Programs and Classes

 AARP Smart Driver Course

The online AARP Smart Driver Course teaches valuable defensive driving strategies and provides a refresher of the rules of the road. Since 1979, the course has helped more than 15 million drivers learn research-based tips to adapt their driving to compensate for physical and cognitive changes that may occur with aging. Plus, you may qualify for a multi-year automobile insurance discount by completing the course (check with your auto insurance carrier for details).
While in-person classes are cancelled, you can still take the course online . Register any time at https://www.aarpdriversafety.org promo code DRIVINGSKILLS  for 25% off discount.  

Living With Low Vision
Presented by Ensight Skill Center

Falls are a real concern for people with low vision.  Come learn skills and strategies that will help those with low vision gain knowledge and insight that will help with the possibilities of balance and falls.
Great class for people with low vision, family members and caregivers. Taught by staff at Ensight Skill Center, Colorado’s low vision specialist serving people with vision impairment. Please preregister so we know you are coming to the class.
Thursday,  August 12, 10-11am      Senior Center       No Cost

Meet and Eat Dinner Group

Join us as we meet up at an area restaurant and enjoy a meal together.  We make the reservation, transportation and meal on your own. We invite anyone who enjoys a nice meal out to join us.  
Pre-registration required, please register at least one day in advance so we can reserve a seat for you at the restaurant.
August's Meet and Eat destination: Wholly Stromboli's, Ft Lupton
Tuesday,  August 17, 4:30 - 6pm      Senior Center       No Cost to register

Simplify Your Life: How To Sell Your Stuff

We all have accumulated a lot of STUFF over the years. Sometimes you know exactly what to do with it other times it can be plain overwhelming.  
Now that you’ve decided to get rid of your treasures now what? Join us as we discuss ways you can simplify your life and get rid of the excess. We talk about auctions, consignments, facebook marketplace, craigslist and more. Instructor: Mover Mavens LLC, specialize in integrated downsizing, move management and estate sales. Please preregister.
Friday, August 20,  1 - 1:45 pm     Senior Center       No Cost

NEW! Canvas Painting for Adults

Join us as we introduce our new art class - canvas painting.  Our Instructor Paul will guide us step by step to create our featured painting of the month.  All abilities welcome, all supplies included in the cost.  Open to anyone 18 years +.  Register early, space limited.  Registration deadline Wednesday, August 11.
Friday, August 13,  6-8 pm           Senior Center     $25 D; $32.50 ND

Low Vision and Fall Prevention
Presented by Ensight Skill Center 

Low vision presents a variety of challenges especially as we age.  Learn about common disorders and solutions to help manage the effect in your life or the life of someone you care for. We talk about changes in vision as we age, common eye disorders and how it affects vision, other causes and impact of vision loss. There is something you can do help improve your situation such as skill training, assistive devices and working with low vision specialists. We’ll have time at the end for questions and concerns. Great class for people with low vision, family members and caregivers. Taught by staff at Ensight Skill Center, Colorado’s low vision specialist serving people with vision impairment. Please preregister so we know you are coming to the class held at the Carbon Valley Senior Center.
Friday,  August 27 10-11am      Senior Center       No Cost

Organizing and Downsizing Tips: Are you Ready to Simplify Your Life?

After years of careers, traveling and home making, most of us have accumulated a lot of STUFF! That stuff can become overwhelming.  Even more overwhelming can be the thought of tackling large collections of kitchenware, mementos, or just the hall closet and wrangling them into a sense of organization or even offloading some of it.  Join us as we discuss ways you can simplify your life through basic organization and downsizing techniques.  
Instructors: Mover Mavens LLC and owners of We Move Your Mom. Amy is a Personal Organizer and Kathy is a Realtor and relocation specialist. They specialize in integrated downsizing, move management and estate sales. Please pre-register.
Monday, August 30  1 - 1:45 pm       Senior Center     No Cost

NEW! Cooking for One or Two

Cooking for one or two doesn't mean you have to let your health go by the wayside and resort to meals of cold cereal, grilled cheese sandwiches, canned soup or microwave meals.  Come learn some fun and helpful tips from Lorrie Wellman, Nutritionist from Weld County Aging Services.  Samples will be provided.  Please preregister so we know you're coming to the class.
Tuesday,  August 31  12:30 - 1:30 pm       Senior Center     No Cost



 

Contact Us

  1. Terri Calvin
    Programs Coordinator
    303.833.3360 x 117
    tcalvin@cvprd.com