Lafayette Senior Services – Jan. 2022

To register call 303-665-9052, email olderadults@lafayetteco.gov , or register online at www.lafayetteco.gov\seniors 

Senior Center Closed Monday 1/17 in honor of MLK Day

Panera Bread 

Every Monday and Wednesday at 10:00 am, stop by and pick up Panera Bread at the Senior Center. Donations vary from week to week.

Let’s Brew Together 

Let’s boost each other’s moods and spend some time together! Join the Senior Center staff to chat about everyday life and grow connections. We will have coffee and light snacks. 

First Friday of each month at 1 pm

SilverSneakers® Stability

Movements taught in class focus on specific exercises to improve strength and power around the ankle, knee, and hip joints while improving your reaction time. This class is designed for fall prevention and is suitable for nearly every fitness level.

Tuesday 10 -11am

Seated Stretch

Experience yoga-based postures and stretches, all from the comfort of a chair so you don’t need to worry about getting up and down from the floor. Mindful, meditative and flexibility exercises to help your recovery, mobility, posture, and energy!

Thursdays 10-10:45 am 

Memory Games

Learn & share tips and tricks for enhancing your memory while enjoying some fun memory games and interacting with others in a fun safe environment.

Friday, 01/21 11am -1pm

Ortho-Bionomy 

This body work is based on comfort and allowing the body to relax, often speeding up the process of healing. 45-minute hand or foot sessions available. 

Monday, 01/10 10am – 2:45pm

Monday, 01/24 10am – 2:45pm

Guitar Lessons – Beginner
Students will learn basic chords, picking patterns, strumming, rhythm and notes on the fretboard to enjoy playing a variety of songs. Please bring a 6-string guitar to class. Teaching materials will be provided. Instructor: Felicity Muench  

Mondays, 1/3 to 2/14* 10:30-11:30am

*no class 1/17

Ukulele Lessons-Beginner
In this beginning ukulele class, everyone will realize they can be a ukulele player. This class will provide students with instant access to making music and having fun. Focus points will be strumming and rhythms, reading tabs, improvising, and beginning songwriting. We will have fun singing familiar songs and learning basic chords. Please bring a ukulele to class.

Wednesdays, 1/5 to 2/2, 10:30-11:30am

Matter Of Balance

A Matter of Balance (MOB) emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance. This program is provided through the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging. 

Fridays, 1/21 to 3/11, 1-3pm

Get Hip Don’t Slip
“Get Hip, Don’t Slip!” will be a quick falls prevention education session provided by Vitality Rehabilitation. The risk of falling increases significantly during winter/spring months and this event will focus on balance, strength, flexibility, endurance, and cognition in addition to providing information and tips to increase general safety and falls awareness.

Tuesday, 1/18, 10-11am

Estate Planning Made Easy 

Wills, powers of attorney and living wills – get a tough job finished! In a single, easy session, you’ll complete a will, financial power of attorney and combined medical directive (including living will, medical power of attorney and organ donation), all with the help of Colorado licensed attorney Mike Anderson. This class includes all materials, witnessing, notarizing, individual review, and plenty of time for discussion and questions. Participants do not need to bring anything to the program. Fee is per person. Must register at least one week prior to the program. 

Wednesday, 1/12, 1-3pm

No-Cost Shoes

Pro Comfort will talk about no-cost shoes covered by Medicare/Medicaid. If you’re interested, there is a presentation about the program and then stay for a complimentary 3D foot scan and get an order started.

Tuesday, 1/11, 1:30-2:30pm

Tai Chi 1  

Tai Chi is exercise that is easy and gentle.  It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing.  Tai Chi develops body awareness that can help balance, promote activity, and improve health.  Improved mobility can promote independence and fuller lives.  Tai Chi is safe for all ages and fitness levels. 

Thursday, 1/6 to 1/27, 11am-12pm

Tai Chi Form  

Tai Chi Form class will cover the first third of the form with just a little meditation and warm-up.  Class is open to anyone, any experience level welcome.  Previous experience recommended.

Wednesday, 1/5 to 1/26, 11am-12pm

Lunch Buddies 

Meet new people while enjoying lunch at a local restaurant while being COVID safe.  Lunches take place from 11 am-1 pm on the third Tuesday of the month. We meet at the Lafayette Senior Center and take the bus to the restaurant.  Please bring money for lunch, tax and tip.  

Tuesday, 1/25, 11am-1pm

Restaurant: Le Peep

Supper Club

Are you looking to enjoy dinner with others at a different restaurant to enjoy a social evening with friendly faces? No cooking and no clean-up! The fee includes group reservations and transportation. Meals are on your own. Come and jump on the bus on the bus at the Senior Center and we will ride there together.  The registration deadline is Monday before the date.

Tuesday, 1/18, 4-6pm

Restaurant: Delvickios

National Western Stock Show and Rodeo (Level 2)

Dust off your boots and head down to the National Western Stock Show.  We will get off the bus and watch a Pro Rodeo in the Denver Coliseum.  After the Rodeo, you will have time to walk around on your own or as a group and enjoy the numerous vendors from all around.  Bring money for food, maybe a jacket if it is cool in the area or outside, and comfortable shoes.

Thursday, 1/20, 9:15am-3:30pm

Breckenridge Snow Sculptures (Level 3)

Sit back and enjoy the ride to Breckenridge as we set off to see the Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championship is a world-renowned competition where 16 teams from around the world descend on Breckenridge to hand carve 20- ton blocks of snow into enormous, intricate works of art.   The trip includes transportation and parking.  This trip will include lots of walking at high altitude and will be outside.  You can stroll around town and enjoy the sculptures on your own.  Dress appropriately, shoes for snow, and bring money for lunch.  

Thursday, 1/27, 8 am-6 pm

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