Aurora Center for Active Adults – Winter 2019

COMPUTERS

ADULT COMPUTER CLASSES
Ages 15 & older
Classes held at the Aurora Center for Active Adults

COMPUTER BASICS FOR NEW USERS
Basic computer skills designed for the newer computer user. Terminology, navigating around the desktop, internet, using the mouse, Microsoft Word & more using Windows 10. (No Prereqs.)
3149 Jan. 11-25
3154 Feb. 1-15
• Fri., 1-3 p.m.
• $53 ($42 Resident)

GOOGLE CALENDAR BASICS
Learn the organizational tricks & tools of Google Calendar. Bring your personal planner along to use as a tool to get started.
3159 Dec. 5
• Wed., noon-2 p.m.
• $20 ($16 Resident)

INTRO TO WINDOWS 10
Take the mystery out of Windows 10. Learn the basics to get going: start up/ shut down, navigate the Start & Desktop screens, adding & using apps & programs.
3156 Dec. 5
• Wed., 6-8 p.m.
3151 Jan. 19
• Sat., 9-11 a.m.
3158 Feb. 12
• Tue., 6-8 p.m.
• $20 ($16 Resident)

BUYING A COMPUTER
Desktop or Laptop? What will you be using your computer for? Learn how to understand about specifications, extra hardware, software & more before you buy your next computer.
3449 Dec. 3
• Mon., 9-11 a.m.
• $20 ($16 Resident)

MICROSOFT WORD RESUMES
Design your resume & gain new skills with Microsoft Word along the way.
3450 Feb. 20
• Wed., 6-8 p.m.
• $20 ($16 Resident)

MICROSOFT WORD 1
Create & edit documents. Learn how to use different fonts, cut, copy & paste, align pages, save, files & folders, print. Prerequisite: comfortable with using a mouse and typing.
3160 Jan. 15-29
• Tue., 9-11 a.m.
3155 Jan. 15-29
• Tue., 6-8 p.m.
• $53 ($42 Resident)

MICROSOFT WORD 2
Take Word 1 a step further learning bullets, tabs, page breaks, borders, symbols, headers & footers, plus more. Prerequisite: Word 1 or knowledge of basic Word functions.
3148 Feb. 7-21
• Thu., 1-3 p.m.
• $53 ($42 Resident)

MICROSOFT EXCEL
Excel 1 will begin learning about columns, rows, cells, editing, worksheets, format, simple formulas & more.
3454 Jan. 9-23
• Wed., 9-11 a.m.
• $53 ($42 Resident)

INTERNET NAVIGATION
Learn how to use various browsers, search for information, download files & security, check email & more.
3450 Jan. 23
• Wed., 6-8 p.m.
• $20 ($16 Resident)

EMAIL
Learn how to navigate your online email: create emails, attachments, reply, forward, security & more. Prerequisite: comfortable navigating internet.
3455 Dec. 11
• Tue., 10 a.m.-noon
• $20 ($16 Resident)

ADVANCED EMAIL
Take email basics one step further: review email basics, organize emails, address book, attach pictures, email etiquette & manage saved emails, review security, SPAM/junk email & more.
3153 Dec. 13
• Thu., 10 a.m.-noon
• $20 ($16 Resident)

PERSONAL DEVICE ASSISTANCE
Receive assistance with your own personal tablet or laptop. Device must be no more than 3 years old for this class. Be sure to bring your fully charged device along with you to this class.
3453 Jan. 14
• Mon., 9-11 a.m.
• $20 ($16 Resident)

ONLINE PRIVACY & PERSONAL SECURITY
Review the tricks & tools to protect your personal privacy online.
3452 Feb. 25
• Mon., 9-11 a.m.
• $20 ($16 Resident)

ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER LEARNING
Customize your Computer learning experience. The ACAA offers One-on-One computer training in a variety of topics. By appointment. For more information call, 303.739.7950.
COMPUTER LAB
Open to the public.
Mon., 12:30-3 p.m.
Fri., 9-11 a.m
Enjoy an afternoon of line dancing at the ACAA! Two separate rooms available to accommodate beginners & more advanced dancers. Light refreshments served. Please call 303.739.7950.
4034 Jan. 26
• Sat., noon-3 p.m.
• $12
• Pre-registration required.
INTRO TO LINE DANCING
Learn popular basic steps used in line dance.
4035 Jan. 3-Feb. 21
• Thu., 10:45-11:45 a.m.
• $42 ($32 Resident)

BRIDGE
Bridge is one of the world’s most popular card games. Challenge your mind as you learn this game.

