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Senior calendar

Upcoming events

• Today: Free blood pressure and glucose tests at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11:30 a.m. No sign up necessary, first come, first served.

• Wednesday: "Ask-a-Lawyer" day at Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center. Call 328-2812 to set up an appointment. 11:00

• Wednesday: Free blood pressure and glucose tests at the Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11:00

• Wednesdays: Weekly snowshoeing has begun at Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 10:00; Call 328-8831 for more information.

• Monday, Jan. 2: County offices will be closed for the New Year's holiday.

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Ongoing weekly activities

Mondays

• The Senior Spot, Engaging adult day program for those seniors who are socially isolated. Provides respite for caregivers. 1 – 4 PM in Avon. Transportation is 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 – 1:35 p.m. $10 or membership

• 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

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 9:00 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. Canceled until Jan. 10

• 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. 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. $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 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.

• 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. Canceled until Jan. 10

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

• The Senior Spot, 1 to 4 p.m. Eagle River Presbyterian Church. Engaging adult day program for those seniors who are socially isolated. Provides respite for caregivers. 1 – 4 p.m. in Avon. Transportation is available. Call Eagle Valley Senior Life, (970) 977-0188 for a free consultation.

• Parkinson Support Group, Trinity Church in Edwards, fourth Thursday of month, 5 to 6 p.m. 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 970-970-328-2812. 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.

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.