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Events for Professionals Serving Seniors

 

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Posting of events for professional that serve seniors and consumer-oriented for seniors occur during the month. Karin Hall of Seniors Resource Guide sends these eNewsletters and reminders for the three Denver Senior Coalitions. Contact Karin if you want to be added to the list – CLICK HERE

Submit your Events – CLICK HERE

Join Denver Senior Coalitions for 2019 – CLICK HERE

October 2019

October 9, 2019 – Wednesday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Denver Senior Coalition North Chapter Networking Meeting

Location: Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge – Website
Address: 11180 Irving Drive, Westminster, CO 80031
This is the monthly networking meeting for the NORTH Chapter of the Denver Senior Coalitions. Newcomers are welcome to attend one meeting and after attending one meeting, please join. Remember to bring your literature and business cards to share along with any event flyers for upcoming events. You can also submit events for posting on this website. Have questions about joining or applying to be a speaker? Contact a Chapter Officer. We will be drawing for the November NORTH Chapter Member Spotlight. Two members are drawn from this meeting and then in November they return and and each give a short presentation on an educational topic related to their industry.
October’s Speaker: Damon Vaz with Law Enforcement Mandatory Reporting Solutions – LEMRS
Website: CLICK HERE

October 9, 2019 – Wednesday, 
Wine Down Wednesday with StoneCreek of Littleton at Water’s Edge Winery
Location: Water’s Edge Winery
Address: 2101 E Arapahoe Rd, Littleton, CO 80122
Come wine down and mingle with StoneCreek of Littleton at Water’s Edge Winery. Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while learning about the newest Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Littleton. RSVP’s appreciated to Nikki at 303-249-3754 or email Nikki at Crd@Stonecreeklittleton.com.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE

October 10, 2019 – Thursday, 9:30AM – 11:00AM
Denver Senior Coalition South Chapter Networking Meeting
Location: Legacy Village in Castle Pines – Website
Address: 535 W Castle Pines Pkwy, Castle Pines, CO 80108
Property Contact: Michelle Newitt – 303-663-9800
This is the monthly networking meeting for the SOUTH Chapter of the Denver Senior Coalitions. Newcomers are welcome to attend one meeting and after attending one meeting, please join. Remember to bring your literature and business cards to share along with any event flyers for upcoming events. You can also submit events for posting on this website. Have questions about joining or applying to be a speaker? Contact a Chapter Officer. We will be drawing for the November SOUTH Chapter Member Spotlight. Two members are drawn from this meeting and then in November they return and and each give a short presentation on an educational topic related to their industry.
October’s Speaker: Julie Ehlers, CGRS – Founder, The Grief and Wellness Center of Denver
Website: https://www.thegriefandwellnesscenterofdenver.com/
Topic: Grief Recovery – What is grief and why do most people experience this in solitude?

October 11, 2019 – Friday, 9:00AM – 1:00PM
2019 Aurora Senior Forum
Location: Aurora Center for Active Adults
Address: 30 W Del Mar Cir, Aurora, CO 80011

2019 Aurora Senior Forum is looking for sponsors and exhibitors for their October event. Who’s Eligible to Exhibit? Any organization, agency or group that is located in Aurora or provides services to Aurora seniors. The event is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All exhibitors should be set-up by 8:30 p.m. and stay the duration of the event. See event flyer for more information and an application to exhibit. Questions? Call Deborah Burcham, ACAA Facility Manager at 303-739-7942.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE

October 12, 2019 – Saturday, 11:00AM – 1:00PM
Free Tech Help with Generation Exchange
Location: Gregg Kvistad Special Events Room (AAC 290), DU
Address: 2150 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80208
Generation Exchange is all about connecting generations through FREE one-on-one workshops. We have patient volunteers and can help anyone with any device and any question. This program is designed for ages 40+. Sign up online or call 510-673-0079.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Website: https://generationexchange.org/signup

October 16, 2019 – Wednesday, 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Denver Senior Coalition East Chapter Networking Meeting

