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    OPIOIDS: What Seniors Need to Know.

    The opioid epidemic is a growing concern in the U.S. and all ages, including older adults, are feeling the impact. Read on...
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    FREE-Aging Solo & End of Life Planning Workshop

    Back by popular demand, this workshop for those aging without family support, will answer important questions like... Read on...
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    Matter of Balance - 8wk program

    Because a fall can have devastating consequences, it is not surprising that many older adults become afraid of falling. A Matter of Balance is an eight-week program designed to help you reduce your fear of falling and increase your physical activity. Read on...
  4. Come Support Lafayette Senior Art Showcase

    Come Support the Lafayette Senior Art Showcase!

    Local artists age 55 or better have submitted their artwork to display at the Senior Center. The entire community is invited to come enjoy and vote on their favorite pieces Sep. 9 through 30. Read on...
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    NEW to the Senior Center, Lunch Buddies!

    Bring your friends or meet new ones, and try local restaurants! Read on...
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    FALLS PREVENTION DEMO DAY

    Join us for a FREE series of demonstrations to help reduce your risk of falling. Read on...
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  1. Tue, Sep 3

    1. Senior Center Art Showcase Sept 3rd-30th Artists, age 55 or better, have their 2-D artwork on display in our Billiards Gallery on East Simpson for the month of September. The entire community is invited to enjoy these pieces and vote on their favorites through the end of the month.
      Details & Registration
  2. Mon, Sep 23

    1. Lafayette Senior Center Art Showcase Artists, age 55 or better, are displaying their 2-D artwork in our Billiards Gallery on East Simpson for the month of September. The entire community is invited to enjoy these pieces and vote on their favorites through the end of the month.
      Details & Registration
  3. Tue, Sep 24

    1. Lafayette Senior Center Art Showcase Artists, age 55 or better, are displaying their 2-D artwork in our Billiards Gallery on East Simpson for the month of September. The entire community is invited to enjoy these pieces and vote on their favorites through the end of the month.
      Details & Registration
    2. Falls Prevention Demo Day Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of unintentional injuries, injury deaths and hospital admissions for trauma. Join us for a series of demonstrations to help reduce your risk of falling.
      Details & Registration
    3. Lunch Buddies at Mici's Handcrafted Italian At Micis, the recipes have been in the family for generations, and dishes are named for the people and places that mean the most to the family. They make their pizza dough fresh and cook it directly on a stone deck. They hand-roll the meatballs just like their great grandfather did. The sauces are simmered for hours to bring out the rich, complex flavors.
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  4. Wed, Sep 25

    1. Lafayette Senior Center Art Showcase Artists, age 55 or better, are displaying their 2-D artwork in our Billiards Gallery on East Simpson for the month of September. The entire community is invited to enjoy these pieces and vote on their favorites through the end of the month.
      Details & Registration
    2. Memory Cafe This drop-in program is for people with younger onset Alzheimer’s disease and their care partners. Memory Café offers peer and facilitator support, resources and education.
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  5. Thu, Sep 26

    1. Lafayette Senior Center Art Showcase Artists, age 55 or better, are displaying their 2-D artwork in our Billiards Gallery on East Simpson for the month of September. The entire community is invited to enjoy these pieces and vote on their favorites through the end of the month.
      Details & Registration
    2. Lunch Buddies: 24 Carrot A New American restaurant located in historic downtown Erie, Colorado. Their approach to food is simple: farm-to-table, fresh, seasonal and local. They believe in using the highest quality ingredients sourced and grown sustainably. They offer a broad menu of chef- inspired appetizers, small plates and entrees in a refined, casual atmosphere.
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    3. Matter of Balance Because a fall can have devastating consequences, it is not surprising that many older adults become afraid of falling. A Matter of Balance is an eight-week program designed to help you reduce your fear of falling and increase your physical activity.
      Details & Registration
  6. Fri, Sep 27

    1. Lafayette Senior Center Art Showcase Artists, age 55 or better, are displaying their 2-D artwork in our Billiards Gallery on East Simpson for the month of September. The entire community is invited to enjoy these pieces and vote on their favorites through the end of the month.
      Details & Registration
    2. Downsizing for Seniors Learn how to best downsize in organized ways that work for you and your family or anyone that might be helping with the process. Presenter Michele Grybeck, Professional Organizer and Owner of Agent Yes, LLC, will also discuss the pros and cons of auctions and estate sales vs. selling items yourself or donating goods.
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    3. Aging Solo & End of Life Planning Back by popular demand, this workshop for those aging without family support will answer important questions like, “Who can act as medical and financial POA for me? How can I plan for my body disposition and memorial? How do I assign beneficiaries and direct assets in the simplest way? What is probate and can I avoid it? What does my executor have to do? What happens if I don’t have a plan?
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  7. Mon, Sep 30

    1. Day Trip: Mardi Gras Casino The casino package includes $5 free play on card, free drinks while gambling and $5 food voucher. When 600 points are earned of table play, you get another $5 food voucher.
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    2. Lafayette Senior Center Art Showcase Artists, age 55 or better, are displaying their 2-D artwork in our Billiards Gallery on East Simpson for the month of September. The entire community is invited to enjoy these pieces and vote on their favorites through the end of the month.
      Details & Registration
    3. Opioids: What Seniors Need to Know The opioid epidemic is a growing concern in the U.S. and all ages, including older adults, are feeling the impact. Geriatric misuse of opioids has quintupled over the last 20 years. While it is common for older adults to experience chronic pain, special consideration should be given when prescribing opioids to older patients.
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  8. Tue, Oct 1

    1. Day Trip: Cheyenne Botanic Gardens Walk through the xeriscape, rose, herb, cacti, wetland, cottage, and woodland gardens, spend quiet moments by Discovery Pond, travel the Garden Labyrinth, or linger in any of the historic Rotary Century Plazas to experience the life of early Wyoming settlers. There’s always something new to see! Deadline is September 16.
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    2. Basic Foot Care Foot care for those who want just the basics: foot soak, short lotion massage and nail file pedicure.
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  9. Wed, Oct 2

    1. Tai Chi (Intermediate) Intermediate Tai Chi is for people who want more…They’ve taken the first Tai Chi course and have gotten a taste of basic Tai Chi movements and the form and are now ready to go deeper. This course offers deep bending and more complex movements, as well as more of the Simplified 37 Posture Form.
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  10. Thu, Oct 3

    1. Tai Chi (Beginner) Tai Chi is exercise that is easy and gentle. Tai Chi develops body awareness that can help seniors to keep their balance. It can also keep seniors healthy and mobile so they can maintain their independence and lead full lives. It is exercise that is great for newbies, older people and people who don’t like to sweat too much.
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