STAYMAN & JACOBY
Learn how to use these conventions effectively.
3185 Jan. 9-Feb. 13
• Wed., 10 a.m.-noon
• ACAA
• $53 ($42 Resident)

BIDDING & RESPONSE
Learn the advantages of bidding, how to lead in trump & no trump, watch for signals, discern interferences & more!
3191 Jan. 9-Feb. 13
• Wed., 1-3 p.m.
• ACAA
• $53 ($42 Resident)

MAHJONG
Learn to play mahjong or refresh your skills. Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy & calculation. It also involves a certain degree of chance. Student may need to purchase annual game card.
3189 Jan. 17-Feb. 21
• Thu., 1-3 p.m.
• $58 ($46 Resident)
• Karen Willner

SPANISH
Learn Spanish, communicate with new people & strengthen your brain – all at the same time! Purchase required text book online & bring to the first class. (Please note: due to the holidays, Monday classes will only have 5 sessions at a reduced fee).
Spanish – Beginner
This class will cover letter & word pronunciation, as well as basic Spanish to get by on a vacation! Learn to order food, locate tourist attractions, as well as the bank & market in this beginner lever Spanish course. No prior Spanish experience necessary! Required textbook: “Spanish in Ten Minutes a Day”.
3183 Dec. 3-Jan. 14*
3197 Jan. 28-Mar. 4*
• Mon., 10-11:30 a.m.
• No classes Dec. 24, 31 & Feb. 21
• 5 classes- reduced rate*
3201 Dec. 4-Jan. 22
3184 Jan. 29-Mar. 5
• Tue., 12:30-2 p.m.
• No classes Dec. 25 & Jan. 1
3202 Dec. 5-Jan. 23
3196 Jan. 30-Mar. 6
• Wed., 6-7:30 p.m.
• No classes Dec. 26 & Jan. 2

Spanish – Intermediate
Learn correct Spanish grammar including how to conjugate verbs & distinguish between nouns & pronouns. Required textbook “Spanish Now!”
3192 Dec. 3-Jan. 14*
3198 Jan. 28-Mar. 4*
• Mon., 12:30-2 p.m.
• No classes Dec. 24, 31 & Feb. 13
• 5 classes- reduced rate*
3186 Dec. 4-Jan. 22
3194 Jan. 29-Mar. 5
• Tue., 6-7:30 p.m.
• No classes Dec. 25 or Jan. 1
3181 Dec. 5-Jan. 23
3200 Jan. 30-Mar. 6
• Wed., 10-11:30 a.m.
• No class Dec. 26 & Jan. 2

Spanish – Advanced
Put lessons to use in this conversational level Spanish course. Speak in complete sentences applying correct grammar with classmates. Required textbook “Spanish Conversation”.
3190 Dec. 3-Jan. 14*
3182 Jan. 28-Mar. 4*
• Mon., 6-7:30 p.m.
• No classes Dec. 24, 31 & Feb. 18
• 5 classes- reduced rate*
3187 Dec. 4-Jan. 22
3199 Jan. 29-Mar. 5
• Tue., 10-11:30 a.m.
• No classes Dec. 25 & Jan. 1
3517 Dec. 5-Jan. 23
3518 Jan. 30-Mar. 6
• Wed., 12:30-2 p.m.
• No classes Dec. 26 & Jan. 2
• $41 ($33 Resident)*5 Classes
• $49 ($39 Resident) 6 Classes

SENIORS
Free unless otherwise noted and pre-registration required.
SENIORS 88’
Come be a part of Seniors 88 a traveling roadshow and choir who performs for various community groups. For more info, call 303.739.7957
• Tue., 1 p.m.
• Aurora Center for Active Adults

WELCOME COFFEE
3210 Jan. 18
• Fri., 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy refreshments while learning about the programs offered at Aurora Center for Active Adults.
HOLIDAY SOCIAL
Featuring music of the choral group from Central High School.
• Dec. 11
• Tue., 12:30 p.m.

VALENTINE SOCIAL
Featuring performances by our very own seniors ’88 group.
• Feb. 14
• Thu., 12:30 p.m.

