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Eagle County senior community calendar

Upcoming events

• Today: Caregiver/Memory Loss Support Group, 4:30-6 p.m., Eagle River Presbyterian Church. Call 970-328-8831 for more information.

• Friday: “Legal and Financial Planning for Caregivers” presentation by Elder Law attorney Bernie Poskus. Avon Public Library 3-5 p.m.. Call 970-328-8831 for more information.

• Monday: Shopping and errand trip to Glenwood Springs. Bus leaves the Golden Eagle Senior Center at 10 a.m. Seats are limited; call 970-328-8896 for more information or to sign up.

• Aug. 20: Margaret “Molly” Brown Living History presentation at the Town of Vail Public Library, Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Transportation available for seniors through Eagle Valley Senior Life. To reserve transportation, call Wendy Miller at 970-331-5355 by Friday. Molly Brown (1867-1932) is best remembered for surviving the sinking of the Titanic and contributing her time and money to the people and causes of Colorado.

Ongoing weekly activities

Mondays

• Senior Spot, a program of Eagle Valley Senior Life, 1-4 p.m.. A caring and friendly place for seniors who might need more personalized attention. Also for caregivers who benefit from additional time to address their own needs. Activities stimulate emotional, physical and cognitive functioning. Eagle River Presbyterian Church. Call 970 331-5355 for more information.

• Men’s discussion group, a program of Eagle Valley Senior Life; 1:30-2:30 p.m.. Connect with others and discuss interesting and stimulating topics to keep your brain working with stay young. Held at Eagle River Presbyterian Church. Call 970-331-5355 for more information.

• Full body fitness exercise class, 9 to 10 a.m. at the Golden Eagle Senior Center in Eagle. A full body workout incorporating both seated and standing activities. Variety will be offered with hand weights, resistance tubing/bands, circuit training, balance and coordination challenges, and cardiovascular training. Suggested donation of $2 per class. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

Tuesdays

• Senior lunch, noon at the Golden Eagle Senior Center in Eagle, $3 suggested donation for diners 60 or older. Home pick-ups and drop-offs are available. Call 970-328-8896 for reservations and information.

• Seated stretch and strengthen exercise class, 11 a.m. to noon at the Golden Eagle Senior Center. A fully seated class, incorporating general stretching and strengthening for both upper and lower extremities. Hand weights and resistance tubing/bands will be incorporated, as will seated balance activities to help engage the core. There will be some limited cardiovascular work in this class as well. Suggested donation of $2 per class. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Transportation for errands (bank, post office, etc.). Bus leaves the Golden Eagle at 2 p.m. for this service. Call 970-328-8896.

• Joint relief water class, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Avon Recreation Center. $2 per class. Call 970-328-8831 for more information.

• Water aerobics class, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Gypsum Recreation Center. $5 drop in rate. Call 970-328-8896 for more information

Wednesdays

• Senior lunch, 11:30 a.m. at VSSA/ Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center. $2 per meal for those 60 or older. Home pick-ups and drop-offs are available, depending on location. Call 970-328-8831 for reservations.

• Nordic Walking at Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 10 a.m. Walking poles provides. Cost: Free.

• Chair Yoga at Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11 a.m. Free.

• Grocery shopping, bus leaves Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center at 12:30 p.m.

• Full body fitness exercise class, 9 to 10 a.m. at the Golden Eagle. A full body workout incorporating both seated and standing activities. Variety will be offered with hand weights, resistance tubing/bands, circuit training, balance and coordination challenges, and cardiovascular training. Suggested donation of $2 per class. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Poker game at the Golden Eagle on the first and third Wednesday of every month, 1 to 3 p.m.

Thursdays

• Move to Music, a program of Eagle Valley Senior Life, 1-4 p.m.. 1:30-2:30 p.m.. Limber up your joints, build strength and endurance, improve your balance and stretch while you move with music and have fun! Suggested donation per class, $2 Held at Eagle River Presbyterian Church. Call 970-331-5355 for more information.

• Senior Spot, a program of Eagle Valley Senior Life, 1-4 p.m. In addition, Thursday’s program to feature Lori Barnes, Town of Vail Public Library.

• Senior lunch, noon at the Golden Eagle Senior Center in Eagle, $3 suggested donation for people 60 or older. Home pick-ups and drop-offs are available. Call 970-328-8896 for reservations.

• Afternoon card game, 1 p.m.

• Non-medical foot care (toenail trimming and foot soaks) at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, third Thursday of each month from 9-11 p.m. Call 970-328-8896 to sign up for a spot.

• Senior crochet group, 1 p.m. at the Golden Eagle Senior Center.

• Grocery shopping, bus leaves the Golden Eagle at 1 or 2 p.m., depending on shopping location. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Water aerobics class, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Gypsum Recreation Center. $5 drop in rate. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

Fridays

• Senior lunch, 11:30 a.m. at VSSA/Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, $2 fee per meal for those 60 or older. Home pick-ups and drop-offs are available, depending on location. Call 970-328-8831 for reservations.

• Fourth Friday of every month: Bingo at the Golden Eagle, 1 p.m.

Locations

Golden Eagle Senior Center: 715 Broadway Eagle, 970-328-8896.

Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center (VSSA building): 1951 Highway 24 Minturn, 970-328-8831


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