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Eagle County senior calendar

Upcoming events

Today: Ask a Lawyer Day at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 12:30 p.m. No sign-up necessary.

Today: Eagle County Caregiver/Memory Loss Support Group. 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Eagle River Presbyterian Church in Avon (across from Wal-Mart). Tina Wells from the Colorado Alzheimer's Association will be joining us and will be available to answer questions. Please call 970-904-8667 for more information.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. exercise class at the Golden Eagle will be canceled today.

Friday: Veteran's Day – County offices will be closed. No meal service at Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center.

Ongoing weekly activities

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Mondays

• The Senior Spot, Adult Day Services Program for adults who can no longer manage independently or who are socially isolated. Provides respite for caregivers. 1 to 4 p.m. in Avon. Transportation available. Call Eagle Valley Senior Life, 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.

• Tai chi for seniors, Avon Recreation Center, 8-8:45 a.m. $10.

Restorative Tai Chi, Avon Recreation Center, 12:35 to 1:35 p.m. $10 or membership.

Tai Chi for Beginners, Avon Recreation Center, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. $10 or membership.

• Intermediate tai chi, Avon Recreation Center, 6:35 to 8 p.m. $10 or membership.

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.

Power Punch Parkinson's boxing program at 9 a.m. in addition to the Saturday morning sessions at 9 a.m. Sessions are held at Trinity Church in Edwards. Call 720-320-1122 for more information.

• Seated exercise class, 11 a.m., Golden Eagle Senior Center, $2 suggested donation. Work on strength and flexibility while sitting 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.

• Water aerobics class, 10 to 11 a.m., Gypsum Recreation Center. $5. Call 970-777-8888.

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 for home-bound seniors. Call 970-328-8831. RSVP 24 hours in advance.

• 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.

• 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.

• Nordic Walking at Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, be ready to go by 10 a.m. Wear layers and appropriate shoes. 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. Eagle River Presbyterian Church. Adult day services program for adults who can no longer manage independently or who are socially isolated. Provides respite for consultation. Call Eagle Valley Senior Life for more information, 970-977-0188.

Tai chi for seniors, Avon Recreation Center, 8:00-8:45 a.m. $10.

Tai Chi for Beginners, Avon Recreation Center, 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. $10 or membership

• Intermediate tai chi, Avon Recreation Center, 6:35 to 8 p.m. $10 or membership.

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

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

• Senior crochet group, 1 p.m.  Golden Eagle Senior Center. Make blankets for local children. Open to veteran crocheters and beginners. 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. 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 flexibility and strength.

• Water aerobics class, 10 to 11 a.m. Gypsum Recreation Center. $5. Call 970-777-8888

• 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 for home-bound seniors. 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. For book lovers to talk, make recommendations and learn about different genres. Coffee and snacks provided.

Saturdays

• Parkinson's Power Punch boxing class, 9 a.m., Trinity Church in Edwards. Recent physical therapy research has shown boxing to be effective in improving balance, mobility and quality of life. Hand wraps and boxing gloves provided. Call 720-320-1122.

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