Boulder Senior Services – July 2019

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

SPECIAL EVENT: Ice Cream Social
Course Code: 17624
Tuesday, July 2
East Senior Center
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Cool off in the heat of summer at this refreshing and engaging ice cream social. Boulder Seniors Foundation volunteers and Senior Services staff will be on hand to serve up favorite ice cream and toppings, and to thank you for participating in our Senior Services programs. Socialize with old friends and make some new ones. This event is sponsored by the Boulder Seniors Foundation. Registration required.

AARP Driver Safety Course
Course Code: 16521
Monday, July 8
East Senior Center
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Participants will learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate their vehicles more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. Registration is required and space is limited, so register now by calling 303-441-4150. Fee of $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members is paid directly to the instructor the day of the class.

SPARK Warm Water Class
Course Code: 16585
Begins Tuesday, July 10
East Senior Center
10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
This unique class provides enjoyable water-assisted movement to music that stimulates neural pathways, brain activity, muscular strength, and some cardiopulmonary response. Specifically designed for individuals with neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s, who are accompanied by their caregiver or partner. Classes held in warm water leisure pool less than 4 feet deep. Co-sponsored by Alzheimer’s Association SPARK, City of Boulder Senior Services, Boulder Parks & Recreation, and Boulder Seniors Foundation.

The Collective Community Arts Center Tour and Chocolaterie STAM
Course Code: 17685
Tuesday, July 10
201 N Public Rd, Lafayette, CO
11 A.M. – noon
Visit the Collective Community Arts Center in Lafayette to see ‘The Language of Line’ exhibit by the Colorado-based artist, Sara Rockinger. Ms. Rockinger will be onsite during the tour to answer questions. Chocolate tasting at Chocolaterie Stam will follow this docent-led visit.

Allen True Murals with Denver History Tours
Course Code: 17646
Wednesday, July 17
East Senior Center
11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Allen True was a Colorado-born illustrator specializing in murals of western and Native American themes. Join Denver History Tours for an exploration of Allen True’s art located in the Colorado State Capitol, Brown Palace Hotel, Civic Center, and Colorado National Bank. Expect frequent stops to depart the bus and time standing to view the murals. Midway through the tour enjoy lunch on your own at Union Station.

The Power of Nutrient Groups to Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis Naturally
Course Code: 17652
Thursday, July 18
West Senior Center
1:30 – 3 p.m.
Participants will learn how bone loss develops, why loss during menopause does not have to cause osteoporosis, and how to prepare and combine whole foods to prevent and treat osteopenia and osteoporosis. Bone health supplements and tests that profile individual nutrient requirements will also be reviewed.

SPARK Ageless Grace
Course Code: 17577
Wednesday, July 24
East Senior Center
10:15 – 11:15 p.m.
Ageless Grace® is a seated exercise and movement modality utilizing 21 different tools and a wide variety of music, including favorites chosen by participants. Designed to stimulate neural pathways, it is safe for all levels of ability. Additional benefits include conditioning, strength, improved self-confidence, and tools to use at home for both the older adult and caregiver. Co-sponsored by Alzheimer’s Association SPARK, City of Boulder Senior Services, Boulder Parks and Recreation, and Boulder Seniors Foundation.

Disruptions: How to Prepare for Emergencies
Course Code: 17637
Wednesday, July 31
West Senior Center
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Join Joycelyn Fankhouser, Boulder County Emergency Management Coordinator, for an overview on ‘disruption’ preparation. Learning to prepare for a disruption, whether it is a fire, flood, or loss of power can be the difference between being prepared or caught off guard. This presentation goes beyond the usual ‘Go Kit’ instructions and includes a variety of tips on effective planning for any type of emergency.

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