Thornton Senior Center – June 2013

Lung Function Screening
The Community Outreach program at National Jewish Medical and Research Center will be here to perform Spirometry or lung function tests. Regular lung function tests help detect lung disease at the earliest possible stages by providing baseline scores that can be measured over time. An annual Spirometry screening is just as important for your lungs and blood pressure tests are for your heart. 
Friday, June 7 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Medicare Counseling
Trained volunteers will assist you with your Medicare issues. Appointments are required; please call 303-255-7850.
Tuesday, June 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Medicare 101
Information is provided about Medicare enrollment, benefits, costs, what and how Medicare pays, choices under Medicare plans, how they work and prescription drug coverage. Appointments are required; please call 303-255-7850. Medicare classes are provided by Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Counselors. 
Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Summer Storyteller
Why not kick off summer with a picnic-style lunch and enjoyable stories about Rocky Mountain National Park! Join storyteller Dan Overholser for a fun and informative program. You will learn about an interesting pioneer and two Arapaho Native American tribal elders from Rocky Mountain National Park’s past. 
Friday, June 21 at noon
Fees: $3.50R/$4NR
Registration: June 6-20

America’s Favorite Pastime: Baseball

A brief history and selected stories from the game of baseball. Join Active Minds as we trace the history of baseball from Abner Doubleday to Barry Bonds. We will tell a few of the legendary stories of the game, including the Merkle Incident, the 1919 Chicago Black Sox, the Curse of the Bambino, and others. Bring your own favorite baseball story to share with the group. 
Friday, June 28 at 12:45 p.m.

Celebrating Our Veterans
What better time to honor our veterans than the week of July 4th! Join Bob Hospice Care of Boulder and Broomfield Counties as we celebrate the service and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans and their families. There will be a discussion of participants’ experiences and memories. We will sing patriotic songs and express our gratitude to those who served and supported our country and each other through the joyful and difficult memories. Cake will be served compliments of Hospice Care. 
Wednesday, July 3 at 12:30 p.m. 
Registration: June 21-July 2

Thornton Senior Center
9471 Dorothy Boulevard,
Thornton, Colorado 80229

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