Boulder Older Adult Services – April 2021
Online Programs. Visit bouldercolorado.gov/older-adults to view our complete monthly program guide, register for programs, and subscribe to our free weekly email newsletter. Call 303-441-3148 for information or to register for programs by phone.
The Fruited Plains of Boulder County. Apr. 8, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Explore the 1858 pioneer settlement of Boulder County through photos and information compiled by local historian and author Anne Dyni.
Understanding and Overcoming Knee Arthritis. Apr. 13, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Review what arthritis is and what causes it. Learn about treatment options and preventive exercises to do at home. Presenter: Evan Ingerson, physical therapist specializing in orthopedics.
Tech Series: Entertainment. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Apr. 13 – May 13, 12:45 – 2:00 p.m.
Learn about popular platforms like YouTube and Spotify to stream podcasts, videos, and music with Senior Planet.
National Healthcare Decisions Day: Your Choices Matter. Apr. 13, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
The Conversation Project of Boulder County will review the importance of advance care planning and how to put specific healthcare wishes into action.
An Introduction to Shakespeare’s Dramas: Macbeth. Wednesdays and Fridays, Apr. 14 – 30, 9:30 – 10:20 a.m. Review Shakespeare’s drama “Macbeth” with literature teacher, Lori Lucas.
&BIFF Film and Discussion. Apr. 15, 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Boulder International Film Festival brings independent films to older adults online. “This Mountain Life” is a riveting film of human passion and adventure during a six-month hiking and ski trip.
Container Gardening. Apr. 19, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Join Master Gardeners from CSU to learn tips for success with potted flowers and plants to enjoy beauty or vegetables all season long.
Travel Discussion Group. Apr. 19, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Join a discussion group to meet others, ask questions, share helpful travel information, and learn about domestic and international trips offered through Older Adult Services and Collette Travel.
Earth System Connections. Apr. 22, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Join National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) scientists Danica Lombardozzi and Adriana Bailey to discuss the connections between plants, the water cycle and changing climate.
Nutrition and Lifestyle Support for Long Lasting Cognitive Function. Apr. 23, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
This program focuses on the risk factors of cognitive decline. Learn what nutrition and lifestyle habits may be helpful in reducing risk for degenerative conditions. Presenter: Erin Williams, Certified Nutritionist.
A Rehabilitation Team Approach to Living Well with Parkinson’s. Apr. 28, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Join Boulder Community Health Outpatient Rehabilitation Parkinson’s specialists to discuss the benefits of physical, occupational, voice and swallowing therapy for people with Parkinson’s Disease. Presenters: Ann Brexa, OTR, Michelle Becker, MS, CCC-SLP, Nancy Helmer, OTR, and Mary Richardson, MSPT.