Location: Garden Plaza of Aurora
Address: 14221 E Evans Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
Property Contact: Helen Tekle – 720-285-8901
Our previous booked location host had to cancel due to the parking lot being repaved

This is the monthly networking meeting for the EAST Chapter of the Denver Senior Coalitions. Newcomers are welcome to attend one meeting and after attending one meeting, please join. Remember to bring your literature and business cards to share along with any event flyers for upcoming events. You can also submit events for posting on this website. Have questions about joining or applying to be a speaker? Contact a Chapter Officer. We will be drawing for the November East Chapter Member Spotlight. Two members are drawn from this meeting and then in November they return and each give a short presentation on an educational topic related to their industry.
October’s Speaker: Damian Rosenberg – PASCO – Personal Assistance Services of Colorado
Topic: Paid Family Caregiver Options in Colorado for Medicaid Recipients

Website: https://pascohh.com/

October 16, 2019 – Wednesday
Lunch and Learn – Working Together to offer More Than Waiting Lists
Location: Daniels Fund
Address: 101 Monroe St, Denver, CO 80206
Learn from organizations providing services to support seniors needing housing. Working together we can help more people access community resources and safe stable housing. This event is sponsored by Sunsine Home Share Colorado working through a grant by the Denver Office of Economic Development. A free lunch is provided. RSVP to Devera@SunshineHomeShare.org or call 720-6886750
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Website: https://www.sunshinehomeshare.org/

October 16, 2019 – Wednesday, 4:30PM – 6:30PM
Wine Down Wednesday at 16 Penn Apartments
Location: 16 Penn Apartments
Address: 1615 Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203
This is a social event and open house from 4:30PM to 6:30PM for the community and guests to meet, mingle, “wine down” and have a chance to see what life is like in Denver’s Uptown neighborhood for older adults. Experience Denver’s vibrant arts, culture, and dining scenes while living in the heart of the city. RSVP so we can plan our refreshments but you are also welcome to drop in. Those who RSVP are entered into our drawings for local restaurant gift cards. RSVP to 720-269-4380 or email leasing@burgwynmgmt.com.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Website: https://www.16pennapts.com/

October 17, 2019 – Thursday, 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Greater Denver Placement and Referral Alliance (GDPRA) Meeting
Location: Garden Plaza
Address: 14221 E. Evans Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

GDPRA is working with care communities to create best practices for placement professionals. They will be focusing on establishing a certification process that insures set guidelines, educational requirements and ethical standards. GDPRA will provide members education on local and state regulations, and legislative advocacy for seniors and the care industry, as well as function as a community partner and consumer resource. GDPRA meetings are bi-monthly, on the third Thursday of every other month. Meetings are hosted by care communities throughout the Denver area from 11:30 – 1:00 and include lunch. Please contact Brandy Randolph at 720.408.4700 or by email at brandy@seniorcareauthority.com.
Website: https://npralliance.org/gdpra/

October 17, 2019 – Thursday
6th Annual Pathways from Poverty Breakfast
Location: History Colorado Center
Address: 1200 North Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
This event offers the interested public, opinion-leaders, and Colorado’s health care, public policy, philanthropic, governmental, and nonprofit sectors an opportunity to hear from a provocative and influential speaker, exchange ideas, and network with friends and colleagues. Sponsorships available. Ticket sales available online.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Register Today – CLICK HERE

October 17, 2019 – Thursday, 9:00AM – 10:00AM
CEU Class – Managing Behaviors in People with Dementia
Location: The Gardens at St. Elizabeth
Address: 2835 W. 32nd Ave. , Denver, CO
Join us for a special continuing education opportunity presented by Legacy Healthcare Service in honor of Case Management Week. Kristin Friedrich OTR/L and Laura Cambria PT will discuss how to manage behaviors in people with dementia. 1.0 Contact hour will be credited.
Website: https://www.homeishere.org/

