About Denver Senior Coalitions

The Chapters are - East, North, South & Southwest

More about the Denver Senior Coalition Chapters

The four Denver Senior Coalition Chapters are networking organizations with members ranging from senior housing, home health industry, health and medical services, referral agencies, professional services such as legal and financial and other community based service organizations. Members include both individuals and companies and for-profit, non-profit and government agencies.

The four chapters of the Denver Senior Coalitions are:

  • EAST Chapter
    Formerly known as East Coalition for Senior Services
  • NORTH Chapter
    Formerly known as Northwest Denver Council for Seniors
  • SOUTHWEST Chapter
    Formerly known as Southwest Coalition on Aging
  • SOUTH Chapter
    The South Chapter is our newest chapter and was formed in 2017

For 2020 and 2021 we are holding one meeting a month bringing all 4 chapters together with a Zoom meeting. These meetings are generally on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Our Dues

Our membership dues are based on a calendar year and run from January through December. Dues start at $75 for a “One Person Membership, One Company, ONE Chapter for a year.” We also have multi-member and multi-coalition memberships. The majority of the funds we raise through membership go to our Joint Coalition Assistance Fund.

For 2020 we have 3 levels of Membership

$75 One Company, ONE Chapter, with employees and staff included
$150 One Company, TWO Chapters, with employees and staff included
$225 One Company, join THREE Chapters and FOUR Chapter is included, with employees and staff included

Meeting Dates & Time:

Prior to COVID-19 each Chapter had their own meeting each month. From Octrober 2020 and going into 2021 we are having one monthly meeting where we bring all chapters together in one Zoom meeting. This meeting will be on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Locations of Meetings

Due to COVID-19 we are not holding meetings at physical locations for the time being.

Joint Coalition Meetings

Due to COVID-19 all of our meetings are joint meetings of all chapters and we will hold one Zoom meeting a month.

The December Holiday Gathering

The December meeting is typically a holiday gathering held in early December at a large retirement community, hospital or other large organization and obviously COVID-19 has changed this for the foreseeable future. For 2020 and probably 2021, our holiday meeting will be held with Zoom and will be on the 2nd Wednesday of the month of December from 9:30AM to 11:00AM. At the holiday meeting we will announce the Joint Coalition Assistance Fund Awardees.

 

Speakers & Presentations at Meetings

Senior service organizations, senior support companies, business professionals and other related groups are welcome to contact the Speaker and Presentation Directors  and request to be a speaker. Note that panel discussions and other types of presentations are considered for the meetings. Currently all of our meetings are conducted through Zoom.

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The Joint Coalition Assistance Fund (JCAF)

The Joint Coalition Assistance Fund (JCAF) receives monies that have been paid as dues to the four Denver Senior Coalitions Chapters. Each of the 4 chapters has an elected Officer called a “Joint Coalition Assistance Fund (JCAF) Committee Rep” – LEARN MORE

Access to the Membership List

As a member you are given a password which gives you access to the membership list of the Chapter you joined. If you joined all four Chapters, then you have access to all four membership lists. Each membership list has a unique password. Names are not to be added to ongoing email blast lists. The list can be used for one time invitations to senior professional events.

Denver Senior Coalitions Executive Board

The Denver Senior Coalitions has an Executive Board that is made up of the Presidents and Vice Presidents of the Chapters along with coalition members who wishes to volunteer their time on the board.

Denver Senior Coalitions (DSC) 2020-2021 Executive Board:

  • DSC Executive Board Chairperson/President – Sara Shvartzman, MSW – 720-775-8405
    CarePatrol of Denver
  • DSC Vice Chairperson of the Executive Board – Position Open
  • DSC Executive Board Treasurer – Position Open
  • DSC Executive Board Secretary – Patty Bortz – 303-919-9468
    Facing Last Chapters, LLC

Presidents & Vice Presidents of the Four Chapters are Members of the Executive Board

  • President North Chapter – Kevin Biln – 720-789-7350
    All About Seniors, Inc.
  • President South Chapter – Kim Evans – 303-378-9424
    Sage Choice Realty
  • Vice President of JCAF – Jonathan Wells – 720-287-1685
    Home Care Assistance
  • Vice President of Membership – Marybeth Van Horn, RN – 303-809-1134
    Electronic Caregiver

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