Friday, November 6, 2015

If you are in Colorado check out the No Wrong Door Regional Forum

If you are in Colorado check out the No Wrong Door Regional Forum ...

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing is holding public meetings across the state of Colorado in order to gather feedback on the No Wrong Door implementation plan. Through a grant from the federal Administration for Community Living, the State of Colorado is redesigning how an individual may access long-term care. This is your opportunity to share your thoughts on the implementation plan and to discuss what does and does not work in accessing long-term care. 

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Have you seen our Oct-Nov Colorado Front Range eNewsletter?

Just want to make sure that you saw our Oct-Nov Colorado Front Range eNewsletter. Here is the link - Click Here

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The Prepared Senior eNewsletter for Oct-Nov 2015 is Posted

The Prepared Senior eNewsletter for Oct-Nov 2015 is posted online and sent to Seniors Resource subscribers. Here is a link to the online version:

The Prepared Senior eNewsletter Oct-Nov 2015 - Click Here

The biggest News for seniors is Medicare Open Enrollment which runs from October 15, 2015 through December 7, 2015.

Also newsworthy is that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month - spread the word and lets help everyone stay safe on the Internet, particularly older adults. Check out this Internet resource for older adults:

Stop.Think.Connect. Older American Internet Resources - Click Here

Denver Senior Law Day is on Oct 17, 2015 - Keynote Speaker is Laura Wayman

Just want to share that Denver Senior Law Day is on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Denver Mart in Denver, Colorado. This annual educational seminar, held at several locations in Colorado, presents programs specifically for seniors in the Colorado community ... and this is the last Law Day for 2015!

The Keynote Speaker for the Denver event is Laura Wayman. Laura, is known as the "Dementia Whisperer" and is an accomplished keynote speaker and world renown dementia expert, consultant, author, trainer and dedicated Gerontologist. Her presentation will grab your full attention with interesting stories, humor and relevant details about the complicated topic of dementia.

This is an outstanding FREE educational event for Colorado seniors and adult children. View flyer to review entire list of workshops that range from senior housing, living wills, DNR orders, estate planning, long term care insurance, Medicaid basics, powers of attorney, guardianship, conservatorships and much more. View the event flyer with all the details - Click Here.

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Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Seniors in September Event is on 9-17-15 in Denver, Colorado

It is interesting to see the different senior-oriented events in different cities. Seniors in September is on Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 10AM to 2PM in Denver, Colorado. The event is organized by Colorado Commission on Aging and features a Keynote Address by Denver City Mayor Michael B. Hancock along with a variety of senior resource fair. The event is called, "Shining a Light on Services for Older Adults in the Community." Also special about this event is that it is being held at The Denver Art Museum.
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If it is September, it is time to Walk ... for Alzheimer's

When fall gets close is when we should start looking for a Walk to End Alzheimer's. 
The Alzheimer's Association has an easy to use website where you can find walks across the U.S. Join a team or start a team but plan to walk this fall - their new tagline is, "The end of Alzheimer's starts with you."
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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Save the Date for the Colorado Senior Lobby Annual Meeting on 8-22-15

Colorado Senior Lobby's Annual Meeting is on August 22, 2015 and is open to all. Membership is NOT a requirement to attend the meeting. Continental breakfast and socializing is from 8AM to 9AM and the program begins at 9:00AM. We will be honoring 4 Legislators: Senator Crowder, Representative Lebsock, Representative Primavera and Representative Roupé. Representative Lebsock, Primavera and Roupé will participate in a panel discussion for legislation affecting the aging population. Congressman Mike Coffman will attend and talk about Senior and VA issues. this years meeting is at Wind Crest Retirement Community. They are located at: 3235 Mill Vista Rd, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129. Questions? Call the Colorado Senior Lobby at 303-832-4535. Visit the group's website to learn more.
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