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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.

                                              2016 Schedule

 DATES
                    

 TIMES

 January 21  1-5:30 p.m. 
February 18  1-5:30 p.m.
March 17  1-5:30 p.m. 
 April 21 1-5:30 p.m. 
 May 19 1-5:30 p.m.
 June 16 1-5:30 p.m. 
 July 21 1-5:30 p.m. 
 August 18 1-5:30 p.m.
 September 15 1-5:30 p.m. 
 October 20 1-5:30 p.m. 
 November 17 1-5:30 p.m. 
 December 15 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. 

 

Alzheimer's Association Workshops
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 at 303-464-5526 to sign up or for more information. Light refreshments will be provided. 
    
Thursday, April 28, 5-6:30 p.m.
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

Wednesday, May 11, 5-6:30 p.m.
Know the 10 signs: Early Detection Matters

Wednesday, June 8, 2-5 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's, Part 1

Wednesday, June 15, 2-5 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's, Part 2

Wednesday, July 13, 5-7 p.m.
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's

Wednesday, August 10, 5-7 p.m.
Effective Communication Strategies

Wednesday, September 7, 2-5 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's: For Middle Stage Caregivers, Part 1

Wednesday, September 14, 2-5 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's: For Middle Stage Caregivers, Part 2

Wednesday, October 12, 5-7 p.m.
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behaviors

Wednesday, November 9, 2-5 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's: For Late Stage Caregivers, Part 1

Wednesday, November 16, 2-5 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's: For Late Stage Caregivers, Part 2

Wednesday, December 7, 2-5 p.m.
Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's



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.

July 22
August 26
September 23


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. 


Hearing Clinic
A monthly hearing clinic at the Broomfield Community Center, offered by Family Hearing Centers, provides complimentary services such as:  hearing screenings, earwax removal and hearing aid maintenance & repair.  Appointments are available from 10-11 a.m. by calling 303-464-5526.
July 25
August 22
September 26


Saving Money on Healthcare
Learn about benefits you may be eligible for, how to apply for them, and how they work with other insurance coverage. Presented by Community Insurance Options. No charge and  pre-registration is required. Please call 303-64-5526. Friday, September 9, 10:30 a.m.-noon. 


Reverse Mortgage
Reverse mortgages used to be known as "the last resort". Financial advisors, elder law attorneys, and other advisors are recommending education about the recent changes related to reversed mortgages. If you want to stay in your home but have exhausted all of your assets needed to stay there, this workshop is for you. No charge and pre-registration is required. Please call 303-464-5526. Tuesday, September 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m.


Victim Services Workshop
Did you know that Colorado has a Crime Victim Right Act which provides constitutional rights to certain victims of crime? Please join Broomfield Police Department's Victim Services Unit for this informational presentation. No charge and pre-registration is required. Please call 303-464-5526. Tuesday, September 20, 10-11 a.m.


Hearing Healthcare
You will learn about common signs of hearing loss, side effects of untreated hearing loss, misconceptions, communication strategies, and treatment options. Presented by: Dr. Ashleigh Eddelbuttel, with Hearing HealthCare Centers. No charge and pre-registration is required. Please call 303-464-5526. Wednesday, September 21, 10:30-11:30 a.m.  


Watch Your Back
Is pain getting you down? Up to 85% of Americans suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, but only a third will get help. Dr. Anton Zaryanov, with the Center for Spine and Orthopedics, will present on the various causes of back pain and options for treatment. Light refreshments will be provided and there will be an opportunity to win a door prize. No charge and pre-registration is required. Please call 303-464-5526. Wednesday, October 5, 10-11:30 a.m.           


Medicare 101
Confused by Medicare? Just becoming eligible and not sure what decisions to make? These workshops will provide you with the information you need. Presented by: Centura Health LINKS. No charge and pre-registration is required. Please call 303-464-5526 for additional workshop dates. Friday, October 7, 10-11 a.m.

Pat Chatterton
Pat Chatterton
Program Coordinator

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

Ph: 303.464.5529
Fx: 303.464.5533