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Eagle County senior calendar

Upcoming weekly activities

• Today: Blood pressure and blood glucose testing at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11:30 a.m. No sign up necessary, first come, first served. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Wednesday: Poker game at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 1 p.m. No sign up necessary — all are welcome.

• Wednesday: 9 a.m. exercise class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center will be canceled.

• Wednesday: New. Medicare counseling will be held every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. at the Golden Eagle Senior Center. Call 970-328-8896 to sign up for a spot.

• Friday: Carrie Mae from the Avon Public Library to visit our site, with a selection of large-print books, magazines, audio books and DVD's, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11 a.m.

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Saturday: Being Mortal follow up panel discussions. Learn how to take concrete steps to identify and communicate wishes about end-of-life goals and preferences. This discussion will assist attendees with planning and creating advance healthcare directives for themselves and their families. Saturday at 2 p.m. at Avon Public Library.

Ongoing weekly activities

Mondays

• The Senior Spot, 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.

• 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 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.

• Haircuts at the Golden Eagle, free to anyone 60 or older. Every other Tuesday, check calendar for exact dates or call 970-328-8896. Must call ahead to schedule an appointment.

• 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 Foundation 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.

• The Eagle County Caregiver and Memory loss Support Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Eagle River Presbyterian Church. Call Pat, 970-328-8831 for more information.

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.

Free Medicare counseling sessions every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. at the Golden Eagle Senior Center. Call 970-328-8896 to sign up for a spot.

• 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. 

• 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.

• Tai Chi for seniors, Avon Recreation Center, 8 — 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.

• 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 970-970-328-2812. 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. 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 St., Eagle, 970-328-8896.

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