Educational Activities

We offer a variety of educational activities every month. Here are some upcoming activities we are offering!

Monthly Support Groups

We have support groups that meet monthly to give support to those who are either suffering or caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s or have recently lost a loved one. Please join us!

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support –Tuesday, May 7th @ 9 am

Parkinson’s Support - Friday,  May 3rd @ 10 am

Grief Support-Tuesday,  May 14th @ 10 am

 TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly

TOPS is a nationwide group that offers support and encouragement to those who would like to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. We have a TOPS group that meets at the Center every Tuesday afternoon at 2:30. Your first visit is free. The membership free is $32 and local chapter dues of $5 per month.

Just the Facts: Preparing Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Do you have a loved one with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease? Lynn Wood with Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee has been leading us in a four week workshop titled “Just The Facts: Preparing Alzheimer’s Caregivers”. We have two classes remaining on Tuesday, May 7th at 10:00 following our Caregiver Support Group with a guest speaker from J. Barry Elder Law of Middle Tennessee. Also, Tuesday, May 14th from 9:30 until 11:00 with Lynn Wood conducting the program. Please sign up in the office for these classes. Share this information with your family and friends. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend.

Fraud Alert with Jackie Murphy

You can’t be too careful with your personal information these days. Jackie Murphy, Wilson County Register of Deeds, will be at the Center on Friday, May 17th at 10:30 to discuss a program that will alert you if anyone attempts to get credit in your name.

Healthy Living with Shelly

The best way to feel good and remain independent is to eat healthy and exercise. Shelly Barnes with the UT Extension office will be at the Center on Friday, May 17th at 1:00 with some great information, healthy eating tips and ways to stay active.

2019 Tax Updates: Required Minimum Distributions

If you have savings in retirement accounts such as IRA’s and 401K’s, there comes a time when you are required to take money out of these accounts according to government regulations. Wood Financial Group will be at the Center on Friday, May 24th at 10:30 to discuss the required minimum distributions regulations for 2019. Be sure you are getting the most out of your retirement money.

Senior Resources with Sandi

Sandi Bass-Carter has assumed the role of Social Service Coordinator for Senior Citizens in Wilson County. She has an office in our Center and is available to help senior citizens with paperwork, scheduling doctor’s appointments and anything that you may need help with. We will be having “Senior Resources with Sandi” on the last Friday of each month at 10:00 a.m. Our program this month will be on Friday, May 31st at 10:00. Senior Legal Aide will be here as a special guest.