Education

Fall 2016


Class registrations may be made at www.townoffarragut.org/register, in person at the Town Hall (11408 Municipal Center Drive) or by phone (218-3375).

TWRA Boater Education Classes
Wednesday & Thursday, Oct. 5 – 6, 6 – 9 PM
No pre-registration required. Any Tennessee resident born after Jan. 1, 1989, must show the TWRA-issued wallet Boating Safety Education Certificate as proof of successful completion of the TWRA Boating Safety exam. No other certificate will be accepted as meeting the requirements of the law. Please bring Type 600 boating safety exam permit to class – this permit is available from any business (license agent) that sells hunting and fishing licenses (WalMart, sporting goods stores, bait stores, marinas, etc.). For more information, visit tn.gov/twra.

Deco-Mesh Wreath Making Class
Monday, Oct. 3, 6 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Friday, Sept. 30. Instructor: Barbara Young. Enjoy a fun evening creating your own personal wreath in the design of your choice, whether it be a seasonal, team color or holiday wreath. Supply list will be provided at registration. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Farragut Beautification Committee.

Family Caregiver Self–Care
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 5:30 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Monday, Oct. 3. Instructor: Elaine Wilson with Choices in Senior Care. This session discusses the importance of caregiver self–care and outlines ways to address caregiver burnout prevention.

iPad/iPhone Basics for Seniors (3 options)
Option 1: Monday & Tuesday, Oct. 3 – 4, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Sept. 30.
Option 2: Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 7 – 8, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Nov. 4.
Option 3: Monday & Tuesday, Dec. 5 – 6, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Dec. 2.
Cost: $45 for each class. Must be 55 or older to attend. Classes limited to five participants so register early!

iPad/iPhone Advanced for Seniors (3 options)
Option 1: Tuesday & Wednesday, Oct. 11 – 12, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Monday, Oct. 10.
Option 2: Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 14 – 15, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Nov. 11.
Option 3: Monday & Tuesday, Dec. 12 – 13, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Dec. 9
Cost: $45 for each class. Must be 55 or older to attend. Classes limited to five participants so register early!

How to Use Facebook for Seniors (3 options)
Option 1: Thursday, Oct. 13, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Option 2: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Option 3: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Cost: $30 for each class. Must be 55 or older to attend. Classes limited to five participants so register early!

Hypertension Education and Blood Pressure Screening
Monday, Oct. 17, 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Friday, Oct. 14. Instructor: Jennifer Aramburo, Walgreens Pharmacy Manager. This educational session on high blood pressure will include free blood pressure screenings for attendees.

Samsung Galaxy Phone/Tablet Basics for Seniors (3 options)
Option 1: Monday & Tuesday, Oct. 17 – 18, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Oct. 14.
Option 2: Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 21 – 22, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Nov. 18.
Option 3: Wednesday & Thursday, Dec. 7 – 8, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Tuesday, Dec. 6.
Cost: $45. Must be 55 or older to attend. Class limited to five participants so register early!

Pinterest/Instagram/Twitter for Seniors (3 options)
Option 1: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Option 2: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 15.
Option 3: Thursday, Dec. 15, 1 – 3 PM. Registration and payment deadline: Wednesday, Dec. 14.
Cost: $30 for each class. Must be 55 or older to attend. Classes limited to five participants so register early!

Sharing the Holiday Season with Persons with Dementia
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 5:30 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Monday, Nov. 7. Instructor: Elaine Wilson with Choices in Senior Care. This presentation discusses considerations for sharing the holiday season with persons with dementia, outlines tips to avoid potential problems, and explores the importance of adjusting expectations for holiday celebrations.

Diabetes Management Basics & Assessment
Monday, Nov. 28, 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Registration deadline: Friday, Nov. 25. Instructor: Jennifer Aramburo, Walgreens Pharmacy Manager. This course will cover basic diabetes education and include a free diabetes risk assessment.

Successful, Healthy Aging
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 5:30 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Monday, Dec. 5. Instructor: Elaine Wilson with Choices in Senior Care. Successful aging strategies will be discussed in the areas of exercise, nutrition, social interactions, and cognitive stimulation.

Medication Adherence and Polypharmacy
Monday, Dec. 19, 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Registration deadline: Friday, Dec. 16. Instructor: Jennifer Aramburo, Walgreens Pharmacy Manager. Education on the importance of medical adherence.