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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

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January 2021

Colorado State Boards & Commissions Openings
The state is continually looking for qualified candidates to serve on almost 320 boards and commissions that oversee a large variety of subjects and make a wide range of decisions affecting your day-to-day lives as Coloradans. These boards are a tremendous opportunity for Coloradans to help govern and give back to the great state of Colorado – LEARN MORE

January 2021
CoverAGE 21 Days – 21 Stories from Aging2.0
Each day through January 21 we will be showcasing one story of inspiration, impact and innovation. These stories have come from the Chapters across our global network and are endorsed by our local Ambassadors. We encourage you to follow along on our Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn channels and help inspire your own network by sharing the stories that resonate with you.
Learn more about this event series – CLICK HERE

January 14 – February 4, 2021 – Winter Series
Emotional and Mental Health in Older Adults
During Challenging Times Webinar Series – Thursdays, 2pm-3pm MT
Who Should Attend? Service providers, Caregivers and Older Adults are invited to join us for a Fall and Winter 9-session webinar series to learn strategies to improve Emotional and Mental Health and Well-Being for Older Adults. Call 303-724-0832 for more information and register on the website.
To register: https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/center-on-aging

January 12, 2021 – Tuesday – 8:00AM – Noon
2021 Colorado Health Cabinet Policy Summit
Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera, Executive Directors of the Governor’s Health Cabinet, and industry leaders will discuss the Polis-Primavera Administration’s priorities for the 2021 legislative session as well as best practices to address health care industry challenges and opportunities. This event is free to attend but registration is required.
Learn More & Register Today

January 13, 2021 – Wednesday – 9:30AM – 11:00AM
Denver Senior Coalitions Joint Chapter Meeting
Join us for our Joint Chapter Meeting using Zoom. Bring a guest or two – all are welcome. Zoom instructions will be emailed to our complete Denver Senior Coalition list  – LEARN MORE

January 22, 2021 – Friday – 8:00AM – 11:00AM
Drive Thru Shred Event Sponsored by Juniper Communities
2800 Youngfield St, Lakewood, CO 80215
Start your new year off right. Out with the older and in with the new. Bring your paper shredding to our Drive Thru Shred event. See the flyer for what cannot be shredded. Please RSVP to Elektra.Anderson@JuniperCommunities.com
View Drive Thru Shred Event Flyer
Website: https://junipercommunities.com/

January 27, 2021 – Wednesday – 10:00AM – 11:30AM
“Purpose and a Paycheck: Finding Meaning, Money, and Happiness in the Second Half of Life.”
Colorado Senior Lobby and Aging 2.0 invite you to sponsor an interactive webinar featuring Author Chris Farrell of “Purpose and a Paycheck: Finding Meaning, Money, and Happiness in the Second Half of Life.” Proceeds from this webinar will benefit the mission of educating and informing all Coloradans on the issues of older adults in Colorado. Sponsorships are available.
Learn More and Register Today

January 28, 2021 – Thursday – 10:00AM – 11:30AM
Sandler Training Event: Discover How to Succeed at Selling Virtually or In-Person
This workshop is specifically designed to show you why selling using virtual tools is even more critical during today’s sales environment. Join Us as Our Virtual Guest on January 28th from 10am to 11:30am. Are you and your sales team fully on board with selling remotely and using virtual tools to connect with your prospects? Now more than ever you need to engage your audience, hold their attention, and deliver a highly effective message that drives action – all in front of a screen.
Register Today

February 2021

February 2, 2021
Virtual CircleTalk™ Leader Course Training Offered February 2021
Deb Skovron, Executive Director of CircleTalk™ in Boulder, CO is pleased to announce that the organization will be offering The CircleTalk™ Leader Course training as a virtual program beginning February 2, 2021. The course is designed for anyone interested in leading structured, small conversation groups of seniors to increase their social connection and interaction in a relaxed, safe environment. In response to Covid-19, small group trainings are being made available through remote online learning.
View Press Release with Details

Through February 4, 2021 – Winter Series
Emotional and Mental Health in Older Adults
During Challenging Times Webinar Series – Thursdays, 2pm-3pm MT
Who Should Attend? Service providers, Caregivers and Older Adults are invited to join us for a Fall and Winter 9-session webinar series to learn strategies to improve Emotional and Mental Health and Well-Being for Older Adults. Call 303-724-0832 for more information and register on the website.
To register: https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/center-on-aging

