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Eagle County senior calendar

Upcoming events

• Wednesday: New program. Tea & Topics, 1 p.m., Gypsum Public Library. Local author Shirley Welch will talk about the Doll family.

• Wednesday: Blood pressure and blood sugar checks by Eagle County Paramedics, 11 a.m., Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center.



• Wednesday: Caregiver and Memory Loss Support Group, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Avon Public Library. Prior to the Living with Alzheimer’s presentation.

• Wednesday: Living with Alzheimer’s, 5 to 7 p.m., Avon Public Library. For people who are newly diagnosed or in the early stages. We will walk through a personal workbook to learn about the disease and the steps you can take to help.



• Friday: Ball class with Janet Hill, 10 a.m., Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center.

• Friday: Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m., Golden Eagle Senior Center. No sign up necessary. Call 970-328-8896.

Ongoing weekly activities



Mondays

• The Senior Spot, 1 to 4 p.m., Avon. Adult day services program for adults who can no longer manage independently or who are socially isolated. Provides respite for caregivers. Transportation available. Call Eagle Valley Senior Life at 970-977-0188 for a free consultation.

• Restorative body movement class, Avon Recreation Center, 12:35 to 1:35 p.m. $10.

• Full body exercise class, 9 a.m., Golden Eagle Senior Center. A more challenging class that works on strength, coordination, balance and more. Some floor work. $2 suggested donation.

• Parkinson Power Moves class at Trinity Church canceled April 25-June 13

• Tai chi for beginners, Avon Recreation Center, 4:55 to 5:55 p.m. $10.

• Intermediate tai chi, Avon Recreation Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. $10.

Tuesdays

• Senior lunch, noon, Golden Eagle Senior Center. $3 suggested donation. Bus transportation available. Home delivered meals available for home-bound seniors. Call 970-328-8896 for more information. RSVP 24 hours in advance.

• Seated exercise class, 11 a.m., Golden Eagle Senior Center, $2 suggested donation. Work on strength and flexibility while siting in a chair. Call 970-328-8896.

• Non-medical foot care (toenail trimming and foot soaks), third Tuesday of month, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Golden Eagle Senior Center. Call 970-328-8896.

• Transportation for errands. Bus leaves Golden Eagle Senior at 2 p.m. Call 970-328-8896.

• Joint relief water class, 10 to 11 a.m., Avon Recreation Center, $2. Call 970-328-8831.

• Parkinson’s Foundations exercise class, 3 p.m., Golden Eagle Senior Center. Exercises are enhanced to include cognition, vocal therapy and fun. Not just for those with Parkinson’s disease — beneficial for anyone who would like to improve balance, flexibility and strength.

• Vintage Vail, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Avon Recreation Center. A weekly gathering of games, socializing and coffee. Free. Call 970-748-4060.

• Tai chi for seniors, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Avon Recreation Center. $10.

• Water aerobics class, 10 to 11 a.m., Gypsum Recreation Center. $5. Call 970-328-8896.

Wednesdays

• Senior lunch, 11:30 a.m., Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center. $3 suggested donation. Rides available to lunch and grocery shopping. Home delivered meals available. Call 970-328-8831. RSVP 24 hours in advance.

• Full body exercise class, 9 a.m. Golden Eagle Senior Center. $2 suggested donation.

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

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

• Snowshoeing, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center. All levels welcome. Call 970-328-8831.

• Poker game, first and third Wednesday of month, 1 to 3 p.m. Golden Eagle Senior Center.

• The Senior Spot, 1 to 4 p.m., new Gypsum location. Adult day services program for adults who can no longer manage independently or who are socially isolated. Provides respite for caregivers. Transportation available. Call Eagle Valley Senior Life at 970-977-0188 for a free consultation.

• Tea & Topics, Gypsum Public Library, 1 pm. Different guest speakers and topics each week. Co-sponsored by Eagle Valley Senior Life. Call 970-977-0188 for rides.

Thursdays

• Strong People progressive weight training class, 11 a.m., Golden Eagle Senior Center. Free. Mostly seated class with some standing exercises using hand and ankle weights. Call 970-328-8896.

• Tai chi for seniors, Avon Recreation Center. 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. $10.

• Restorative body movement class, Avon Recreation Center, 12:35 to 1:35 p.m. $10.

• Tai chi for beginners, Avon Recreation Center, 4:55 to 5:55 p.m. $10.

• Intermediate tai chi, Avon Recreation Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. $10.

• Senior lunch, Golden Eagle Senior Center, noon. $3 suggested donation. Bus transportation available. Home delivered meals available. Call 970-328-8896. RSVP 24 hours in advance.

• Senior crochet group, 1 p.m. Golden Eagle Senior Center. Make blankets for kids. Yarn provided.

• Transportation from the Golden Eagle Senior Center for grocery shopping, bus leaves the center at 1 p.m. Call 970-328-8896.

• Parkinson’s Foundations exercise class, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 3 p.m.

• Water aerobics class, 10 to 11 a.m. Gypsum Recreation Center. $5. Call 970-328-8896.

• Parkinson Support Group, Trinity Church in Edwards, fourth Thursday of month, 5 to 6 p.m. For Parkinson patients and their family and friends. Meetings include educational presentations.

Fridays

• Senior lunch, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11:30 a.m. $3 suggested donation. Rides available to senior lunch. Home delivered meals available. Call 970-970-328-8831. RSVP 24 hours in advance.

• Book Lovers Coffee Klatch, Golden Eagle Senior Center, second and fourth Fridays of month, 10:30 a.m.

Saturdays

• Parkinson’s Power Punch class, 9 a.m., Trinity Church in Edwards. Hand wraps and boxing gloves provided. Call 720-320-1122.

Locations

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

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


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