Special Classes

Senior Center Programs: Winter and Spring 2019

Chronic Disease Self-Management
Learn about symptom management from certified leaders, meet others living with chronic conditions and receive support and encouragement. Beneficial for anyone with a chronic condition or for those caring for someone with a chronic condition. Taught by Fairfax County staff.

  • Tuesdays, March 12 through April 16 (6 weeks)
  • 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Free
  • Activity Code #261020–A
  • To register, call the Community Center at 703-248-5027 (TTY 711)

Marymount University Program: Israel and Palestine
This course is built around 5 themes: The Israeli/Palestinian conflict and the perspectives of all sides; organizations working for peace; interaction with children who have been affected by the conflict, including Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Druze, and Bedoiun; Israeli counter terrorism policies and issues of human rights in Israel and the Occupied Territories.

  • Thursday, April 4 and Thursday, April 11
  • 10 a.m. to Noon
  • Free
  • Activity Code #261018-A
  • To register, call the Community Center at 703-248-5027 (TTY 711)

AARP Smart Driving
A refresher course for licensed drivers aged 50 and older. This course will review the different processes of driving for the older driver. A certificate will be issued at completion of the two day course.

  • Monday, April 8 and Tuesday, April 9
  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-AARP members
  • Instructor: Pamela Houghtaling
  • Activity Code #261015-A
  • To register, call the Community Center at 703-248-5027 (TTY 711)

A Matter of Balance
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Taught by Fairfax County Staff.

  • Tuesdays, April 23 through June 11 (8 weeks)
  • 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Free
  • Activity Code #261016-A
  • To register, call the Community Center at 703-248-5027 (TTY 711)

Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft
Con artists don’t care how hard you worked. They steal billions from Americans like you every year. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. In this session, we will share an inside look at how scammers think and how to safeguard yourself and your family against identity theft and fraud. Taught by AARP staff.

  • Thursday, May 2
  • 10 a.m. to Noon
  • Free
  • Activity Code #261019-A
  • To register, call the Community Center at 703-248-5027 (TTY 711)