Boulder Older Adult Services – June 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. 

NeuroPong™ Table Tennis 

West Age Well Center, Thursday, June 2, 2:15 – 4:14 p.m.

NeuroPong is a table tennis program organized by Table Tennis Connections 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 mailto:abarbera@tabletennisconnections.

Get Acquainted!

West Age Well Center, Friday, June 3, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Get acquainted with others who are new to the area, new to Older Adult Services, or interested in making new connections with others.

Popular Line Dances

West Age Well Center, Tuesdays, June 7 – 28, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Fees: R/NR $24/$30 

Line dancing is a fun and invigorating activity that utilizes music from around the world. Individuals and beginners welcome, no partners required.

Letter-Writing as a Contemplative Practice

Online, Thursday, June 9, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

The presenters will guide participants in exploring how to start their own letters.

Social Dancing 

West Age Well Center, Thursdays, June 9 – 30, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Fees: R/NR $24/$30

Learn social dance fundamentals including the box step, crossover breaks, pivot turns, and partner dance techniques including lead and follow, mirror imaging, body communication, cues, and creative play.

Studio Arts Boulder Pottery Class

West Age Well Center, Friday, June 10, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Participants will learn about the fundamentals of pottery to make functional and whimsical pieces. 

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

Online, Monday, June 13, 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. View a short trailer of the films that will be shown on June 13.

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Online, Tuesday, June 14, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

This talk will cover new research concerning saturated fat and salt in a diet, why sugar matters, and important nutrients to keep the heart and body healthy.

Cannabis – Friend or Foe for Older Adults

Online, Tuesday, June 21, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Dr. Fixen will review different cannabis products including side effects and drug interactions, as well as current cannabis research and regulatory information.

The Death Café

Online, 4th Tuesdays, June 28, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

A Death Café is a place for respectful, serious, meaningful, tender, and funny conversations about death.

Cardiovascular Health and Passive Heat Therapy

Online, Tuesday, June 28, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

This program will review recent studies demonstrating improvements in vascular function following chronic hot water immersion in young, middle-aged and older adult subjects, plus a new, larger study in process.

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