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

July 2018

July 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

July 6 – 8, 2018
Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Location: Cherry Creek, Denver, CO
The Cherry Creek Arts Festival (CCAF) weekend event is a world‐class and award‐winning celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts, and enjoys an attendance of 350,000 visitors over the course of the three‐day event .
Website: cherrycreekartsfestival.org

July 6 – 15, 2018
Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Enjoy hikes, walks, art workshops, photography classes, culinary, garden tours, birding and butterflies and more, all while supporting wildflowers.
Website: crestedbuttewildflowerfestival.com/

July 16 – 22, 2018
Artsweek Golden
Location: Golden, CO
Artsweek Golden is a week-long celebration of the arts orchestrated by Foothills Art Center in partnership with arts-oriented organizations in beautiful Golden, Colorado.
Website: artsweekgolden.org

July 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

July 28, 2018 – Saturday
Senior Law Day – Denver
Location: PPA Event Center
Address: 2105 Decatur St, Denver, CO
Registration begins at 7:30AM and you must register in advance for this event. Our opening session speaker is Eric Chess, M.D., J.D., Director of the Financial Security and Cognitive Decline Initiative at the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging, University of Denver. Event will feature workshops on Medicare, Medicaid benefits, Social Security, estate planning, advance directives, guardianship, end of life options and more. This educational seminar provides information specifically for older adults and adult caregivers. Everyone is invited to attend. Each attendee receives a free copy of the 2018 Colorado Senior Law Handbook.
Website: cobar.org/seniorlawday


August 10 – 19, 2018
90th Celebration of Western Welcome Week Celebrating Community & Friendship
Location: Downtown Littleton, Colorado
Western Welcome Week is an annual community celebration in the greater Littleton area. Western Welcome Week began in the late 1920s, and has been held every year since. Western Welcome Week includes over 40 events, produced by over 20 organizations, benefiting dozens of local civic and charitable organizations. Volunteerism and support from the business community are what make Western Welcome Week a success year after year. The goal of Western Welcome Week is to nurture community spirit, bring together residents and businesses, to support service clubs and nonprofits by creating an opportunity for fundraising, and to provide festivities and entertainment for families, friends and neighbors.
Website: WesternWelcomeWeek.org


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