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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: March 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] E-Blast March 29-April 4, 2021

Eagle View E-Blast 2021   Week of March 29 - April 4


Welcome to our email newsletter keeping you up to date about the Eagle View Adult Center and 

resources for things to do.  All programs are offered FREE of charge.  Front desk staff are available by phone Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 303-655-2075.  For help finding needed services or resources call Evon Benitez at 303-655-2079.           Your Eagle View Team            


Eagle View Adult Center Updates


Many of you have asked for an update on opening Eagle View.  Adams County is under Level Yellow restrictions.  Under that restriction, older adults and those in high-risk populations are advised to “Stay at Home.”  Staff continues to plan for a safe opening when given the go-ahead.  In the meantime, get a vaccination when your time comes, wear a mask, and continue to stay socially distanced.  We are in this together – we miss you as much as you miss us!


Eagle View Special Happenings This Week:  Don’t miss these great programs!



Rockies History   (Tues. Mar 30 @ 1:30 p.m.)

It’s the Colorado Rockies home opener week (Thurs. April 1) so let’s start the baseball season learning about our hometown team!  Scott Perry, a local sports historian, has an interactive presentation on Rockies history, how baseball came to Denver, and the teams that lead up to us finally becoming a Major League City.  Do any of you remember the Denver Bears?  It will be a fun program no matter how big a fan you are.


Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.



Join By Phone:   +1 253-215-8782   OR +1 346-248-7799   OR +1 669-900-6833 

            Meeting ID:  831 7156 3666                          Passcode:  510413


Spellbinders Storytellers    (Wed. Mar 31 @ 1:00 p.m.)

We heard some wonderful stories in February so we are bringing back the Spellbinders Storytellers. Stories help us make sense of our world, impart a lesson, pass down history, and more. They can teach us how to love, to forgive, to be just, and to strive for better than we have.  This week’s stories will include “Patty Dineseen and His Harp”, an Irish folktale of magic, music, and good fortune; “The Magic Pot”, an Irish tale of magic and humor; “The Greatest Woman in America”, the story of Ida Lewis, one of the earliest women lighthouse keepers.  Please register in advance to receive the webinar link.


Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.   A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.


Join By Phone:   +1 253-215-8782   OR +1 346-248-7799   OR +1 669-900-6833 

            Meeting ID:  846 0766 2588            Passcode:   950836


Bingo by Zoom or Phone   (Thurs. Apr 1 @ 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.)  

We play Bingo the first and third Thursday of the month with Barbara as our caller.  Download a bingo card by clicking here:  Or call us at 303-655-2075 and we will mail you one.  One bingo card per player and you must play your own card.  Prizes sponsored by United Power.   


Join by Zoom:  Click on link a few minutes before start time.  (Never played?  Join 15 minutes early)

         Meeting ID:  823 6983 4188


Join by Phone:  +1 253-215-8782   OR +1 346-248-7799   OR +1 669-900-6833 (in case one is busy) 


Feathered Friends:  Broad-Winged Hawk   (Thurs. Apr 1 @ 2:00 p.m.)

Rescheduled:  Anne Price from the Raptor Education Foundation is back with another great Zoom program, this time featuring the smallest soaring hawk found in the U.S. The broad-winged hawk mainly breeds on the east coast, but a few migrants are seen during this time of year and in the fall, as they make their way north and south traveling between the eastern U.S. and South America. This tiny cousin of the red-tail hawk hunts everything from worms to small mammals, and is a common sight in New England and the Deep South.


Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.


Join By Phone:   +1 253-215-8782   OR +1 346-248-7799   OR +1 669-900-6833 

            Meeting ID:  865 7253 4877  Passcode:  689989


Upcoming Programs - Mark your calendars and register early!


Legendary Ladies   (Tues. Apr 6 @ 2:00 p.m.)

Legendary Ladies is a volunteer, non-profit organization which exists to promote the history of women of the West.  Hear the real life stories of three interesting women told as “themselves” in full era-appropriate attire.  

