Boulder Older Adult Services – April 2022

West Age Well Center is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for onsite programs and services. Check the Older Adult Services website for online and on-site program information and to subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter or call 303-441-3148. Meals on Wheels’ Eat Well Café is open Monday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for lunch at $6.99 plus tax. 

Tech Series: Online Basics

Online, Mondays and Wednesdays, April 11 – May 11, 3:15 – 4:30 p.m.

In this 10-session workshop, a Senior Planet instructor will provide information needed for participants to confidently navigate life online.

SPARK and Studio Arts Boulder Pottery Class

West Age Well Center, Tuesday, April 12, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. 

This SPARK pottery program is designed for individuals with neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s, who are accompanied by their caregiver or partner.

Tour of CU Museum following Lunch at Eat Well Cafe

West Age Well Center, Monday, April 18, 12:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Meet in the West Age Well Center lobby, then enjoy lunch as a group (self-pay) in the Eat Well Café. At 1:00 p.m., a Via bus will arrive to transport the group to University of Boulder Museum of Natural History for a tour.

Boulder County Farmer’s Markets: History, Mission, and Food Access Program

Online, Wednesday, April 20, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Join this program to learn about BCFM’s history, mission, commitment to producer-only markets, and the most up-to-date market information.

Buff Up Your Brain – Cognitive Fitness in Parkinson’s Disease

West Age Well Center, Thursday, April 21, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

This program will review the importance of cognitive fitness and effective strategies to help people living with Parkinson’s Disease engage in a healthy, meaningful lifestyle.

The Death Café 

Online, 4th Tuesdays, April 26 and May 24, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

A Death Café is a place to talk about death in a relaxed and agenda-free setting. It’s a place for respectful, serious, meaningful, tender, and funny conversations.

Reverse Mortgages and More

Online, Tuesday, April 26, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Join Boulder County’s Personal Finance Team for a presentation and Q & A session to learn more about their services and to explore the basics of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) – backed reverse mortgages.

Managing Money: A Caregivers Guide to Finance

West Age Well Center, Wednesday, April 27, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

This free Alzheimer’s Association program will feature tips for managing someone else’s finances, how to prepare for future care costs and the benefits of early planning. 

Parkinson Association of the Rockies: April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

West Age Well Center, Thursday, April 28, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

This program will provide a brief overview of Parkinson Disease and how the Parkinson Association of the Rockies (PAR) provides support for the Parkinson’s community in Colorado.

Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) Film and Discussion

Online, Thursday, April 28, 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.

Prior to the discussion, participants will receive an email with a specific link to view the film Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind (Canada, 90 minutes).

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