BCAAA supports and encourages all older adults in making healthy lifestyle choices. Our Healthy Aging Team is dedicated to helping you learn how to take control of your personal health and wellbeing. Learn how to manage chronic health problems like heart disease, arthritis, chronic pain and diabetes; reduce the fear of falling; eat healthier; and increase your physical activity.
Upcoming Virtual Classes
Medicare Basics Classes & Counseling
Our Medicare Counseling program is offers live, virtual Medicare Basics Classes throughout the month at varying times. Classes provide unbiased, up-to-date information about Medicare enrollment, benefits, costs, what and how Medicare pays, choices under Medicare plans, how they work, and prescription drug coverage.
Fresh Conversations is an evidence-based nutrition education program focused on timely nutrition topics presented monthly. Fresh Conversations is led by Patti Murphy, RDN. The program is held virtually over Zoom.
The topic for August is “Staying Whole in a Processed World.” Learn more about what influences people to choose the foods they do, how we can make healthier choices and what information to focus on when reading labels on food packages on Monday, Aug. 9, 1-2 p.m. Register here.
The topic for September is “How Much is Too Much?” Join us as we take a closer look at alcohol intake recommendations and health effects on Monday, Sept. 20, 1-2 p.m. Register here.
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Conversaciones Frescas (Fresh Conversations in Spanish)
Conversaciones Frescas es una oportunidad gratuita para vincularse con otros adultos mayores con el fin mantener conversaciones amigables centradas en la educación sobre la nutrición. Acompáñenos desde la comodidad de su hogar para participar en una conversación divertida que lo ayudará a aprender sobre cómo mantener su salud e independencia. Esta conversacion se enfoca en el tema de salud actual y ofrece consejos prácticos y soluciones sensibles a los problemas cotidianos que se interponen en lo que la mayoría de las personas quieren hacer: ¡vivir bien y comer bien!
El tema de agosto es “Mantenerse completo en un mundo procesado”
Cuando: 25 de agosto de 1-2 PM
Programa realizado virtualmente a través de Zoom, conferencia telefónica disponible
Contacto: Nina Christensen a 303-441-3774
Diabetes Support and Education Group
This group is for Boulder County older adults (60+) with a diabetes diagnosis or those caring for someone with a diabetes diagnosis. The group is facilitated by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, who is also a Certified Diabetes Educator. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Classes in 2021 include:
- Aug. 16 – Carbohydrate Counting and Glycemic Index
- Sept. 20 – Traveling and Dining Out with Diabetes
- Oct. 18 – Caring for Your Kidneys
- Nov. 15 – Enjoying the Holidays with Diabetes
- No classes in December.
To register: Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-678-6115 and leave a message with your contact information.
Falls Prevention Week 2021 (Sept. 20-24)
Join us to learn more about the steps you can take to keep yourself and those you care for safe with our diverse selection of presentations including home safety, meditation, risk screenings, physical activity, nutrition, and much more during Falls Prevention Week 2021.
This year Falls Prevention Week will be held Sept. 20 – 24. Our goal remains the same – educating the public on the many ways to prevent falls, with both in-person and virtual activities.
No-cost nutrition counseling is available from our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists. Counseling in English is available at 303-678-6115 or en español at 720-930-0223.
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