Boulder Senior Services – July 2018

East Boulder Senior Center: 5660 Sioux Drive, Boulder, CO 80303 – 303-441-4150
West Boulder Senior Center: 909 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder, CO 80302 – 303-441-3148

Duplicate Bridge: Declarer Play Strategies
Course #12514
Begins Tuesday, July 10
East Senior Center
12:30 – 4 p.m.
Fee: $55
This class focuses on principles of declarer play at Duplicate Bridge. Whether or not participants have attended prior series on bidding strategies, this course will cover how to maximize the trick-taking potential of cards. Through examples taken from actual tournament play, participants will develop the skill to plan and execute maneuvers from elementary finesses and suit promotion to more advanced techniques of unblocking, ducking and deception. Come with or without a partner. Instructor: Dave Corbin, ACBL accredited, Silver Life-Master.

iPhone and iPad Accessibility Features 101
Course #12505
Thursday, July 19
West Senior Center
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $23
iPhone and iPad have special features to assist with vision, hearing, dexterity loss or decline. This demonstration-style class will explore the most popular accessibility features and settings to help make personal devices easier to see, hear and use. A handout will be provided. Instructor: Diana DeBrohun of Silver Surfers Digital Media.

A Quick Introduction to Calligraphy
Course #12522
Wednesday, July 18
10 – 11:30 a.m.
West Senior Center
Fee: $17
Instructor Hazel Thornley will supply calligraphy tools to demonstrate and teach introductory calligraphy starting with basic letters. Students will learn capital calligraphy letters. Hazel has a degree in book arts from Naropa University.

Alzheimer’s Association: Communication Strategies
Course #12531
Wednesday, July 25
1 – 3:30 p.m.
West Senior Center
Fee: $12
Communication is more than just talking and listening, it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

Irene Castle
Course #12510
Tuesday, July 24
10 – 11 a.m.
West Senior Center
Vernon and Irene Castle popularized Ragtime, a uniquely American syncopated music, by winning high-society approval with their elegant dancing. For centuries Americans had imitated Europe. Suddenly Europe wanted to emulate America. The Castles challenged the color barrier against African American musicians, set directions in fashion, and broke ground in promoting animal rights. Presentation in character; Q&A in character; and Q&A with the presenter, Susan Marie Frontczak

Muscle Mass Preservation
Course #12518
Thursday, July 26
10 – 11:30 a.m.
West Senior Center
It’s never too early, or too late, to improve muscle health and overall health. After the age of 30, it’s possible to lose 3 to 8 percent muscle mass each decade. Learn how to maintain muscle mass now, and well into the future, with key foods and supplements recommended by science-based research. Instructor: Aryn Doll, RD, Natural Grocers Nutritional Health Coach