For information about Health, Wellness & Fitness Programs
Contact Ruth Nickens, RN, Health + Wellness Coordinator: email Ruth.Nickens@talgov.com phone 850-891-4042

STAY CONNECTED!

UPSLIDE
Staying socially connected is one of the most important things we can do to age successfully, however, if you feel disconnected, lonely, isolated, or depressed, you are not alone!
Please reach out to Melanie to find out how the UPSLIDE program can help.
Melanie.Lachman@talgov.com  850-891-4066

Get to know the new FOOT program! Fitness and Outdoor Opportunities Together brings you monthly outdoor hikes and a multitude of outdoor adventures to keep you connected, healthy and active. www.tallahasseeseniorfoundation.org/outdoor-activities
Hiking info ruth.nickens@talgov.com Outdoor adventures info Maureen.haberfeld@talgov.com

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Monthly Monday Morning Mindful Meditations – MMMMM
2nd Monday of each month, 10-11 am, TSC Health Suite
Dec. 12 & Jan. 9
An enjoyable program designed to introduce you to the simple exercises of mindfulness meditation — a pleasant, relaxing, and informative experience.  MMMMM will help you stay centered and focused in your life.
Presented by Jeff Hanson, Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Educator

Safe and Happy Holidays: Avoiding Holiday Hazards
Wed., Dec. 14 , 10:30 am at TSC
Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to mid-January, when families gather, parties happen, and travel spikes. Concerns include protecting your property, safe travel, safe decorating, fire safety, food safety, even safe gift-giving! Do all you can to keep your holidays happy and healthy. Presented by Tallahassee Police Department.
Drop-ins welcome, registration encouraged: Register Here

Blood Pressure & Blood Glucose Screenings
Jan. 3, between 10:00 am – Noon
Offered on the 1st Tues of each month. No appt necessary.

Podiatry Screening and Foot Care
Thu., Jan. 5, 9:00 am – Noon
Dr. Gary McCoy, Podiatrist, cuts toenails and treats foot problems.
Doctor accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and secondary insurance, which may cover costs for this. $30 fee if not covered by insurance.
Appointment required: call 850-891-4000 or email Sarah.Vernon@talgov.com

Get on the Bus: Blood Drive at TSC
Mon., Jan. 9, 8:30 am – 1:30 am
Save lives by giving blood during National Blood Donor Month. On the bloodmobile, it only takes a few minutes, and seniors make great donors! Your generosity is rewarded with cards, snacks, and other gifts.
If unsure if you are a donor candidate, just ask!  You may be surprised at how easy it is.
No appointment needed.

Don’t be a Victim: Preventing Scams
Wed., Jan. 11, 10:30 am @ TSC
Scammers are clever and ruthless, and they’ll do anything to get your personal details. The experts at Consolidated Dispatch Agency ad 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.
Drop-ins welcome, registration encouraged Register Here

Matter of Balance: A Falls Prevention Program
Thursdays: Jan. 12 –  March 2, 2023, from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm  (8 weeks)
If you have ever fallen, have a fear of falling, or want to prevent a future fall, this program is for you! MOB is an evidence-based award-winning program designed to help you prevent falls, manage falls, and improve your balance and activity levels. Taught by Ferdouse Sultana, Advantage Aging Solutions.
There is no cost to attend. Class size is limited, register here.