Thornton Senior Center – Jan. 2016

Medicare Counseling – Tuesday, January 12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Trained volunteers will assist you with your Medicare issues. Appointments are required; please call 303-255-7850. Appointments are from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. FREE!

Meet the District Attorney – Wednesday, January 13 at 12:45 p.m.
Adam’s County District Attorney Dave Young will speak about programs that he has initiated and current trends. Mr. Young has taken aim at senior citizen issues and is a great advocate for seniors. Free!

Medicare 101 – Tuesday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Information is provided about Medicare enrollment, benefits, costs, what and how Medicare pays, choices under Medicare plans, how they work and prescription drug coverage. Reservations are required; please call 303-255-7850. Medicare classes are provided by Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Counselors.

Advanced Directives Class – Wednesdays, January 27 – February 24 from 1-2 p.m.
Learning what kinds of choices you will face at the end of your life is the first step toward making sure that you are not taken by surprise at a time when you most want control. Your life choices may shift along the way and knowing how to rethink your options and wishes is the most important awareness you can build. Join Front Range Hospice for this five-week series of discussions about navigating this time of your life. Free! Registration: Dec 16-Jan 6.

  • Week 1: Intro to Advanced Directives What they are and why you need them.
  • Week 2: Explanation of Five Wishes Form and discuss Wish 1. Who will make decisions for you.
  • Week 3: Five Wishes Wish 2 and Wish 3 Care and comfort.
  • Week 4: Five Wishes Wish 4 and Wish 5 How you want to be treated and what you want loved ones to know.
  • Week 5: Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Choice and course review.

Chicago Trip – Sunday, May 29 – Saturday, June 4
Diamond Tours presents a 7-day, 6-night trip departing from the Thornton Senior Center and taking you by Motorcoach to Illinois.

  • Single Occupancy $633
  • Double Occupancy $813
  • Triple Occupancy $613

Trip includes 10 meals (six breakfasts and four dinners), visit to the Art Institute of Chicago, the World Famous 360 Chicago, formerly the John Hancock Observatory, a guided tour of Chicago, an Architectural Cruise on the Chicago River and visits to the historic Navy Pier and Chicago’s Money Museum as well as Gaming at a Chicago Area Casino. $75 deposit check made payable to Diamond Tours due upon signing. Final payment due March 25. For more information and to register, please contact Jenny Ressl at 720-977-5852. Registration: Jan 7-Mar 3.

Thornton Senior Center
9471 Dorothy Boulevard
Thornton, CO 80229
Phone #:303-255-7850


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