October 17, 2019 – Thursday, 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Reverse Mortgage Myths – The Stories Behind the Loans
Location: Eagle Pointe Recreation Center
Address: 6060 Parkway Drive, Commerce City, CO 80022
Please join us on Thursday, 10/17/19, as Don Opeka with Orion Mortgage, Inc. presents “Reverse Mortgage Myths – Real Stories Behind The Loans”. He will provide an overview of this often misunderstood loan product and outline real-life scenarios about the diverse ways borrowers have been able to use a Reverse Mortgage to improve their financial situation and continue living in their own home. The seminar and lunch are both free, but an RSVP is required to save your seat. This presentation has been approved as 1 hour of CE for Real Estate Agents and Certified Senior Advisors. Check-in begins at 11:30AM. The seminar is from 12:00PM – 1:00PM with time for Q & A following the presentation. RSVP Required: 303-469-1254.
Website: https://orionmortgage.com/Events/

October 18 – 19, 2019
36th Annual Wine in the Pines Winemaker’s Dinner and International Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting
Location: Keystone, Colorado
Friday, October 18, 2019 & Saturday, October 19, 2019
Ability Connection Colorado will celebrate the 36th Annual Wine in the Pines on Friday & Saturday, October 18 & 19, 2019 in Keystone, Colorado. On Friday the 18th, the wine highlight of Summit County turns 36 with an intimate sit-down dinner at the Keystone Ranch celebrating the wines of this year’s winemaker, Gallo Family Exquisite. Then on Saturday the 19th, wine & gourmet food lovers will converge on the Keystone Conference Center for a grand tasting of more than 500 wines, spirits, a collection of many of the best craft beers in the state, and some of Keystone’s most sumptuous cuisine prepared by local chefs and restaurants. Rounding out the night are live and silent auctions, and the talents of Summit Country Western Dancing with Michael “Tex” DeGarie and LINE DANCING LESSONS!
Learn More – CLICK HERE
Website: abilityconnectioncolorado.org

October 22, 2019 – Tuesday, 9:30 – 11:30
Denver Senior Coalition Southwest Chapter Networking Meeting
Location: Libby Bortz Assisted Living – Website
Address: 5844 South Curtice Street, Littleton, Colorado 80120
Property Contact: Audrey Krebbs – 303-347-9755
This is the monthly networking meeting for the SOUTHWEST Chapter of the Denver Senior Coalitions. Newcomers are welcome to attend one meeting and after attending one meeting, please join. Remember to bring your literature and business cards to share along with any event flyers for upcoming events. You can also submit events for posting on this website. Have questions about joining or applying to be a speaker? Contact a Chapter Officer. We will be drawing for the November SOUTHWEST Chapter Member Spotlight. Two members are drawn from this meeting and then in November they return and and each give a short presentation on an educational topic related to their industry.

October 22, 2019 – Tuesday. 11:30AM – 1:00PM
What Your Heirs Should Know If You Have A Reverse Mortgage
Location: Morning Story Restaurant
Address: 8025 Sheridan Boulevard, Arvada, CO 
Please join us on Tuesday, 10/22/19, as Don Opeka with Orion Mortgage, Inc. presents “What Your Heirs Should Know If You Have A Reverse Mortgage”. Don will discuss some of the misunderstood aspects of Reverse Mortgages and provide ideas on how to better prepare yourself, your home and your heirs/executor for the steps that are required when the last borrower leaves the home. The seminar and lunch are both free, but an RSVP is required to save your seat. This presentation has been approved as 1 hour of CE for Real Estate Agents and Certified Senior Advisors. Check-in begins at 11:30AM. The seminar is from 12:00PM – 1:00PM with time for Q & A following the presentation. RSVP Required: 303-469-1254.
Website: https://orionmortgage.com/Events/

