medicine students

Wed, May 10   “Keeping your Money Safe”

Jim Davis is a CPA who was a longtime board member on the TSC Foundation. In this presentation, he will offer some tips to safeguard your money, secure your financial future,  and maintain financial stability. Bring your financial questions!

 Wed., June 14    “Hearing Safety Awareness”

A belated recognition of Better Hearing Month.  Learn about ways to protect your hearing, how hearing loss impacts your safety, and safety tips for those with hearing loss. Presented by Audiology Associates

 Wed., July  12   “Summer Safety”

Presented by Florida Blue, this program will address many things we can do to stay safe during our hot summers, including adequate hydration, eye and skin protection, insect safety, storm prep, and much more. Also, the City of Tallahassee will discuss hurricane preparedness and distribute buckets.

Wed, Aug 9  “Self-Defense & Personal Safety for Seniors”

This ever-popular workshop will help avoid becoming a victim. With TPD’s common-sense recommendations, you will feel more prepared to react, and more likely to have a favorable outcome, if threatened. Presented by Tallahassee Police Department.

Wed, Sept 13  “Flu shots: Vaccine & Immunization Safety for Seniors”

Receive your annual flu shot and bring your questions about vaccine and immunization safety for seniors. Presented by Leon County Health Department

Wed, Oct  11 “ Safety: Emotional Safety: Live and Thrive”

Feeling safe is one of the most fundamental human needs. In fact, physical and emotional safety are essential for survival! Without it, we cannot thrive, grow, or experience joy.  In this interactive presentation, we will explore the many threats to emotional safety, discover some actions and strategies to strengthen our sense of emotional safety, and hopefully enhance the overall quality of our lives.  Presented by Melanie Lachman, LCSW, UPSLIDE Program Coordinator.

Wed, Nov  8  “Outdoor Fitness/Hiking Safety”

The great outdoors is calling, but the best response is a safe one.  In this presentation, you will learn about practical prevention of mishaps while exploring and adventuring. A bit of preparation can result in safe and happy outdoor experiences.

Wed, Dec 13   “Holiday Food Safety”