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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: September 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Eagle View E-Blast September 28 - October 4, 2020

Eagle View E-Blast   Week of Sept 28 – Oct 4

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.  

Zoom and Email Drive-Thru   (By Appointment)

Have you recently purchased a laptop, tablet, or other hand-held device?  Are you looking to set up an email account or start using Zoom to access our virtual programs?  No need to worry now that Eagle View is offering drive-up help from your car with technology instructors. You must wear a mask and stay socially distant.  All you need to do is call Calvin at 303-655-2187 to set up an appointment.

Move and Be Fit w/Rosalie   (Tues. Sept 29 @ 9:00 a.m.)   

Move and be fit with exercises designed to stimulate both brain and body.  Exercise can be done seated or standing.  Improve your leg and upper body strength, balance, and posture.  Be ready with a good sturdy chair, two hand weights (or water bottles), and a fitness band or dish towel.  Instructor:  Rosalie Farrer.

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

            Meeting ID: 830 8652 8006

            Passcode: 933678

Yoga for All Levels   (Tues. Sept 29 @ 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.

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

            Meeting ID: 831 9105 4181

            Passcode: 081472

Denver Dumb Friends League   (Wed. Sept 30 @ 9:00 a.m.) 

Did you know the Dumb Friends League is nationally recognized as one of the top animal shelters in the nation?  This program will help you understand how the Dumb Friends League fits into the animal welfare movement, in addition to how you can help their homeless pets and horses. Learn why their name includes the word “Dumb”?  Find out why animals end up in shelters and how the DDFL helps them find new homes?  They’ll cover it all! An ambassador dog or a ready for adoption dog with join the Zoom call!

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

            Meeting ID: 985 9659 0167

            Passcode: 458129

Join by Phone: +1 408-638-0968 OR +1 669-900-6833 OR +1 253-215-8782

Writing Group:   Taking a break until October 21.  Join us then!

Zumba Zoom   (Thurs. Oct 1 @ 9:00 a.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.

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

            Meeting ID: 868 1411 8559

            Passcode: 994307

Move It or Lose It! w/Dottie   (Thurs. Oct 1 @ 10:00 a.m.)

 “Move it or Lose it” is Dottie’s original 45-minute class focusing on strength, flexibility, proper alignment, and balance to help keep you mobile.  We will 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/food cans), and a fitness band.   

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

            Meeting ID: 812 0631 6631

            Passcode: 369323

Line Dance - Outdoors   (Fri. Oct 2 @ 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.  

Prescription Drug Plans 101   (Fri. Oct 2 @ 10:00 a.m.)

Confused on how popular discount prescription programs can save you money?  Are you curious about how Medicare prescription drug plans work?  This program is an opportunity to clarify these plans.  Lisa Asmussen, Independent Licensed Insurance Broker, will discuss plan formularies and the stages of coverage, including the coverage gap (or donut hole).  Learn how the premium, deductibles, and any copayments should be considered as you utilize your coverage.  Lisa will touch on the benefits of discount drug plans and how they work with your current plans. Questions will be welcome.  This discussion will not focus on any specific carriers or plans, just general helpful information. 

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

            Meeting ID: 847 8616 8505

            Passcode: 539001 

Join by Phone:  +1 669-900-9128  US (San Jose) or  +1 253-215-8782  US (Tacoma)

Class Updates   

Tai Chi Outdoors and Walk On are done for the season.  Watch for them again in the spring.  

Upcoming Programs

Friday Live Entertainment with “Big Jim” Conder   (Fri. Oct 9 @ 12:45-1:30 p.m.)

We’ve invited “Big Jim” Conder to perform a special Zoom concert just for you!  Jim has performed at our Friday Feasts in the past and was always a crowd favorite.  He’s a keyboard vocalist and sings songs from the last six decades - everything from pop tunes to big band to Broadway!  Join us at 12:45 p.m. to chat with the staff and then Jim will perform for 30 minutes beginning at 1:00 p.m.         

Bingo by Zoom   (Thurs. Oct 15 @ 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.)  