February 5, 2021 – Friday – 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Share the LOVE for Seniors this Valentine’s Day!
Location: FirstLight Home Care, Denver South
Address: 19029 E. Plaza Drive, Suite 252, Parker, CO
Share the LOVE for Seniors in our community this Valentine’s Day. Drop off a non-perishable gift basket to hand out to seniors in need of love and caring on this special day. We will be handing out hot chocolate and goodie bags to those who donate to this good cause. If you are unable to drop off we will be happy to pick up at your location. Also, if you know of a senior who is in need of love and care on this special day please call or email for more information. Contact Jennifer Lea Grable at 720-325-2511 or email Jgrable@firstlighthomecare.com
Website: https://www.firstlighthomecare.com/

February 8 – 10, 2021
Join us for Older Coloradans Week 2021 – Reimagining Advocacy in a Virtual World
Featuring Five Webinars over Three Days

Partnering organizations serving older adults in Colorado are joining together to celebrate older adults the week of February 8th as Older Coloradans Week in Colorado! We will have five webinars over three-days that explore lawmaking and citizen advocacy in 2021, issues impacting older Coloradans in diversified communities, Colorado-specific statistics on needs of older workers, and our fifth webinar is a review of the week’s takeaways and a call to action. You will also learn more about two new organizations, AgeWise Colorado and Colorado Center for Aging. This is a free but donation-based week of virtual events that connects Older Coloradans, community leaders, advocates and aging network service providers with public officials. Our partner organizations include Aging2.0, Changing the Narrative, Colorado Senior Lobby and CU Multidisciplinary Center on Aging. We welcome more partnering agencies! Learn more at our event website – www.OlderColoradansWeek.org

February 10, 2021 – Wednesday – 9:30AM – 11:00AM
Denver Senior Coalitions Joint Chapter Meeting
Join us for our Joint Chapter Meeting using Zoom. Bring a guest or two – all are welcome. Zoom instructions will be emailed to our complete Denver Senior Coalition list  – LEARN MORE

February 14, 2021 – Sunday – 2 Ceremony Times: 4:00PM and 5:00PM
Get Married or Renew Your Vows in the Sweetheart City Loveland, Colorado
Location: Chapungu Sculpture Park (Great Lawn)
Address: 6105 Sky Pond Drive, Loveland, CO

This is Loveland’s Annual Valentine’s Day. It is a romantic ceremony with music you vote on, a customized ceremony, keepsake photos, a LOCK couples can use to “Lock their love” on the famous LOVE sculpture or HEART sculpture in Loveland, gift bags, signature wedding cupcakes, and a chance to win a huge gift basket! What an original way to celebrate your love ON Valentine’s Day! Tickets MUST be purchased online in advance to reserve your ceremony space. COVID Safety: Safety is our priority. Here are some of the ways we are keeping you safe with Contactless ticket purchase: All reservations must be made online in advance, 6+ feet ceremony site will have visible poles in the ground that each couple will stand by to ensure distance from others, No crowds as our outdoor ceremony site allows for fresh air and plenty of privacy and no large crowds. Cost is $95 per couple.
Website: http://www.valentinesdayinloveland.com/

February 23, 2021 – Tuesday, 11:30AM-1:00PM
Accessing Money & Resources when you Need Financial Help – Webinar
Feeling stuck and feeling broke? Do you have any emergency and safety net? 44% of people in the U.S. don’t have enough cash to cover a $400 emergency. Join our panel discussion to learn more about how to access money and resources you didn’t know you needed. This is a no cost event created by community nonprofits that provide community resources to support older adults to thrive in their communities. Register via Zoom.
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Ongoing Webinars

Active Minds
Active Minds started in 2002 as a series of poetry classes in a church basement in Denver. Before long, it grew to include other courses focusing on contemporary global issues, historical themes, and other matters of importance.
Website: https://activeminds.com/index.html

Boomers Leading Change
We connect people to health resources. We help young children improve literacy. We advocate for health policy changes that help our community’s most vulnerable. No matter what area of our community we work in, we turn our life experience into meaningful impact in ways that matter.
Website: https://boomersleadingchange.org

One Day University (OneDayU) – Event Video Library
OneDayUniversity features a video library of some of the nation’s greatest professors presenting entertaining and educational topics. Though their live events are cancelled for the time being – check out their video library where one can purchase a video of a previous event.
Website: https://www.onedayu.com/video-library/?category=Arts

Seniors Blue Book Calendar
Find ongoing events and special webinars on the Seniors Blue Book website.
Calendar Link – CLICK HERE

Senior Planet Center
7585 E Academy Blvd, Denver, CO 80230
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 and information.
Website: https://seniorplanet.org/colorado/

Ted Talks
TED Talks are influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech and creativity, with subtitles in 100+ languages.
Website: https://www.ted.com/talks

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2021 Membership Drive has started!

Denver Senior Coalitions 2021 membership structure is the same as 2020, 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 included), you can have as many people from your organization added to the Chapter membership list as you want – JOIN NOW