Broomfield Senior Support Services – Dec. 2017

All support groups are open to the public at no cost. Registration is not required. Please call 303-464-5543 for more information. Broomfield Community Center (BCC).
 
Group Date Time Location
 Cancer*  1st Thur  5:30-7 pm  HHS
 Dementia Caregiver  3rd Tue  10-11:30 am  BCC
 Diabetic  4th Mon   1-2 pm  BCC
 Grief**  1st & 3rd Wed  10:30 am-12 pm  BCC
 Low Vision Peer/Tech  2nd Tue  1-3 pm  BCC
 Multiple Sclerosis  1st Tue  10-11:30 am  BCC
 OLOC***  2nd Sat   Noon-3 pm  Varies
 Parkinson’s  1st Tue  10:30 am–12 pm  BCC
 Parkinson’s Carepartners  1st Fri/Varies  10:30 am–12 pm  BCC
  *Call Jane 720-588-6415 for location and before attending the first meeting. 
**Grief – please call 303-717-1635 prior to attending the first time.
***OLOC-Older Lesbians Organizing for Change, please email: olocincolorado@comcast.net for more information and location.
 
Alzheimer’s Association Series 
Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Many people are unprepared to deal with the legal and financial consequences of a serious illness such as Alzheimer’s disease. However, legal and medical experts say that many forms of planning can help the person and his or her family even if the person is diagnosed with later-stage Alzheimer’s. Held at BCC.  FREE.
Day Time Date
Wed 2-5 pm Dec 6
 
 Reverse Mortgage Educational Presentation
Reverse mortgages used to be known as “the last resort”. Financial advisors, elder law attorneys and other advisors are recommending education about the recent changes related to reversed mortgages. If you want to stay in your home but have exhausted all of your assets needed to stay there, this workshop is for you. Presented by Robert Groening, Mortgage Advisor & Reverse Mortgage Educator, Goldwater Bank.  Held at BCC .  FREE.
Day Time Date
Thu 10-11:30 Dec 7

Functional Medicine Evening Series/Functional Nutrition: Fueling Your Life
What should you eat?  We will look at the body’s nutrient requirements from macronutrients (protein, fats, and carbohydrates) to micronutrients (vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients) and the best sources of these nutrients. Held at BCC .  FREE.
Day Time Date
Tues 6:30 pm Dec 12

Money Matters by Holly Chandler/Edward Jones
Time Matters: A Woman’s Retirement Outlook.  A woman focused seminar discussing retirement income, Social Security, withdrawal rates, preparing for the unexpected, inflation risks, and costs of health care and long-term care. Held at BCC. FREE.
Day Time Date
Wed 10:30-11:30 am Dec 13

Planning a Good Goodbye – Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die
An informative and (hopefully) an entertaining presentation from David Heckel and Deb Wines from Olinger Highland Mortuary and Cemetery on the many reasons why it is a wise and loving thing to plan your own goodbye.  Held at BCC. FREE.
Day Time Date
Tue 10-11:30 am Dec 19

Planning for Successful Aging
Legacy 101 – What to Consider When Creating Your Will; Benefits of Trusts in Estate Planning; How to Reduce Estate Taxes. Held at BCC.  FREE.
Day Time Date
Wed 10-11:30 am Dec 20
 
Bonfils Blood Drive at BCC
The best things in life are free and donating blood is one of them! When you donate blood, you haven’t just saved a life; you also get to do this life-changing act without spending a dime! You may not fully realize this, but your blood can save people’s lives in so many ways. It can be used in surgeries, car accidents, in times of war and natural disaster, and to treat illnesses like kidney and liver disease and cancer. Please consider becoming a donor! o schedule an appointment to donate, please contact Bonfils at 303-363-2300 or register online by going to Bonfils.org using site code 1426.
Day Time Date
Wed  9am-4 pm Dec 21

AARP Smart Driver Course 
AARP Smart Driver Course teaches valuable defensive driving strategies and provides a refresher of the rules of the road. You may qualify for a multi-year automobile insurance discount by completing the course (check with your auto insurance carrier for details). This course is instructed by an AARP volunteer. Fees: $15 per person for AARP members; $20 per person for non-members, payable by check only and payable to AARP. Third Thursday of the month. Held at BCC.
Day Time Date
Thu 1–5 pm Dec 21