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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: May 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Eagle View E-Blast Week of May 24 - 31

Eagle View E-Blast   Week of May 25 - 31

Welcome to our email newsletter keeping you up to date about the Eagle View Adult Center and resources for things to do as you stay “Safer at Home.” Please share this email with friends!!  We miss you! Let’s stay connected while we are physically apart! 

 Your Eagle View Team

Eagle View Adult Center Updates:

No opening date at this time. Eagle View will continue emailing E-Blast newsletters to keep you informed. A staff person is available by phone, Monday - Friday, at 303-655-2075. Be sure to leave a message and we will return your call.

Just for Fun - Eagle View:

Move It or Lose It! (Tues. May 26 @ 9:00 a.m.)

Improve leg strength and balance to keep you mobile. Increase upper body strength and improve your posture for great benefits. The class is designed to accommodate everyone. All exercises will be done seated, but they can be done standing if you prefer. Please have a good sturdy chair. Also be ready with 2 hand weights, or 2 full bottles of water, or 2 cans of food, and a dishtowel. Instructor: Rosalie Farrer.

Join Zoom Meeting: Click on the link below a few minutes before the start time.

Meeting ID: 890 8862 2304

Password: 164393

Join by phone: +1 346 248 7799

Medicare 101: Just Getting Started (Wed. May 27 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Almost 65 and wondering how to get started on Medicare? Or did you delay registering because you were still working and are now retiring? Learn the basics of Medicare so you can make informed decisions, including important deadlines and explanations about the differences between Part A, Part B, Supplemental (Medi-gap) insurance, and Part C (Advantage Plans). Instructor: Lisa Asmussen is an independent Medicare insurance broker and one of our Eagle View.

Join the Meeting by clicking the link below

Meeting ID: 726 990 0421

Password: 6r0iz7

Join by Phone: +1 669 900 9128

Meeting ID: 726 990 0421

Password: 678942

Make your Garden Bird Friendly (Wed. May 27 @ 2:00 p.m.)

Join Bird Conservancy of the Rockies to learn how to create an oasis in your own backyard or community garden that will not only benefit birds, but also pollinators, other wildlife, and you! Limited space so sign up before the day of the class. The class is free but we ask you to consider donating. Click on the link below to register. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with important information about how to access the program.

Sugar: The not so Sweet Truth (Thurs. May 28 @ 10:00 a.m.)

Find out facts and myths about sugar and ways to be mindful of sugar intake. Lisa Asmussen is one of our Eagle View Instructors.

Join Zoom Meeting: Click on the link below a few minutes before the start time.

Meeting ID: 726 990 0421

Password: 6r0iz7

Join by Phone: +1 669 900 9128

Meeting ID: 726 990 0421

Password: 678942

Zumba Zoom (Thurs. May 28 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Zumba is a Latin-inspired workout that is part dance, part fitness. Zumba Gold is a modified class that uses easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, coordination, and fun. Instructor, Rosalie Farrer, will lead you through a 30-minute workout.

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 893 4947 6113

Password: 453980

Join by Phone: +1 346 248 7799

Just for Fun - Other sources

Move it with 3rd Law Dance Studio (Tues. May 26 @ 11:30 a.m.)

3rd Law Dance/Theater is offering free online classes for people with mobility challenges. These classes are for anyone dealing with a chronic illness, Parkinson’s, challenges with aging, or for anyone that just needs a gentle movement experience with a community. You do not need to be a dancer to enjoy these classes. Register in advance for the Zoom class by clicking the link below.

Bold Woman. Change History. (Wed. May 27 @ 7:00 p.m.)

Dr. Teele authored Forging the Franchise for Princeton University Press and Dr. Wagner holds one of the first doctorates in the country for work in women’s studies. Offering insightful views you can use, they discuss where women and the vote have been and where they’re headed in the 21st century. What don’t we know about the women’s suffrage movement in America, and what can that tell us about our politics today? Register for their virtual Zoom meeting by clicking the link below.

What’s the Buzz on the Ridge? (Thurs. May 28 @ 2:00 p.m.)

