Improve your health by joining Aspen Club
Our informative monthly newsletter features detailed listings on our programs, events, health screenings, ongoing services, health system and community news, and pertinent health and wellness information.
Pre-registration for events and classes is required by calling 970.495.8560 (Poudre Valley Hospital) or 970.624.1860 (Medical Center of the Rockies).
Aspen Club is proud to offer Enhance Wellness, a national, award-winning health and fitness program designed especially for people 50+ dealing with one or more chronic conditions. This six-month, individualized program helps you identify your strengths and health risks and choose realistic goals to improve your health and well being. The program addresses three main areas of health:
- A personal overall wellness assessment.
- Fitness classes and consultations.
- Disease self-management classes.
You receive one-on-one support and guidance from a community health nurse, fitness professional, nutrition specialist and peer-coach. Participants must commit to the six-month program and the cost is only $20 per month.
Aspen Club offers a variety of exercise classes, including Yoga, Core Strength, Beginning Exercise, Strong Women/Strong Bones and Zumba Gold.
Walking groups meet in Loveland and Fort Collins May through October.
Call for current schedules and fees.
One-on-one exercise / fitness consultations with an exercise physiologist will help you start or continue safe and effective exercising, share tips for cardiovascular, strength and flexibility improvement. Fee is $30
A comprehensive fitness assessment measures flexibility, upper and lower body strength, cardiovascular fitness, body circumference, and body composition. Assessments, results, and counseling are provided by PVHS Cardiac Rehab specialists. The assessment costs $40.
Medicare Counseling and Assistance
As the Larimer County Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP), the Aspen Club provides trained counselors to answer your questions about Medicare choices, supplemental insurance, prescription drug plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, and more. Please call either office to schedule a personal appointment.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week class offered several times each year with helpful strategies for current and future caregivers. The Aspen Club also has resources that provide helpful caregiver tips and information about community resources.
Matter of Balance
Matter of Balance (MOB) is an eight (8) session class that uses practical coping strategies to reduce fear of falling. Participants learn to view falls as controllable, set realistic goals for increasing activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk and exercise to increase strength and balance.
Nutrition Education and Consultations
We offer classes on healthy eating to help various disease conditions, food safety, super foods, meal planning for one or two, and other nutrition-related topics. Watch your newsletter for these classes.
Learn more about any special dietary concerns you may have, plus information about healthy eating and meal planning with a "one-on-one" consultation. Fee is $30.
Living will, Durable power of attorney for health care, CPR directives, Five wishes, and Organ/Tissue donation forms are available in the Aspen Club offices.
Discounts - Simply, show your card
Aspen Club members enjoy a 10 percent discount in the PVH and MCR cafeterias, the Marketplace gift shop at MCR and the Poudre Valley Medical Fitness in Windsor, as well as other community discounts and offers.
Information & Referral
The Senior Services / Aspen Club program has information about hospital and community services and resources.
Free, One-Time Legal / Financial Consultation
Call the Aspen Club if you would like information on this resource as well as the financial, legal and estate planning workshops offered in partnership with the PVH and MCR Foundations.
Complimentary bags of "ice-melt" are available for members to use on slippery sidewalks around their homes. The goal of this program is to prevent falls. Salt is available December through February, or while supplies last.
This drop-in service is available at PVH and MCR with certified massage therapists. Ten-minute chair massages cost $10; 20-minute chair massages cost $20, and so on. Call Twenty Three Trees at 970.495.8400 for more information about this and other Aspen Club spa discounts.
AARP Driver Safety Program
PVHS Senior Services/Aspen Club is a co-sponsor of AARP Driver Safety classes. Participants may receive a discount on their automobile insurance premiums upon completing this class. Sessions are offered throughout the region. Cost for AARP members is $12, Non-AARP members is $14.