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.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

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

NOVEMBER 2017

November 2017
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

October 15 through December 7, 2017
Medicare Open Enrollment for 2018
For 2018 Medicare coverage, open enrollment is in the fall of 2017, from October 15th to December 7, 2017. Below is a link to materials from Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for Medicare Open Enrollment Period.
Medicare Open Enrollment Period – CLICK HERE

November 2, 2017 – Thursday, 1:00PM – 4:00PM
Colorado Initiative Kicks Off First Ever “Conversations on Aging” Regional Tour
Location: Mountain West Dental Institute
Address: 925 Lincoln St, Unit B, Denver, CO 80203
As part of its continued effort to prepare the state for the nearly 68 percent increase of people more than 65 years old by 2030, the State’s Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging (SAPGA) will begin a series of meetings across the state to gather input from local residents responding to, and building on, the Planning Group’s Initial Strategic Action Plan on Aging for Colorado, released this past November. The meetings are open to the public, with a special invitation extended to older adults, caregivers, service providers, elected officials and advocates who work with seniors. The Planning Group seeks opinions, suggestions and guidance on issues facing our aging public that it can use to support local initiatives that improve the lives of seniors in the area.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE

November 3 – 5, 2017
Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show at The Denver Mart
Location: Denver Mart
Address: 451 East 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216
A unique shopping experience awaits you at the Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show. There’s something for every member of your family! You’ll discover new gift ideas, original art, crafts, sculpture, ceramics, specialty foods, home décor, clothing, furniture, floral designs, jewelry, antiques, candles, toys and so much more.
Website: ColoradoChristmasGiftShow.com

November 15, 2017 – Wednesday
Colorado Senior Lobby Citizen Lobbyist Training at the Legislative Services Building
Location: Legislative Services Building – Room LSB-B
Address: 200 East 14th Avenue, Denver
Our Colorado Senior Lobby Citizen Lobbyist Training is “non-partisan citizen lobbyist training” for someone who wants to influence policy and not just discuss policy. The event is at the Legislative Services Building (which is just south of the Capitol) from 10AM to Noon.
But first join us for … Networking & a Tour of the Capitol – 9:00AM to 9:55AM
Drop by the Capitol for networking, a tour and sign up to be a citizen lobbyist — Yes, there is a form from the state!
The Colorado State Capitol – enter on the south side
200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO
For networking at 9:00AM, meet in the cafeteria in the basement of The Capitol. You can purchase refreshments, network, and take a tour. Water can be purchased in the cafeteria. We will have handouts for the Citizen Lobbyist Training session. Bring a notebook to take notes at the training and a capped water bottle. We will walk across the street to the Legislative Services Building at 9:55AM.
Register Online – CLICK HERE
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE

 

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