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Movement Classes Every WeekdayUse our SERVICES menu tab, then select MOVEMENT CLASSES for full descriptions and schedule.
Fearrington Elder InnovatorsParticipants in the ELDER INNOVATORS led by Lee Anne McClymont (front row on left).
Fearrington Cares Volunteer Driver Providing Free Ride to ResidentOur dedicated corps of resident-volunteer drivers each scheduled for just two weeks/year.
Meals Delivered to Caregivers & Their PartnersPlease call the Center 919-542-6877 to be added to the roster of “All-Star Caregivers” living in Fearrington.
October 2018 Parkinson's80 participants in 3rd annual village donation fundraiser for a cure for Parkinson’s Disease.
Community Residents Donated Food & Supplies for Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts185 residents donated 131 large boxes of cleaning supplies, bottled water, food, & personal items, together with $2,780 to the Red Cross and $1,315 to Salvation Army.
Matthew LeavittPresenting his wonderful nature photographs taken in the village and surrounding areas.
Ticks in the Landscape ProgramMalcolm Laner introducing Dr. Jennifer Platt, who presented the program.
Community Birthday LuncheonMusical entertainment during the 2018 Fearrington Cares Community Birthday Luncheon.
2018 Community Birthday PartyChristy Porter, Fearrington Cares Administrative Assistant & Villager Bob Hammer.
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Two current scams — (1) Many people in the area are currently receiving phone calls with a live person on the other end claiming to be calling from Medicare asking if you have received your new Medicare ID card. The caller also asks for your Social Security. Be aware that Medicare NEVER places such calls to anyone. It is a SCAM. Just hang up without engaging in ANY sort of conversation; do not try to engage the caller in by challenging what you are told.  (2) Also, a recent Social Security phone scam makes you out to be the criminal. How to avoid falling for it. See the details here.
Two New Potential Support Groups Forming—(1) Currently, we are prepared to begin an Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) group. Any individuals interested in participating in a weekly group here in Fearrington should call the Center (919-542-6877, no name required) so we can determine our next steps. It is our policy that none of our support groups record attendee’s names. (2) Also, LGBTQ Allies. There are many issues facing the LGBTQ community, especially right here in North Carolina. If a number of individuals are interested, Fearrington Cares will provide a regular opportunity to meet. For more information, email Vicky or Rhoda.
Volunteers Always Needed and Welcome! Fearrington Cares can always use more volunteer drivers, handy people, computer jocks, and Fearrington Friends. If you have any interest in or questions about volunteering, please call the Center (919-542-6877).
REMEMBER THAT FLU SHOT: Flu season is in full swing and it’s not too late to get a flu shot; many local options are available, including pharmacies and grocery stores. If you or someone you know is homebound due to medical or physical disabilities and would like to receive the vaccine, please contact Bonnie Dukeman, RN, at the Chatham County Public Health Department (919-742-5641).
Fearrington Cares volunteers are delivering dinner once a month to resident family caregivers and their partners in February, March, and April. Please call the Center (919-542-6877) to be added to the roster of “All-Star Caregivers” living in Fearrington.
Join Our Movement Classes! Regular movement and stretches help keep you healthy. We provide classes for you every weekday from 11:30 a.m.—12:30 pm. Note that the Tuesday Qi Gong Easy Movement class is the one exception and meets at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m — NO CLASS the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  See this MOVEMENT CLASSES calendar for class descriptions and class schedules.
Foot Health & Care Program 1:30 P.M. on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in The Gathering Place. Dr. Katherine Williams, DPM, a podiatrist with InStride Chapel Hill Foot and Ankle, will discuss a variety of foot problems and treatments. She will give tips to keep your aging feet healthy, including knowing how to select proper fitting footwear.

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