All Cobb residents age 55+ are invited to participate in activities at various senior centers throughout Cobb. The following is a list of activities scheduled at the East Cobb Senior Center located at 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066. Cobb seniors who wish to register for any of these activities or use one of the county’s six senior centers will have to pay a $60 annual membership fee. Call the East Cobb Senior Center at 770-509-4900 for reservations and/or more details.

A Matter of Balance #5761
Tuesdays, September 4-October 23 • 1-3pm.
Free; Registration required.
This program is designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. You will learn to view falls and the fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercises to increase strength and balance.

Cooking Class: Fall Favorites with a Twist #5489
Monday, September 10 • 11:30am-1:30pm.
$8 supply fee payable to the instructor; Registration required.
Taught by Cherie Beasley with Pampered Chef.

Dental 101 #5488
Tuesday, September 11 • 10-11:30am.
Free; Registration required.
Sage Dental will teach about denture care, denture cleaning, the different kind of dentures, the right candidate for dentures. Dry mouth: causes and prevention, recommendations on toothbrushes and toothpaste.

Dine-a-Round #5486
Wednesday, September 12 • 11:30am-1:30pm.
Separate checks for lunch; Registration required.
Marlow’s Tavern. 2960 Shallowford Rd, Marietta /East Cobb.
Everyone meets at the restaurant.

Tupperware Bingo #5487
Friday, September 14 • 10-11:30am.
Free; Registration required.
Come play a Tupperware Bingo with our local Tupperware Star Director, MaryAnn Medford. Win prizes and learn some cooking tips.

Medicare 101 #5485
Tuesday, September 18 • 10-11:30am.
Free; Registration required.
If you are newly eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare, this seminar is designed especially for you. Dotti Denham with Cigna will cover the basics of Medicare and what you need to know to make an informed decision about your coverage options.

Better Balance, Less Fall #5494
Tuesday, September 25 • 10-11:30am.
Free; Registration required.
Dr. Josh with First Step Physical Therapy will teach techniques, strategies, and exercise to improve balance, strength in your legs and core musculature to help prevent falls.

AARP Smart Driver #2695
Thursday, September 27 • 9am- 4pm.
$15/AARP members; $20/Non-members (cash or check only).
The course teaches proven driving techniques to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. Learn age-related physical changes and how to adjust your driving to compensate. Check with your insurance agent about possible discount. Bring a lunch.

Flu Shots with Walgreens #5642
Friday, September 28 • 10am-12pm.
Free with Medicare; Registration required.
Protect yourself, get a flu shot. Make an appointment at our front desk.

This article originally appeared in the September issue of the EAST COBBER magazine, on page 48. Click here to view the digital edition.