  • Maud Nelson: American Baseball Player 1881-1944 - World-renowned Bloomer Girl pitcher, third baseman, and manager/owner of the best baseball teams of her era.  Touted as "the greatest all-around female ballplayer in existence" and an inductee in the National Women’s Baseball Hall of Fame. 
  • Mary Rippon: Professor 1850-1935 - The first female professor at the University of Colorado when women professors were almost unheard of.  Highly professional, Miss Rippon led a “double” life that was only discovered decades after her death.  Inductee in the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. 
  • Lillie Hitchcock Coit:   Patroness of Firefighters 1843-1929 - Eccentric patroness of San Francisco's volunteer firefighters and the benefactor for the construction of the Coit Tower, Lillie Coit was known for her passion of doing many things long before it was socially acceptable.


Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.


Join By Phone:   +1 253-215-8782   OR +1 346-248-7799   OR +1 669-900-6833 

            Meeting ID:  854 3846 0037                                      Passcode:   645495


Who Was the Sculptor in Buckskin?   (Wed. Apr 7 @ 1:30 p.m.)                                                                  

His life was his art. His LIVING was his love for his wife, family, and hunting in the west.  Dave Lively will introduce you to Alexander Proctor, a man who was much more than a sculptor and artist.  After spending his youth hunting and sketching in the Colorado mountain wilderness (1870s), Proctor’s talents took him throughout the U.S., Paris, and Rome.  Proctor was revered as America’s premier animal sculptor and an unfailingly warm and enthusiastic human being.  Presenter Dave Lively is a professional tour guide/speaker. 


Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.   A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.


Join By Phone:   +1 253-215-8782   OR +1 346-248-7799   OR +1 669-900-6833 

            Meeting ID:  868 2572 4952                          Passcode:   469764


 More Upcoming Programs  

  • Historical Myths #1 w/Elizabeth Nosek   (Mon. Apr 12 @ 10:30 a.m.)
  • 10 Most Impactful Supreme Court Cases w/Paul Flanders   (Tues. Apr 13 @ 1:30 p.m.) 
  • Secure Act - How Recent Tax Laws Impact Retirement w/Mike Dolan (Wed. Apr 28 at 1:30 p.m.)


Living with Alzheimer’s: Early Stages - A three-part series for Care Partners   

(Mon. Apr 12, 19, 26 @ 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.)

This Zoom series is offered for free by the Alzheimer’s Association in partnership with the Eagle View Adult Center.  Its purpose is to provide caregivers and family/friends of people newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease with information and support.  In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust.   What does the diagnosis mean?  What kinds of plans need to be made?  What resources are available to help?  This program provides practical answers to questions that arise in the early stage of the disease.  Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes.  Advanced registration is required.  Registration will be active on Tuesday, March 30 for the links below.

            April 12th -

            April 19th -

            April 26th -    



Stay Fit Programs   


Silver Sneakers:  Power and Mobility   (Mon. Mar 29 @ 8:30 a.m.) - Last Zoom class

Note:   Starting in April this class will move back to the Brighton Recreation Center as an in-person class.   Just like strength and power - you can improve your mobility with exercises.  The use of various exercises and cardio movements, along with some modified kickboxing moves, will strengthen your core and other muscle groups.  All exercises can be modified for your fitness level.  Instructor: Elysia Seymour. 

                                    Register in Advance:  Click link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.



Move and Be Fit w/Rosalie   (Tues. Mar 30 @ 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.


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


Meeting ID:  818 3642 4205              Passcode:  339977


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

Carolyn Priola leads this yoga class for beginning and intermediate level participants.  The ability to get on the floor is required.  You will need a yoga mat; a strap/belt, two yoga blocks or books; and a blanket.

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

Meeting ID:  898 2995 8509              Passcode: 631484


Silver Sneakers: Cardio Fit   (Wed. Mar 31 @ 11:00 a.m.)  - Last Class by Zoom

Note:   Starting in April this class will move back to the Brighton Recreation Center as an in-person class.  

