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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: April 11, 2021

[ARCHIVED] E-Blast April 12 - 18, 2021

Eagle View E-Blast 2021   Week of April 12 - 18


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 Update


Adams County is still Level Yellow restrictions, so older adults and those in high-risk populations are advised to “Stay at Home.”   Staff is working on a 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.  


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


 Historical Myths #1 w/Elizabeth Nosek   (Mon. Apr 12 @ 10:30 a.m.)

Join Elizabeth Nosek of iCurate4u as she uses common everyday objects to examine the truth behind some of our favorite historical “facts”.   Were people really shorter in the past?   Did most Victorian women really die from catching their skirts on fire?  Just how simple was life back then?  These are just a few of the questions we will explore.  Elizabeth Nosek has worked as a museum curator for 20+ years at history museums across the nation.  Those experiences have fed her passion for learning and sharing that knowledge with others.  Elizabeth is a regular speaker at the Longmont Senior Center.  


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:  858 0519 6921              Passcode:  028914


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 free of charge 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 many new questions.  What does the diagnosis mean?  What kinds of plans need to be made?  What resources are available?  Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes.  Advanced registration is required - please register for all three classes.

            April 12th -       April 19th -

            April 26th -    


10 Most Impactful Supreme Court Cases w/Paul Flanders    (Tues. Apr 13 @ 1:30 p.m.) 

Paul Flanders will present what he believes to be the most impactful Supreme Court cases in the history of the United States.  There will be time for lively discussion afterward.  Paul is a former high school history teacher, a popular speaker at the Longmont Senior Center, and has given many talks for Eagle View.


 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:   896 8335 5017                          Passcode:   775726


Bingo by Zoom or Phone   (Thurs. Apr 15 @ 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) 


 Upcoming Programs - Mark your calendars and register early!


Medicare 101   (Tues. Apr 20 @ 2:00 p.m. - Again at 6:00 p.m.)

This very informative Zoom program is an overview of Medicare.  Learn about signing up for Medicare, when, how, and why to sign up BEFORE 65 - or if you should wait to sign up.  Learn the basics of Medicare - Part A & B, supplemental insurance, drug coverage, and advantage plans.  Our presenter is Lisa Asmussen, a Medicare specialist and licensed insurance broker.  This educational presentation is general in nature and there will be no solicitation.  Time available to ask questions.  Join via Zoom or by phone. 


Register in Advance - 2:00 p.m. class:   Click on the link below - confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.

Register in Advance for 6:00 p.m. class:  Click on the link below - 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  

            For 2:00 p.m.  Meeting ID:   854 2204 1581    Passcode:  574491

            For 6:00 p.m.  Meeting ID:  873 1906 1691    Passcode:  588594


Benjamin Franklin w/Active Minds    (Wed. Apr 21 @ 1:30 p.m.)

As perhaps one of the most colorful Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin lived a life of lasting impact. As a politician, publisher, inventor, and diplomat, Franklin left his mark on all he touched.  Join Active Minds as we trace the life of this extraordinary man and tell some of the stories that mark his legacy. 

Join by Zoom:  Click on link a few minutes before start time.          Meeting ID:  848 6087 6247                        Passcode: 432081


Join by Phone (audio only):  Dial 720-707-2699  

            Enter the Meeting ID: 848 6087 6247 # - then press again when it asks for participant number.


Broadway Bound w/Denver History Tours   (Thurs. Apr 22 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Colfax may have the notoriety, but there’s another street with fascinating stories to share, a street that binds the metro area together.  Yes, it’s time to experience that grand boulevard that is Broadway!  From its humble beginnings in a neighborhood guise in the north, through its grandeur and history in downtown, to its steady march along with the cities to the south, Broadway is a street for the hoity-toity and hoi polloi.  Join Denver History Tours for an exploration of the many faces of this important metro thoroughfare.  Much more than a Miracle Mile dividing west from east, Broadway has much to offer those who seek out its richness. It’s a drive from history into the future on the glittering pavement that is Broadway! 


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:   844 3588 9626              Passcode:    671111


More Upcoming Programs   

  • Feathered Friends: Golden Eagle w/Anne Price   (Tues. Apr 27 @ 1:00 p.m.) 
  • Secure Act - How Recent Tax Laws Impact Retirement w/Mike Dolan   (Wed. Apr 28 at 1:30 p.m.)
  • Historical Myths #2 w/Elizabeth Nosek (Mon. May 10 - Time TBA)
  • Lost Lodges of Rocky Mountain National Park w/Dave Lively (Wed. May 12 @ 1:30 p.m.) 
  • The Roaring 20’s w/Paul Flanders (Free - Zoom or in-per) (Tues. May 18 @ 2:30 p.m.)
  • Active Minds: The Electric Grid   (Wed. May 19 @ 1:30 p.m.)   

