A variety of enrichment and wellness classes are offered by the Carbon Valley Active Adult Center for adults age 55+.

Free Educational Seminar #2: Wills and Trusts

Saturday, August 4, 10 - 11:30 am
Marc Carlson (Estate Attorney) will be discussing the advantages and disadvantages of wills and trusts so you can make intelligent estate planning decisions. Alice Ierley (elder law/estate planning attorney) will be speaking about paying for long term care, busting the myths that so many of us have heard. Ron Woodcock (Broker Associate) will be discussing the Colorado Senior Homestead Exemption which can save Seniors hundreds of dollars a year by filing.This seminar is free and continental breakfast will be provided. Please sign up ahead of time.
Location: Carbon Valley Recreation Center

Will Making Seminar

Saturday, August 11, 1-5 pm
A wonderful way to get a tough job finished! In a single, easy, and enjoyable session, you’ll complete a will, living will, medical power of attorney, financial power of attorney, and organ donor card, all with the help of licensed attorney, Rebecca L. Bennetti, and her staff. Cost includes all materials, witnessing, notarizing, individual review, and plenty of time for discussion and questions. Participants do not need to bring anything to class. Minimum 6 pre-paid participants.
Fee: $125 D, $150 ND
Location: Carbon Valley Recreation Center

Be Alert to Financial Fraud

Wednesday, August 15, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Fighting financial fraud starts with education as well as communication between family members and their financial professionals. Financial Advisor, Chris Gillard, will share information to help you to recognize possible issues, prevent fraudulent activity and protect yourself or a loved one if fraud does occur. Pre-registraion required. Click here to register.

Health Insurance Literacy

Wednesday, August 22, 10:30 am
Do you have questions about your health insurance? How do I use my health insurance more effectively? How can I make the best use of my time when talking to my doctor? What questions should I be asking both my doctor and pharmacist? When should I go to urgent care or the emergency room? What shots are recommended: Shingles, Flu, and Pneumonia? Lynn Davis, Gerontological society, will present on the topic and provide tool kits. Pre-registraion required. Click here to register.
Location: CVPRD Administration Building, 340 Maple St., Frederick

Canvas N' Coffee

Friday, August 24, 10-11:30 am
We invite you to a fun afternoon of acrylic painting on canvas.  All materials are included.  Artist Tami will give step-by-step instructions and show you how to create a beautiful painting to take home. Age: 18+
Fee: $20 M, $22 D, $25 ND
Location: Carbon Valley Senior Center

AARP Smart Driver Course

Saturday, September 15, 1-5:30 pm
The AARP Smart Driver Course teaches valuable defensive driving strategies and provides a refresher of the rules of the road. The course helps 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). Payable by check only to AARP.  Pre-registration is recommended. Payment is due to the instructor the day of class. Minimum 6 participants. Age: 50+  
Fee: $15 per person for AARP members/$20 per person non-members
Location: Recreation Center