Broomfield Senior Support Services – Sept. 2017

All support groups are open to the public at no cost. Registration is not required with exception*. Please call 303-464-5543 for more information. Held at BCC.

Dementia Caregiver 3rd Tue 10-11:30 am BCC
Diabetic 4th Mon 1-2 pm BCC
Grief* 1st & 3rd Wed 10:30 am-12 pm BCC
Low Vision Peer/Tech 2nd Tue 1-3 pm BCC
Multiple Sclerosis 1st Tue 10-11:30 am BCC
OLOC** 2nd Sat Noon-3 pm Varies
Parkinson’s 1st Tue 10:30 am–12 pm BCC
Parkinson’s Carepartners 1st Fri/Varies 10:30 am–12 pm BCC

*Grief – please call 303-717-1635 prior to attending the first time.
**OLOC-Older Lesbians Organizing for Change, please email: for more information and location.

AARP Smart Driver Course – $15 for members; $20 for members payable to AARP. Defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies and new traffic laws and rules of the road.
Held at BCC. For more information call 303-464-5526
Thu 1–5 pm Sep 21

Colorado History Talks
Humorous Hoaxes, Sleazy Scams & Scurrilous Schemes in Colorado
History: Hoaxes and Scams prevalent during the 19th century including “the great diamond hoax” and “McGinty,” the petrified man. Held at BCC. $5
Tues 1-2:30pm 9/12/17

Alzheimer’s Association Workshops Series – use text from prior newsletter
Wed 5-8pm Sep 6 Living with Alz for Middle Stage Caregivers, Part 1
Wed 5-8pm Sep 6 Living with Alz for Middle Stage Caregivers, Part 2

Wed 3-5 pm Oct 11 Understanding & Responding to Dementia-related behavior

Preserving Family Histories: An Educational Workshop
Every Family has a storyteller with a wealth of richly detailed memories to share. A personal history biography is one of the most important task you can accomplish and a valuable gift for future generation. Join us to learn more about how to preserve your personal history. Held at BCC at no charge. Please register by calling 303.464.5526.
Mon 10-11:3 am Oct 2

Planning for Successful Aging – Senior Housing Options
Held at BCC at no charge. Please register by calling 303.464.5526.
Wed 10:30-11:30 am Sep 20

Veterans Benefits
Please attend this informational workshop on a variety of Veterans benefits including Service Connected Disability Compensation, Non-service Connected Pensions, Survivors benefits, Healthcare, Educational, Burial benefits as well as Veterans Community Living Center information. Presented by: Tim Hutchinson, Broomfield County Veterans Service Officer. Held at BCC at no charge. Please register by calling 303.464.5526.
Tue 9-11 am Nov 15

Functional Medicine – Evening Series
Presented by Andrea Crane, MS HNFM, BS, Functional Medicine Practitioner.
Held at BCC at no charge. Please register by calling 303.464.5526.
Sleep. The importance of and how to get it: Learn about positive and negative effects that your diet and lifestyle have on your sleep.
Tue 6:30 pm Sep 12

Financial Planning in the Shadow of Dementia: Providing care for a loved one living with dementia can be overwhelming, and important affairs, like financial planning, can get overlooked. Learn how to be financially prepared in the event your family is ever affected by dementia. Presented by Amanda Korth.
Mon 10-11:30 am Sep 11

The Silver Tsunami: Legal, Residential and Financial considerations. About one-fifth of the US population will be 65 or older by the year 2030. Are you and your family prepared? Presented by Amanda Korth, Sharon Wiest and Maureen Murphy Batson.
Mon 10-11:30 am Sep 18
Cookies/Conversations: Honest Discussions over coffee and cookies regarding eldercareÑthe types of long-term care available, levels of care, financial considerations. Actual video testimony. Don’t miss this! Presented by Amanda Korth.
Mon 10-11:30 am Sep 25

Medicare Series. Presented by Centura Health Links.
Take the stress and confusion out of applying for health care benefits.
Centura Health LINKS is a no-cost, unbiased and confidential community resource that connects seniors and uninsured or underinsured individuals to health benefits, prescription support and other community health programs by providing:
Fri 10-11 am Sep15 Medicare 101
Fri 10-11 am Sep 22 Medicare Advantage
Fri 10-11 am Sep 29, Medicare Part D
* Application and enrollment assistance
* Medicare, Medicare Savings Program, Medicare Part D
* Medicaid
* Old Age Pension
* One-on-one insurance counseling with a certified

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