Health and Wellness Division


The Health and Wellness Division is dedicated to providing programs that promote a healthy lifestyle for the senior patrons of Clayton County through informative, enriched programs and activities that focus on the mind, body, and spirit.

Along with a large array of classes, events, and activities offered at each center location, the Health and Wellness Division is also responsible for organizing different initiatives and special programs in our department.

 ● The Wig Initiative – The Wig Initiative was created in partnership with the Life After Cancer Foundation to collect new and gently used wigs for cancer patients.

The Eyes Have It Initiative – The Eyes Have It Initiative started in 2013 in partnership with the Georgia Lion Lighthouse Foundation to collect new and gently used eye glasses and sunglasses that the Foundation donates to help uninsured Georgians and people of undeveloped nations with their vision needs.

● Lifestyle Management –  The Lifestyle Management program provides different classes to help seniors balance an aray of areas in their life. Classes under this program changes with each season change, so check the latest class list in the Clayton Forever Young magazine.

● Weigh In – Weight Down Challenge – Regardless of what you do to get fit, regular exercise, physical activity, and healthy eating are important to health and well-being. This program shows you how being physically active can make a difference in your life.

● Eat Smart, Live Strong – This program, offered at all locations, shows you how to improve your consumption of fruits and vegetables as you explore the nutritional value in them. 

Community Gardens – Each center has (or will have) a community garden at their location. 

● Drama Clubs – Each center has a drama club that meet reguarly to perform skits throughout the year and come together to perform in our Annual Christmas Dinner Theater event.

● Girlfriend Friday/PALS – These are support groups for women that are located at the Frank Bailey Senior & Fitness Center and the Charley Griswell Senior Center, respectively. These groups come together to help support each other as well as give back to the community.