February 2018 Senior Spotlight

Lafayette Senior Center

103 S. Iowa Ave.
Lafayette, CO  80026
303-661-1492
Fax:  303-604-6130

Juli MacKenzie
Supervisor
303-661-1497

Megan Herman
Resource Coordinator
303-661-1499

Heide Barrowman
Recreation Coordinator
303-661-1491

Front Desk
303-661-1492

 

Welcome to the Lafayette Senior Spotlight

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Happenings at the Senior Center


Wellness Classes

Latin Dance 9:15-10:15am every Thursday
This Latin-Inspired fitness class is a great, unique and effective approach to exercise.  Drop-in fee $4 or SilverSneakers membership.

Ageless Grace 10:00-10:30am every Wednesday
Learn and enjoy the 21 movements tools that stimulate all five functional areas of the brain.  Anti-aging exercises almost anyone can do.  Drop-in fee $4.

3/1-3/22 -Tai Chi 11:00am-12:00pm
Tai Chi is exercise that is easy and gentle and develops body awareness that can help seniors to keep their balance.  We have added another class.  March class is filling up, register now!
Click here for fees, registration codes and hours.


General Interest

Do you like to play Pinochle, Bridge or Shanghai Rummy?  Our card groups are currently looking for players.  Interested?  Just stop by and join the game. 
Click here for the weekly and monthly schedule. 

The Lafayette Senior Center hosts several crafter groups and they are running low on yarn.  Your generous donations of yarn will greatly be appreciated.  Please call 303-661-1492 or stop by 103 S. Iowa Ave to donate.

2/8-3/8 - Watercolor Workshop 1:00-3:00pm

This workshop is designed to address ALL ability levels, and will include demonstrations, discussions and time to practice and explore.  Registration deadline extended:  February 6.

2/14-Valentine's Day 2:30-4:00pm
Enjoy a little Valentine's Day romance while we dance to various generations of music.  We will supply refreshments, coffee and tea.  Registration deadline:  February 9. 

New and Improved Wednesday transportation loop.  We pick up and drop off at Affinity, Josephine Commons, Villa West, Boulder Ridge and Arbordale Acres and go to Vitamin Cottage, Sprouts, King Soopers, Walmart, the Library or the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center.
Click here for more information on the Wednesday Loop.

The City of Lafayette Senior Advisory Board has openings for members who are interested in Lafayette Senior Issues.  Check here for more information

 

Trips

2/8 - Butterfly Pavilion-Westminster 9:00am-1:00pm
Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky.  Level ground.    Registration deadline extended:  February 5.

2/15-Premier Travel Extended Travel Presentation
10:00-11:00am
Head to Costa Rica to visit the cloud Forest, Volcano's National parks and the beach.  Learn about this trip at this presentation.  Registration deadline is February 8.

2/17 - White Fence Farm - Lakewood 11:00am-4:00pm
White Fence Farm is not only known for its great food, but also for its beautiful grounds and attractions.  Lunch is on your own:  $18.00/person.  Registration deadline is February 9.

Click here for fees, registration codes and hours.
 
Resource Information
2/7-4/11-Tax Assistance 10am-4:30pm
There will be qualified AARP volunteers available to help prepare and electronically files taxes by appointment, at no charge.  Appointments are available from February 7-April 11 on Wednesdays from 10am-4:30pm.  Make appointments online at http://cotaxaide.org/appt or call 303-661-1163 or 303-665-5200 (option 2).


2/13-AARP Elderwatch:  Current Top 5 Scams in Colorado 12-1pm

Will review the top scams Coloradans are reporting and provides the important opportunity to talk about frauds and how to protect yourself.  Registration deadline: February 9.  Class is FREE.

2/13-3/6 - Dementia:  The Unexpected Journey 2-3pm

Break the stigma of living with dementia and focus on embracing your new world in a positive way.  Registration deadline:  February 9.  Class is at the Lafayette Library, 775 W. Baseline Rd.

2/15 - Know the 10 Signs:  Early Detection Matters 10:30-11:30am
Early detection of Alzheimer's disease or dementia give you a chance to enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.  This is an interactive workshop.  Registration deadline:  February 9.  Class is at the Lafayette Library, 775 W. Baseline Rd.

2/16 - Medicare Basics Class 1:30-3:30pm
Before you become eligible for Medicare, make sure you learn more about the benefits, costs and options.  Registration deadline:  February 12.  Class is FREE.

  

 
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