Boulder Older Adult Services – Nov. 2021

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 at 10:00 a.m. for coffee and pastries and 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for lunch at $6.99 plus tax.


SPARK and Studio Arts Boulder Pottery Class. Tuesday, November 9, 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. Join SPARK and Studio Arts Boulder for a hand building class on the second Tuesday in November and December at the West Age Well Center. Participants will learn about the three fundamentals of pottery to make functional and whimsical pieces: pinch pots, coils, and slabs.

Studio Arts Boulder Pottery Class. Friday, November 12, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. 

Participants will learn about the three fundamentals of pottery to make functional and whimsical pieces: pinch pots, coils, and slabs. Studio Arts Boulder will supply all materials and tools, and all work will be processed at their Pottery Lab facility.


Progressive Meditation. Each Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join Joan DePuy through different techniques that help participants experience a calm and peaceful state.

How the Microbiome Influences Weight, Mood and Disease Risk. Tuesday, Nov.r 9, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

This class will review what the microbiome is and explore a comprehensive approach to increase microbiome diversity, decrease inflammation, and decrease risk factors for obesity, allergies, mood imbalances, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Instructor: Erin Williams.

Dance films and discussion with Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Participants will view short films online, followed by a discussion facilitated by Michelle Bernier.

An Introduction to Shakespeare’s History: “Henry IV, Part One.”  Wednesdays and Fridays, November 10 – December 8, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. (No class Nov. 26)

Review Shakespeare’s history “Henry IV Part One” by examining aspects of a play that has kept audiences and readers fascinated for over four hundred years. Instructor: Lori Lucas.

The Internet of Things (IoT). Mondays and Wednesdays, November 15 – December 15, 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.

Join these classes to learn about IoT technology, how it is currently being used in daily life, and what it holds for the future. 

Understanding and Overcoming Shoulder Pain. Tuesday, November 16, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

This program will review the anatomy of the shoulder, dispel myths about the shoulder, and demonstrate options to address shoulder pain, including arthritis and rotator cuff pain. Presenter: Evan Ingerson.

Common Sense Tips for People Living With Hearing Loss and Their Loved Ones. Wednesday, November 17, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. This presentation will offer common sense tools to enhance communication for people with hearing loss and those who love them. Presenter: Aimee Langlois.

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