Life Skills

Life Skills

Estate Planning Made Easy: 

Wills, Powers of Attorney and Living Wills
Get a tough job finished! In a single, easy session, you’ll complete a will, financial power of attorney and combined medical directive (including living will, medical power of attorney and organ donation), all with the help from Colorado licensed attorney Mike Anderson. Group class will be conducted online using Zoom with individual follow up to complete all documents.

Date

August 12

Time

1-3pm

Activity Code

939830-D
939830-H

Fee

BoCo Residents 60+ - Free
Non BoCo Residents or Patrons 59 under- $125/ person
Register Here: Desktop or Mobile
If you're unable to register online please email seniorservices.lafayette@gmail.com

Medicare Basics

This virtual class is designed for anyone wanting to understand Medicare enrollment, plans, benefits and costs. Presenters provide objective information to help consumers make an educated decision about their health insurance options. Offered by a Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Medicare Counselor. A link to join the virtual class will be emailed 1-2 days prior to class.

Date

August 14

Time

1:30-3pm

Activity Code

939823-B

Fee

Free
Register by August 11 - Desktop or Mobile
If you're unable to register online please email seniorservices.lafayette@gmail.com

Boulder County Affordable Homes And Housing Subsidies (FREE) - Virtual

This session will present a general overview of affordable housing provided by Boulder County Housing Authority (BCHA), outside city of Boulder, including existing and upcoming developments, and those offered to specific populations. It will also highlight rental subsidies in the form of tenant- and unit-based vouchers (also called Section 8) and related application and waitlist processes. 

Date

September 14

Time

10-11am

Location

Virtual (Zoom)

Activity Code

949835-A
Register by September 10: Desktop or Mobile
If you're unable to register online please email seniorservices.lafayette@gmail.com

Mobility for All Technology Workshop Series (Free) - Virtual

One mode of transportation does not fit all needs. By integrating various modes; transportation becomes flexible & provides diverse options for diverse needs: Social, Affordability, Independence, Quality of Life and Health. This program will help expand access to and use of smartphone-based transportation options and trip planning applications.  Free transportation credits or passes upon completion of each workshop. Each class will be conducted virtually. A link to join the program will be emailed 1-2 days prior to class. 

Topic

Technology & your mobility
Using Lyft
Using Uber

Date

September 15
September 22
September 29

Time


1-3pm

Location


Virtual (Zoom)

Activity Code

949825-A
949825-B
949825-C
Register by the Friday before each class: Desktop or Mobile
If you're unable to register online please email seniorservices.lafayette@gmail.com


 

AARP Smart Driver Classes

Looking for a discount on your car insurance while brushing up on your driving skills? While in-person classes are cancelled, you can still take the course online at: https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/

Virtual American Red Cross Classes

  • All classes are offered May 1 - July 31.
  • Must register
  • Fees apply unless otherwise noted.
  • Age requirement is 15 unless otherwise noted.

Click here to register for any of the classes listed below.

Baby Sitting

Babysitting Basics

Designed primarily for youth ages 11 and older, this online course will prepare students to be better babysitters. Topics include how to provide care for infants and children; how to stay safe; what to do in an emergency; how to choose age-appropriate activities; and how to recognize and handle a variety of behaviors.
Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-Injector

Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-Injector

American Red Cross Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-Injector
This online course will teach you the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and how to care for a person having a severe allergic reaction, including how to administer epinephrine using an auto-injector device.
First Aid Only

First Aid Only

The First Aid Online course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. The course features award-winning simulation learning an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting. This course does not meet OSHA requirements for workplace certification
Bloodborne Pathogen

Bloodborne Pathogen

Designed for those who are at risk for on the job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids in the workplace. The course teaches staff how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material. This course is one of the requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. After taking this course, students should talk with their employer about their workplaces specific policies and procedures. Those who complete the training receive a Bloodborne Pathogens Training certification valid for one year.
Cat and dog first aid

Cat and Dog First Aid

You love your pets, and want to give them the best life possible; being equipped to deliver first aid and provide a healthy lifestyle for your pet is the best way to do that. In this course, you will learn the basics of providing first aid care for your cat or dog, and will learn how to best give care for common emergency situations. This 35 minute online course covers understanding your pet’s vital signs, breathing and cardiac emergencies, wounds and bleeding, seizures, and preventative care for cats and dogs
Mental Health First Aid – COVID-19

FREE - Mental Health First Aid – COVID-19

The course is designed to help anyone impacted by COVID-19 to build resilience and lend support to others during and after this time. Topics, developed with the expertise of the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council and the Canadian Red Cross, include recognizing stress as well as caring for yourself while supporting your family and coworkers
Water Safety for Parents and Caregivers

FREE - Water Safety for Parents and Caregivers

The Water Safety for Parents and Caregivers Online Course focuses on developing an awareness of the risks of drowning and how to minimize those risks, especially for young children. This online course teaches parents and caregivers about the concepts of the circle of drowning prevention, water competency, and the chain of drowning survival. It also provides guidance for applying water safety to common environments and situations where children are most at risk for drowning.