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Calendar and Activities 2019-08-08T14:48:41-05:00

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Medicare Part D Assistance, October 17 – December 06, 2019 at the Fearrington Cares Center. During open enrollment, Fearrington Cares assists individuals in evaluating their options for the Medicare Part D drug program. We are thankful to resident SHIIP (Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program) volunteers who will strive to help villagers save money with their choice of a drug plan. A session takes about 30 minutes. (Couples should schedule two consecutive sessions or separate half-hour times.) Bring your Medicare card, list of medications and any other insurance information. (If you were counseled last year and still have the printout you received then, please bring it with you). Call the Center (919-542-6877) to reserve your session or for more information.

Let’s Discuss Men’s Health Issues- A Urologist’s Perspective, 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14 at The Gathering Place. Dr. Kristy Borawski, Associate Professor of Urology at UNC Medical Center will join us for a program to discuss age-related, and possibly difficult to discuss, issues affecting men. She attended medical school at Albany Medical College, completed her urology residency at Duke University, and has completed a fellowship in Reconstructive Urology, Neurourology, and Urodynamics at Duke.

One-on-One Genealogy Assistance FUNdraiser, October 28-December 15 in your home. Your family has a unique history and there’s never been a better and easier time to delve into records to make surprising discoveries about your family tree. Fearrington resident Reece Jones has considerable experience in genealogy searches and is donating his time for a FUNdraiser benefiting Fearrington Cares. He will come to your home for a 1.5 hour session. You must be comfortable with using your computer and have access to the internet. This opportunity is available only from Oct. 28 to Dec. 15. To register, call Fearrington Cares, 919-542-6877 and come by the Center to prepay your registration fee of $25. Once registered, Reece will call you to determine a time convenient for both of you. Proceeds from this happy project benefit Fearrington Cares Capital Campaign.

The after-action report on the FearringtonEdge Tech Tuesdays program presented by Tom Foss at The Gathering Place on Tuesday afternoon November 05, 2019 is now posted on the NEWS pages. The article contains the hotlink to download the slides used during the talk. Slides for the October program are also linked in that article. 
It’s Flu Season — Remember to Get Your Senior Flu Shot!  The cost is covered by Part B Medicare coverage.
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.  See this MOVEMENT CLASSES calendar for class descriptions and class schedules. No classes on Monday, November 11 and Tuesday, November 12.

Our five Support Groups meet at the Fearrington Cares Center unless otherwise noted.  ‘Brainiacs’: Thursdays, 10:00–11:00 a.m.  (Call Karen Metzguer, 919–542–6877, for information.) | Parkinson’s Caregivers and Care Receivers: First and third Wednesdays 10:00 am. – 11:20 p.m. Meets at The Gathering Place. | Caregivers Support Group: Wednesdays | Alcoholics Anonymous-Closed Meeting: Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. | Living with Chronic Conditions Support Group: Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.

Duke Energy encourages everyone to have a plan should another severe storm cause extended power outages. You can sign up for outage alerts by texting REG to 57801 or enroll online.
Click here to see the schedule of free computer classes for NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2019 at the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro. Click here for a directions MAP.
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