Stay Fit Programs   


Move and Be Fit w/Rosalie   (Tues. Apr 13 @ 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:  846 0448 4684              Passcode:  237533


Yoga for All Levels    (Tues. Apr 13 @ 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:  810 1633 1155              Passcode:  596290


Zumba Gold   (Thurs. Apr 15 @ 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:  858 7902 0077              Passcode:  832853


Move It or Lose It!   (Thurs. Apr 15 @ 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:  886 6292 0814              Passcode:  350414


Line Dance   (Fri. Apr 16 @ 9:00 a.m.)  

Get moving and have fun by line dancing in this one-hour class for both 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:  818 4024 4118              Passcode:  928937


Around Town - Brighton


The Music Man Kids & Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jr.    (April 16 - April 17)

Platte Valley Players Children's Theatre presents The Music Man Kids and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Junior at the Armory for the Performing Arts Center in downtown Brighton.  COVID Restrictions & protocols apply - masks are required, temperature taken upon arrival, and socially distanced seating.  $10 for one show, $15 for two.  Order tickets online at or contact


-  Music Man Kids   (Fri. Apr 16 @ 6:00 p.m. & Sat. Apr 17 @ 12:30 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.)

Based on Meredith Willson's six-time-Tony-Award-winning musical comedy.   The story follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he vows to organize.  He plans to skip town with the cash until his plans are foiled.


-  Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr (Fri. Apr16 @ 7:30 p.m. & Sat. Apr17 @ 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.)

Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. 

Eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts, sets about restoring an old race car with the help of his children Jeremy and Jemima. They soon discover the car is magic, and has the ability to float and take flight. When the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself, the family joins forces to outwit the villainous henchman.


COVID Information


COVID Vaccinations for People Age 16+ 

  • All Coloradans age 16 and above are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Click here for a listing of all vaccination sites:  Individuals 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).  
  • The Colorado Vaccine Hotline is 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

Where to get vaccinated locally if you are eligible:   

  • Adams County Government Center Conference Center (4430 S. Adams County Pkwy.):  Click here to register.  Pre-registration is required. 
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (6000 Victory Way) in Commerce City:  Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Schedule an appointment at
  • 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 by 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 oldlive 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. 


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

Via will work with riders 60+ 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.  


Free COVID-19 Rapid Testing

Testing is still important as one of the key preventive measures we can all continue to do to prevent the spread of COVID.  If you have been exposed to someone who is sick or you are not feeling well get tested.  

Find additional free COVID-19 testing site details at or click


Helpful Resources:


Help for Homes Community Project Accepting Applications - Due April 23.

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. Homeowner earns no more than $44,750 for a household of one person or $51,150 for two people.
  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.

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.

  • Calvary Chapel (103 Bridge Street)    Mon. Apr 12 @ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 
  • St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Ave.)    Tues. Apr 13 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2)   Tues. Apr 13 @ 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. 



Just for Fun - Other Sources:


Meditation and Mindfulness   (Mon. Apr 12 @ 10:30 a.m.)            

Meditation helps us reach a place of inner quietude.  To contribute to a sense of calm in this uncertain time, the National Museum of Asian Art is offering free 30-minute online meditations three times a week.  These free sessions include a variety of mindfulness practices.  All are welcome!  Register in advance to receive the link.


Navigating Finances after the Loss of a Loved One   (Tues. Apr 13 @ 10:00 a.m.)

A common struggle after the loss of a loved one such as a partner or spouse, is dealing with the financial aftermath.  This webinar will equip participants with direction and resources for their financial situation after a loss.  We will discuss changes to Social Security benefits, contacting the credit bureaus, steps to prevent identity theft, and tips to create a new budget for your changed income.  Register in advance to get link.;F:QS!10100&ShowUUID=45CB09DA-2722-4CD7-BB9B-E86503AF7C6A&LangLocaleID=1033


Savoring Sicily: 2,000 Years of History in 100 Iconic Dishes   (Tues. Apr 13 @ 3:30 p.m.)

Join AARP and food historian Francine Segan as she examines how a myriad of cultures including those of ancient Greece, ancient Rome, the Arab and Byzantine worlds, France, and Spain influenced the flavors of this island’s iconic dishes.  Discover over 2,000 years of Sicilian history as we explore Nero's role in the origin of Sicily's famed sorbetto and how a few key ingredients introduced into the island centuries ago: citrus fruits, pistachios, almonds, saffron, capers have influenced a myriad of dishes.  Discover Sicily virtually during this engaging and fun presentation.  Please register in advance to receive the webinar link.



