Senior news briefs |

Senior news briefs

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Join the seniors at Valley Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday for a delicious luncheon. Enjoy conversation with neighbors, meet new friend sand learn what’s happening in the Parachute community.

The food is prepared by Rifle Senior Center and is very nutritious and tasty.

Valley Senior Center is located at 540 N. Parachute Ave. in North Parachute.

For reservations, call 285-7216 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mondays.

Everyone is welcome for bingo at 7 p.m. every Saturday, with soft drinks and snacks.

Helping Hands for Seniors may be able to help Glenwood Springs area senior citizens (or disabled) who need assistance with basic yard and household maintenance.

This new service program sponsored by High Country RSVP can help with basic yard work, basic maintenance, and basic home repair.

Please call 384-8746. Someone will call you back and try to match you up with skilled volunteers and other community resources and get your job done.

Mountain Valley Textiles and Gifts is participating in the Knit for the Cure by offering pre-made kits for donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Knitters and crocheters can also donate finished products to be sold at the Race for the Cure in this July in Aspen. Drop-offs should be made to Mountain Valley Textiles by June 15.

Mountain Valley Textiles and Gifts is a nonprofit retail store operating under Mountain Valley Development Services.

For more information about the events or to register for a class, please call 928-0774.

Applications for the Glenwood Community Gardens are now available at Good Health Grocery, the Glenwood Springs Community Center and in the lobby of the Glenwood Springs Library. Please do not disturb librarians with questions.

Please call Jennifer at 945-9266 with questions.

The Western Colorado Watercolor Society will hold their June meeting in Glenwood Springs at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. The meeting will be Wednesday, June 10, at 1 p.m. Featured watercolorist Mike Simpson will give a demonstration. Visitors are always welcome.

Valley View offers free yoga sessions to those affected by cancer.

Restorative yoga for patients currently in treatment, will be held from 4-5 p.m. Mondays. Call 384-6954 for more information.

Vibrant Health yoga for patients who are not currently in treatment, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

Contact Nova Loverro-Sprick, yoga therapist and cancer survivor, at 945-9515 for more information.

For more information on continuing classes, call the Integrated Therapies Department at 384-6954.

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