Senior Services

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A North Carolina Certified "Senior Center of Excellence"



MISSION


It is the mission of Davie County Senior Services to provide seniors with accessible services and opportunities for fellowship, fun, and learning through activities and programs that enrich lives.
  

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Congratulations to Diane Koeval, Ms. Senior Davie County 2019!  1st Runner Up was Alice Barnette.

UPCOMING EVENTS

ALL OF THE BELOW ACTIVITIES TAKE PLACE AT OUR MOCKSVILLE SITE, THE BOBBY H. KNIGHT SENIOR SERVICES BUILDING, 278 MERONEY STREET, MOCKSVILLE, UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED: 


A MATTER OF BALANCE INFORMATION SESSION


Thursday, January 2 @ 9:00am
Concerned about falls or interested in improving balance?  Join us to learn more about an 8 week structured class that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels.  Open to adults 55 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

CHEERLEADING


Thursdays, starting January 2 @ 12:30pm
Instructor:  Ina Beavers
If you would like to join this fun group they meet each Thursday for practice.  Open to adults 50 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

ASK THE DOCTOR

  
Monday, January 6 @ 10:45am
Dr. Kimberly will be here to answer your questions and share some of the latest medical information with you. Open to adults 55 & older. RSVP to 336-753-6230.

BOWLING LUNCH


Monday, January 6 @ 12:30pm
This lunch is for current bowlers and those who would like to join.  We will be picking teams for the next league and awarding trophies to last session's winners.  If you are not able to make the lunch, but want to bowl, call & let us know.  Open to those 55 & older. RSVP to 336-753-6230.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS 

  
Tuesday, January 7 @ 10:45am
A trained professional will take your blood pressure at no cost to you. RSVP to 336-753-6230.

DESIGNING COLORS


Tuesday, January 7 @ 12:30pm

Leader:  Patti Armstrong
Patti will show the group a new way to color, bringing picture to life with bold and vivid colors.  Open to adults 55 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

A MATTER OF BALANCE WORKSHOP


Thursday, January 9 - March 5 (no meeting on Jan. 16 or Feb. 20)
Concerned about falls or interested in improving balance?  Join us for an 8 week structured class that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels.  Open to adults 55 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

VETERANS SOCIAL


Friday, January 10 @ 10:30am
Speaker:  Crystal Smoot
Senior Services and the Veterans Service Office host this gathering for veterans.  Crystal Smoot will be speaking on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  She will describe symptoms associated with PTSD and provide strategies to help support those impacted.  Open to veterans only, unless a caregiver is needed in order for the veteran to attend.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

MONTHLY MOVIE   


Monday, January 13 @ 1:00pm
Each month we will show a movie. Of course there will be popcorn. To learn the title, call Senior Services on or after the Tuesday prior to the movie date. Open to those 55 & older. RSVP to 336-753-6230.

GOT PLANS? ADVANCE CARE PLANNING WORKSHOP  

  


Tuesday, January 14 @ 1:00pm
We plan for college, marriage, a baby and retirement, but we don't prepare for the end of life. Let's change that! Representatives will be on hand to take care of everything you need to complete your advance care directives. Bring a photo ID. RSVP to 336-753-6230.

SCRAPBOOKING   


Tuesday, January 14 @ 2:00pm

Bring your supplies and your current projects and "scrap" with friends. This group is open to all ages. RSVP to 336-753-6230.


ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP  


Tuesday, January 14 @ 3:00pm
Facilitator:  Kelly Sloan
This group is intended for those caring for a loved one withe Alzheimer's or other dementia but is open to any caregiver that can benefit.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

DIABETES SEMINAR


Wednesday, January 15 @ 10:45
Speaker:  Nancy Crane with Cigna HealthSpring
Approximately 25% of Americans over the age of 60 have diabetes.  The good news is you can make lifestyle changes that will greatly improve your quality of life. Learn more at this informative seminar.  Open to adults of all ages.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

CAREGIVER ACADEMY - FIRST AID 101 FOR THE NON-MEDICAL


Wednesday, January 15 @ 1:00 - 2:30pm
Wake Forest Baptist Health Davie Medical Center
We are pleased to be a partner in the Caregiver Academy, which meets monthly to provide education and support to caregivers.  This month we will discuss how to be equipped for handling unanticipated symptoms and injuries that occur from the medical conditions of your care receiver.  The more you know, the better you can respond correctly to the variety of situations that can arise in your caregiver role.  RSVP in advance to 336-713-2378.