Designed for active adults who desire a safe and effective low-impact cardiovascular workout.  Hand held weights and elastic tubing with handles are used for progressive resistance training.  Chairs can be used for stability or support for upper body strength and abdominal conditioning.  Instructor:   Karen Carlson.  

            Register in Advance:  Click link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.




Zumba Gold   (Thurs. Apr 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 moves focusing on balance, range of motion, and fun.  Instructor:  Rosalie Farrer.

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


Meeting ID:  880 6421 1490              Passcode:  393291


Move It or Lose It!   (Thurs. Apr 1 @ 10:00 a.m.)

“Move It or Lose It” is a 45-minute class focusing on strength, flexibility, proper alignment, and balance to help keep you mobile.  Be ready with a good sturdy chair, two hand weights (or water bottles), and a fitness band to have fun and get healthy.  Substitute Instructor:   Rosalie Farrer. 

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


Meeting ID:  849 8320 1747              Passcode:  393467


Line Dance   (Fri. Apr 2 @ 9:00 a.m.)  

Get moving and have fun by line dancing in this one-hour class for beginners and advanced beginners.     No prior line dance experience needed.  Instructor:   Rosalie Farrer. 

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


Meeting ID:   813 6821 2498             Passcode:  394695


COVID Information


COVID Vaccinations for People Age 50+ 

  • Coloradans age 50 and above are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Colorado has made vaccines available to an additional 2.5 million people as the state moves to Phase 1B.4 of its vaccination rollout.  Individuals 50+ who have not been contacted by their health care system should contact a vaccine provider listed on the state’s website or call CO-HELP (303-389-1687 or 877-462-2911).   
  • Or call the Colorado Vaccine Hotline now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-877-CO VAX CO (1-877-268-2926). Vaccine Hotline staff can answer COVID-19 vaccine-related questions and provide information about vaccine providers across the state.  They cannot make appointments.  
  • Salud Family Health Clinic is offering vaccines in Brighton.  Participants do not have to be Salud patients.  To register online go to then click on the COVID VACCINE tab.  
  • SCL Health/Platte Valley Medical Center has a clinic at the Adams County Government Center.   Vaccination appointments may be self-scheduled through MyChart.  Or fill out the online form at to be notified when a vaccine appointment is available. 
  • Advanced Urgent Care at 2801 Purcell Street is accepting COVID-19 vaccine appointment requests - you will be contacted to confirm your appointment time.  For questions or help scheduling, use the live chat on the website or send a text to 720-807-1706.  Request an appointment clicking here.  
  • Thornton Fire Department operates a drive-thru vaccination clinic at the Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center, 11151 Colorado Blvd.  You must pre-register. Each week a new schedule of appointments will be made available.
  • If you are 50+ years old, live in the Brighton area, and are having trouble making an appointment or need assistance call Eagle View at 303-655-2075 and we will try to help.  

We need your name, date of birth and phone number.


Via Mobility Riders Can Book a Trip to Get COVID-19 Vaccine 

Via will work with riders to schedule their second trip to get a vaccination as soon as the rider knows the appointment date.  Registered riders can schedule a trip by calling 303-447-9636.  If you are not a registered rider, call Via’s Mobility Specialists at 303-444-3043 to get signed up.   Via’s services are available to older adults (60+) in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, Jefferson counties, and parts of Weld County.  


Free COVID-19 Rapid Testing

Adams County has partnered with Advanced Urgent Care to offer FREE COVID-19 rapid testing at Riverdale Regional Park (9755 Henderson Road, Brighton) through March 31  This testing site is open Wednesdays - Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and free to anyone on a first-come, first-served basis.   


The state announced the Water World COVID-19 testing site at 88th and Pecos closed permanently. 

However, there are options on where to get tested by going to one of these nearby sites:


Helpful Resources:


Help for Homes community project accepting applications 

The City of Brighton and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. will begin accepting applications for the 15th Annual Help for Homes community project. The Help for Homes (HFH) program brings volunteers and neighbors together to paint or fix up homes needing minor exterior repairs and perform general yard clean up. This year, the community-wide project will be Saturday, June 12.


