Eagle View Adult Center – Nov 2016
Tues & Wed Gift Cards
Win a $10 grocery gift card! Due to the generosity of the Senior Advisory Board, each day you eat VOA lunch on Tuesday or Wednesday your name gets in the end of the month drawing. The more you times you eat the better your chances. Bring a friend and put your name in twice!
A wonderful group of women make “ugly quilt” sleeping bags for the homeless and use neckties to secure the quilts once they are rolled up!!! They are in desperate need of ties, so if you have some to spare put them in the big red collection box during November.
Coats for Others
Can you imagine not having a coat to keep you warm? Please donate your no longer needed coats to the Kiwanis – especially adult men’s coats! There will be a big red box near the front desk the entire month of November. Please be sure the coat is clean and check the pockets before giving it away!
“Medicare Saving Plans & Low Income Subsidy”
There is are benefits available to low income individuals to help pay for Part B and prescription coverage. If your gross income is less than $1,357 as an individual or $1,823 couple come learn how you might qualify for this benefit. Asset restrictions apply. For people starting Medicare in 2017 the price will be $121 for Part B so this benefit may help with that cost.
Tuesday, November 1
Deadline: Friday, Oct 28
Certified massage therapist, Bonita Rose, provides massage services in our wellness clinic. Half hour or 1 hour appointments available for target areas or full body massages. Call 303-655-2075 for an appointment. Pay Bonita at the time of service.
9:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Wed. Nov 2 – Dec 14
1/2 hour – $26, 1 hour – $41
Deadline: Two days in advance
Betty Stephenson shares the most recent research about nutrition and healthy eating. Betty was a home economics teacher for 36 years and practices healthy eating in her own life. Stay for lunch and bingo afterward. Call Eleanor at 303-655-2271 by Tuesday for lunch reservations.
Thur. Nov 3
Deadline for Lunch: Tue. Nov 1 by noon
Donate Baked Goods
We need home-made baked goods for our craft fair! All proceeds benefit our center. Bring donated items in during business hours on Fri. Nov 4 or Sat. Nov 5, before noon. Both whole cakes/pies and items “packaged” in smaller quantities are a hit. Please label your items and list special ingredients such asÉ “Oatmeal Cookies – contains nuts.”
Crafts Galore! Eagle View has one of the best craft fairs in town! Shop for unique holiday gifts made by local artisans. Homemade breakfast burritos and chili are for sale throughout the day. Buy a sweet treat at the best bake sale in town! Food sales benefit Eagle View.
8 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sat. Nov 5
If you need help with Medicare issues, you can receive one-on-one assistance with a SHIP counselor who is specially trained on Medicare insurance programs. You can also get assistance in enrolling for Medicare Part D. 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.
12:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Nov 8 & 22
Celebrate America with the 3rd Graders from North Elementary. They will be here to present their choir program in honor of Veteran’s Day. There’s nothing like children singing to make your day special. Veterans are especially encouraged to attend. Want to stay for VOA lunch? Call Eleanor 303-655-2271.
Thurs. Nov 10
Lunch Deadline: Mon. Nov 7
Blood Pressure Screening
The wonderful firefighters from the Brighton Fire Department will be here to perform free blood pressure checks. Stop by!
10:30 – 11:30 am
Thur. Nov 10
Mon. Nov 21
Bunco is an easy and fun game of dice. Enjoy an afternoon of laughter, refreshments, and prizes. Bunco fills up fast so don’t wait to register!
1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Deadline: Tues. before
Civil War History in Colorado
Learn how the Civil War impacted Colorado in the 1860s: Whose side were we on? Were there any major battles in Colorado? Were Colorado volunteers engaged in any battle elsewhere? Why were our first two territorial governors forced to resign? These and other questions will be answered as we study Colorado in the context of the Civil War. Presenter Ed Weising is a professional speaker, Colorado tour guide, and historian whose goal is to entertain, instruct and inspire.
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Mon. Nov 14
Deadline: Thur. Nov 10
It’s a VOA tradition! Enjoy a special Thanksgiving meal of turkey and all the fixings! It always fills up fast so RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST! Call Eleanor at 303-655-2271. Cost is $7.25 if you are under 60. 11:15 am
Thur. Nov 17
$7.25 Cost if under 60
Deadline: Thurs. Nov. 10
Play bingo to win a turkey, ham or other Thanksgiving dinner food items. Thanks to Mike D’Epagnier of Mutual Asset Corporation for his financial sponsorship of this event for the past 16 years!! You do not need to be at the VOA meal to participate.
Thurs. Nov 17
Have a wound that just won’t heal – or know someone that does? The clinical leader from the Platte Valley Medical Center’s new Advance Wound Center will be here to speak on non-healing wounds, how to recognize them and what you can do.
12:00 – 1 p.m.
Fri. Nov 18
Deadline: Wed. Nov 16
Marv Falconburg, Brighton’s Assistant City Manager of Development, was very impacted by a recent trip to Haiti and wanted to share the photos and experience with you. He was helping out an organization called “Lifesong for Orphans” in a country riddled with poverty and continued problems following a massive earthquake several years ago. Please register in advance. All money collected with go to Lifesong.
Mon. Nov 21
Deadline: Fri. Nov 18
Be an angel during the holiday season. Starting Monday, November 21, take a gift tag off the Angel Tree, purchase the requested gift for a local nursing home resident and return the wrapped gift by the deadline date. Can’t shop? Then the “Angels” will stop for you. Just pick out the gift tag, make a check payable to “Harmony Angels” for $10 or the amount of your choosing, and put both in an envelope. Gifts and checks are to be returned to the Eagle View Adult Center no later than Tues. Dec 6.
Nov 21 – Dec 6
Low Vision Support Group
The Low Vision Support Group at Eagle View gives seniors 55+ the opportunity to connect with peers to receive emotional support, maintain hope, and process frustration during the transition of living with visual impairment. Drop in to the monthly support group to connect with others and learn about: low vision resources, transportation options, assistive technology and current research. For questions call Melanie Shotwell at 303-790-1390 ext. 202.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Mon. Nov 28
Low Vision Technology
If you have low vision come learn how new technology like an I-phone or computer can help you in so many ways! Drop in and discover tips and techniques to make more use of these devices as your sight is declining. You can also learn how to use specialized low vision technology. Program is led by Petr Kucheryavyy and follows the Low Vison Support Group. Questions call Melanie Shotwell at 303-790-1390.
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Mon. Nov 28
Our monthly cribbage tournament is getting very popular! Tournament includes prize winnings, refreshments, and lots of fun. Just drop-in and pay fee to the tournament volunteer.
Wed. Nov 30
Turkey Trot 5-K
Seniors join us for Brighton’s 32st Annual Turkey Trot – a 5-K race/walk that benefits the Eagle View Adult Center. Sign up for a race billed as the flattest 5-K in Colorado. Fee Includes: T-shirt, breakfast burritos, prize drawings. Awards given to 1-3rd place finishers in each age and gender category for walkers and runners. After the race visit with vendors and winother prizes that will be raffled off by bib number! Registration forms available at Eagle View or Recreation Center front desk or register online.
Sat. Nov 19
7:30 am – Check-in (Gym)
8:30 am – Race begins
Where: Brighton Recreation Center, 555 North 11th Ave.
Fee: $25 Seniors