You’ve been asking to play and we are ready.  Barbara will be our caller.  Download a bingo card by clicking the link or call us at 303-655-2075 and we will mail you a card.  One card per senior.  Prizes will be awarded.  Zoom/phone link available in the Oct 12 - 18 E-Blast. 

Two ways to play:

  1. Computer, tablet, or smart phone 
  2. Home or cell phone - Call right away if you plan to play by phone and need us to mail you a card!  

More Upcoming Events:   Mark Your Calendars!

Every Tuesdays Oct 6 – 27:  Medicare Series by Benefits in Action (1:30 p.m.) 

Wednesdays, Oct 14 & 21, Nov 4 – 18:  Medicare 1-on-1 Counseling Appointments  

Thurs. Oct 8    Flu Shots at EVAC - Drive-thru/no appointments (8:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

Thurs. Oct 8    Advance Directives w/Ann Zogg Metro Volunteer Lawyers/Denver Bar Assoc (1:30 p.m.)

Wed. Oct 14    Active Minds: Colorado Ballot Issues – Unbiased look before you vote.  (1:30 p.m.)

Wed. Oct 21    Downsizing and Decluttering w/Ann Shaw (10:00 a.m.) 

Thurs. Oct 22  Feathered Friends: Barred Owl w/Anne Price, Raptor Education Foundation (1:30 p.m.)

Wed. Oct 28    Spooky Stories of Chessman Park w/Brianne Schenk, Brighton City Museum (Time TBA)                               

Helpful Resources:

PVMC Flu Shots

Nurses from Platte Valley Medical Center will provide flu shots (the Quadrivalent flu vaccine and the Senior High Dose vaccine) at community flu clinics.  Several clinics will be offered using COVID safety practices.  Most insurances are accepted or there is a self-pay option.  A drive-thru clinic will be offered at Eagle View Adult Center on Thursday, October 8 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.  See attached flyer for details.  

Brighton Food Pantries

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

  • Calvary Chapel (103 Bridge Street)   Mon. Sept 28 @ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Ave.)   Tues. Sept 29 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2)   Tues. Sept 29 @ 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

VOA Meal Delivery

Are you interested in receiving meals delivered to your home? Volunteers of America are offering a box of five frozen meals delivered to your home. You must be 60 or older 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. Call 303-655-2075 and leave your name and phone number.  

Senior Wellness Clinic

The Senior Wellness Clinic focuses on health promotion and disease prevention for seniors 55+.  Operated by Visiting Nurses Association (VNA), services include foot care, health checks, and blood pressure checks.  Fee for foot care is $30 ($40 for first visit) payable at the time of your appointment.  Foot care is Kaiser covered with pre-approval.  Appointments are being held at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave.  Call EVAC 303-655-2075 for appointment.

Free Drive Thru Farmer's Market   (Wed. Sept 30 @ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.)

The Adams County Human Services and Community Safety & Well-Being Departments are working together to hold FREE drive-thru Community Farmers Market and Resource Outreach events.  Adams County is partnering with local organizations to provide to each participating household: a fresh produce box with fresh fruits/vegetables, a loaf of bread, and 12 eggs.  Also included are hygiene items, laundry items, snacks, and Adams County resource flyer. There are 250 boxes available at each event.  Families need to sign up.  At this time they are only doing sign up for the first farmers market on Wed. Sept 30 at 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., at The MAC, 3295 W. 72nd Ave. in Westminster.  Market site in Brighton will be held on Wed. Dec 15.  Reserve your box here.  Or go to

Around Town:  City of Brighton

Mobile Rapid COVID-19 Testing Site in Brighton

The City of Brighton offers no cost, drive-up COVID-19 rapid testing to residents who reside within a Brighton zip code and/or employees of a Brighton business who are currently working within the City of Brighton.  The mobile testing site will be located in the Eagle View Adult Center (1150 Prairie Center Parkway) parking lot and open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. through Nov. 21.  Documentation is required (i.e. an ID card, utility bill, etc. for residents; a paycheck stub, work badge, etc. for employees).  For questions - call 303-655-2180.  See attached flyer.

