Boulder Senior Services – Oct. 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

Ballroom Dance: Waltz and Intro to Polka
Course #12774
Tuesday, October 2
East Senior Center
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Resident/Non-resident Fee: $85/$98
Learn various types of waltzes including Medium Tempo, Cross Step, and an Introduction to the joy of Polka for Octoberfest celebrations. Instructor: Judy Kreith.

1 to 1 Technology Assistance with Boulder Universal Students
Course #13784
Tuesday, October 2
West Senior Center
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Boulder Universal students are available to provide one-to-one technology assistance for interested older adults on various topics and devices. Topics include file organization, email and settings on smartphones/computers, text messages and emojis, Google and frequently used websites (i.e. Youtube), account and password management, Google apps, popular apps/games, Samsung/Android products, and managing, sending, taking and deleting photos. Handouts will be provided. Registration required.

Sharing With a Purpose (SWAP)
Course #13784
Thursday, October 4
West Senior Center
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Sharing With A Purpose (SWAP) is designed to educate, enrich, and embolden older adults to live their lives with energy, motivation, and gratitude for life, which includes an ongoing sense of purpose and value within the human village. Monthly gatherings will offer welcoming, all-inclusive circles of conversation where participants feel safe and inspired to engage in interactive dialogue on compelling topics. Gatherings will be led by guest speakers and/or volunteer facilitators. Contact Debra at 303-440-4148 for more information.

How to Order Groceries and Food Online
Course #13171
Thursday, October 11
West Senior Center
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Resident/Non-resident Fee: $19/$23
More and more stores are offering the ability to shop for groceries online. Shopping from home is convenient, it saves time, and sometimes it’s possible to take advantage of sales online not available in person. Ordering food from a favorite restaurant online is also a growing convenience. This class provides an overview of quick delivery options, farmers market quality food, pre-planned meal options and more. Instructor: Diana DeBrohun of Silver Surfers Digital Media.

Philip Fernbach: The Knowledge Illusion
Course #12561
Wednesday, October 17
West Senior Center
1 – 2 p.m.
Join Philip Fernbach, PhD., co-author of ‘The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone,’ and chosen as a New York Times Editors’ Pick. Dr. Fernbach will explore the fundamentally communal nature of intelligence and knowledge, and how the key to human intelligence lies in the information and expertise stored outside the human mind.

Chautauquan Series: Angel Mother
Course #13764
Thursday, October 25
West Senior Center
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Abe Lincoln said, “All that I am, all that I hope to be I owe my angel mother.” President Lincoln had two loving and supportive mothers in his lifetime. This living history program explores whether President Lincoln is referring to his birth mother or step mother. Performed by Chautauquan, John Voehl.

Thanksgiving Food Safety 101
Course #13233
Monday, October 29
West Senior Center
10 – 11 a.m.
This program will educate older adults about food safety especially during the holiday season. Stay safe by reviewing the steps needed to prevent foodborne illness at home. This one-hour program includes a PowerPoint presentation highlighting basic food safety behaviors, specific safe-handling practices, and a timeline of when to buy, thaw and cook a turkey.

Vance Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art
Course #13753
Tuesday, October 30
East Senior Center
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Resident/Non-resident Fee: $25/$30
Enjoy a visit to the Kirkland Museum’s new building located in the heart of Denver’s Golden Triangle Creative District. The museum features Vance Kirkland’s 1910 – 1911 studio and art school building, international decorative art and Colorado regional art. Group self-guided tour, then lunch on your own at Cap City Tavern ($$ – $$$).

Weight Room Training for Older Adults
Course #12784 Morning Session, #12785 afternoon session
Begins Tuesday, October 30
Easst Senior Center
11 a.m. – noon; Morning Session, 2 – 3 p.m. Afternoon session
Resident/Non-resident Fee: $85/$98
Join this class to learn safe weight training protocols specifically designed for older adults. Build muscular strength and endurance and improve flexibility, balance and coordination while using free weights and machines in the weight room. Emphasis is on safety, posture, body control and awareness. Instructor: Chris Hedman, East Boulder Community Center Weight Room.