HOMEBOUND MEAL VOLUNTEER TRAINING     

Thursday, January 16 @ 3:00pm
This training is for those who are interested in volunteering to deliver homebound meals.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

SPEED DATING


Thursday, January 16 @ 6:00pm
This is an opportunity for single adults 55 and older to meet new people and make new friendships.  Refreshments will be served.  Open to all single adults 55 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.


ADULT COLORING WITH DONNA  


Friday, January 17 @ 10:00am 
Bring your supplies or use some of ours.  Coloring is a fun, relaxing hobby that's not just for kids anymore.  Open to adults 55 and older.  No pre-registration required.

SENIOR BOOK CLUB   

Tuesday, January 21 @ 1:00pm 
Leader: Genny Hinkle 
At each meeting you will discuss the book that was read the month before and receive the new book to read. Books are provided at no charge. Co-spon
sored by the Davie County Public Library. Open to those 55 and older. RSVP to 336-753-6230.

SENIOR BIRTHDAY PARTY


Tuesday, January 21 @ 2:00pm
Join us for one BIG birthday party for all seniors.  Cake and ice cream will be served alongside great entertainment from Benita Finney.  Open to adults 55 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

AARP'S HOMEFIT PROGRAM


Monday, January 27 2 10:45am
Speakers:  Dr. Eddit Bass & Ms. Jodi Hernandez
At this presentation you will learn affordable ways to make your home comfortable, safe and a great fit for you as you age.  Open to adults of all ages.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

SENIOR LUNCH WITH THE COMMISSIONERS


Tuesday, January 28 @ 11:30am
For our quarterly senior lunch our county commissioners will be our special guests.  This will be a time that you can ask questions of them and voice and suggestions, concerns or praise.  A delicious lunch will be served.  Open to adults 55 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

THEATRE CLUB


Tuesday, January 28 @ 1:00pm
This group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month to discuss various theatrical options in the area and choose different plays and performances to attend as a group.  Each person pays for their own tickets.  Open to adults 55 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

FALLS SCREENING


Wednesday, January 29 @ 10:00am
Speaker:  Representative from Winston Salem State University ACL-Falls Prevention Team
Screening for falls is a beneficial assessment that is used to measure risk factors and identify the risk that warrants further attention.  Open to adults 55 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

SNOWMAN CRAFT


Thursday, January 30 @ 1:00pm
Facilitator:  Teresa Stovall
Cost: $3.00
Join us for a winter craft painting and gluing an adorable snowman.  An example will be on display at Senior Services.  Open to adults 55 and older.  RSVP to 336-753-6230.

RESOURCE GUIDE 

 


The Community Resource Guide for Older Adults in Davie County is a listing of resources available for older adults in our county and we hope that you find it a useful tool. If you find any errors regarding contact information or know of other resources that might should be included, please email Davie County Senior Services. You may click on the link below to view the guide. It is also available under the Services tab on our website.
Access the Community Resource Guide.



THEATRE CLUB

 
Tuesday, September 26 @ 1:00pm
This group meets once per month to discuss various theatrical options in the area and to choose different plays and performances to attend as a group.  Each person pays f
or their ticket.  Open to those 55 and older.

THEATRE CLUB

 
Tuesday, September 26 @ 1:00pm
This group meets once per month to discuss various theatrical options in the area and to choose different plays and performances to attend as a group.  Each person pays for their ticket.  Open to those 55 and older.