Originally created 03/01/05

Seniors Calendar



The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to 722-7403 or e-mail to feature@augustachronicle.com. Include the name and number of a contact person.

SPECIAL

AARP SAFE DRIVING CLASSES: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, March 16-17; Crossroads Fellowship Church, 3875 Wrightsboro Road; open to drivers ages 26 and older for 10 percent insurance premium reduction; $10; 854-1940 or 863-0003.

ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL SENIOR ADVANTAGE

St. Joseph Hospital offers a program for people 50 and older. Senior Advantage offers bingo, canasta, health and educational programs. $10 membership fee per year; 481-7232.

LIVING WITH DIABETES: Thursday, March 17, St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; teaches skills needed to manage diabetes, one-hour assessment with educator; physician referral is required; 481-7535.

PERSONAL SAFETY: 9 a.m. Monday, March 21, Church of the Most Holy Trinity, St. Patrick Hall; practical ideas and discussion about safety, with Jane Hightower; free.

COLORECTAL HEALTH: Thursday, March 24, St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; Dr. W. David Curtis to speak on Colorectal Cancer: The Importance of Early Screening

ST. JOSEPH CENTER FOR HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE

DISCOVERY: 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Pastoral Care Library, second floor, St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; support group for those who have lost a loved one; 729-6021.

WIDOW/WIDOWER SUPPER: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, Piccadilly, Augusta Mall; 6:30 p.m. second Mondays, Shoney's, Whiskey Road, Aiken; Dutch-treat meal for bereaved spouses; 729-6021.

SPECIAL EVENTS

AARP SENIOR EMPLOYMENT: Jobs and training for workers are available for residents of Richmond, McDuffie, Columbia, Lincoln and Wilkes counties who are older than 55; accepting applications for certified nursing training; 722-4700.