Boulder Senior Activities – May 2015

Boulder Senior Activities for May, 2015

History Colorado Center, Denver – Day Trip
Friday, May 1, 2015
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
$25 to $30 includes transportation, trip escort, admission and parking
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
Enjoy a guided tour and hear behind-the-scenes stories followed by time to see the rest of the displays including the 1968 exhibit when Apollo 8 orbited the moon and the Vietnam War escalated. Lunch locally (on your own) after visiting the center.

The Death Café
West Senior Center
Monday, May 4, 2015
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Free – register to save your space
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
A Death Café is a respectful, enlightening and thought provoking space within which to help each other increase awareness of our “finite” lives. Hosts, Reva Tift, M.A. and Naomi Rusk, Ph.D. of the Boulder Death Café, have a light touch and will help ensure everyone is heard.

Cinco de Mayo Dinner in the CafŽ Classico
West Senior Center
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
5:30 to 7 p.m.
$6
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 for reservations
Enjoy dinner and performances when Meals on Wheels and the City of Boulder partner to host a Mexican dinner, baile folclorico and other dance perfornances. Seniors, their families and caregivers are welcome. Event will be held in Spanish and English.

Lady Luck Casino, Black Hawk – Day Trip
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
$20 to $25 includes transportation, trip escort and casino package
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
We keep going back to those places that have good food and offer our seniors a select casino package. So, it’s back to Lady Luck Casino in Black Hawk.

Monthly Hearing Clinic
East Senior Center
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
2 to 4 p.m. by appointment only – 8 appointments available
Free – appointment required
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 for appointment
The staff of Family Hearing will provide free audiology services such as hearing screening and ear and hearing aid checks and cleaning. Full hearing test or hearing aid adjustments also available for billing to Medicare or your health insurance.

Denver History Tours “Denver Divinity Tour” – Day Trip
Monday, May 11, 2015
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
$30 to $35 includes transportation and Denver History Tours trip escort
Take an architectural journey to historic Denver buildings devoted to religion, learn about the growth of Denver and hear stories that linked the people of Denver with their faiths. Along the way we’ll stop for lunch (on your own).

Conversations about Dementia
East Senior Center
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
2 to 4 p.m.
Free – register to reserve your space
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
This workshop offers tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans.

Molly Brown Summer House, Denver – Day Trip
Thursday, May 14, 2015
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
$45 to $60 includes transportation, trip escort, tour, lunch and gratuity.
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
Join us for a delicious lunch (including desserts) and a historic tour that will include a history of Molly and J.J. Brown and how they acquired and lived on their 450-acre estate. See family photos and design plans and learn how the Browns entertained friends and family.

Successful Communication
East Senior Center
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
2 to 4 p.m.
Free – register to reserve your space
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
Learn how to create opportunities for positive interaction by using effective communications techniques that include skills for interacting with people with dementia, as well as how to observe and respond to different and unusual behaviors often experienced with this diagnosis.

Mr. Vernon Country Club Brunch, Golden – Day Trip
Sunday, May 31, 2015
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
$40 to $45 includes transportation, trip escort, buffet brunch and gratuity
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
Mt. Vernon’s Sunday buffet brunch includes a made-to-order omelet station, Belgian waffles, eggs Benedict, roast beef, ham, sausage, bacon, seasonal fruits and salads and an elaborate dessert table – all with a gorgeous view of Denver.


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