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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: August 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Eagle View E-Blast August 10-16, 2020

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Eagle View E-Blast      Week of August 10 - 16

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.” Your Eagle View Team

Eagle View Adult Center Updates:

No opening date yet. The Eagle View E-Blast will keep you updated as soon as we know. Front desk staff is available at 303-655-2075 for information by phone Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. For help finding needed services or resources call Evon Benitez at 303-655-2079.

Just for Fun - Eagle View:

All programs are offered free of charge. The fitness classes are ongoing; however the zoom link for these classes changes weekly. Outdoor programs are drop-in.

Move and Be Fit w/Rosalie (Tues. Aug 11 @ 9:00 a.m.)

New name, new moves! Move and be fit with exercises designed to stimulate both brain and body. Exercise can be done seated or standing, so suitable for all fitness levels. Improve your leg and upper body strength, balance, and posture for great benefits. Be ready with a good sturdy chair, two hand weights (or water bottles/cans of food), and a fitness band or dish towel. Instructor: Rosalie Farrer.

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 849 3913 5437  Passcode: 824596

Yoga for All Levels (Tues. Aug 11 @ 10:30 a.m.)

Instructor Carolyn Priola leads you in yoga positions for both beginning and intermediate level participants. Recent yoga experience and ability to get on and up from the floor are required. You will need a yoga mat; a yoga strap/belt/necktie; two yoga blocks or sturdy books; a blanket or thick towel.

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 853 6068 3457  Passcode: 830697

Instant Pot Cooking (Tues. Aug 11 @ 1:00 p.m.)

The Instant Pot is the kitchen gadget everyone is talking about, but it can be intimidating. This class will help you understand how the Instant Pot works and get you started with some simple side dishes to build your confidence. Via Zoom receive basic use instruction, the dos & don’ts, and care for your pot. Class is best suited for those who need help getting started or who need a “refresher” course. Please have your instant pot handy so you can see the buttons as they are reviewed. See attachments for instant pot information sheets – or call EVAC to have a copy sent to you by email or mail. Instructor: Amy Wilson.

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 853 5429 5485  Passcode: 335186

Walk On! Benedict Park (Wed. Aug 12 @ 8:00 a.m.)

The walking group will met at Benedict Park (1855 E. Southern St.) in the parking lot near Southern & Park Place Drive. Group walks a different Brighton area trail each week which are posted in the E-Blast. Wear layered clothing, good walking shoes, and bring water and a mask. Wear a mask when not walking or when you are not able to keep 6 feet apart. NO restrooms available. Leader: Olly Ramirez.

Move It or Lose It! w/Dottie (Thurs. Aug 13 @ 10:00 a.m.) NEW

Dottie’s back with her original 45-minute “Move it or Lose it” class. Strength, flexibility, proper alignment and balance will all help keep you mobile. We’ll use chairs, weights, bands, and paper plates to have fun and get healthy. Questions? Call instructor Dottie LaFleur at 303-907-5339. Be ready with a good sturdy chair, two hand weights (or water bottles/cans of food), and fitness band or dish towel.

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 814 5542 1967  Passcode: 322555

Zumba Zoom (Thurs. Aug 13 @ 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 focusing on balance, range of motion, coordination, and fun. Instructor Rosalie Farrer will lead you through a 30-minute workout.

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 897 3718 0123  Passcode: 034185

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s (Thurs. Aug 13 @ 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.)

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking, and behavior that interfere with daily life. Learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others, typical age-related changes, and how to approach someone about memory concerns. Also learn about early detection, the benefits of a diagnosis, the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer’s Association resources. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Colorado Chapter. This program is on Blue Jeans - a platform similar to Zoom. You need to register in advance and will need an email address so the Alzheimer’s Association can send you a link to the program. To register please call the 24/7 helpline at 800-272-3900 or click the link:

Tai Chi Basics - Outdoors (Fri. Aug 14 @ 8:00 a.m.) NEW

Discover the benefits of this ancient form of movement which can improve balance, agility, strength, and coordination, as well as reduce stress. Tai Chi is easy and enjoyable to learn. Learn to master the moves and practice at home. Just drop-in to join the class - held under shade trees at Benedict Park (701 E Southern St, Brighton). Meet at the parking lot near Southern & Park Place Dr. Instructor: Saba Obika.

