Boulder Older Adult Services – Mar. 2023

West Age Well Center: 909 Arapahoe Ave. | 303-441-3148 | Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

East Age Well Center: 5660 Sioux Dr. | 303-413-7290 | Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

For more information about programs and services, visit www.boulderolderadultservices.com.         Sign up for our weekly newsletter: https://bouldercolorado.gov/lets-age-well-newsletter.

Move With Ease: A Series to Introduce Feldenkrais. East Age Well Center, Tuesdays, March 7 – 28, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Fees: R/NR $40/$50. The Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education® helps participants learn to move with ease using slow, mindful movements to achieve powerful effects in terms of balance, flexibility, and coordination.

Chair Yoga and Balance Series. West Age Well Center, Fridays, March 10 – 31, 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Fees: R/NR $32/$40. This class brings together postures and techniques of yoga with the support of a chair. All levels welcome.

Sans Souci Dance Film Screening, Discussion, Class. West Age Well Center, Monday, March 13, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema presents the dance documentary “Trax”, which chronicles the history of tap dance, the Harlem Renaissance, and the Great Migration of 1910. The Co-Director of the Festival will facilitate a discussion, followed by an optional dance class inspired by the film.

SPARK and Studio Arts Boulder Pottery Class. West Age Well Center, 2nd Tuesdays, March 14, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Participants will learn about the fundamentals of pottery to make functional and whimsical pieces. SPARK programs are designed for individuals with neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s, who are accompanied by their caregiver or partner. 

The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Online, Wednesdays and Fridays, March 15 – April 7, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Fees per household: R/NR $60/$75. Lori Lucas will lead discussion on the “The Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer in a series of eight online classes. Recommended text: “The Riverside Chaucer”.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s. West Age Well Center, Wednesday, March 15, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Learn about 10 common warning signs of Alzheimer’s, the benefits of early diagnosis, and Alzheimer’s Association resources. 

Aging and the Brain. Online, Thursday, March 16, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Join this program to explore the effects of aging on memory capacity and chronic pain. Instructor: Dr. Kevin F. Reichlin, chiropractor and author.

Living History Performance: Legendary Ladies. West Age Well Center, Wednesday, March 22, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Presented in first-person living history, the Legendary Ladies share struggles and triumphs while living in the American West. 

Meet-up: Facility Tour and Lunch at Meals on Wheels. 3701 Canfield St., Boulder, Thursday, March 30, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Fees: R/NR $5/$6.25. Meet staff and tour the Meals on Wheels facility where meals are prepared for delivery, then visit the Niche Market. Afterwards, enjoy lunch together in the Community Room.

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. East Age Well Center, Thursday, March 30, 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. TRU Community Care and City of Boulder Older Adult Services would like to honor all Veterans, and on this day, especially Vietnam Veterans. For information and to RSVP: https://fundraise.givesmart.com/e/OVainA?vid=xbs11

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