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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: June 1, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Eagle View E-Blast Week of June 1 - 7

Eagle View E-Blast      Week of June 1 - 7

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 updated. A staff person is available by phone at 303-655-2075, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Be sure to leave a message and we will return your call.

Just for Fun - Eagle View:

Drive-Thru Zoom Help (Tues. June 2 @ 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon)

Need one-on-one help loading Zoom on your device and learning how to join a meeting? Lisa Asmussen who teaches technology classes at Eagle View will be on hand to help you from the safety of your car. She will be available by appointment at Eagle View on Tuesday, June 2 from 9:00 a.m. to noon for “drive-thru” assistance. You must call the senior center at 303-655-2075 to schedule your 20-minute appointment. At your appointment time drive up to the senior center front door and park in the circle drive. Stay seated in your car with your window slightly down and Lisa will guide you through the steps to load Zoom and teach you how to use it. Bring a laptop, tablet, or phone that is fully charged. Masks are required!

Did you know you can join a Zoom meeting even if your computer does not have a microphone or camera? Your device just needs to have a speaker. If you can watch a video clip with sound on your device, you can watch a Zoom class. You won’t be able to join the conversation, but you can see and hear the instructor!

Move It or Lose It! (Tues. June 2 @ 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. Join Eagle View instructor Rosalie Farrer for this fun class.

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

       Meeting ID: 862 0075 8721

       Password: 912545

Join by phone: +1 669 900 6833

Yoga for All Levels (Tues. June 2 @ 10:30 a.m.)

This Zoom class is for people who have recent yoga experience. Instructor Carolyn Priola will show how to modify positions for both beginner level and intermediate participants. You will need a yoga mat and the ability to get onto and up from the floor. This class is NOT for people interested in trying yoga for the first time. Click on the link below a few minutes before the start time.

Join Zoom Meeting

       Meeting ID: 873 2411 7865

       Password: 582257

Join by Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Zoom for Practice (Wed. June 3 @ 3:00 p.m.)

Do you want to practice being on a Zoom meeting before you join an exercise class or program? Join this Zoom Practice session with Eagle View instructor Lisa Asmussen. Receive help during the meeting with sound, video, screen views, etc. so you can make the most of your virtual class experiences. Click on the link below at the class time.

Join Zoom Meeting

       Meeting ID: 836 6670 7841

       Password: 6r0iz7

Join by Phone +1 346 248 7799

       Meeting ID: 836 6670 7841

       Password: 468734

What’s to Know about Prescription Discount Plans and Telehealth (Thurs. June 4 @ 10:00 a.m.)

There is lots of information out there on prescription discount plans and, due to COVID-19, telehealth doctor appointments are becoming the norm. Learn the ins and outs of these programs from Lisa Asmussen, independent Medicare insurance broker, and Eagle View instructor.

Join Zoom Meeting

       Meeting ID: 898 8355 5748

       Password: 6r0iz7

Join by Phone: +1 253 215 8782

       Meeting ID: 898 8355 5748

       Password: 890620

Zumba Zoom (Thurs. June 4 @ 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: 874 5595 8486

       Password: 159096

Join by Phone: +1 253 215 8782

Around Town: Taste of Brighton

Brighton residents can enjoy the many flavors of the city while also supporting local businesses in the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce’s Taste of Brighton. The annual event will take place on Saturday, June 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will feature more than 80 local restaurants, breweries, and bars with cuisines from all over the world. Delivery and pick-up are all available by participating businesses. The purchase of local foods and drinks through this community-wide event will help to stimulate the economy. Go to the Brighton Chamber of Commerce website for a list of participating restaurants.

Just for Fun - Other Sources

Lumosity - Brain Games

Tired of playing solitaire on the computer? Discover what your mind can do! Improve memory, increase focus, and feel sharper with this brain training app, personalized for you. This app for your phone or computer is free for limited access to games that challenge your mind. Three sets of games are offered to you each day. You can play each game several times to improve your score. Lumosity logs your progress and even asks if you like or dislike certain games. Just log onto and set up a free account.

