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Posted on: September 10, 2019

OPIOIDS: What Seniors Need to Know.

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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 c...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

FREE-Aging Solo & End of Life Planning Workshop

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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 ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Matter of Balance - 8wk program

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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. Clas...

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Senior Services
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Come Support the Lafayette Senior Art Showcase!

Come Support 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.

Location:

Lafayette Senior Center, 103 S. Iowa Ave, 

Date: Sep. 9 - 30.

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Senior Services
Posted on: August 12, 2019

NEW to the Senior Center, Lunch Buddies!

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Bring your friends or meet new ones, and try local restaurants!

Lunch, tax and tip cost is on your own. You can take the Senior Services bus with us for the nominal fees listed, or meet us at the restaurant to avoid the bus fee.

Bus meeting place: Lafayette...

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Senior Services
Posted on: August 5, 2019

FALLS PREVENTION DEMO DAY

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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.

These are some of the demonstrations you can expect:

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Senior Services
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Fun and Engaging Day Trips!

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Take a break from your everyday routine and sign up for a day trip!

We have trips planned that will spark everyone's interest! From an Art Tour to a Botanical Garden, we have what your looking for.

Click on any of these for more information.

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Senior Services
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Senior Lap Robe Group Requesting Cloth Donations

The Lafayette Senior Lap Robe Group is running low on solid color cloth.  They are asking for cloth that are not knits or stretchy in the following colors: red, orange, yellow, dark green, blue, beige and pink.  Lap robes go to VA Hospit...

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Senior Services
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Adaptive equipment available through the Senior Center's Loan Closet

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Lafayette Senior Services has been helping individuals and care partners avoid the expense of buying adaptive equipment through our the Loan Closet. Lafayette residents age 55 and above and care partners can borrow equipment from the Senior Center Loan Cl...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Active Minds Adult Lecture Series

Active Minds 2019 Adult Lecture Series

Lafayette Public Library and Lafayette Senior Services are pleased to co-sponsor a 2019 adult lecture series in partnership with Active Minds, a Colorado organization dedicated to creating engaging programs for adults featuring discussions of contemporary...

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Senior Services
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Senior Crafters Requesting Yarn Donations

The Lafayette Senior Center hosts several crafter groups and they are running low on yarn. These groups, which include the Whatever's, Lap Robe group and Crafters for Charity, create a variety of items that they donate to a variety of local entities. Lap ...

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