Boulder Older Adult Services – Aug. 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. 

Sans Souci Dance Film Screening, Discussion, and Optional Dance Class

West Age Well Center, Monday, August 8, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

“Dance is Like a Fine Wine” will show a dance film followed by discussion with a local filmmaker, and end with an optional dance class. 

Strength Training for Bone Health and Vitality

Online, Tuesday, August 9, 11:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.

This presentation will cover recent research on the benefits of strength training for bone health and improved function in older adults with some strategies to safely begin these exercises for a positive impact.

SPARK and Studio Arts Boulder Pottery Class

West Age Well Center, August 9, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Participants will learn about the fundamentals of pottery to make functional and whimsical pieces. This program is designed for individuals with neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, who are accompanied by their caregiver or partner.

Open Mic All Stars

West Age Well Center, Wednesday, August 17, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

In conjunction with the Open Mic program that takes place each Thursday afternoon at the West Age Well Center, join five older adult open mic performers as they each play 30 minutes of live music and song.

The Connection of Sleep and Memory

Online, Tuesday, August 19, 10:00 – 11:00a.m.

This program will introduce sleep physiology and the neurobiology of memory formation and storage, and will explore the role of sleep in normal memory processing. 

TECH: iPad Essentials

Online, Mondays and Wednesdays, August 22 – September 26, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

This 5-week course will cover the essentials of using the Apple iPad, how to navigate the internet, and how to send and receive email.

BCAAA Community Conversations 2022

Online, Tuesday, August 23, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. 

Join Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA) and Older Adult Services for a series of Community Conversations to discuss what works well for older adults in Boulder County and what service and resource gaps need to be addressed. Registration required. More Community Conversations coming in September.

Virtual Tour of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Online, Tuesday, August 30, 11:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Explore art in an immersive virtual slideshow that simulates an in-person trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. 

NeuroPong™ Table Tennis

West Age Well Center, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:15 – 4:14 p.m.

NeuroPong is a table tennis program for people living with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and early stage dementia.  Registration required, contact Antonio Barbera, MD at 303-667-1735 or abarbera@tabletennisconnections.

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