For a look at some of the fun and educational opportunities we have provided in the recent past, please see below:
Nutrition for a Healthy Brain
Thursday, Nov 10th - 3 pm
with Jayne Reynolds, Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Founder of Abundant Life Nutrition and Wellness Center
Eating the right foods can provide your brain with the energy, nutrition and vitamins it needs to function optimally. Improving your diet can also reduce the risk of age related cognitive decline and improve memory. In this free class, Jayne provides a simple 9-step guide that shows you how to turn "mindless eating" into mindful nutrition using simple swaps in the kitchen. She is even bringing dessert!
How To Improve Your Brain Health
Thursday, Nov 17th - 3 pm
with Pam Ostrowski, CSA, CDP and founder of Alzheimer's Family Consulting LLC.
Author of "It's Not That Simple - Helping Families Navigate the Alzheimer's Journey
Join us for a conversation to learn about factors that influence brain health, how to avoid dementia later in life as well as how to identify dementia symptoms and what to do next.
CARE FOR THE DEMENTIA CAREGIVER
October 20 - 12 PM
Join us for a presentation about the physical and emotional impact of caregiving on the dementia care partner along with methods to optimize well-being. We will also discuss the concept of "anticipatory grief".
Presented by Kobie Chapman, MSW with Hospice of the Valley
FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR SENIORS
October 20 - 3 PM
Join us for an educational overview of advance directives as well as long-term care benefits available through ALTCS (Medicaid) and the Veteran's Administration. Presented by Haleigh Collins, MSW with Jackson White Law Firm.
Senior Living advice and tours available.
Space is limited - please RSVP below.
UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA AND ITS IMPACT ON FAMILIES
TUESDAY, JUNE 21 - 10 AM, BOOK SIGNING AT 11
Presented By: Pam Ostrowski, CSA, CDP and CDC. Pam is the CEO of Alzheimer's Family Consulting and the author of It's Not That Simple: Helping Families Navigate the Alzheimer's Journey.
Learn about memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Also learn about what is normal aging and what is not. Discussion of family dynamics and communications when a loved one is diagnosed with dementia.
SENIOR CARE FAIR
SATURDAY, MAY 21
10 AM - NOON, CENTER DINING ROOM
How do I know which community lifestyle is best for me or my loved one? What exactly is memory care? What are the differences between Independent and Assisted Living? How can I pay for the care I need? What services are available to me in my home?
If you are asking yourself questions like these, you should join us at our free SENIOR CARE FAIR on Saturday, May 21 from 10am to noon.
Valuable information on senior living options, ALTCS (Medicaid), Veterans benefits, scams targeting seniors, mobile healthcare providers, senior fitness and more!
Tours - Great Food - Prizes!
NAVIGATING THE SENIOR CARE JOURNEY
An overview of advance directives as well as long term care benefits available
through Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS/Medicaid) and through
the Veteran's Administration. Sponsored by Jackson White Law and presented by Haleigh Collins, MSW and Elder Care Advisor.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11
10 AM - NOON, CENTER DINING ROOM
SPRING IN TO A BETTER LIFESTYLE
with Independent Living
Join us at our Open House on Friday or Saturday, March 18th-19th from 10 am - 2 pm.
Learn about all of our wonderful services including dining, housekeeping, transportation, activities and more - all designed to give you more time to do the things you WANT to do!
Move In Special - First Month's Rent Free!
Valid only at Fellowship Square Historic Mesa community for 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. For new residents only who take financial possession by April 30, 2022. May not be used in conjunction with other offers.
SCAM SAFETY FOR SENIORS
Presented by a Crime Prevention Officer with the Mesa Police Department, this free event will include topics like how to spot a scam, online purchase traps, password security tips and keeping your personal information secure. Please RSVP below.
FRIDAY NIGHT CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
Join us for our Friday night lights on December 17th and see the beautiful decorating by our senior residents. Plus, you can have your picture taken with Santa, enjoy some festive holiday music and free cookies & cocoa. This free event is sure to put a smile on everyone's face - including the Grinch!
DOWNSIZING & MOVING TIPS FOR SENIORS
Friday, November 12th - 1 pm (Center Community Room)
Free presentation by Mai Thompson with Smooth Transitions - learn the answers to the following questions and more. Register by completing the form at the bottom of this page.
- Where do I start?
- What can I do with all my stuff?
- How can I avoid costly mistakes?
FIRE & FALL PREVENTION FOR SENIORS
Thursday, October 28th - 3 pm (Center Community Room)
"Remembering When" - 16 key safety messages developed by experts from national and local safety organizations presented by our friends with the Mesa Fire Department.
Free Balance Assessments using Virtusense(TM) Technology.
Friday, Oct 29th or Nov 5th
10am - noon (non-residents)
12pm - 2 pm (residents & their families)