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Senior Services

ON THE CALENDAR:

*Senior Centers closed Dec. 26, and Jan. 2nd (Full details in News section below)

*Senior Centers on half-day schedule on Dec. 23rd and Dec. 30th. (Full details in News section below)

NEWS UPDATES:

Volunteers Needed for Senior Community Advisory Committee

The City of Boulder is seeking community volunteers to serve on the Senior Community Advisory Committee (SCAC).

The committee advises on long-term planning issues, trends and program development with regard to the senior population, promotes and publicizes senior programs, advocates to the community on behalf of seniors and provides consultation to city staff regarding policies and programs to meet the needs of the older adult community. Terms on the seven-member committee are three years. City of Boulder residency is required. The city encourages diversity on the SCAC to reflect Boulder’s older adult community. Economic, race, gender, education and age diversity, among other characteristics, are considered in appointing committee members. Desirable areas of expertise to help guide the SCAC’s work may include, but are not limited to gerontology, social work, wellness, social programming, health care, marketing, fundraising, and

Those who wish to be considered for appointment to the SCAC should complete and submit an application by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016. To apply, please go to the Department of Human Services website, BoulderColorado.gov/human-services, and click on HS Boards & Committees Application.

Applications are also available at the West Boulder Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Ave. or at the East Senior Center at 5660 Sioux Dr. 

For more information, contact Eden Mayne, Senior Services Manager at (303) 441-4349 or MayneE@Bouldercolorado.gov.

December Facility Closures For East and West Senior Centers

Please note the East and West Senior Centers holiday schedule: 

Friday, December 23rd - Open half a day

Senior Centers on half day schedule

Cafe Classico will be Closed

**Meals will be delivered to home delivery clients. MOW Home delivery clients who would like frozen meals for the weekends, please call by Monday, December 19th to request: 303-441-3908

Monday, December 26th - CLOSED in observance of Christmas Day

Senior Centers Closed

Cafe Classico will be Closed

No Home Delivery 

Friday, December 30th - Open half a day

Senior Centers on half day schedule

Cafe Classico will be Closed

No Home Delivery

Monday, January 2nd - CLOSED in observance of New Years Day

Senior Centers Closed

Cafe Classico will be Closed

**Meals will be delivered to home delivery clients

2016 December Supplemental Program Guide - Now Available

Boulder Senior Services is adjusting its programming timeframes to match Parks and Recreation’s seasons, starting December 2016. In order to adjust our Winter quarter from Dec/Jan/Feb to become Jan/Feb/Mar, we are publishing a December Supplemental issue of the Senior Services program guide.

Enrollment for December-only programs begins on Nov. 15 for Encore members, and Nov. 17 for general public.

The December Supplemental Program can be located on the bottom right hand side of this page or by clicking here: December Supplemental Program Guide 2016.

Senior Services Programs

Case management and community service referrals

Senior Services provides bilingual case management and referrals to community services.  Our Resource Specialists offer individualized consultation with a focus on low-income seniors, basic-needs financial applications assistance, caregiver support, respite assistance and education.    Services are available pdf to those age 60 and up and their families. If you are looking for local resources for older adults or family caregivers, contact a Resource Specialist by calling 303-441-4388 or by sending an email to aging@bouldercolorado.gov. En Español 303-413-7494.

Health, wellness and lifelong learning opportunities

We offer SilverSneakers® and other fitness programs, preventive health screenings and seminars and classes through a variety of community partnerships. SilverSneakers® is a registered mark of Healthways, Inc.

Ongoing educational classes and seminars in technology, life skills and aging issues, creative pursuits and day trips are available to those age 55 and up.

See our quarterly magazine for current offerings and ongoing activities held at the senior centers and registration information.

If you are looking for local resources for older adults or family caregivers, contact a Resource Specialist by calling 303-441-4388. En Español 303-413-7494.

 

Senior Centers

The City of Boulder operates two senior centers within the city limits.

West Senior Center

909 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80302

303-441-3148

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Cafe Classico, operated by Meals on Wheels of Boulder, serves lunch weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and dinner on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. at the West Senior Center.  Additional information and monthly menus are available on the Cafe Classico web page.

Visitors to the West Senior Center should adhere to the Municipal Campus Rules of Conduct pdf

East Senior Center

5660 Sioux Drive
Boulder, CO 80303

303-441-4150

Open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Room Rentals

For information about room rentals at the West Senior Center, see West Senior Center Room Rentals or email seniorfacilities@bouldercolorado.gov .

For information about room rentals at the East Senior Center, see Room Rentals - East Boulder Community Center or email EBCCfacilityrentals@bouldercolorado.gov .

 

Eden Mayne, Senior Services Manager

Contact: maynee@bouldercolorado.gov or 303-441-4439.

 

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Mission Statement

The mission of Boulder Senior Services, part of the Department of Human Services, is to foster the engagement and well being of older adults and promote a positive image of aging through community collaboration and excellent services.

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