Boulder Senior Services – Mar. 2018

Men’s slow-pitch softball teams, aged 50+ and 70+ are organizing to represent Boulder in the Colorado Senior Softball Association (CSSA). CSSA plays games from April – August 2018 with 50+ play on Wednesday mornings, and 70+ play on Monday mornings. Team dues are $60 – $75 per player. For more information, please contact Don McGill at <themcgills5@gmail.com>.

What is the Cloud and How Do I Use It?
Courses #10109
Thursday, March 1
West Boulder Senior Center
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Fees: R/NR $17/$21
Cloud computing services provide seamless access to important data such as text docs, PDFs, spreadsheets, and other digital assets (like photos and music) from any location, not just on a home computer by using cloud applications like Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Apple iCloud participants will learn how to create and share files and folders on the Cloud. Class style is demonstration; a handout will be provided.

Ballroom Dance March: Rumba and Cha-cha-cha
Courses #10278
Tuesdays, March 6 – 27
West Boulder Senior Center
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Fees: R/NR $16/$24
Dance these lovely Latin styles in March. Rumba combines Big Band and Afro-Cuban Rhythms, and Cha-cha-cha focuses on smooth turns and playful dance combinations in this beautiful dance.

Stay One Step Ahead of Scammers
Courses #10130
Wednesday, March 7
West Boulder Senior Center
12:45 – 2:15 p.m.
This program on scam prevention will be presented by an Inspector from the US Postal Service. The presentation will include information on current scams including foreign lotteries, sweepstakes, romance, identity theft, and cybercrime. Participants will learn tips on how to avoid being swindled. Informational pamphlets will be provided.
Presenter: U.S. Postal Inspector
Intro to Audio Streaming

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Courses #10137
Thursday, March 8
West Boulder Senior Center
10 – noon
This interactive workshop will help participants learn the facts about Alzheimer’s and the importance of early detection. Concerns about memory loss or behavioral changes can be addressed in this class. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease provides the opportunity to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Class structure includes video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease to highlight the challenges they face every day.

Eleanor Roosevelt on Human Rights
Courses #9907
Wednesday, March 14
West Boulder Senior Center
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Dubbed “First Lady of the World” by President Truman, Eleanor Roosevelt speaks of the ground-breaking, grueling, tempestuous, and eventually triumphant development of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a Magna Carta for humankind. In this program, Mrs. Roosevelt recounts her involvement with the UN during the Cold War. Hear the former first lady’s opinion on the importance of human rights that have contributed to the strength of the country. Eleanor Roosevelt is performed by Chautauquan Susan Marie Frontczak.

SPARK Warm Water Class
Courses #10182
Wednesday March 14
East Boulder Senior Center
2 – 3 p.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. Classes held the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Senior Lobby Day Trip to the Capitol
Courses #10128
Wednesday, March 21
East Boulder Senior Center
7:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Fees: R/NR $26/$31
Learn about programs and legislation affecting older adults. Meet the Colorado state legislators and elected officials in the morning session which will be in the State Capitol, Old Supreme Court Chamber. The afternoon session will feature additional legislators, elected officials and possibly Governor Hickenlooper with time for question and answers. A continental breakfast and boxed lunch are included.

Creatures of Light Exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Courses #10120
Tuesday, March 27
East Boulder Senior Center
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fees: R/NR $36/$41
Delve into the world of living things that glow, flash, and flicker such as the strange creatures in the ocean’s depths. Explore the mysterious world of bioluminescence, visible light generated by living things through a chemical reaction. Enjoy spectacular immersive environments, unusual animals, and videos to create an amazing experience. Venture into a dark cave and look up to see twinkling glowworms. Stroll across an interactive lagoon to encounter the radiant diversity of a coral reef ecosystem. Lunch on your own in the T-Rex Café $. Minimum registration by Mar 12.

Cyber Safety for Seniors
Courses #10133
Wednesday, March 28
West Boulder Senior Center
10 – 11 a.m.
Join Boulder County Deputy District Attorney Tim Johnson for Cyber Safety for Seniors. Technology is changing every day and changing so quickly that most people have a hard time keeping up. Participant in this workshop will learn practical tools and steps to help protect against cyber-crimes. Students will also learn about some of the latest scams as well as ways to protect passwords and avoid ‘phishing scams’ and ‘social engineering scams.’ Join this informative session and walk away knowing how to be better protected in the digital world.


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