Educational

Creative Eldering : The Philosophy and Culture of Eldering

~ By Susan L. Levy ~ When we take a few moments to reflect on the various viewpoints regarding becoming older, we can savor in the wisdom we have gained though our rich life experiences. From a historical perspective, becoming an elder was an honorable and highly revered journey. Throughout the world and in numerous […]

Moving Our Lives Forward With Vision

We walk into our homes with feelings of comfort and familiarity. It feels similar to the warmth of our favorite warm blanket. Most of us have lived in our home or communities for more than ten years. In those years we have watched the value of our homes increase by almost 45%. We have raised […]

Free program for caregivers on financial and insurance issues, April 18

Caregiver Survival Skills is a free educational series presented by the Mountain Caregivers Resource Group. April’s topic, “Paying for Care: Financial and Insurance Issues,” is designed to help participants figure out how to cover the costs of the care their loved one needs, including sources of financial assistance and information on what services are covered […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – April 2017

Smart and Safe Funeral Planning Learn basic information on what the state requires for funeral planning, and what you need to consider for end-of-life decisions. The Funeral Consumer Society of Colorado seeks to educate people to plan for funeral or memorial services at fair prices. Dr. Grant Steffen, presenter. The Triad of Jefferson County hosts […]

Workshops presented by Workforce Boulder County and AARP

AARP Life Reimagined Wednesday, Apr 5 1 to 3pm West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder This interactive workshop will provide participants with the tools needed to explore the next phase in the life journey. Areas covered include purpose, confidence, inspiration, and direction to turn possibilities into realities. Program sponsored by AARP.

Free Community Health Classes Offered in March

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering free community health classes that begin in March. Register at the contacts listed. For more information, contact COAW at 303-984-1845 or visit www.coaw.org. Evergreen—Healthier Living Colorado-Diabetes™—Wednesdays, March 1-April 5, 1-3:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Seniors’ Resource Center, 5120 Highway 73, Evergreen, CO 80439. This class is […]

Are You CarFit?

Did you know that a typical driver makes 20 decisions per mile, with less than half a second of reaction time to avoid a collision? At any age, we need to ask ourselves this question: Am I a safe driver? After all, most of us want to make a responsible decision to protect others and […]

Free ‘dementia behaviors’ program for caregivers – Feb. 21

Caregiver Survival Skills is a free educational series presented by the Mountain Caregivers Resource Group. February’s topic, “Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors,” will be presented by a representative of the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado. The program provides participants with a model to address behavioral aspects of dementia, and then applies it to some of […]

Free Wellness Workshop: How to Eliminate Stress Related Health Problems

Join Dr. Chad Cotter for a free workshop focusing on 4 steps to eliminate stress related health problems on Wednesday, February 22 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Englewood Public Library, 1000 Englewood Pkwy, in Englewood. The workshop will be held in the Altenbach meeting room. How does the foods you eat cause […]

Community Health Classes Offered in February

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering free community health classes that begin in February. Register at the contacts listed. For more information, contact COAW at 303-984-1845 or visit www.coaw.org.

Artist Phyllis Vandehaar to Lead Workshop on “Playful Watercolor and Ink”

LITTLETON, CO—On Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, local artist Phyllis Vandehaar will lead a one-day workshop, “Be Playful with Watercolor and Ink,” for the Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County. Participants will draw with a device called the Speedball® Elegant Writer® calligraphy marker, a high-quality pen containing ink that flows into a lovely array of […]

Continuing Education Classes

Metropolitan State University of Denver is offering non-credit, continuing education classes beginning this spring through our LearnOn program. We have a lot of exciting options for classes ranging from wine tasting, wedding planning, rock climbing, to job search strategies and many computer classes. All of our classes are held on our main campus located in […]

Free ‘effective communication’ program for caregivers of people with dementia

Caregiver Survival Skills is a free educational series presented by the Mountain Caregivers Resource Group. December’s topic, “Effective Communication” Strategies for Caregivers,” will be presented by a representative of the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado. The program teaches caregivers to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Participants gain strategies for […]

All About Vision Loss

Please Join Us for an Educational Presentation on Living with Vision Loss. Light Refreshments will be served. Presented by:  Shirley Proppe, Program Director of A3, and Kim Ann Wardlow, Director of Marketing, Audio Information Network of Colorado.

Community Health Classes Offered in November

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering free community health classes that begin in November. Register at the contacts listed. For more information, contact COAW at 303-984-1845 or visit www.coaw.org. Westminster N’Balance Free class on Thursdays from 11-11:50 a.m., Nov. 3-Dec. 22 at Centura Neighborhood Health Center, 7233 Church Ranch Blvd., Westminster, CO […]