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Workshops and Ongoing Education
BROOMFIELD SENIOR CENTER - EDUCATION RESOURCES

Education Opportunities

AARP Driver Safety Program
Teaches you how to strategize to remain safe and become eligible for reduced automobile insurance premiums. Rates for 2014 are $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members.

                                              2015 Schedule

 DATES
                    

 TIMES

 January 15

1-5:30 p.m. 

 February 19

1-5:30 p.m. 

 March 19

 1-5:30 p.m.

 April 16

1-5:30 p.m. 

 May 21

 1-5:30 p.m.

 June 18

 1-5:30 p.m.

 July 16

 1-5:30 p.m.

 August 20

 1-5:30 p.m

 September 17

 1-5:30 p.m.

 October 15

 1-5:30 p.m.

 November 19

 1-5:30 p.m.

 December 17

 1-5:30 p.m.


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & EVENTS 

To reserve your seat please call 303-464-5526.  All  workshops held at the Broomfield Community Center. 



Newcomer's Coffee Hour
Enjoy a cup of coffee while learning about Broomfield Senior Service offerings including classes, trips, services, volunteering opportunities and more.  Held the fourth Friday of each month at 9 a.m.; please reserve your seat by calling 303-464-5526.

February 27
March 27
April 24
May 22
June 26
July 24
August 28
September 25
October 23
November 20
December 18

Will Making Seminar
A wonderful way to get a tough job finished! In a single, easy and enjoyable session, you'll complete a will, living will, medical power of attorney, financial power of attorney and organ donor card, all with the help of a licensed attorney, Rebecca L. Bennetti, and her staff. The cost includes all materials, witnessing, notarizing, individual review, and plenty of time for discussion and questions. Please call 303-464-5526 for upcoming schedule. 

Enjoy a Meal while Learning!
Retirement Planning Solutions - Ways to Protect Your Assets without Long-Term Care Insurance
A major concern of many retirees is running out of money; long-term care costs are one of the main reasons this happens.  This workshop will cover strategies designed to protect your assets and help you remain in your home with medical care, should you need it.  This workshop is NOT about purchasing expensive Long-Term Care Insurance and no products are endorsed or sold.  This workshop is offered two different dates/times for your convenience and includes a meal from Panera Bread®, at no cost to you.  Presented by Jim Brown, Long-Term Care Specialist.  Please reserve your seat by calling 303-464-5526.
Monday, January 12, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR Wednesday, March 18, 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Alzheimer's Association Workshop Series
Your memory often changes as you grow older.  Memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.  It may be a symptom of dementia.  Please join Senior Services for this extensive education series from the Alzheimer's Association.  No charge and pre-registration is required.  All workshops are held at the Broomfield Community Center; please call Broomfield Senior Services to sign up or for more information; 303-464-5526.
Thursday, April 9, 1-2 p.m.       Know the 10 Warning Signs:  Early Detection Matters
Thursday, May 14, 1-3 p.m.     The Basics:  Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's   
Thursday, June 11, 1-3 p.m.    Caregiving Tips:  Successful Communication
Thursday, July 9, 1-4 p.m.        Living with Alzheimer's:  Middle Stage, Part 1
Thursday, July 16, 1-4 p.m.      Living with Alzheimer's:  Middle Stage, Part 2
Thursday, Aug. 13, 1-4 p.m.     Living with Alzheimer's:  Late Stage, Part 1
Thursday, Aug. 20, 1-4 p.m.     Living with Alzheimer's: Late Stage, Part 2


Nutrition Education Workshop Series
These are your golden years!  Come learn basic steps you can take to revitalize and protect your mind and body, giving yourself the gift of optimal health.  These workshops, provided by Helen with Vitamin Cottage of Lafayette, will provide information to help you prepare nutritious meals and maintain a healthy budget.  You will also learn how to navigate the produce and grocery aisles (this includes understanding label loopholes!) when shopping in today's "food jungle".  
Wednesday, April 15, 1-2 p.m.         Nutrition and Healthy Aging
Wednesday, April 29, 1-2:30 p.m.    Healthy and Delicious on a Budget

Hearing 101
Bring your questions about hearing and hearing loss to be answered by the experts Dr. Leah Mitchell and Dr. Nicole Deweese, Audiologist with Hearing Rehab Center.  Learn how your ears and auditory system work, what happens when hearing loss occurs, and what options you or your loved one might have to improve communications.
Wednesday, May 6, 1-2 p.m.

Pat Chatterton
Pat Chatterton
Program Coordinator

280 Spader Way
Broomfield, CO 80020
pchatterton@broomfield.org

Ph: 303.464.5529
Fx: 303.464.5533