Malley Senior Recreation Center – Aug. 2019

Focusing on What Really Matters, Wednesday, September 19, 1pm, Tickets $6

Change the way you see and you will change the way you live. Gail Hamilton, as a blind person, knows about light and dark. Many people allow their fears to stop them from experiencing life to the fullest. However, this is not the case with Gail. She believes that her desire to fly must be bigger than her fear of falling. After insurmountable bumps in the road, Gail changed from being a victim to becoming the creator of her destiny. She has contributed to the building of her Habitat for Humanity house, written and published a memoir, became Ms. Colorado Senior America (2013) and Fourth Runner-Up in the National Pageant. Come hear Gail’s astounding story!

14th Annual Englewood Art Exhibit 

Come view this collection of local artists’ works by attending the reception or just drop by during the viewing hours.  This exhibit is free to the public.  Cast your vote for your favorite for the People’s Choice Award.

On Display: September 25-October 9

Monday-Thursday, 8am-7pm

Friday, 8am-5pm

Saturday, 9am-1pm

Artist & Public Reception: Wednesday, September 25, 6-8pm 

Dementia- Now What?

Join us for a candid discussion on the journey of dementia. Ask questions, share resources, and gain a better understanding on how individuals can continue living well with dementia. Instructor: Elizabeth Girling, Clermont Park, Wed. Sept. 4, 1:30-3pm, Free                      

Lessons Learned From Man’s Best Friend:

As a blind person, Gail has learned many lessons from her five Seeing Eye dogs. This heart-warming humorous story-filled seminar will leave you enlightened, entertained, and informed. A Seeing Eye dog is not a pet and others actions do cause life or death consequences. Come learn tools on how to interact with a blind person and their guide dog. As a professional speaker and author, Gail guarantees to help you change the way you see, act and relate to the working partnership of Man’s Best Friend and its owner. Instructor: Gail Hamilton, Author and National Speaker, Mon. Sept. 9, 1-2pm, $7/$5                     

Medicare 101    

Making a decision can be hard! Attend this presentation and learn all you plan options and review the A,B,C and D’s of Medicare. Allen will share important dates to remember and how to save money on prescriptions. Instructor: Allen McGirl, McGirl Insurance

9/12       Th           1:30-3:30pm Free         

11 Ways to Avoid Caregiver Burnout      

Whether you are taking care of a parent, spouse, child or friend, it is a tremendous act of love and yet can be overwhelming physically, emotionally and financially. Learn helpful tools from professionals on how to decompress your stress and preserve your mental and physical health.

Instructor: Roger Rhodes, Owner of Homewatch CareGivers, Mon. Sept. 16, 1:30-3pm, Free       

 Fraud and Homeowner Scams

With all the mail, email, and unsolicited phone calls, it has become difficult to determine what is legitimate and what is a scam! Learn how to detect and avoid homeowner related scams at this 60 minute panel event featuring local subject matter experts.

Instructor: Representatives from Sage Choice Realty and A Weight Off, Tues. Sept. 17, 10:30-11:30am, Free            

Wills, Trusts & Power of Attorney

Planning for disability and death can give you peace of mind, reduce burdens for your loved ones, and help you leave a legacy instead of a mess. Learn about some of the tools available to you, including powers of attorney, advance medical directives, wills, and trusts. We’ll also touch on the probate process and long-term care considerations. Instructor: Ryan Scott, Glatstein & O’Brein LLP,  Wed. Sept. 9,  1-2:20pm, $7/$5

Transforming Pain into Well-Being

Are you living with persistent pain & fatigue day in and day out? Or relying on pain medications and have physical limitations? Learn how you can boost your vitality and regain your mobility.  Diane will share natural strategies to help you recharge & live the life that you deserve.  

Instructor: Diane Baer, Functional Wellness Physical Therapist, Mon. Sept. 23, 1-2:30pm

Social Ballroom Dance                          

Incorporate how to move around the dance floor, proper placement of hands and arms, how to tie steps together, and specific footwork. You will practice with Latin and American dance styles. A new dance is taught each month. September’s dance is the Bolero, Instructor: Lila Horton, Monday’s, 3:00-4:30pm, 12-week session: $45/$38, SilverSneakers eligible

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