News and Events

Below are some events that you might find interesting

Alzheimer’s Association Classes & Workshops
The Alzheimer’s Association can help you get the information you need about memory loss and dementia. They offer a variety of classes, workshops and special programs for people with memory loss. Check out their event calendar.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) Classes
UCHealth’s partnership combines with Memorial Health System, based in Colorado Springs, Poudre Valley Health System, based in Fort Collins, and Denver metro-based University of Colorado Hospital. With locations in Denver, Northern Colorado and Southern Colorado, UCHealth offers a variety of health related classes for all ages.
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Walk2Connect
Walk2Connect partners with local, statewide and national organizations to create innovative walking programs which focus on connections to others, to place and to self for whole health outcomes.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

APRIL 2018

April 2018
Reduce – Reuse – Recycle
We believe in the 3 R’s – Reduce – Reuse – Recycle!
Check out our web page of tips and resources to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. One interesting website is Repurposed Materials. Their goal is to take a byproduct or waste stream such as a retired street sweeper brush and giving it a 2nd life as a backscratcher for horses or cattle.Visit the website to learn more.
Repurposed Materials – CLICK HERE
Visit Reduce – Reuse – Recycle Tips and Resources – CLICK HERE

April 5, 2-18 – Thursday, 11:00AM – 10:00PM
Dining for Seniors at 240 Union
Location: 240 Union – A Creative Grille
Address: 240 Union Blvd, Lakewood CO 80228
Join us at a Delicious Event to Support Seniors’ Resource Center. Gather your friends and family for lunch or dinner out at 240 Union. 25% of all food sales for that day will be donated to Seniors’ Resource Center. SRC has been serving seniors and caregivers in the
community since 1978. We have grown our locations and services, and helped thousands of seniors age at home. Please make reservations online at 240union.com/online-reservations
or by calling 303-989-3562.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Website: SRCaging.org

April 9, 2018 – Monday, 12:00PM – 3:00PM
Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging Public Meeting
Location: Daniels Fund
Address: 101 Monroe St, Denver
The Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging (SAPGA) was created by the Colorado General Assembly in 2015 to help the state plan for a significant demographic shift when nearly one out of every five Coloradans will be 65 years or older by 2030. The 23-member group, appointed by the governor, typically meets monthly to explore related issues related to aging in Colorado. In 2018, the group will be working on updating its action plan to the state, which is due by the end of the year. Information about SAPGA, its 2016 action plan and a summary of the recently concluded regional meetings is available on the group’s website. SAPGA wants to hear from you. Sign up for news, updates and planning group activities on the website, or send an email any time to agingstrategy@state.co.us.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

April 23, 2018 – Monday, 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Arapahoe County Council on Aging Monthly Meeting
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living
Address: 9350 E. Caley Avenue, Englewood, CO 80111
Arapahoe County Council on Aging (ACCOA) is the official spokesman for the aging population in Arapahoe County. The group meets monthly on the 4th Monday of the month and features either a panel or presentation. Everyone is welcome to attend the ACCOA meetings. They are open to the public, professionals, retirees, all ages. Light refreshments are served. People attending ACCOA meetings at the Caley Assisted Living facility are not to park in the Vet’s paved parking lot and are to use either the Caley Ridge parking lot, the graveled/rocked vet parking lot, or the parking lot next door at Boston Commons as long as it is NOT the covered parking.
Website: ACCOA.info

May 2, 2018 – Wednesday, 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Vintage & Vibrant Living Well & Aging Expo
Location: Douglas County Event Center
Address: 500 Fairgrounds Drive, Castle Rock, CO 80104
The Seniors’ Council is pleased to host Vintage & Vibrant, a one-day celebration of aging in Douglas County. Morning keynote speaker is Karen Brown, the Chair of the 2018 Colorado Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging, and Wade Buchanan the Governor’s Senior Advisor on Aging. The Luncheon keynote is Ryan the Robot and her creator Professor Mohammad Mahoor. Ryan was created to assist seniors and those with memory loss remain independent and engaged in the community. Event will offer a variety of additional topics targeted to ensure our communities are a good place to Live Well and Age Well! Cost to register – $5 includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments, and all workshops and other activities. Please complete our Registration Form and mail in with a check (no credit cards accepted) or drop off form with cash payment. Details are on the form.
Registration Form – CLICK HERE

June 2, 2018 – Saturday, 8:00AM – 1:00PM (Registration begins at 7AM)
8th Annual Jefferson County Senior Law Day
Location: Jefferson County Administration Building
Address: 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80401
24 Break-Out Sessions on topics such as: Avoiding Investment Fraud, Estate Planning, Power-of-Attorney, Gun Safety and Regulations, Code Enforcement Laws, Fire & Fall Prevention, Medicare/Medicaid, Probate, Advanced Directives, ID Theft Prevention and more. Registration fee is $10 and provides Continental breakfast, Mid-morning snack, Box lunch, Ask-An-Attorney—15 minute free sit-down with an attorney and a copy of the 2018 Colorado Senior Law Handbook. Registration & Check-in begins at 7:00AM. For more information email csjohnso@jeffco.us or call 303-271-6816.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE


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