Just for Fun - Other Sources:

Financial Mistakes to Avoid   (Mon. Sept 28 @ 10:00 a.m.)

Join AARP ElderWatch for a discussion about common financial mistakes people make as they head into retirement.  Learn how to make safe decisions about reverse mortgages and annuities in this informational webinar session.  Please register a few minutes before the start time.

Ticks and the Diseases They Carry   (Tues. Sept 29 @ 4:00 p.m.)    

As land is deforested and tick ranges expand, Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses are a growing threat to humans and pets.  The Smithsonian and The Natural History Museum will discuss the ecological context of tick-borne disease with consideration for how environmental factors and human behavior contribute to disease risk.  Their experts will also share measures to reduce your risk of illness.  Please register in advance to receive the webinar link.

Year of La Chicana – Movement Makers Panel   (Tues. Sept 29 @ 6:00 p.m.)

This one-night-only Movement Makers Panel will elevate Latina Leaders of Colorado who are creating a change and amplifying justice around vital community issues.  Join Tangia Estrada as she creates critical conversations with dynamic leaders.  Please register in advance to receive the webinar link.

Fit Fusion Workout   (Wed. Sept 30 @ 10:30 a.m.)

Fit Fusion is a high-energy blend of cardio, strengthening, and stretching exercises.  Some movements will be done using a chair for support.  Music will help you forget you are exercising!  Grab a pair of light weights (dumbbells, water bottles) and join this fun workout!

Dome to Home - Water in the Rocks   (Wed. Sept 30 at 1:00 p.m.)

Water is a crucial ingredient for life, and stories of water on Mars are visible in the rocks, big and small. CU’s Fiske Planetarium discusses where we find evidence of water and how we can compare Earth and Mars geology to learn more.

Meditation and Mindfulness   (Fri. Oct 2 @ 10:15 a.m.)

Meditation helps us build a relationship to a place of inner quietude.  This session hosted by the Smithsonian, is appropriate for all levels of practitioners, and includes a variety of mindfulness practices and inspiration from art in the museum collection.  Please register in advance to receive the Zoom link.

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.  

PBS NewsHour:  2020 Presidential Debates   (Tues. Sept 29 @ 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.)

PBS NewsHour coverage of the 2020 Presidential and Vice Presidential debates.

Hawaii:  Islands of Wonder   (Wed. Sept 30 @ 7:00 - 8:00 pm)

Hawaii, the most remote island chain on Earth, offers sanctuary for wildlife that has reached its tropical shores. From humpback whales to waterfall-climbing fish, its home to an extraordinary wealth of wildlife.  

Nova:  A to Z - How Writing Changed the World   (Thurs. Oct 1 @ 4:00 p.m.)

Just as handwritten records changed how societies work, the printing press transformed the spread of information thus igniting the Industrial Revolution.  Learn how technologies made it all possible.

Colorado Experience:  Ladies of the Mines   (Thurs. Oct 1 @ 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.) 

High altitude, mule train delivered groceries, pack rats, and spoiled Thanksgiving turkeys are a few of the challenges faced by ladies living in Colorado’s remote mining towns in the late 1800s. Hear stories of three inspiring women who held their own while surrounded by a harsh land and un-lady-like company. 

Positive All The Way   (Sun. Oct 4 @ 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.) 

Inspiring story of the Paralympic movement profiling its extraordinary founder, Sir Philip Craven. Paralyzed at age 16, Craven was determined to change how the world sees these courageous athletes.

Colorado Experience:  Strater Hotel   (Sun. Oct 4 @ 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.) 

The Strater Hotel has hosted Durango visitors for over a century, with its eye-catching brickwork and its collection of American Victorian-era furniture.  Discover the many stories of this extravagant hotel.

Pass it On Quote of the Day:  

Be passionate and be involved in what you believe in,
and do it as thoroughly and honestly and fearlessly as you can.  ~ Marie Colvin ~

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