Mountain Peak Life

September Announcements

Home Delivery Meal Program:
Mountain Peak Life is partnering with our local non-profit organizations and Boulder County Area Agency of Aging to provide home delievered meals to our homebound mountain residents. If you are over 60 years old, live in the Peak-to-Peak region, are unable to attend our Monday & Wednesday lunches and would like to receive delivered nutritious meals to your home, please contact us for more information. Office: 303-258-0799 or email:


Emergency Alert System Registration: Everbridge emergency alert system allows residents of Boulder County to be notified of emergency situations in a variety of ways including your home or mobile phone, text or email. Registration is required to receive alerts. If you would like assistance with on-line registration, call 303-258-0799.  We are happy to help you register.  


September is Fall Prevention Month: Accidental falls are the leading cause of injuries amongst older adults. Join us for lunch and learning, Monday 9/23 & Wednesday 9/25 for an interactive fall prevention workshop. Learn techniques to prevent falls and increase your balance while staying physically active. To RSVP for lunch & learn call: 303-258-0799


Volunteers Needed: Our volunteers drive the success of our community programs. If you are interested in volunteering for any of the various programs we host, call us at 303-258-0799

  • Hike Leaders: Share your love of hiking as a hike leader, needed for moderate hikes.
  • Home-Delivered Meals: Local and mountain region deliveries for homebound residents. Personal vehicle and background check required. Free lunch voucher.
  • Mountain Peak Life Dinners: Welcome our guests as at our social events as a greeter. 


Canyon Detour Need Boulder Canyon Closure Info? 
To sign up for weekly email notifications/updates, email: For daily check-ins, call the Project Hotline at 720-465-6898. For maps, visit their web page.


Movie Matinees with Open Captions: The Backdoor Theater now offers open-caption 2 p.m. matinee showings on Saturdays. Visit: for current movie title.


Foot Care with Nurse Debbie Neal:
Serves mountain older adults with toenail/skin care and a review of foot concerns. By appointment, every 1st Monday in downtown Nederland, $30 fee, sign up at 303-258-0799.


Amazon Smile Don’t forget it’s free and easy to support our local nonprofit when purchasing items you plan to buy through the big guys online. Enter their site through and select Nederland Area Seniors as the recipient of .5% of your purchase amount – at no cost to you!


Rhubarb-Strawberry Jam
Oldies but Goodies Cookbook—Recipe by Jeanette Smith

5 cups rhubarb, chopped; one 3.oz pkg. Jello (cherry, raspberry, or orange); 3 cups sugar

Cooking Instructions
Mix rhubarb and sugar and let stand overnight. 
Next day, cook rhubarb slowly in its own juice until the rhubarb is done and a little mushy.
Add Jello and stir until the Jello is dissolved.  
Pour into jelly jars and seal. 



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