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THIS WEEK!
HEALTH EDUCATION
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This educational and informative presentation will address Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD), a series of progressive lung diseases characterized by difficulty breathing, including asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis. Learn about the diagnosis, therapies, research and management for this disease that impacts 24 million Americans!

Questions? Email Ruth Nickens
HEALTHY COOKING DEMO!

Thursday, March 25, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Please join us for a delicious, nutritious cooking demonstration hosted by Big Bend Rural Health Network and Big Bend AHEC. You will learn to make a blueberry parfait! We will discuss how to make dessert healthier by using high protein yogurt, whole grains, and blueberries - a low sugar fruit. We will also go over label reading and other fun facts. Did you know the potassium in yogurt can help lower your blood pressure and keep it low? Tune in to find out more! No pre-registration required.
Questions? Email Wendy Barber
LIFELONG LEARNING

Thursday, March 25, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
$5
We have heard the words “sedition”, “traitor” and “treason” used very often since early 2021. There are those who believe that what happened on January 6 was a “rebellion” or “insurrection” that warrants expulsion from political office, and criminal trials. We have heard references to the 14th Amendment, Section 3. Well, we have heard it all before, at the end of the Civil War in 1865. Were the Confederates United States citizens who committed treason by warring on their own government? Or is the story more complicated than that? Very complicated, as it turns out. Tallahassee Historical Society president, Bob Holladay, will enlighten participants on this topic.
Zoom In with the Artists!
PERSONAL EXPRESSIONS IN WATERCOLOR
ART POTPOURRI

Remember how much fun with had at the November event?
Let's do it again!

Friday, March 26, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

We will celebrate the People's Choice Winners from Personal Expressions in Watercolors, view the Art Potpourri gallery, and hear from some of the artists.
WHAT'S NEW?



2021 marks the 200-year anniversary of Florida becoming a United States territory in 1821. The significance of this event goes far beyond the political implications of the treaty with Spain, particularly when viewed through the experiences of indigenous peoples and free Black communities in the area near Tallahassee. Join John Grandage, Executive Director at The Grove Museum, for a discussion about the importance of the bicentennial anniversary for understanding the evolution of civil rights in early territorial Florida and Tallahassee.
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LIFELONG LEARNING QUESTIONS + INFORMATION
Maureen Haberfeld, Lifelong Learning Coordinator
850-891-4033
REGISTER NOW
Friday, April 30
to
Tuesday, May 11

NOTE: All schedules are subject to change depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in our community at that time.
For our age 50+ active adults who like to have fun and enjoy a little friendly competition, the CCSG have been rescheduled from their usual time in March to April-May. There are opportunities for all levels of athleticism!
Hosted by the City of Tallahassee’s Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Affairs (PRNA) department and the Tallahassee Senior Center (TSC) in partnership with Friends of Our Parks, Leon County Government, TSC Foundation, Visit Tallahassee, Capital Health Plan, and Audiology Associates.
HEALTH, WELL-BEING, + FITNESS
COVID-19 INFORMATION + UPDATES
Visit our Resource Page
for
Up-to-date COVID-19 Information!

~Resource Cards - Testing, Vaccines, and More~
~Links to National, State, and Local Updates~
~Panel of physicians discuss the vaccine (video)~

Virtual Office Hours
First Friday of every month, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Bring your questions or just drop in to chat with
Ruth Nickens, R.N.
Health + Wellness Coordinator

To drop in Friday, April 2
any time between 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

For questions or more information
ON-GOING FITNESS CLASSES

Staying active is one of the most important things we can do to keep healthy and age successfully. While we can't be together in person, we encourage to join us for a variety of virtual fitness classes, offered 3 ways for your viewing convenience:

HEALTH + WELLNESS PROGRAMS AND FITNESS CLASSES
QUESTIONS + INFORMATION
Ruth Nickens, RN, Health + Wellness Coordinator

8-Weeks, Tuesdays
April 6 - May 25
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
$80

This is a wonderful workshop for the absolute beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals and building blocks of art!

Hands-On Art History with Mark Fletcher
Create your own art applying and combining the methods of various artists like Van Gogh, Monet, Durer and others.

Draw With Your Eyes, Paint With Your Heart with Mark Fletcher
Pen + Ink with a little watercolor.

Advanced Painting Critique with Debbie Gaedtke
Join Debbie Gaedtke in discussion or evaluation of the paintings you are currently working on.
For a complete listing of Art Classes
and other
Exciting Art Happenings
ART PROGRAM QUESTIONS + INFORMATION
Jennifer Haskins, Art Program Coordinator

To join the Tallahassee Senior Center for the Arts Facebook Page click here
Information + Resources
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE
OPEN ENROLLMENT

JANUARY 1-MARCH 31

NEED ASSISTANCE?
SHINE
is Ready to
Help You!

Click here
for more information!

or call

 1-800-96-ELDER
(1-800- 963-5337)

Your IRA Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) = tax free charitable contribution. Taxpayers, age 70½ or older who are required to withdraw IRA funds may donate a portion of your RMD directly to an eligible charity, such as the Tallahassee Senior Citizens Foundation, and not have to pay taxes. Making a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) from your IRA by the IRA trustee to a charitable organization, counts toward your minimum distribution requirement for the year and is nontaxable. 
Contact your IRA administrator to direct a charitable distribution on your behalf. Sample IRA Charitable Distribution letter
Join the Tallahassee Senior Center!
Donate in Honor or Memory of Someone!
Purchase A
Star for the
Galaxy Star Wall!



Your donations and membership are tax deductible.

TO DONATE, click here
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION and to RENEW ONLINE

To set up Automatic Payments (monthly or annual), click here

Checks can be mailed to:
TSC Foundation, 1400 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL, 32303

For information or assistance, email Karin.Caster@talgov.com
Donations, honorariums, memorial gifts,
galaxy stars, and legacy gifting are appreciated!
The mission of Tallahassee Senior Services is to offer programs, activities, and opportunities designed to encourage active living, optimal aging, and social fitness for independent adults age 50+.

The TSC Foundation generates funding to support programs,
services and participants of Tallahassee Senior Services.
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF THE CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR WWW.FDACS.GOV/ConsumerServices
REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” Registration #CH8035
Links to programs, classes and opportunities!