Qualifications for this free program are as follows:

  1. The homeowner is a senior (age 60 or older) or is permanently disabled.
  2. The homeowner must live in the home.
  3. The homeowner is a Brighton resident.
  4. The homeowner earns no more than $44,750 for a household of one person or $51,150 for a household of two persons.
  5. The homeowner has no short-term plans to sell the home or move.
  6. The completed application and required documentation are submitted and received by Friday, April 23 to the Eagle View Adult Center in order to be considered. 
  7. All applications and documentation you submit will be strictly confidential and will only be used to make sure that each household receiving materials and services during this project qualifies under the program guidelines and regulations.
    Homeowners in need can submit applications through Friday, April 23.   Of the applications received, 10-15 homes may be selected. Once approved, materials and labor will be provided to get necessary repairs done at no charge to the homeowner.  Applications are available by calling Evon or Sue at 303-655-2075.  Or apply online at:

 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.

  • St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Ave.)   Tues. Mar 30 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2)   Tues. Mar 30 @ 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.  You can get them delivered weekly, every other week, or once a month.   If you would like to start receiving VOA meals or need more information, call EVAC at 303-655-2075 and leave your name and phone number.


Senior Wellness Clinic

The Visiting Nurses Association Senior Wellness Clinic provides services for seniors 55+ including foot care, health checks, and blood pressure checks.  Foot care fee is $35 (payable at your appointment) or it is Kaiser covered with pre-approval.  A sliding fee is available for those in financial need.  Clinic is held at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave.  Call EVAC 303-655-2075 to schedule an appointment. 


2020 Tax Preparation Assistance

You can go to Find a free tax site – Tax Help Colorado or to book an appointment online for some of the sites.  The Adams County tax assistance program has a wait list.  Call 720-523-6771 to get on the wait list and to verify that you qualify.  The Adams County website has information on eligibility and the Intake form that can assist your volunteer in preparing your taxes.  



Just for Fun - Other Sources:


Fit Fusion Workout   (Mon. Mar 29 @ 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’re exercising!  Grab a pair of light weights (dumbbells, water bottles or anything you have around the house) and join Senior Planet for this fun workout!  Click on the link a few minutes before the start time.


Trailblazing Women in Entertainment   (Wed. Mar 31 @ 12:00 noon)

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History celebrates Women’s History Month and its forthcoming exhibition Entertainment Nation by convening a conversation exploring how women have changed and continue to influence the landscape of the entertainment industry.  Topics will include how women have built and shaped their roles throughout the history of entertainment, how women off-screen have worked to increase representation and stories of women on-screen, what challenges remain, and how women in entertainment are tackling them.  Please register in advance to receive the webinar link.



Women Artists Respond to Place   (Wed. Mar 31 @ 3:00 p.m.)

The significance of landscapes, places, and narratives will be examined through the works of contemporary women artists.  The Center for Colorado Women's History is working with the Smithsonian to spotlight scholars featured in Smithsonian American Women: Remarkable Objects and Stories of Strength, Ingenuity and Vision from the National Collection.  This talk supports the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative to amplify the historical record of the accomplishments of American women.  Register in advance.


60 Minutes in Space   (Wed. Mar 31 @ 7:00 p.m.)

Explore breaking space news with space scientists and hear the latest updates on missions exploring the solar system, rocket launches, cutting edge astronomy, and more.  Go “behind the stories” with scientists as they use the best images and animation available to help understand new developments in our solar system and beyond.  Click on link to register in advance.


Eating for More Energy - Get Your Morning Boost   (Thurs. Apr 1 @ 6:30 p.m.)

Happy April Fool’s Day!  Culinary nutritionist, Michelle Fox, will focus on breakfast for dinner and that's no joke!  Learn the power of liquid nutrition to sustain energy throughout the day.  They’ll be making an elixir, a smoothie, and delicious blueberry muffins.  Shop for the ingredients and then join ready to blend and bake with Michelle.  Click the link to register and get ingredients list.;F:QS!10100&ShowUUID=DFC5C232-9287-4E8F-A7C6-11C3A360FD6A&LangLocaleID=1033&



Public Television Programs  


Try these Public Broadcast Station (PBS) TV programs!   People with TV using an antenna can watch on channel 6 or 6.1; for cable or satellite channels check your TV guides. Or view at


American Experience: Blinding of Isaac Woodard   (Tues. Mar 30 @ 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.) 

