Boulder Older Adult Services – Jan. 2022

The West Age Well Center offers online programs and is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for onsite programs and services. Check the Older Adult Services website for 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. 

Strength and Alignment: Using breath for increased self-awareness, this class focuses on body alignment to increase bone density without injury by using resistance training with hand-held weights, resistance bands and isometric exercises using balls. Instructor: Linda Manchester.

Strength and Alignment – Mondays | West Age Well Center | Mondays, January 3 – March 21, 

10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Fees: R/NR $51/$61

Strength and Alignment – Wednesdays | West Age Well Center | Wednesdays, January 5 – March 23, 

10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Fees: R/NR $61/$76

Popular Line Dances | West Age Well Center | Tuesdays, January 4 – 25, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Learn popular line dances with peers. No partner required to register. Instructor: Judy Kreith. Fees: R/NR


Social Dancing with Distance, Connection and Joy | West Age Well Center | Thursdays, January 6 – 27, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Learn social dance fundamentals and experience the joy and connection of social dancing while maintaining safety through masking and physical distancing. Instructor: Judy Kreith. 

Fees: R/NR $24/$30

SPARK and Studio Arts Boulder Pottery Class | West Age Well Center | 2nd Tuesdays, January 11, February 8, March 8 | 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. SPARK programs are designed for individuals with neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s, who are accompanied by their caregiver or partner. Participants will learn about three fundamentals of pottery to make functional and whimsical pieces.

An Introduction to Shakespeare’s Comedies | Online | Wednesdays and Fridays, January 12 – February 4 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Review some of Shakespeare’s Comedies by examining aspects of plays that have kept audiences and readers fascinated for over four hundred years. Fees: R/NR $50/$63

Beyond Nutrition: Lifestyle Strategies to Optimize Cognitive Function | Online | Wednesday, January 19 | 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Join Dr. Meghan Van Vleet to review the latest research and strategies for optimizing cognitive function through various lifestyle factors.  

Western Classical Mahjong for Beginners | West Age Well Center | Mondays and Wednesdays, January 24, 26, 31 and February 2, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Learn to play American Mahjong, a game of both skill and luck. Fees: R/NR $92/$115

CircleTalk™ | Online | Each Tuesday, January 25 – March 22 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CircleTalk offers a comfortable and engaging space to meet new people, have interesting conversations, share experiences and learn about others. 

Affordable Housing Options for Older Adults in Boulder County | Online | Wednesday, January 26, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Join this panel of participants for an overview of affordable housing options and where to locate websites, directories and applications.

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