Dome to Home - Top Discoveries   (Wed. Apr 14 @ 3:00 p.m.)

From the vantage point of space, we have made some profound discoveries about the Earth.   Join Fiske Planetarium to learn about some of the most important things we've learned looking back at our planet from afar.  Sometimes you need to step away from the situation to gain a better understanding.   Please click on the link a few minutes before the start time.


How Dogs Became Our Best Friends: The Genetics of Dog Domestication   

(Thurs. Apr 15 @ 9:30 a.m.)

The bond between you and your pandemic puppy might be new, but the bond between humans and dogs goes way back!  Dogs were the first animals to be domesticated - yet the where, when, how, and why are hotly debated.  Dr. Audrey Lin, a paleogeneticist, and Peter Buck, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, will share research on this topic and answer your questions as you learn about the prehistory of human’s best friends.



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


I Danced for the Angel of Death   (Tues. Apr 13 @ 10:30 - 11:30 p.m.) 

I Danced for the Angel of Death - The Dr. Edith Eva Eger Story recounts Eva’s remarkable survival as a prisoner at Auschwitz and her struggles with survivor's guilt.  Edie came to the U.S. in 1949 and got a degree in Psychology.   She shares how her ongoing psychology work with patients helped her grow and heal.


Daring Women Doctors   (Wed. Apr 14 @ 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.)

Hidden in American history, long before women had the right to vote or own property, all women's medical schools began to appear in the mid-19th century.  This program highlights the pioneering and diverse women who faced hostility and resistance in their pursuit of a degree in medicine.  Women physicians greatly impacted their communities around the United States and internationally, and exerted a long-lasting influence on the movement towards women's rights.


Nature: The Leopard Legacy   (Wed. Apr 14 @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.)

Follow the story of a leopard mother as she raises her cubs near the Luangwa River, facing a constant battle to hunt successfully, defend her territory, and protect her cubs against enemies.


Colorado Experience:  The Denver Zoo   (Thurs. Apr 15 @ 7:00 - 7:30 p.m.)

A simple collection of caged animals in 1896, transformed the Denver Zoo into a conservation and education-driven institution.  Anchored by the revolutionary Bear Mountain exhibit, the zoo has evolved in both design and purpose over 100 years to become the institution we know today.


Colorado Experience: Meeker Sheepdogs   (Thurs. Apr 15 @ 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.)

It is dog and handler versus sheep at The Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials.  What began as a strategy to bring commerce and people to the small town of Meeker in 1987 has become one of the world’s most renowned sheepdog competitions and an international destination.



Baseball: The Faith of 50 Million People #103   (Fri. Apr 16 @ 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.) 

The Black Sox scandal is at the center of the “third inning” of the baseball series.  Lean how eight members of the Chicago white sox including the incomparable shoeless Joe Jackson, "Played with the faith of 50 million people." as F. Scott Fitzgerald later wrote, by taking money from gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series.  This event would change sports forever.   Also airs on Thurs. April 15 @ 8:00 p.m.


Great Performances:  Beethoven in Beijing   (Fri. Apr 16 @ 8:00 - 9:30 p.m.)

Experience the international impact of the Philadelphia Orchestra's historic 1973 trip to China, offering a story of cultural reversals and a glimpse into the worldwide future of classical music.


Rick Steves' Europe:  Normandy   (Sat. Apr 17 @ 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.)

Join Rick Steves on a virtual trip to Normandy - a city that is war-torn, yet full of life.  After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek in on local artisans, and set up an easel at Honfleur's harbor.  We venture into composer Eric Satie's eccentric world and feast on the finest of Normandy cuisine.  After pondering sacrifice and celebrating freedom on the D-Day beaches, we hike with pilgrims to the enchanted island abbey of Mont St. Michel.


Pass it On Quote of the Day:  


“Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves.”

—Pema Chödrön (born 1936)    Author


National Celebration Days This Week:  Just for FUN! 

Click the links to find out more about these fun “holidays.”

Mon. Apr 12      National Colorado Day  - Click this link for interesting facts about Colorado 

Mon. Apr 12      National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

Tues. Apr 13      National Peach Cobbler Day

Tues. Apr 13      National Scrabble Day  - Play in person or online with a friend

Wed. Apr 14      National Gardening Day - Time to get down and get dirty!

Wed. Apr 14      Look Up at the Sky Day

Thurs. Apr 15    National Banana Day

Fri. Apr 16         National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day - Dispose of at Brighton Police Dept. 

Sat. Apr 17         National Ellis Island Family History Day


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