logo
 

City of Fort Collins

 

Hosted events

Mindfulness Made Simple - Saturday, September 22
Learn basic mindfulness tools that help reduce stress and anxiety, increase concentration, and manage difficult emotions. Become more present and connected with life in this supportive group. All levels welcome.

Class meets 10:00-11:30am, Sa, Sept. 22-Oct. 13, at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $40. To register and for more information, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Vestibular System and Balance - Tuesday, September 25
Understand the vestibular system. Topics include conditions associated with vestibular system dysfunction, prevention and treatment strategies, community resources, and balance exercises.

Class meets 10:00-11:30am at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $5. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Chronic Pain and Mindfulness - Wednesday, September 26
Chronic pain, fatigue, and depression are often intertwined. Learn what makes pain worse (or better) and how to keep the pain cycle from spiraling out of control. Learn mindfulness tools to calm your mind and nervous system, and to help keep pain manageable.

Meets 2:00-3:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $5. For more information and to register, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Aging Skin Growths and When to Worry - Friday, September 28
Learn about changes that occur in the skin and why people get wrinkles and bruise easier as they age. Learn the types of growths and age spots that can appear, and which ones to worry about. Get tips about how to protect and renew the skin and which products are truly dermatologist recommended.

Meets 10:00-11:00am at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. For more information and to register, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Diet and Type 2 Diabetes - Tuesday, October 2
Type 2 diabetes is an epidemic that can be attributed to the growing number of overweight/obese people in the U.S. Find out how a whole-foods, plant-based diet can make a difference.

Meets 6:30-8:30pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. To register and for more information, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655
Become a Resilient Caregiver - Wednesday, October 3
Achieve your personal best during difficult times and have the wisdom to respond, not react, to changing circumstances.

Meets 1:00-2:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. To register and for more information, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Healing Through Meditation and Spiritual Wisdom - Friday, October 5
Age gracefully by bringing strength to midlife challenges such as stress, fatigue, and high blood pressure. Simple yoga breathing, visualization, positive affirmations, and meditation. Bring peace to the mind. Ages 18+.

Meets 10:00-11:30am, F, Oct. 5-26, at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $40. For more information and to register, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's - Tuesday, October 9
If you or someone you know is affected by dementia or Alzheimer's, it's time to learn the facts. Learn about detection, possible causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, possible treatment, and more.

Meets noon-2:00pm at the Foothills Activity Center in Fort Collins. No fee. For more information and to register, call 970-221-6655.
Advance Care Planning - Tuesday, October 9
The Larimer Advance Care Planning Team can help with advance directives at no cost. Guides offer support in completing advance care plans that represent what is important to individuals by helping understand options, put choices in writing, and share them with family and physicians.

Meets 9:00am-1:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. For more information and to register, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Everyday Mindfulness - Thursday, October 18
Increased mindful awareness can bring about profound changes in how we experience life. In this experiential class, learn practical strategies to help reconnect with the senses, calm the nervous system, befriend negative thoughts, and decrease reactivity.

Meets 10:00-11:00am at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
How to Talk to Kids About Sex - Saturday, October 20
Learn what to say, when to say it, and how much to tell kids. Learn strategies on how and when to talk to kids. Learn what is healthy for them to know and how to stay calm when the inevitable questions arise. Ages 18+.

Meets 11:00am-noon at the Foothills Activity Center in Fort Collins. Cost is $15. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Bossy Bladder - Monday, October 22
A bossy bladder or bowel can stand in the way of life, preventing participation in hobbies and family events. Gain tools to manage the bladder/bowel, take action, and learn how to get control and lead a worry-free life.

Class meets 1:00-2:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Stroke Support Group - Thursday, October 25
Stroke survivors and caregivers are welcome to be a part of a group that listens and provides encouragement and information. Meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.

Meets 12:30-2:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee.
Risk of Being Overweight/Ways to Become Healthier - Tuesday, October 30
Obesity raises the risk of developing hypertension, type 2 diabetes, heart diseases, sleep apnea, and a variety of cancers. Learn ways to attain a healthy body weight to live a healthier, more productive life.

Meets 6:30-8:30pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. To register and for more information, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Healing Through Meditation and Spiritual Wisdom - Friday, November 2
Age gracefully by bringing strength to midlife challenges such as stress, fatigue, and high blood pressure. Simple yoga breathing, visualization, positive affirmations, and meditation. Bring peace to the mind. Ages 18+.

Meets 10:00-11:30am, F, Nov. 2-30 (no class 11/23), at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $40. For more information and to register, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Osteoporosis - Tuesday, November 6
Get a basic overview of osteoporosis, with an emphasis on education, exercise, and prevention. Ages 18+.

Meets 1:00-2:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $5. For more information and to register, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Hospice and Palliative Care - Wednesday, November 7
Learn the difference between hospice and palliative care. Discuss when to seek services, what assistance these services provide how they are paid for, and the goals of each type of service.

Meets 11:30am-1:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. For more information and to register, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Health Through the Holidays - Wednesday, November 7
Maintain a healthy weight and fitness level through the winter holidays. Learn strategies for sticking to a healthy diet and staying active despite the traveling and holiday gatherings that come with the season.

Meets 3:30-5:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $5. For more information and to register, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Exercise to Reduce Fall Risk at Home - Thursday, November 8
According to the CDC, injuries and accidents are the number one reason older adults go to the emergency room. Learn in-home exercises designed to reduce fall risk and help you stay out of the hospital.

Class meets 10:00-11:00am at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. To register and for more information, including any course fees, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
To Drive or Not to Drive - Tuesday, November 13
Learn statistics about older drivers and how to determine if a loved one is safe to drive, or what restrictions may need to be put in place. Receive help to make driving decisions easier for everyone involved.

Meets 1:00-2:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Advance Care Planning - Tuesday, November 13
The Larimer Advance Care Planning Team can help with advance directives at no cost. Guides offer support in completing advance care plans that represent what is important to individuals by helping understand options, put choices in writing, and share them with family and physicians.

Meets 9:00am-1:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. For more information and to register, go to fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Effective Communication Strategies - Friday, November 16
Caregivers will learn to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer's or dementia. Leave with strategies for communicating with people in early, middle, and late stages of dementia. Ages 18+.

Meets 10:00am-noon at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. For more information and to register, call 970-221-6655.
 
 
left_green.gif middle_green.gif right_green.gif
 

about this site | sponsors | feedback | providers: get listed
home | search providers | search classes and events | search health information

 
bottom_left_corner.gif bottom_middle.gif bottom_right_corner.gif