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


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.  850-891-4066

Caregiver Support Group 

Caregivers need support. This group at the Tallahassee Senior Center brings caregivers together to share knowledge, experience and fellowship. Find resources and friends who understand. $2 suggested donation. 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 11 am – 12 noon
Contact Judy Shipman at 850-891-4047 or email


Monthly Monday Morning Mindful Meditations – MMMMM
2nd Monday of each month, 10-11 am, TSC Health Suite
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

Mondays: Apr. 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11

Blood Pressure & Blood Glucose Screenings
Offered on the 1st Tues of each month, between 10:00 am – Noon  No appt necessary.
Tuesdays: Apr. 4, May 2, June 6, July 11, Aug. 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5

Hearing Screenings
Thu., April 6, 10:00 am – Noon
For non-hearing aid wearers. Offered by Audiology Associates.
Appointment required – call 850-891-4047 or email

Diabetes Education & Empowerment Program (DEEP)
Thu., Apr. 6 – May 11, 10 am–Noon
In this 6-week program, learn about diabetes, its impacts, simple lifestyle changes, and how to have fun while managing your diabetes. Offered by AHEC. For a healthier, more energetic life, register by calling 850-895-3480 or email

Pain Medication Safety and Misuse Prevention
Wed., Apr. 12, 10:30 am
To recognize Medication Safety Week, FSU College of Medicine REACH program leads a presentation about the opioid crisis, signs of misuse, and tips on medication safety. Register:

Smarter Shopping, Healthier Eating
Mondays, 11–Noon @ TSC
April 24 – Making Sense of Food Labels

May 8 – Grocery Store Psychology
May 22 – Meal Planning for Older Adults
This 3-part series spotlights healthy meals, food labels, and grocery store psychology. Participate in cooking demos and enjoy tasty samples. Presented by AHEC.
Register Here

Understanding Sleep: From A to Zzzz
Wed., May 3, 11 am & June 21, 6:00 pm
Needing more Zzzzz? Wondering how sleep affects your overall health and vice versa? Physicians from Tallahassee Memorial Sleep Center will discuss sleep apnea, the importance of good sleep habits, and strategies for better sleep.

Presented by Dr. Huang and/or Dr. Hasan, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare.
On May 3, snacks served. Bring your own brown bag lunch.
On June 21, everyone welcome, dinner option available. $10 requested donation for dinner.  Register

Keeping your Money Safe
Wed., May 10, 10:30 am
Jim Davis, CPA and financial consultant, offers tips to safeguard your money, secure your financial future, and maintain financial stability. Bring your financial questions!

Podiatry Screening and Foot Care
Thu., June 1, 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

Senior Safety Series

Safety is one of the most basic human needs, and in this series, we will explore many different dimensions of personal and environmental safety. 
2nd Wednesday of every month 10:30 am @ TSC
No cost to attend. Feel free to attend one or all! Registration appreciated. Registration and more details here.

Wed. Mar. 8   “Driving Safety: The CarFit Program”
Wed, April 12   “Pain Medication Safety and Misuse Prevention (with FSU College of Medicine)”
Wed, May 10   “Keeping your Money Safe”
Wed., June 14   “Hearing Safety Awareness”
Wed., July  12   “Summer Safety”
Wed, Aug 9   “Self-Defense & Personal Safety for Seniors”
Wed, Sept 12   “Flu shots: Vaccine & Immunization Safety for Seniors”
Wed, Oct  11   “Safety: Emotional Safety: Live and Thrive”
Wed, Nov  8   “Outdoor Fitness/Hiking Safety”
Wed, Dec 13   “Holiday Food Safety”