Cobb County Government

Current Events & Activities

The C-Word: Cancer Prevention #14456
Thursday, October 19
Free; Registration required    
The word cancer can invoke many feelings, fear being one of them. However, there are steps you can take to catch many types of cancer early including screenings and regular visits to your healthcare provider. Learn about the different types of cancer and how their cells affect your body to take some of the fear out of the C-word. Presented by Good Life Club.

Stand Up & Be Heard! Public Meeting
Wednesday, October 25
Help Cobb Senior Services plan for the future. We are creating our 10 year master plan and want to get public input on aging in Cobb.No registration required; please invite your family & friends. The meeting will begin with an overview of results of the community survey followed by public comment.

Oral Health #14457
Friday, October 27
Free; Registration required
As we age, issues that affect our mouth can increase or worsen. The mouth is a window to the rest of the body. That is why maintaining good oral health is one of the smartest things you can do for your body.  Join our seminar to learn about: dry mouth, treatment options for missing teeth, and healthy gums. Presented by retired dentist Dr. Duane Cox. Receive complimentary goody bags by Coast Dental Sprayberry.

A Fresh View on Your Diabetes #14941
Thursday, November 2
Free; Registration required
Take a fresh look at the causes, risk factors, and lifestyle that usually leads to diabetes. Presented by Good Life Club.

Holiday Safety for Seniors #15044
Friday, November 3
Free; Registration required
This class will teach basic tips for seniors as they prepare to travel, shop, and be home for the holidays. It will focus on how to reduce chances of being the victim of a crime and what to do in the event of an emergency. Presented by The Solana East Cobb.

Veteran’s Day Dinner FULL
Friday, November 10
5:00 p.m.
East Cobb Senior Center and East Cobb YMCA’s invite you to join us for a celebration of our Veterans. Along with the solemn ceremonies of a Color Guard and a Missing Man Table, you will be entertained by the Big Chicken Chorus, East Cobb Senior Center’s sign language group and Adam Komesar singing “The American Songbook”. Colonel Michael Boyce is our guest speaker.  Sponsored by Coca Cola, 101 Mobility, Arbor Terrace of East Cobb, Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory, Solana East Cobb, Lockheed Retirees and Kaiser Permanente.

Understanding Neuropathy # 14943
Wednesday, November 15
Free; Registration required
First Step Physical Therapy will explore common nerve injuries, including carpal tunnel, sciatica, and “funny bone” that result in nerve pain. They will also discuss how to prevent some of those injuries and teach some home exercises to help reduce pain and improve function following nerve injuries.

Essential Oil-12 Sprays of Christmas Craft #15284
Thursday, November 30
Registration required; $10 supply fees payable to the instructor
Come join us for an informative class on the health benefits of essential oils and then create two of your own essential oil holiday room sprays to take home. All supplies and refreshments provided. Presented by Jen Peters with doTerra Wellness.

Free Hearing Screening
Friday, December 1
Free; No registration required. On a first come, first served basis.
Is your hearing causing you concern? Take the time to have it checked out and get a free screening from Dr. Bret Greenblatt.

Phones for the Hard of Hearing #15150
Friday, December 1
Free; Registration required
Come to our seminar to learn more about caption phones. These phones will help you with any form of hearing loss and also bridge the gap of missed communication in a most effective way. Presented by Monique Waldron with Clear Captions.

Wiggin’ Out 101 #15162
Tuesday, December 5
Free; Registration required
Come to our seminar to learn basic head prep for wearing wigs, choosing the right wig type, washing and roller setting wigs, wig styling, and wig maintenance. Presented by Erica Gamble with The Wig Boutique.

Healthy Living for Your Brain #15246
Wednesday, December 6
Free; Registration required
As we know, the health of the brain and body are connected. Join Kara Johnson with the Alzheimer's Association to learn about research in the areas of diet, nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Eggnog and Mittens # 15219
Friday, December 15
Admission: mittens, a scarf or a hat
Come celebrate the winter holidays and this magical time of year. Enjoy Donna’s famous eggnog, cookies, and Good Time Band. We will set a tree up where you hang new mittens, scarves, and hats, which will be given to MUST Ministries. Sponsored by The Solana East Cobb.

Christmas Dinner-a-Round
Wednesday, December 13: Muss and Turner’s East Cobb #15218 1205 Johnson Ferry Rd #101.
**Note new time: 5:30p.m.
Separate checks for dinner; Registration required. Everyone meets at the restaurant.

Dine Around

Cost is on your own; Call center for times, costs and reservations
Everyone meets at the restaurant
Wednesday, November 15: Paradise Grill #14960

AARP Smart Driver
$15.00 AARP members, $20.00 Non-members (cash or check)
Check with your insurance agent about a possible discount. Bring a lunch.
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