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50+ PROGRAMS

SENIOR CAR LOVERS UNITE This club meets the first Wed of the month to discuss NASCAR, Indy car, drag racing or any cars you have owned in the past, classic old cars and bikes of interest; coffee and donuts served. Fee Free GSAC member & SilverSneakers® member $3 drop-in non-member

AARP DRIVERS SAFETY

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), with the Greeley Senior Activity Center, is sponsoring twelve separate fourhour sessions of this informative course. The format includes group review of a 120-page workbook you retain, videos and voluntary quiz questions. Completion of this class may qualify Colorado residents 55+ to receive a discount on their automobile insurance. Age 50+. Min-5, Max-25. DATE DAY TIME Nov 10 Thu 12:00-4:30pm Dec 8 Thu 12:00- 4:30pm Jan 12 Thu 12:00 – 4:30pm Feb 9 Thu 12:00 – 4:30pm Registration Deadline Nov 9, Dec 7, Jan 11, Feb 8 Fee $15 AARP member/ $20 non-AARP member

MEDICARE COUNSELING Do you have insurance questions and can’t seem to find the answers? Steve will help direct you to someone who can. Call 3509440 to make your reservations. 45-minute appointments Age 50+. Min-1, Max-4. DATE DAY TIME Dec 1 Thu 9am-12pm Jan 26 Thu 9am-12pm Feb no counseling Mar 16 Thu 9am-12pm Fee Free

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THE BASICS: MEMORY LOSS, DEMENTIA & ALZHEIMER’S Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. This program provides information on detection, possible causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more. Any age. DAY TIME CODE # Mar 6 Mon 9:30-11:30am 110407-00 Registration Deadline Mar 5 Fee Free

BOOK CLUB The Book Club is open to all members! Discussion and refreshments abound. Call 970350-9340 for book list. Age 50+. Min-2, Max-open. DATE DAY TIME Nov 10 Thu 10-11am The Sistine Secrets – Benjamin Blech & Roy Doliner Dec 8 Thu 10-11am The Persian Pickle Club – Sandra Dallas Jan 12 Thu 10-11am Feb 9 Thu 10-11am Titles for each month TBA Fee Free

WRITING YOUR LIFE HEALTHY LIVING FOR BRAIN & BODY For centuries we’ve know that brain and body health are connected. But now, science provides insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. And use hands-on tools to help you. Age 50+. Min-2, Max-25. DAY TIME CODE # Feb 15 110420-00 Wed 2-3pm Registration Deadline Sep 19 Fee Free

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES This class teaches caregivers to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Participants leave with strategies for meaningful connection with people in early, middle and late stage dementia. Any Age. Min-2, Max-25. DAY TIME CODE # Jan 11 110421-00 Wed 9:30-11:30am Registration Deadline Jan 10 Fee Free

Mary Borg

Write the memories of your childhood, mid years and adult life... and maybe even publish them! This class meets 10 sessions. Instructor will guide you; you may share parts of your history with the class each week. Age 50+. Min-5, Max-25. DAY TIME CODE # Jan 5-Mar 9 110400-00 Thu 1:30-3pm Registration Jan 12 Fee $65 member/$70 non-member

ROCK & MINERAL SOCIETY The Weld County Rock and Mineral Society is dedicated to furthering the geology education of its members through the hands-on study of rocks and minerals. It extends its knowledge to the public by sponsoring lapidary classes. During monthly meetings, members and guests alike learn about such topics as rock and mineral identification, paleontology, jewelry making, meteors and Colorado landmarks. For more information about the club, call Melanie Dehart at 352-8149. DATE DAY TIME Ongoing 1st Thu 6pm Fee Free

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