The chefs at this school in Washington have implemented gardens for teaching students. Explore what they’ve done with beekeeping with honeybees, mason bees, and leafcutter bees. Take a tour of the school gardens, apiaries, and orchards. Learn how you can support these pollinators and in return how they can support your gardens. Register in advance for the Zoom class by clicking the link.

Dome to Home with Fiske Planetarium (Fri. May 29 @ 4:00 p.m.)

Join Fiske Planetarium in Boulder for a live webinar on our solar systems black holes. This program is geared to the general public with a Q&A at the end of the presentation. Click on the link at class time.

No Technology – No Problem: TV and Telephone Ideas for Fun:

The Alphabet Game

Running out of things to talk about with friends on the phone? Try playing one of the games you used to play to pass the time while traveling. For the Alphabet Game, pick a topic such as animals, countries, food, flowers, etc. Take turns going through the alphabet naming something from that category. Example: Anteater, Baboon, Cat… For a more competitive game: Start with the letter A and each player alternates naming something from the category until someone passes. Example: Anteater, Antelope, Aardvark . . . If you pass, your opponent gets one point. If the opponent can come up with another answer after you pass they get two points. Go to the next letter. The person with the most points wins. It might take several phone calls to finish the entire alphabet, but it is a fun way to challenge your brain.

TV Shows on PBS (Antenna Channel 6.1 or check your cable/dish guide)

Quality television programs with limited commercials. Suggested shows you might enjoy:

- Roosevelts: A Strong/Active Faith (1944-1962) (Thur. May 28 @ 9:00 - 11 p.m.)

Frail and failing but determined to see the war through to victory, FDR wins re-election and begins planning for a peaceful postwar world, but a cerebral hemorrhage kills him at 63. After Franklin’s death, Eleanor Roosevelt proves to the world to be a shrewd politician and a skilled negotiator, as well as a champion of civil rights, civil liberties, and the United Nations.

-Change your Brain, Heal Your Mind (Sat. May 31 @ 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.) 

The Washington Post wrote that Dr. Daniel Amen is the most popular psychiatrist and brain imaging researcher in America. In his 14th national public television special, Change Your Brain, Heal Your Mind, Dr. Amen teaches viewers 6 practical steps to help them feel happier, sharper, and more in control of their own destinies - lessons he has taught for 40 years to thousands of patients.

- Three Steps to Pain-Free Living (Sun. May 31 @ 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.)

Eliminate the root cause of many painful conditions with this easy to follow the plan from a neuromuscular therapist, yoga instructor, and pain specialist Lee Albert, who teaches five simple exercises to correct muscle imbalance.

Helpful Resources:

Help Changing Smoke Detector Batteries:

Does your smoke alarm need a battery change? Brighton Fire will assist seniors and disabled residents of our community with battery changes to their smoke detectors if they cannot safely do so themselves.

• You MUST be the homeowner and reside in the home you are requesting a change at. (We CAN NOT provide this for renters, as that is the responsibility of the landlord)

• Please DO NOT call 911 for help with your smoke detector or for battery changes. A chirping smoke alarm will still continue to protect your home.

• In order to maintain the safety of our residents and firefighters, you will first be contacted and asked a few screening questions before sending a crew to your home.

• To schedule assistance email us at This email is monitored by several members of BFRD. Otherwise, call 303-659-4101. Please allow up to 48 hours for a crew member to contact you.

Platte Valley Medical Center Food Drive:

Platte Valley (1600 Prairie Center Parkway) is having a food drive over the next week and a drive-thru option on May 30th. The food and monetary donations will be distributed to the local Brighton Food Pantries. There is a big blue box outside the entrance to Medical Plaza 2 for people to drop off any non-perishable foods until May 29th. On Saturday, May 30th, they will be on-site for the drive-thru. They will take monetary donations and food items on that date from 9 am-12 noon. If people want to donate money, they can give cash or check made out to the food pantry of their choice. If you have any questions, contact Peggy Jarrett at 303-498-3590.  See the attached flyer at the bottom of this E-Blast for suggested food items.

Eagle View Help by Phone:

Eagle View staff member Evon Benitez is available by phone to answer questions and help you find needed services or resources. She is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 303-655-2079. Evon is often on the phone helping others so please leave a message if she doesn’t answer when you call.

Pass it On Quote of the Day:

“If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” Harold Kushner (Rabbi/Author)

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