ALZHEIMER’S EDUCATION
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.
Each month various topics related to Alzheimer’s disease are discussed. No fee, registration is required.
Understanding Aaed Behavior
Join us as we learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers & learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
3208 Jan. 30
• Thu., 10 a.m.-noon
Effective Communication Strategies
Teaches caregivers learn to decode verbal & behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s & other dementias. Participants leave with strategies for connections with people in early, middle & late stage dementia. Registration required.
3519 Feb. 27
• Thu., 10 a.m.-noon

AARP – INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE
On-site help in completing Federal & State Income Tax returns for 2018 available to seniors over age 50 who have a low to moderate income (generally less than $50,000) & no business or rental property income. This service is sponsored by AARP & is coordinated by volunteers. Appointments are required and must be made in advance.
• Feb. 4-Apr. 10
• Mon. & Tue., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Appointments Required: Call 303.739.7962 starting Jan. 16, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. No call backs.
WITH A COP
Join Aurora’s Senior Resource Officer Jim Seneca, for a cup of joe. Learn valuable safety tips & the latest on crimes targeting older adults in Aurora.
4860 Jan. 17
• Thu., 10-11 a.m.

MEDICARE BENEFITS
Each month a new topic concerning Medicare Benefits will be presented.
Medicare 101
3209 Dec. 13
Medicaid To Medicare Transition
3204 Jan. 8
Medicare 101
3205 Feb. 12
• Thu., 10-11:30 a.m.

WILLS TRUSTS & POWER OF ATTORNEY
Find out what you need to know. Lots of time for questions & answers! Presented by Chris Gordon, Elder Law Attorney.
3206 Dec. 12
3211 Jan. 9
3520 Feb. 13
• Wed., 10 a.m.-noon
• $7 ($5 Resident)

DIABETES EDUCATION
Gain control of your diabetes! Join a registered dietician for a four part, two hour workshop to gain tools on how to control you blood sugar, have more energy, spend less on health care, reduce diabetes symptoms & feel better! Attend one or all four workshops.
3521 Jan. 3
3522 Jan. 10
3523 Jan. 17
3524 Jan. 24
• Thu., 9-11 a.m.

ACTIVE OLDER ADULT RESOURCES
AARP – SAFE DRIVING COURSE
• Dec. 7, Jan. 4, Feb. 1
• Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
• 1.888.227.7669/register

COMMODITIES
Rocky Mountain Food Bank
• 1st Tue. of month, 9-11 a.m.
• 720.473.6323
FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
• 2nd Fri., 1:30-3:30 p.m.
• Morning Star Adult Day Program
• 303.326.8323/register

MORNING STAR ADULT DAY PROGRAM
Socialization & recreational opportunities for individuals over 55 with memory loss. For more information & to schedule a free trial visit, please call 303.326.8320.
• Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

LOW VISION SUPPORT
Colorado Council of the Blind
• Dec. 17, Jan. 21, Feb. 18
• Mon., 10-11:30 a.m.
• 303.831.0117/info

MEDICARE COUNSELING BY S.H.I.P.
By appointment at the ACAA
• 720.321.8850/appt.
SENIOR RESOURCES
This service connects seniors to needed resources. Call Senior Solutions at 303.426.4408.

VOA LUNCH PROGRAM
Hot meals served to seniors 60+ by the Volunteers of America.
• Mon.-Thu., Meals served at 11:45 a.m.
• Donations requested

VNA HEALTH CLINICS
• Dec. 10 & 17
• Jan. 14 & 28
• Feb. 11 & 25
• Mon., 9 a.m.-noon
To schedule an appointment, call VNA, 303.698.6496.

NATIONAL JEWISH LUNG TEST
• Dec. 10
• Mon., 10 a.m.-noon
To register, call 303.739.7950

DROP-IN CARDS
Various groups come to the ACAA to play card games such as Hand & Foot, Bridge & Mah Jongg on weekday afternoons.

QUILT BEE VOLUNTEERS
Beautiful, handmade quilts are made by the talented members of the ACAA Quilting Bee & are available for purchase year-round. Special orders accepted. Biannual sales on the first weekends of Oct. & May.
• Wed., 12:30-3 p.m.

RED HAT CRAFTERS
Join this group to knit or crochet articles to be distributed to children at various medical centers.
• Tue., 9-11 a.m.