October 24, 2019 – Thursday, 9:30AM to 11:00AM and 2:00PM to 3:30PM
Open House at the NEW Senior Planet Center in Denver
Address: 7585 E. Academy Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80230
Join us for the Senior Planet Center Grand Opening Celebration on Oct 24th from 9:30AM to 11AM or 2PM to 3:30PM. Senior Planet’s technology training programs are available through an ever-growing network of community partners around Colorado. Covering everything from computer basics to starting an online business, these courses, lectures, and workshops are designed specifically for older adult learners and measure real impact in their lives. Join us for a tour, information & refreshments!
Website: https://seniorplanet.org/colorado/

October 24, 2019 – Thursday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Aging Summit Colorado – We want to hear from you
Location: Colorado Northwestern Community College
Address: West 9th Street Craig, Colorado – Room 185
Older adult advocates from across the state of Colorado invite you to join and share the strengths and successes going on in your community. We want to learn from you as we plan to better support communities across our state. Coffee and light breakfast will be provided -RSVP to agingsummitco@gmail.com or call 970-400-1992.
View Flyer – CLICK HERE

October 24, 2019 – Thursday, 4:00PM – 7:00PM
Accessible Systems Annual Chili Cook-Off
Location: Accessible Systems
Address: 3025 W. Jefferson Ave. , Englewood , CO
Help us crown the Chili Cook-Off Champion of 2019! There will be prizes and great networking opportunities.
Website: https://www.accessiblemed.com/

October 24, 2019 – Thursday, 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Someren Glen October Networking Event
Location: Someren Glen
Address: 5000 E. Arapahoe Road, Centennial, CO
Come join us for a professional networking happy hour! Enjoy snacks and refreshments! Please RSVP to Erin or Rachel at 303-779-5000. You’ ll take a tour of our newly remodeled stairway and lobby, new restaurant Union Station, and Life Enrichment hub! The Suites at Someren Glen has a whole new look, and we would love for you to see it!
Website: https://www.somerenglen.org/

October 28, 2019 – Monday, 1:00PM – 2:30PM 
Arapahoe County Council on Aging
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living
Address: 9350 E Caley Ave, Englewood, CO
Industry minded professionals meet monthly to discuss senior issues in Arapahoe county including housing, transportation, meals, and hear presentations about issues important to seniors. This monthly meeting is usually held on the 4th Monday of every month with holiday exceptions. There are no dues required and this is a great opportunity for industry minded professionals to gather to discuss the needs of seniors in our county and the services available to them. Please bring your brochures, flyers and announcements.
Website: www.caleyridgealf.com

October 31, 2019 – Thursday, 9:00AM – 11:00AM
Halloween Industry Networking Event
Location: The Gardens at St. Elizabeth
Address: 2835 W. 32nd Ave., Denver, CO
Join us at The Gardens at St. Elizabeth for a special networking event! Spend time hanging with other industry professionals while celebrating Halloween. Build your own caramel apple and enjoy a spooky breakfast. enter our drawing to win a special prize basket! Please RSVP to Melissa at 303-964-3803 or melissa.santistevan@chilivingcomm.org.
Website: https://www.homeishere.org

November 2019

November 7, 2019
The 2019 Age Well Conference
Location: Boulder Jewish Community Center (JCC)
Address: 6007 Oreg Avenue, Boulder, CO 80303
The Age Well Conference is an annual one-day event that attracts hundreds of professionals, academics, and advocates from Colorado’s front range and beyond to meet, learn, and discuss ongoing and emerging issues and trends in aging-related products, services, research, and innovation. The 2019 conference will be a symposium-style event centered around market trends, social and healthcare policies, social determinants of health, and themes based on AARP/World Health Organization’s domains of livability.
Register Today – CLICK HERE

November 12, 2019 – Thursday, 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Reverse Mortgage Myths – The Stories Behind the Loans
Location: Morning Story Restaurant
Address: 8025 Sheridan Boulevard, Arvada, CO
Please join us on Tuesday, 11/12/19, as Don Opeka with Orion Mortgage, Inc. presents “Reverse Mortgage Myths – Real Stories Behind The Loans”. He will provide an overview of this often misunderstood loan product and outline real-life scenarios about the diverse ways borrowers have been able to use a Reverse Mortgage to improve their financial situation and continue living in their own home. The seminar and lunch are both free, but an RSVP is required to save your seat. This presentation has been approved as 1 hour of CE for Real Estate Agents and Certified Senior Advisors. Check-in begins at 11:30AM. The seminar is from 12:00PM – 1:00PM with time for Q & A following the presentation. RSVP Required: 303-469-1254.
Website: https://orionmortgage.com/Events/

