Thornton Senior Center – May 2016

9Health Fair Saturday, May 7 from 7a.m. to 12 p.m.
Available Screenings (Free): lung function, vision, hearing, skin screening, hand screening, blood pressure, oral health, nutrition, body fat, foot screening, spinal screening, stress management, cardiac risk assessment, ask a pharmacist, body in balance, sleep apnea assessment, height/weight/BMI screening, metabolic syndrome screening and bone marrow donor program screening.
Fee-based screenings: blood chemistry analysis ($35), prostate specific antigen (PSA) analysis for men ($30), blood cell count ($20), Vitamin D screening ($45), Hemoglobin A1c blood screening ($30) and colon cancer screening kit ($25).
Location: Carpenter Recreation Center – 11151 Colorado Blvd., Thornton, CO 80223
For more information call 303-698-4455, or

Victim Advocates Wednesday, May 11 at 12:45 p.m.
The Victim Services Unit provides victims with support, assistance and crisis intervention at a time when it is needed most. Come meet one of the highly-trained advocates of this essential unit of the Thornton Police Department. FREE!

Healthone Freestanding ER’s & Urgent Care Friday, May 20 at 12:45 p.m.
Have you ever wondered Should I go to an Emergency Room or go to an Urgent Care? What is the difference? Join us for an educational seminar and get the answers to these questions and find out what these free standing emergency rooms are all about! Sponsored by North Suburban Medical Center. FREE!

Senior Showcase Thursday, May 26 from 1-3 p.m.
Whether it’s something you’ve made, written, sewn or crafted, we’d like to show off your creations. This is an opportunity to display and discuss your items, no sales. Limited space available. Pick up an application at the front desk for details. Applications due by Wed, May 11.

Denver Crime Family Friday, June 1 at 12:45 p.m.
The Colorado crime family, also called the Smaldone crime family, was a small, organized mob family based in Pueblo and Denver. Learn about the characters that ran the streets of Denver, from notorious bootleggers to loan sharks and gamblers. It would be a crime to miss this entertaining and eye opening presentation! Presented by mob historian, Tom Hackett. FREE!

Living with Diabetes Friday, June 3 at 12:45 p.m.
Join Kate Meadows, RD, CSG and an inpatient Clinical Dietitian with North Suburban Medical Center as she talks about how diabetes works, meal planning to manage blood sugar and nutrition label reading. Handouts will be provided. This event is sponsored by HealthONE. FREE!

Thornton Senior Center
9471 Dorothy Boulevard Thornton, CO 80229
Phone #:303-255-7850