Eagle View Adult Center – May 2014 events
Everyone knows that walking is good for you but it is so much more fun to walk with others. Wear good walking shoes dress for the weather and bring water to drink along the way. Meet in the lobby and we’ll venture outside on the numerous walking paths in our area. Olly Rameriz will be leading the group.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Deadline: May 7
Caregivers Support Group
Are you taking care of a loved one? Learn helpful caregiving tips, gain valuable insight from other caregivers, and much more. Find out about free or low cost resources to help you. Mary Thatcher from the Senior Hub (303-426-4408) facilitates the group.
10:00 – 11:30 p.m.
Thurs. May 8
Bunco is an easy and fun game of dice. We can teach you the game in 5 minutes if you don’t know how to play. Enjoy an afternoon of laughter, refreshments, and prizes.
1:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Thursdays May 8 & 29
Deadline: Tuesday before
Rick Weingarten plays a unique instrument called a vibraphone. You will love his performance. We’ll be serving spinach penne salad and dessert by Inglenook.
Fri. May 9
Deadline: Wed. May 7
Free Blood Pressure Screening
Firefighters from the Brighton Fire Dept. will be here to perform free blood pressure checks. Stop by!
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Mon/Thurs. May 12 & 29 Free Deadline: N/A
Expressions of Grief Through Art
Art can have a profound effect on our healing process. You are invited to join us and begin your journey to healing with art as we create a Mandala Art Activity for Self Discovery and Healing.
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Mon. May 12 Free
Deadline: Thurs. May 8
If you need help with Medicare issues, receive one-on-one assistance with Shelley Steele, our SHIP counselor who is specially trained on Medicare insurance programs. Call Ermie at 303- 655-2079 to make an appointment. Adams County residents with general questions about Medicare can also call Centura Health Links at 720-321-8850.
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesdays May 13 & 27
Lung Function Screening
National Jewish Medical Center and Visiting Nurse Association join together to provide free lung function (spirometry) screening. This simple, painless test takes 5 minutes and measures your lung function by blowing into a special tube that measures air flow. The nurse will discuss your results after the test. Make an appointment with the center at 303-655-2075.
10:00 – 12:00 noon
Thurs. May 15 Free
Betty Stephenson shares the most recent research about nutrition and healthy eating. It’s always great information, you will learn something new!
Stay for lunch afterwards.
Thurs. May 15 Free
Allergies and Asthma
Dr. Laslo will be discussing the latest changes and treatment options that are available for patients who suffer with allergies and asthma. You’ll hear about services that Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers can provide to patients for treatment and diagnosis for those who suffer with allergies and asthma. Thanks to PVMC for their sponsorship of this program.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Fri. May 16
Deadline: Wed. May 14
If you have contributed to our “Deck the Walls” campaign, you will receive an invitation to this event. Watch the mail!
5:00 – 6:30
Wed. May 21
The Veterans Service Office through Adams County provides advisory referral and processing services to county veterans, widows and dependents pertaining to veterans benefits and rights. Schedule your appointment with Scott Lawson at 303-227-2107. He will be in Brighton once a month, by appointment only.
9:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Fri. May 23
Brighton is home to some great cooks – so join us for a super meal. This is a true “potluck”. Just bring a dish to share that serves 10 and your table setting.
Fri. May 23
Our monthly Cribbage tournament includes prize winnings, refreshments, and lots of laughs. No registration, just drop-in and pay fee to the tournament volunteer.
Wed. May 28
Wildflowers of Colorado
Our hills are alive with flowers. Donna Singer will be showing slides of beautiful wildflowers she has taken on treks in Colorado. EVAC member Marilyn Rowe will be on hand to help with questions about flower identification. Learn to identify flowers you will see along the way as we begin our Rocky Mountain hiking season. Free, but please register.
Wed. May 28 Nyholt Room.
Readers Theatre Performance
Come to the last play of the season performed by the “Silver Tongued Players” – members of our Readers Theatre. Show is free and always lots of fun!
Thurs. May 29