MPL Newsletter October 2020

October 2020 Newsletter

Due to COVID, congregate meals and activities are currently on hold. By early April, our meal delivery program quickly expanded from serving 9 to serving 124 individual older adults monthly. The dramatic growth was in obvious response to quarantine mandates and suggestions by the CDC for vulnerable populations to stay home and stay safe in the midst of the COVID pandemic.

Welcome to our team, Cheryl Fanelli!
mountainpeaklife.cheryl@gmail.com

Cheryl Fanelli, Volunteer Coordinator: Cheryl has been a dedicated volunteer with the Nederland Area Seniors for over 10 years! She was hired in September and we are so excited to have her as a member of our team to help coordinate our amazing volunteers to continue meal deliveries. Any interest in volunteering, donating materials or learning more about what’s happening with meal deliveries contact Cheryl at the email above.

New Website for Nederland Area Seniors: We are excited to announce our new website! Go to www.mountainpeaklife.org for the most up to date information regarding our organization.

Virtual Holiday Mountain Market: Join Nederland Area Seniors for the Holiday Mountain Market online!

Home Delivered Library Materials: In partnership with Nederland Community Library, you are now able to request library books, movies, DVDs, CD and Audio Books to be delivered with your meal. You pick the genre or specific titles for the once-a-week drop off and pick-up.
Email NCL Director Elektra Greer for more information: egreer.ncl@gmail.com

Foot Care with Nurse Debbie Neal: Serves mountain older adults with toenail/skin care and a review of foot concerns. By appointment at the Community Center. 303-258-7768

Do you Need Medical Equipment? The Holistic Homestead provides mountain residents with FREE medical equipment, including grab-bars, mobility devices and back supports.
Call 303-582-3001 or visit: www.theholistichomestead.org

Online Donations: Visit our new website and secure your online donation to Nederland Area Seniors! https://mountainpeaklife.org/donate/

Local Fun Fall Happenings

Virtual Holiday Mountain Market:
Hosted by Nederland Area Seniors, our annual fundraiser online! Follow the link below to learn more about this event.

Holiday Mountain Market


For more information contact holidaymountainmarket@gmail.com

Virtual Enchanted Forest:
Wild Bear Nature Center’s 20th Annual Enchanted Forest is online till October 26, 2020. Follow the link below to join in this fundraiser and learn about the animals that live in our Enchanted Forest!
https://www.wildbear.org/events/the-20th-annual-enchanted-forest/

Aging Well in Boulder County:
Boulder County’s Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA)October newsletter is available at, https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/COBOULDER/bulletins/2a388a1
Medicare open enrollment starts October 15, 2020 and runs until December 3, 2020. For more information on this and more go to BCAAA’s website.

Flu Shots Available:
Boulder County Public Health will be giving Free flu shots Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 10am-12pm at the Nederland Community Center upper parking lot.

**Don’t forget to VOTE! 2020 Election Day is Tuesday, November 3! Mail in ballots can be dropped off at the Nederland Community Center ballot box.

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