Line Dance - Outdoors (Fri. Aug 14 @ 8:30 a.m.)

Get moving and have fun by line dancing outside in this free drop-in class for beginners and advanced beginners. No prior line dance experience needed. Class held outside in the shade of the portico at the front entrance to Eagle View. You must wear a mask when not exercising and always keep 6 feet distancing. Restroom facilities are NOT available. Instructor: Rosalie Farrer.

Helpful Resources:

VNA Health Clinic

If you were a participant in our VNA Health Clinic for foot care (before the center’s closure), we have secured some dates for the service. Call 303-655-2075 for more information.

Brighton Food Pantries

Are you or someone you know in need of food? All locations listed below ask that you do not get out of your car; they will give you instructions when you arrive.

- Calvary Chapel (103 Bridge Street) Mon. Aug 10 @ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

- St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Ave.) Tues. Aug 11 and Thurs. Aug 13 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

- Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2) Tues. Aug 11 @ 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

- Chapel Hill (10 Chapel Hill Drive) Wed. Aug 12 @ 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

VOA Meal Delivery

Volunteers of America are offering a box of five frozen meals delivered to your home. You must be 60+ years old and be a resident of Brighton. The suggested contribution for the meals is $2.50 meal / $12.50 per box, although the ability to pay is not the deciding factor if you are eligible. Boxes are delivered on Thursdays. If you would like to receive meals, call 303-655-2075 and leave your name & phone number.

Around Town

Flix & Kicks Concert: The Fever (Thurs. Aug 13 @ 7:00 p.m.) FREE

The Fever is a “can’t-help-but-dance” band featuring powerful male & female vocals and wide variety of instruments. Concert at Carmichael Park (650 Southern Ave.). COVID precautions require that attendees register online in advance for a reserved space. Questions? Call Brighton Special Events 303-655-2126.

Just for Fun - Other Sources

Drop-in Drawing Online – Art and Sound (Tues. Aug 11 @ 1:00 p.m.)  Join this virtual drop-in drawing session, with instructor Anna Kaye and special guest artist/composer Nathan Hall, for a program incorporating sound and art. Create artwork with your choice of materials, learn a variety of techniques using sound as inspiration and watch Nathan’s music performances.  Click the link a few minutes before the start time.

End of Life Scams and Finances (Thurs. Aug 13 @ 10:00 a.m.)  Join AARP ElderWatch and Stop Fraud Colorado for a webinar about avoiding potential end-of-life scams after the loss of a loved one and important steps to take to secure their finances. Register ahead to receive an email with the webinar link.

Caregiving During Uncertain Times (Fri. Aug 14 @ 5:00 p.m.)  Caring for a loved one is challenging during the best of circumstances. Join AARP for a virtual workshop to help you navigate this journey by sharing tips and resources to assist you and your loved one during these unprecedented times.

Anythink Backyard Concert: Hazel Miller Band (Fri. Aug 14 @ 6:30 p.m.)  Colorado- based music icon Hazel Miller is an exceptional singer and performer. Her decades-long career includes numerous awards. She has opened for James Brown, The Temptations, and Mel Torme. Click the link at the start time to watch this live stream concert.

No Technology: TV Programs    Try these Public Broadcast Station (PBS) TV programs for great shows with limited commercials. People with TV using an antenna can watch on channel 6.1; for cable or satellite channels check your TV guides.

Life from Above: Patterned Planet (Wed. Aug 12 @ 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.)   Discover the weird and wonderful shapes that cover Earth’s surface as seen from space.

Nova: Decoding the Great Pyramid (Wed. Aug 12 @ 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.)  Stunning new archaeological evidence provides clues about the Egyptians who built the Great Pyramids.

Nature: Undercover in the Jungle (Thurs. Aug 13 @ 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.)  Go undercover with a film crew to meet some of the most incredible creatures of the Amazon rainforest.

Speaking Grief (Thurs. Aug 13 @ 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.)  Explore why the pain of losing a loved one can be so difficult to understand and discuss. The film also presents ideas for how family and friends can better support each other through loss.

Colorado Experience: Garden of the Gods (Sun. Aug 16 @ 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.)  Discover the 3,000 year history of the Garden of the Gods - from Native Americans to today.

Pass it On - Quote of the Day:

“Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).”    —James Baraz, Author

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