Cobb Senior Services staff will host the 2015 Aging by Design Summit and Expo Saturday, May 2, at Cobb Galleria Centre. The summit is $5 and everyone who registers before April 1 will receive a free gift.
This event is great for seniors, caregivers, adult children, retirees and soon-to-be-retirees. There will be more than 100 exhibitor booths, cooking demonstrations and free health screenings, such as blood glucose, cholesterol and body mass index. Guest speakers will include a panel of health experts and representatives from transportation services.
Residents are invited to discover everything the UGA Cobb Extension Office has to offer at an open house 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday, April 7. From 4-H camps to radon testing, canning classes to lawn care help, Extension staff offers expertise on a plethora of topics. Interactive displays will be set up on the second floor classroom at 678 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, and experts will be on hand to answer questions. Free publications on topics of specific interest for home, yard and family care will be available and there will be special giveaways.
Extension staff will also host the "Vegetable Garden Basics" workshop 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, at its office. For more information on either event, call 770-528-4070.
Seniors, are you interested in learning all about email, how to shop online or research your family history? "Computers 4 Seniors" classes will be held at East Senior Cobb Center, West Senior Cobb Center, North Cobb Senior Center and C. Freeman Poole Senior Center.
Registration for the spring session begins Tuesday, March 24, with classes beginning in early April. The classes are taught by an all-volunteer staff and the pace and environment are conducive to learning for seniors. For more information, visit computers4seniors.org or call the senior center directly.