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Welcome to The Prepared Senior eNewsletter. Below are links to our interesting articles and events. Explore our links!

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As our name suggests, The Prepared Senior eNewsletter is all about being prepared as one ages. This means knowing about senior resources and services before you need them. We focus on educational websites from the government, non-profits and the private sector, that offer information on being a "Prepared Senior".

Radio and Podcast Highlights from Pamela D. Wilson
Save your Wednesday evenings to listen to The Caring Generation® weekly radio program that helps caregiver and aging adults solve caregiving problems. Each week Pamela D. Wilson talks about caregiving issues faced by millions of caregivers around the world. Special guests join Pamela to share expertise about a wide range of subjects. Upcoming topics include:

How to Manage Medications for Elderly Parents - CLICK HERE

Juggling Work and Finding Caregiver Support - CLICK HERE

Listen to Pamela's LIVE Weekly Program Wednesday Evenings
6PM Pacific, 7PM Mtn, 8PM Central, 9PM Eastern
Find podcasts of previous shows on the website - CLICK HERE

Always Learning - Check out the online publication from Northwestern University, "HELIX" 
"HELIX is both an online magazine and a training program to support skills development for early-career scientists. Our content is primarily created by researchers, with the support of our professional editorial staff. At HELIX, we work to bridge the gap between the lab and lay audience by teaching scientists how to communicate effectively with the public and share their fascinating stories ..."

Get off the Couch and Get Moving
"A new study might provide an extra nudge to get off the couch after the holidays: Researchers found that regular exercise reduces the risk of seven cancers ..." - READ MORE
Website: https://www.newser.com/

Hospital Closures Hurt but ...
"It's been about a year since the hospital in Fort Scott, Kan., closed. The lessons for this community about meeting its residents' health needs could provide insights for the rest of the country ..."
- READ MORE
Website: https://khn.org/

Archived Articles:

What You Should Know About Applying For Retirement
Social Security has eliminated the forms, signatures, wait time, and appointments. We made it easy, convenient and secure. You can complete our online retirement application in as little as 15 minutes from your preferred location - READ MORE
Website: https://www.ssa.gov/

Retirement Toolkit
The retirement toolkit is brought to you by the three federal
agencies involved in key elements of your retirement planning
and security: the Department of Labor, the Social Security
Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Services -  READ MORE

Older Adults are Hit Hard by Tech Support Scams
The FTC's Consumer Sentinel Network got nearly 143,000 reports about tech support scams in 2018.1 ..."
- READ MORE
Website:  https://www.ftc.gov/

Stay Safe When Shopping Online
Learn the tips for hassle-free online shopping like: get the details, pay by credit card, keep records, and protect your personal and financial information - READ MORE
Health Resources laptop-glasses-girl.jpg more_online_resources 
 
Find healthy aging resources online:

Website:  HealthFinder.gov
Website: NCHPAD.org
Website:  medlineplus.gov
Website:  nia.nih.gov
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Link to National Event Calendar - CLICK HERE

Wednesdays in January
The Caring Generation Radio Show with Pamela D. Wilson
Join Pamela D. Wilson and the The Caring Generation┬« weekly radio program that helps caregiver and aging adults solve caregiving problems. Each week Pamela D. Wilson talks about caregiving issues faced by millions of caregivers around the world. Special guests join Pamela to share expertise about a wide range of subjects. 
  • Listen to Pamela's LIVE Weekly Program Wednesday Evenings 6PM Pacific, 7PM Mtn, 8PM Central, 9PM Eastern. 
  • Listeners can participate live on this radio show by calling 866-451-1451 during the show to share stories, give opinions, and ask questions. 
  • Podcasts of the weekly radio show are on the website, along with information about future radio shows.
  • Radio Show link for Wednesday evenings: 
    http://boldbravemedia.com/shows/the-caring-generation/
  •  Website: https://pameladwilson.com/
January 24, 2020
Northern Colorado Home & Outdoor Show
The Ranch Events Complex, 5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO
The Northern Colorado Home Show features a wide variety of local and national vendors in home, outdoor living, decor, DIY and more!
Website: https://northcoloradohomeshow.com/

January 24-26, 2020
The Fly Fishing Show - Edison, NJ
New Jersey Convention & Expo Center
97 Sunfield Ave, Edison, NJ
Fly Fishers International (FFI) is pleased to offer FREE fly fishing instruction at the Learning Center located on the main show floor and check out the Fly Fishing Film Festival.
Website: https://flyfishingshow.com/

January 25-26, 2020
The Home Show - Oak Lawn, IL
Oak Lawn Park District Community Pavilion
9401 Oak Park Ave, Oak Lawn, IL
Chicago Home Shows are a series of expos held in an inviting, central location, between local families and exhibitors. There the exhibitor sets up a display that depicts their company and it's services offered. To ultimately attract local families and service them and their home needs.
Website: https://chicagohomeshows.net/


January 29, 2020
Lovin' Life Expos - Mesa, AZ
Mesa Convention Center Bldg.A, 263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ
Arizona's longest-running expos for the after-50 market, these events draw vendors and attendees from around the state.
Website: https://lovinlife.com/expos/

January 30 - February 1, 2020
Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Exposition & State Fair
1826 West McDowell Rd, Phoenix AZ
At the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival you will find a wide variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies.
Website: https://quiltcraftsew.com/


January 31 - February 1, 202
Travel Expo 2020 - Denver, CO
Empower Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant Street, Denver, CO
Visit with AAA Colorado's top travel exhibitors at a world-class venue. Enjoy fun and engaging travel presentations from industry-leading travel experts.
Website: https://www.colorado.aaa.com/travel/travel-expo/

February 6-8, 2020
Wyoming 2020 Winter Senior Olympics (WWSO)
Laramie, WY
Come and experience our winter events, dine in our cozy downtown atmosphere, enjoy a banquet at the Train Depot, and benefit from $7.00 tickets to the University of Wyoming Girls' Basketball game on Saturday at 2:00PM as they take on the University of New Mexico. The WWSO are for individuals aged fifty or older on December 31, 2020. Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded to the first, second and third place participants. Registration can be completed online or by mailing a completed registration form (printed from the website) to Wyoming Senior Olympics, 3505 Grays Gable Road, Laramie, WY 82072.
Website: https://www.wyseniorolympics.com/

February 8-9, 2020
Travel & Adventure Show - Chicago, IL
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, IL
Discover hundreds of destinations from around the world and meet one-on-one with travel experts who will help you find, personalize, and book your next trip at a price that you won't find anywhere else.
Website: https://travelshows.com/

Looking for other events in your area?

Alzheimer's Association Classes & Workshops
The Alzheimer's Association can help you get the information you need about memory loss and dementia - LEARN MORE

Senior Centers
Find local senior centers in your area. Many host small senior resource shows and educational workshops for older adults. Don't know where your local senior centers are? Call Eldercare Locator to connect to your local Area Agency on Aging - Call the Eldercare Locator at 1-800-677-1116, Monday through Friday, 9AM to 8PM eastern time.
Read more about Senior Centers - CLICK HERE

Local and City Newspapers
Be sure to check your local and regional city newspapers to find local events, along with looking at their online editions.

Senior-Oriented Newspapers
Another great resource for anything senior are "Senior-oriented Newspapers." Check out these local senior papers which have print and online editions:
Google It - Search on "Your City Senior Expos" or "Your City Senior Events" to find local senior resource events and shows in your area put on by members in your community - Google.com

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