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.  

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.
Monday, July 26   11-11:45 am     Senior Center       No Cost

Matter of Balance

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities.  A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program emphasizes practical strategies designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.  You will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, exercise to increase strength and balance and get up properly after a fall. Preregistration required.  For more information or to register call Whitney Janzen-Pankratz, Weld Co Aging Services, 970-400-6117.
Tuesdays August 1 - September 21 (8 weeks)  Studio (next to Dairy Queen)   No cost

Living with Low Vision 

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



 

Contact Us

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