Programs and Classes

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Carbon Valley Senior Center is closed until public health orders change. During this time, most programs and classes are meeting virtually. Classes are perfect for adults, seniors, and care givers. 

Virtual Class: Low Vision series: Lighting, Glare Control and Blue Light for the Aging Eye

Tuesday, January 26, 10-11 am
If you’ve ever wondered about your vision and lighting, this one’s for you! Join our healthy and educational discussion about normal aging and changes in the eyes and the impact of age on lighting needs. Discover the importance of lighting for individuals over 60 years old and the types of lighting that is good for vision at any stage. We talk about how we measure lighting, lighting terminology, assessments and recommendations, choosing bulbs, what is blue light and what to do about it on your digital devises. Presented by Ensight Skills Center. Fee: Free  Click here to register

Virtual Class: Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors

Monday, February 8, 10-11 am
Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

This is a LIVE webinar format. Registration is REQUIRED. Please call the Alzheimer’s 24/7 helpline at 1-800-272-3900 or go http://bit.ly.UAD_feb_8 and click on the Register Now button to sign up. A webinar link and phone-in number will be provided following registration. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. Age: 18+  Fee: Free

 

Virtual Class: Low Vision series: Strategies for Managing Activities of Daily Living with Low Vision

Thursday, February 11, 10-11 am
Coping with low vision can be a challenge but there are things you can do to help yourself or those you care for that will help maintain a healthy lifestyle. We’ll give you helpful tips and skills so you can evaluate your low vision and modify daily tasks, utilize other abilities and senses, take better care of yourself or your loved one, manage tasks around the home and money management and enjoying outside activities such as leisure activities, shopping and eating out. We’ll have time for questions and concerns. Great class for people with low vision, caregivers and healthcare staff. Use your computer, tablet or smartphone to register and attend the zoom meeting. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMocO6sqDwtG9LZPVatkJ8P5RD2ocTRFrSh

After you register you will get an email with a link to join the meeting at the day and time at which it is scheduled.  We will also send a reminder email a couple days before the presentation which will also have a link. Presented by Ensight Skills Center. Fee: Free

 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 with a special 25% discount through February 28, 2021.Register any time at https://www.aarpdriversafety.org promo code for 25% off discount: DRIVINGSKILLS
 

Contact Us

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