Malley Senior Recreation Center – May 2021

The BUZZ Resource Center is NOW OPEN!

Hours: M-F 8am-5pm, Sat. 9am-Noon. Located at the Malley Recreation Center, stop in and check out what all the BUZZ is about! Discover information and resources about transportation, finances, healthcare, senior services, insurance, volunteering, caregiving, housing and recreation. Call 303-762-2660 for more information or appointments. 

May is Older American’s Month

Join and celebrate! We are creating a community quilt, but not the kind of quilt you are thinking. Using a 5” diameter wood pieces, each person will create an  “every day” piece using mixed media material that is provided. The one of a kind pieces will then be tied into the final quilt panel. Sign up for a time: Mon. 5/3, Tue. 5/11, Wed. 5/19, Thur. 5/27. Call 303-762-2660 to sign up or more information. 

Guided Nature Walks
Leader: Phil Waltz, Thursdays, 9-11am, Fee: $15/$12
May 6 – Rocky Mountain Arsenal
May 20 – Highline Canal
June 3 – Red Rocks Trail
June 17 – Waterton Canyon

Get outside and enjoy nature with us! Each walk will involve 2-3 miles of walking. Bring water and binoculars, wear a hat, sunscreen, layers and good walking shoes. Feel free to stay afterwards and have a picnic (bring a lunch). Transportation is on your own. Physical distancing and mask wearing required. Details on exact meeting location will be given to those registered.

Choo Choo Choosing Trains!
Wednesday, May 19, 1-2pm
Kevin Snow, Denver History Tours
Virtual or In-Person, Tickets $6

When William Jackson Palmer headed west to make his fortune, it was not on the backs of miners that his fortune was made, but on the wheels and rails of the Iron Horse.  Trains made it possible to get the bounty torn from the earth by miners and farmers to the hungry mouths and pockets of the country’s growing population, but this prosperity could just have easily passed us by if the city of Cheyenne, Wyoming had gotten its way.  Take a look at the history of the train. If you’ve got your fare and just a trifle to spare, this is the “tour” for you! 

Never B-4 BINGO 

Have some fun and win a prize. Play in-person or via Zoom (a working email is needed). Bingo cards need to be picked up at Malley prior or request them to be mailed.

Mon. May 10, 1-2pm, Free    

Overcoming Sciatica with Exercise

Do you have frequent back or hip pain during the day? Does it cause pain and tingling down your leg? Learn how to safely incorporate specific exercise into your workout routine to maximize your health and avoid sciatica from stopping you from doing what you want to do. Instructor: Tyler Luke, PT, DPT, Rocky Mountain Spine & Sports Physical Therapy

Wed. May 5, 10:30-11:30am, Free, Attend virtually or in-person.

The Truth About How Much is Enough

No one has a crystal ball so making plans for a long life can be challenging. Questions of health, longevity, lifestyle, and legacy all require consideration in planning for the amount of money necessary. This in-depth and candid conversation with financial, health, and senior living experts will help uncover the mysteries about deciding how much is enough…when it comes to budgeting for retirement living into your 80s and beyond. Instructor: Kim Evans and Panel from RoadMap For Aging Experts. Tues. May 18, 10:30AM-12PM, Free

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