Move It with 3rd Law Dance Studio (Tues. June 2 @ 11:30 a.m.)

3rd Law Dance/Theater in Boulder 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. The class is on Zoom. Please click the link below at the start time.

Virtual Memory Café (Tues. June 2 @ 1:30 p.m.)

Brought to you by the Denver Public Library, Virtual Memory Cafe is a fun place to socialize, relax, and engage with people experiencing memory loss and their families/caregivers. Each cafe has a focus - such as music or art - to facilitate the main goal, which is a social connection for individuals with shared experiences. At the Memory Cafe, you can just be yourself - without worrying about remembering or forgetting. Click the Zoom link a few minutes before the start time.

Gleaning Hope Happy Hour (Thurs. June 4 @ 5:30 p.m.)

Join Boulder’s Community Fruit Rescue staff and board of directors for a virtual happy hour and FUNdraiser. Woody Tasch will share a few community testimonials and discuss safe harvesting during COVID-19. Learn more about CFR’s efforts to reduce food waste, minimize greenhouse gas emissions, protect wildlife, build resilient communities, and direct fresh food to people who need it! Sign up beforehand to receive the Zoom link.

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

Telephone Bingo (Friday, June 5 @ 12:30 p.m.)

If you are receiving Volunteers of America (VOA) delivered meals, you will receive a bingo card with your meal delivery on Thursday, June 4, and instructions on how to join “just for fun” bingo via the telephone. We will be playing bingo on Friday, June 5 at 12:30 p.m. Call a few minutes before to get connected. Jamie Russman from Cigna Medicare is providing this fun opportunity.

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:

Equus: Story of the Horse (Wed. June 3 @ 7:00 p.m. & Part 2 @ 8:30 p.m.)

The relationship between man and horse is almost as old as civilization itself. Ever since the mysterious beginning of our extraordinary partnership, horses helped shape the human world. Together, humans and horses flourished side by side. What makes us so perfect for each other?

My Music - Red, White, and Rock (Fri. June 5 @ 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.)

Join Frankie Valli, The Righteous Brothers, Connie Francis, and more for a 2002 patriotic celebration of America and pop oldies music. Featuring a dream lineup of artists from the rock, pop and doo-wop days of the late 50s and early to mid-60s.

Dr. Fuhrman’s Food As Medicine (Sat. June 6 @ 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.)

Learn how to use food to help prevent disease and improve health with Dr. Joel Fuhrman, an expert on nutrition and natural healing, who provides the latest scientific research and practical, easy-to-follow advice.

My Music 20th Anniversary Show (Sat. June 6 @ 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.)

Celebrate 20 years of greatest hit songs from the 50s to the 70s featuring legendary performers The Kingston Trio, Glen Campbell, Aretha Franklin, Engelbert Humperdinck, Judy Collins, Davy Jones, Mel Carter, Patti Page, and more.

Helpful Resources:

Via Mobility

Via Mobility provides specialized door to door transportation within the City of Brighton, Monday - Friday. Via can take you to medical appointments and grocery shopping in Brighton. Via is also providing grocery pick up. New Via users - call 303-447-2848 (ex. 1014) to get started. To schedule rides, call 303-447-9636.

VOA Meal Delivery

Are you interested in receiving meals delivered to your home? VOA (Volunteers of America) is a non-profit organization that provides the lunch program at EVAC. During this time of closure, they 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. If you would like to find out more about this program, call Eagle View at 303-655-2075. Leave your name and phone number, a staff person will call you back and explain in detail.

Anythink Library

You can hear a friendly voice on the Anythink Connect Line. Call 720-322-9199 to speak with a staff member about books, music, movies, resources, and more, Wednesday - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. They are working on a future plan to mail book holds and offer curbside services.

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. Call Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 303-655-2079. Please leave a message if she doesn’t answer when you call as she is often on the phone.

Pass it On Quote of the Day:

“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.”
- Ernest Hemingway - Novelist/Nobel Prize Winner

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