Thornton Senior Center – Oct. 2013
~ Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support ~
Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Group meets the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 303-813-1669. Class meets at: Thornton Community Center, 2111 Eppinger Blvd. Free! Tuesday, October 1 at 10 a.m.
We all know prescription and over-the-counter medicines can be dangerous, but we may not always think of personal care products or household cleaners as poisons. Help solve the mistaken identity cases in our poisons vs. candy presentation. Presented by Thornton Fire Department. Free! Monday, October 7 at 12:45 p.m.
Trained volunteers will assist you with your Medicare issues. Appointments are required; please call 303-255-7850. Free! Tuesday, October 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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. Free! Tuesday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Some insurance companies will cover the fee for your flu shot ($25), if you provide your insurance card. To find out more information regarding specific insurance coverage, call 303-255-7850 after October 1. Pneumonia shots are $70, or free if you provide your Medicare Part B card and received a shot more than five years ago and are 65+. Please call 303-255-7850 to sign up for a pneumonia vaccination. Wednesday, October 23 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Pumpkin Carving Party
Grab your pumpkin, patterns and carving tools and join us for our fourth annual pumpkin carving party. Light snacks will be provided. Seniors only, please. Free! Monday, October 28 at 2 p.m. Registration: October 4-17.
Thornton Senior Center
9471 Dorothy Boulevard
Thornton, Colorado 80229