The 1946 Isaac Woodard incident of racial violence by police led to the racial awakening of President Harry Truman.  That set the stage for the landmark 1954 Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education decision, thus jump-starting the civil rights movement.


Climate Change - The Facts    (Wed. Mar 31 @ 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.) 

Scientists explore the impact of climate change and what could happen if global warming exceeds 1.5 degrees.  Discover how the latest innovations and technology are posing potential solutions and what individuals can do to prevent further damage.


Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests & the Future   (Wed. Mar 31 @ 10:00 - 11:00 p.m.) 

This program reveals how fire suppression and climate change have exposed our forests, wild lands, and urban areas to large, high severity wildfires, while greenhouse gases released from the fires contribute to global warming.  Filmmaker Kevin White takes us on a journey to the Rim Fire of 201, the wine country wildfires of 2017 and beyond.  Learn how the proactive use of prescribed fire can reduce reliance on reactive fire suppression, see a California tribe renew their tradition of cultural fire, and meet stakeholders working with scientists and resource managers to build consensus on how to restore and manage the land we love. 



Extinction: The Facts   (Thurs. Apr 1 @ 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.) 

With 1 million species at threat, David Attenborough explores extinction and how this crisis has consequences for us all, even putting us at greater risk of pandemic diseases.


Nova:  Mystery Beneath the Ice   (Thurs. Apr 1 @ 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.) 

Dive under the ice to explore Antarctica's under-ice landscape with a team of scientists as they search for the mystery killer that's decimating the population of delicate shrimp-like creatures at the foundation of the Antarctic food chain.


Baseball - Our Game #101   (Fri. Apr 2 @ 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.)

The first inning tells the story of baseball's rise, in only one generation, from a gentleman's hobby to a national sport played and watched by millions.  Viewers meet the first baseball magnate, Albert Goodwill Spalding; explore the game's first gambling scandal; see the first attempts by women to play the game in the 1860s; witness the first attempt by ball players to unionize; and learn how the first black professionals were hounded out of the game in the 1880s "Jim Crow" era.  Also airs on Thursday, April 1 @ 8:30 p.m.


American Masters: Doc Severinsen    (Fri. Apr 2 @ 8:00 - 9:30 p.m.) 

American Masters “It’s Never Too Late” series.  Explore the groundbreaking career of master trumpeter Doc Severinsen, from his three decades as the colorful bandleader on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" to his relentless schedule of touring and performing into his nineties.


Rick Steves’ European Easter    (Sat. Apr 3 @ 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.)

Taking you on a spring journey through Spain, Slovenia, Italy, and Greece, Rick Steves' European Easter celebrates this 2,000-year-old story in a variety of cultures.  You'll feel the emotion of this special time as the Passion of Christ unfolds during Holy Week.  He joins Andalusians carrying parade floats, Greek priests tossing showers of flower petals, and villagers blessing olive branches, plus feasting, fireworks, and more. Exploring a rich and fascinating mix of traditions - from its pagan roots to its glorious finale - Rick Steves' European Easter sheds new light on this timeless holiday.


Colorado Experience   (Sun. Apr 4 @ 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.)

Colorado Experience programs are always great glimpses into the people and the places that molded Colorado such an incredible place to live.  Episode topic to be announced.  


Pass it On Quote of the Day:  Hope


Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear.

If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.


                                                   Thich Nhat Hanh


National Celebration Days This Week:  Just for FUN! 

Mon. Mar 29   National Mom & Pop Business Owners Day - Support your local small business!

Tues. Mar 30   National “I am In Control” Day - Or at least I like to think I am! 

Wed. Mar 31   National World Backup Day - Have you backed up your computer files lately? 

Sun. Apr 4       Easter Sunday (Christian) and Last Day of Passover (Jewish) 


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