Boulder Senior Services – Jan 20

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! West
Wednesday, Jan. 4
West Senior Center
10 to 11:30am
Get acquainted with others who are new to the area, new to Senior Services, or interested in making new connections with others. Join us to learn more about the many opportunities and resources offered through our East and West Senior Centers. Facilitated by Senior Services staff members. There is no charge, but please pre-register to reserve your space.

How To Register For Activities Online
Wednesday, Jan. 4
West Senior Center
9 to 10am
Online registration is new and improved! You are always first in line when registering online, available 24 hours a day from the comfort of your own home. As of Nov. 14 Boulder Senior Services began using the new system ACTIVE NET to manage program registrations, memberships, customer accounts and transactions. Not only will you be able to pay for an activity, you will be able to see your account history online. Staff are here to assist you step by step with this new process of registering for activities online.

Beyond Vision: Low Vision Support Group
Wednesday, Jan. 11
East Senior Center
1 to 2pm
The Beyond Vision team is highly skilled, trained and knowledgeable in a wide variety of alternative techniques, adaptive devices and assistive technologies both for low vision and blind needs. Join a new support group at the East Boulder Senior Center, which will be meeting on the 2nd Wednesdays of each month from 1 to 2pm, starting January 11, 2017. To find out more, send email to: or call 303-790-1390

Introduction to iPhone and iPad- Part 1
Thursday, Jan 12
West Senior Center
9:30 to 11:30am
This beginner to entry level course will help participants understand the key functions of the iPhone and iPad. Instruction includes use of home screen icons, apps, phone contacts, email, texting, Facetime, basic Internet browsing using Safari, navigating Settings including accessibility settings. Instruction is through demonstration but students are encouraged to bring their devices to follow along and practice.

Modern Dental Solutions
Thursday, Jan. 12
West Senior Center
2:30 to 3:30pm
In this presentation by Dr. Ted Kawulok, participants will learn about the impact that dental health has on physical health and the possibility of same-day solutions. Dr. Kawulok will also discuss dental solutions to health problems such as sleep apnea. Presenter: Dr. Ted Kawulok, D.D.S., P.C. of Whole Family Dentistry in Boulder

Live Well 4 Diabetes Prevention Program
Thursdays, Jan. 12 – Mar. 30
East Senior Center
Noon to 1pm
The Live Well 4 Life Diabetes Prevention Program, hosted by City of Boulder, is a community delivered, evidence based, lifestyle change program with a proven success record. The program focuses on topics such as healthy eating, physical activity, weight loss and stress management. The program and materials are free of charge to those who qualify for the program. To find out if you qualify, please contact Wendy Smittick 303-355-3423 ext. 110 or

Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor-Movement Disorders
Wednesday, Jan. 18
West Senior Center
10 to 11am
This presentation on movement disorders, led by neurosurgeon Dr. David Vansickle, will discuss aspects of Parkinson’s Disease and essential tremor which are nervous system disorders that affect movement, muscle control and balance. Parkinson’s Disease touches people of all ages, but most frequently occurs in individuals aged 55-75. Approximately 60,000 people are diagnosed in the United States every year, and at any given time, there are roughly 3,000-4,000 individuals on the front Range that could benefit from improved treatments for Parkinson’s Disease. Please join Dr. Van Sickle for this presentation followed by a Q&A session. Light refreshments served.

Easing the Stress of Paying for Long Term Care
Friday. Jan. 20
West Senior Center
12:30 to 1:30pm
In this program participants will explore how to strategize when paying for long term care. Subjects such as protecting savings and retirement income, as well as planning for heirs will be discussed. Presenter: Michael Homier is an attorney and owner of ViCare Solutions.

History Behind the Headlines: Poetry and Song
Tuesday, Jan 24
East Senior Center
10 to 11am
Professor Elissa Guralnick, emerita from CU Boulder’s Department of Musicology, will discuss several short songs that translate the original poems faithfully, reflecting not just the meaning of the words, but also the music inherent in them. Speaker: Professor Elissa Guralnick emeritus

Glories of Government with Denver History Tours
Friday, Jan 27
East Senior Center
10am to 4pm
Join Denver History Tours to visit the halls of the capitol where the government is brought to life. The tour includes art, history, architecture and mystery. Tour includes a break for lunch on your own. Please bring identification as it will be required to enter some buildings. Fees include Senior Services transportation, Senior Services escort, Denver History Tours step on guide. Lunch is on your own, at a restaurant, midway through the tour. Minimum registration by January 13.

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