Nutritional Lunch Program:
Weld County AAA provides nutritious and delicious lunches every Thursday at the Erie Community Center. Social hour begins at 11:00 a.m. Lunch is served around noon. Reservations are required no later than Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. by calling 303.926.2793. Participants, age 60 and better, have the opportunity to contribute towards their meal. The suggested donation is currently $4.00. Join us for free entertainment, whether you eat lunch with us or not. Entertainment may not be scheduled for every lunch. Please check the entertainment portion of the monthly lunch menu.
Check out the monthly menu
Programs & Activities:
We offer a complete, up-to-date listing of our activities in our season specific program guide.
Primarily led by participants, these activities are a direct response to requests. Generally free or low-cost.
A variety of topics including arts and creative pursuits, humanities, culture, health and wellness, history and more.
Kenosha Farm Community Garden
There is a community garden in Kenosha Farms.
Kenosha Farms Community Garden received grant money which was used to create some new raised beds for older adults and people with disabilities.
Cost: $30 per bed for the season (May - October) +$20 refundable deposit. There are six raised beds: three 4’x8’ and three 4’x8’. Fee includes: water taps at each plot, storage shed, tools, rototiller, seating area with picnic tables, educational programs. If you are interested in a plot, please contact Membership Director, Johnnie, 720-7248349,
Zoom Coffee Talk
Every Monday join the Active Adults staff and others in the live Coffee Talk via Zoom. Each coffee talk we share updates and have a question of the day. You can just watch and listen, or you can actively participate by joining in the conversation. And if your computer has a camera, we can see your bright and smiling face. So, make sure you have clothes on! You know who I’m talking to!!
Email Cindy Hickman, Active Adults Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, to request the link to join.
Community Resource Program:
If you need information or assistance connecting to local resources for seniors (60+) and their families residing in Erie, please call 303-926-2795.
Local resources right at your fingertips.
Find some great tips for caregivers separated from loved ones by COVID-19.
Mental Health Resources:
Mental health is just as important as physical health. Here are some mental health resources to keep your mind just as active as your body.
Staff send out a weekly email just for our our active adults. To be added to the list and receive emails, please contact us via email or call 303-926-2795.
Day Trips & Extended Travel:
We offer approximately 50 day trips along the Front Range each year. We also have an increasingly popular extended travel program offering out of state trips. The places and activities may be educational, entertaining, interactive, or all of the above.
Virtual Field Trips:
While we are stuck at home, take advantage of some of these virtual field trips.
There are opportunities to volunteer for the Erie Active Adult programs. For more information, call 303.926.2569.
Fitness, Health & Wellness:
Online Fitness Class
There is a Zoom Active Adult fitness class happening every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. AND, if you are a SilverSneakers or Renew Active member, we can count your visits to make during this closure. If you are interested in attending the class, email Cindy Hickman, email@example.com, and she will get you connected.
- Go4Life https://go4life.nia.nih.gov/ is an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health.
- A collection of YouTube exercise videos https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=older+adult+exercise+videos that are great for older adults.
Erie Never Stops Walking:
Are you a dedicated walker? Check out our dedicated Facebook page!