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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: August 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Eagle View E-Blast August 24 - 28, 2020

Chicken Noodle Soup

Eagle View E-Blast     Week of August 24 - 28

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 25 @ 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: 852 8608 4517

            Passcode: 120582

 Yoga for All Levels   (Tues. Aug 25 @ 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: 860 2168 7092

            Passcode: 350864

 Instant Pot – Beyond the Basics   (Tues. Aug 25 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Your Instant Pot is the perfect kitchen tool for creating delicious one-pot meals, soups, and stews.  This class is for those who want to go beyond the basics of their Instant Pot and create fast and easy meals.  We will continue review the features and functions of the Instant Pot as we demonstrate how to make Mongolian Beef Soup and Chicken Noodle Soup.  The recipes make enough to feed a family or keep for left-overs!  Instructor: Amy Wilson.  See attachment for recipes – or call EVAC to have a copy emailed.

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

            Meeting ID: 848 4047 2540

            Passcode: 407850

Walk On!  Barr Lake State Park   (Wed. Aug 26 @ 8:00 a.m.) 

This week the walking group will walk the beautiful trail at Barr Lake State Park (13401 Piccadilly Rd.).  Meet at the Nature Center.  Entrance fee is $8.00 per car or free if you have a State Park pass.  Wear layered clothing, good walking shoes, and bring water and a mask.  Wear a mask when not walking and when unable to keep 6 feet apart.  Portable restroom facilities available.  Leader: Olly Ramirez.

Staying Healthy During a Pandemic   (Wed. Aug 26 @ 10:00 a.m.) 

Join nutritional therapist Stephanie Ashby for an informative webinar on how to stay healthy during the pandemic. Learn how to boost your immunity at a time when it’s more important than ever. Explore real tips and tricks that can actually help you build up your immune system.

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

            Meeting ID: 885 6207 7549
            Passcode: 340621

 Move It or Lose It! w/Dottie   (Thurs. Aug 27 @ 10:00 a.m.)

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), and a fitness band.  

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

            Meeting ID: 848 2761 0239

            Passcode: 363641

Zumba Zoom   (Thurs. Aug 27 @ 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.

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

            Meeting ID: 898 9692 0729

            Passcode: 631458

 Tai Chi Basics - Outdoors   (Fri. Aug 28 @ 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 28 @ 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.

Feathered Friends: Gyrfalcon   (Fri. Aug 28 @ 10:00 a.m.)

Let’s “Zoom” in on our feathered friends!  Anne Price from the Raptor Education Foundation is back via Zoom with a Gyrfalcon - the foundation’s newest feathered ambassador.  Gyrfalcons are the largest species of falcons in the world and the mascot for the U.S. Air Force Academy.  They are a rare winter visitor to Colorado.  Anne shares intriguing facts about the Gyrfalcon as you view the live bird. 

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

            Meeting ID: 869 0118 6640

            Passcode: 761959

Helpful Resources:

Via Mobility 

These buses provided specialized transportation within the City of Brighton, Monday - Friday. Via can take you to medical appointments and grocery shopping. New Via users - call 303-447-2848 (ex 1014) to get started. To schedule rides, call 303-447-9636. Free rides through 2020!

 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. Aug 24 @ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Ave.)   Tues. Aug 25 and Thurs. Aug 27 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2)   Tues. Aug 25 @ 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Chapel Hill (10 Chapel Hill Drive)   Wed. Aug 26 @ 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 

Farm to Table Day   (Sat. Aug 29 @ 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Stop by historic Bromley Farm to receive a farm day activities sheet before setting out on a farm filled adventure.  Activities at participating farms may include: farmers markets, barn sales, animal visits, guided historical tours, kid friendly activities, and operational tours.  Farm to Table Day introduces residents to healthy food options and locally sourced products.

Just for Fun - Other Sources

Senior Hub Technology Classes 

Get answers to your technology questions, troubleshoot issues on your device, or learn new technologies!  Every Thursday, join Senior Hub’s Maida Pearce as she leads a free group technology session offered via Zoom.  A variety of topics will be covered each week such as how to video chat, read books online, and more.  Not familiar with Zoom?  Schedule a session for Maida to walk you through how to install Zoom on your device, join a meeting, test your microphone, etc.  Maida taught classes at Eagle View before the pandemic!  To get started, go to the Senior Hub website, complete the form, and Maida will be in touch with you to schedule a session or provide additional details.

Drop-in Writing Online   (Tues. Aug 25 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Explore your creativity through the written word in this informal writing session put on by the Denver Art Museum and led by staff from Lighthouse Writers Workshop.  Open to all levels, from published authors to the occasional journaler!  Recommended materials for this session: a black and white photo of yourself, stapler, pieces of colored construction paper, white paper, unlined paper, modge podge, scissors, and old magazines.  Click the link a few minutes before the start time.

 What We Know About the Brain   (Wed. Aug 26 @ 3:30 p.m.)

Join AARP and One Day University on a journey deep into the brain, the mind, and the self.  Professor Jessica Payne reveals exciting findings of cutting-edge neuroscience.  How does your brain accomplish creativity?  How much self-control or “free will” do we really have?  Get to know your unconscious mind, a bigger part of “who you are” than you could guess.  Click on link to register and receive the link.

Voices in Art - Voces en Arte   (Wed. Aug 26 @ 6:00 p.m.)

History Colorado brings together well-established and new-to-the-scene artists in conversation about the importance of Native, Mexicano, and Chicano art in Colorado.  Sponsored by AARP and moderated by exhibit curator/Latino Cultural Arts Center founder Adrianna Abarca.  Click link in advance to register.

 Bold Women. Change History. The Summit   (Thurs. Aug 27 @ 6:00 p.m.)

This online gathering celebrates bold women who take risks and innovate in ways worth replicating and who demonstrate a powerful spectrum of leadership. In short and energizing contributions, women leaders from many fields will share how they show up, create, disrupt, and transform our communities.  Provided by The Summit and History Colorado in commemoration of the 19th Amendment.  Please click on the link in advance to register.

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.

Chasing the Moon: America (Wed. Aug 26 & Thur. Aug 27 @ 3:00- 5:00 p.m.)

Part 1: The race to beat the Soviet Union to the moon: the tragedy of Apollo 1 to the success of Apollo 8. 

Part 2:  Experience the triumph of the first moon landing and the questions of national priorities it raised.

Living Dream: Rocky Mountain Nat. Park   (Thur. Aug 27 @ 9:00 - 10:30 p.m.)

Learn the 100 year history of Rocky Mountain National Park. From Native Americans to tourists: from an economy of mining/ranching to one of conservation that worked to preserve the pristine park.

Deepak Chopra: Becoming Metahuman   (Sat. Aug 29 @ 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.)

Become happier, more joyful and energetic with a simple three-step process that unlocks the secrets of moving beyond our limitations to access a field of infinite possibilities.

Change Your Brain/Heal Your Mind   (Sat. Aug 29 @ 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

Dr. Daniel Amen, the most popular psychiatrist in America, teaches viewers 6 practical steps to help them feel happier, sharper, and more in control of their destinies.

 Pass it On Quote of the Day:  

 “When something bad happens you have three choices.  You can let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.”     —Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991) - writer, cartoonist, animator

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