November 12, 2019 – Tuesday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Aging Summit Colorado – We want to hear from you
Location: Fitzsimmons Veterans Community Living Center
Address: 1919 Quentin Street, Aurora, CO 80045
Older adult advocates from across the state of Colorado invite you to join and share the strengths and successes going on in your community. We want to learn from you as we plan to better support communities across our state. Coffee and light breakfast will be provided -RSVP to agingsummitco@gmail.com or call 970-400-1992.
View Flyer – CLICK HERE

November 13, 2019 – Tuesday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Denver Senior Coalition NORTH Chapter Meeting
Location: TBD
Address: TBD
More details to come

November 13, 2019 – Wednesday, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
A Little Help – Tough Talk
Location: Schlessman Family Branch Library
Address: 100 Poplar Street, Denver, CO 80220
Don Opeka from Orion Mortgage will be a panelist for this “Tough Talk” presented by A Little Help. The topic is “Reverse Mortgages, How Do They Work?” For more information or to RSVP for this event, call 720-242-9032 or email Amanda@ALittleHelp.org
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE

November 14, 2019 – Tuesday, 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Denver Senior Coalition SOUTH Chapter Meeting
Location: TBD
Address: TBD
More details to come

November 14, 2019 – Thursday, 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Reverse Mortgage Myths – The Stories Behind the Loans
Location: Eagle Pointe Recreation Center
Address: 6060 Parkway Drive, Commerce City, CO 80022
Please join us on Thursday, 11/14/19, as Don Opeka with Orion Mortgage, Inc. presents “What Your Heirs Should Know If You Have A Reverse Mortgage”. Don will discuss some of the misunderstood aspects of Reverse Mortgages and provide ideas on how to better prepare yourself, your home and your heirs/executor for the steps that are required when the last borrower leaves the home. The seminar and lunch are both free, but an RSVP is required to save your seat. This presentation has been approved as 1 hour of CE for Real Estate Agents and Certified Senior Advisors. Check-in begins at 11:30AM. The seminar is from 12:00PM – 1:00PM with time for Q & A following the presentation. RSVP Required: 303-469-1254.
Website: https://orionmortgage.com/Events/

November 20, 2019 – Tuesday, 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Denver Senior Coalition EAST Chapter Meeting
Location: TBD
Address: TBD
More details to come

November 25, 2019 – Monday, 1:00PM – 2:30PM 
Arapahoe County Council on Aging
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living
Address: 9350 E Caley Ave, Englewood, CO
Industry minded professionals meet monthly to discuss senior issues in Arapahoe county including housing, transportation, meals, and hear presentations about issues important to seniors. This monthly meeting is usually held on the 4th Monday of every month with holiday exceptions. There are no dues required and this is a great opportunity for industry minded professionals to gather to discuss the needs of seniors in our county and the services available to them. Please bring your brochures, flyers and announcements.
Website: www.caleyridgealf.com

November 26, 2019 – Tuesday, 9:30 – 11:30
Denver Senior Coalition Southwest Chapter Meeting
Location: TBD
Address: TBD
More details to come


 

Events for Boomers, Seniors & Family Caregivers
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2020 Membership Drive Starts in October 2019

Denver Senior Coalitions 2020 membership will be the same as 2019, with annual membership dues by “organization”. This means that for whichever option you sign up for (1 Chapter, 2 Chapters or 3 Chapters + the 4th), you can have as many people from your organization added to the Chapter membership list as you want – JOIN NOW

Have questions?

If you have questions then contact a Chapter Membership Director. These directors can be found on the Chapter web pages:

East Chapter

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South Chapter

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