Boulder Senior Services – Aug. 2017

East Boulder Senior Center: 5660 Sioux Drive, Boulder, CO 80303 – 303-441-4150
West Boulder Senior Center: 909 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder, CO 80302 – 303-441-3148

Get Acquainted!
Friday, August 31
East Senior Center
1 to 2pm
Get acquainted with others who are new to the area, new to Senior Services, or interested in making new connections with other older adults. Join us to learn more about the many opportunities and resources offered through the East and West Senior Centers. Facilitated by Senior Services staff members.

This Full House
Thursday, August 10
East Senior Center
3 to 4:30pm
This Full House is a discussion/support group for people who have accumulated various items over the years and want to discuss practical ways to de-clutter, streamline, and organize. Different strategies and topics will be presented as well as sharing of ideas and situations among group members. Meets the second Thursday of every month.

NASA Human Spaceflight Research
Monday, August 28
West Senior Center
10 to 11:30am
Join Emily Matula, Ph.D. candidate at University of Colorado for this informative lecture to learn about the types of research NASA is currently conducting with its astronauts and CU’s funding to support NASA’s aspirations for study in the future.

Boulder’s Universal Zero Waste Ordinance
Thursday, August 31
East Senior Center
1:00 to 1:45pm
This program will answer any questions participants might have about recycling, composting, or Boulder’s Universal Zero Waste Ordinance that was adopted on June 16, 2015, by City Council. The Universal Zero Waste ordinance expands recycling and composting to all Boulder residents. The ordinance will be actively enforced this year. Join this talk on zero waste basics and beyond: including options for harder-to-recycle materials, hazardous waste, construction, landscaping and art materials. This presentation includes visual aids, time for questions, and a handout listing zero waste partners in Boulder.

Chautauquan Series-Walt Disney
Thursday, August 24
West Senior Center
12:45pm to 1:45pm
Walt Disney has been described as an optimal behaviorist. Join Walt as he takes participants on a magical and nostalgic journey into the realms of animation, motion picture production, theme park and urban development. Walt will share life experiences that molded him into an optimal behaviorist and how a little “fortuosity” can help make dreams come true.

A Quick Introduction to Email
Wednesday, July 26 and August 9
East Senior Center
10am to Noon
Participants will learn what email is, how it compares to traditional mail, how email addresses are written, email providers, and the features and tools included with an email account.

2017 Denver Parade of Homes
Thursday, August 31
East Recreation Center
10:15am to 4:30pm
This tour allows participants to discover some of the model and custom homes that range from luxury show homes to affordably priced homes. The tour showcases some of Denver’s best craft builders. All homes on the tour are for sale. Cameras are welcome, comfortable walking shoes recommended. Tour includes a break for lunch, on your own. Minimum registration by August 14.

Walk/Hike and Nature Education with OSMP
Tuesday, August 15
Boulder Trailheads
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Open Space and Mountain Parks staff and volunteers will lead walks/hikes paired with nature education. Natural Selections is an ongoing series of educational nature programs on topics including ecology, wildlife, and local history. Join an easy walk/hike of under 2 miles, at a conversational pace. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy at the end of the walk. Meet at the trailhead. Each date will have differing trails based on best trail conditions.

Bone Health: Bone Builders and Bone Breakers
Monday, August 28
West Senior Center
10am to 11am
Ten million Americans have osteoporosis. Bones are living tissue that respond to bone building care throughout life. Support lifelong bone health by knowing how to get all the nutrients bones need. Instructor: Aryn Doll, RDN, Nutritional Health Coach with Natural Grocers in Boulder.

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