MPL Newsletter May 2021

May is Older Americans Month
Each May, the Federal Administration for Community Living
leads the national celebration of Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is Communities of Strength, recognizing the important role older adults play in fostering the connection and engagement as they build strong, resilient communities.

To honor our community’s older adults Mayor Larsen will proclaim May 2021 as Older Americans Month, in the Town of Nederland. Listen to Mayor Larsen proclaim May 2021 as Older Americans Month on May 18 at 7pm. To attend virtual Board of Trustees meetings visit Nederlandco.org

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA)
Responses to the needs of older adults (60+) and their families and individual caregivers in our community offering remote services. BCAAA resources are available by email at inforADRC@bouldercounty.org, by phone at 303-441-1617, Monday – Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm

Foot Care with Nurse Debbie Neal Appointment required. Call: 303-258-7768
Serving mountain community older adults toenail/skin care and a review of foot concerns.

Diabetes Support and Education Group (Virtual Event)
Register by email infohealthyaging@bouldercounty.org or call 303-678-6115
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:
May 17 – All Things Exercise
June 21 – Fruits and Veggies: Information and Recipes
July 19 – Recognizing and Managing Hypo- and Hyperglycemia
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

Trip to Paris: Virtual Piano Concert May 20 10:30 – 11:15am
Take a virtual “trip” with us to visit the enchanting city of Paris where we will join world renowned pianist Renara Akhoundova for an intimate concert.
Register at: www.louisvilleco.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/29266/3969

Summer 2021 CSA from Red Wagon Farms, starting Thursday May 27
(Bi-monthly pick-ups) Call NAS Office to sign up for your CSA share: 303-258-0799

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