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June 2018
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Colorado Front Range News & Events

We hope you enjoy news and event highlights in this Colorado Front Range eNewsletter.

Front Range Event Highlights ... 
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Denver Event Highlights ...
9Health Fair
UCHealth Classes
Aurora Senior Center Activities
Active Minds
Healthier Living Colorado Class
Alzheimer's Association Classes & Workshops
Parkinson's Network Exercise Classes
June 2 - Jefferson County Senior Law Day
June 2 - Fairmont Heritage Foundation Annual Rose Sale
June 3 - Fairmont Cemetery Vintage Rose Garden Tour
June 3 - One Day U
June 7 - Carol Burnett at Bellco Theatre
June 7 - Small Business Expo
June 8-10 - World Wide Antique and Vintage Show
June 9 - Art for Alzheimer's Cherry Hills Assisted Living Memory Care
June 10 - The L'Chaim! Conference
June 14 - Legislative Session Scorecard Event
June 16 - Tenth Annual 1940's WWII Era Ball
June 21 - Gadget Savvy Seniors
June 22-24 - Colorado Tiny House Festival
June 23 - South Platte RiverFest
June 23-24 - Denver Cherry Blossom Festival
June 26 - Aging 2.0 - Brain Health,
June 27 - Fore the Memories: Alzheimers Golf Tournament
June 28 - Lakewood Reserve's 30th Anniversary Celebration
June 28-30 - Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival Castle Rock
June 30 - Denver Rose Society Rose Show
July 6-8 - Cherry Creek Arts Festiva
July 13-15 - Colorado Irish Festival
July 13-15 - Denver County Fair
July 16-22 - Artsweek Golden
July 28 - Senior Law Day - Denver
August 10-12 - Jeffco Fair & Festival
August 18-19 - Golden Fine Arts Festival
Sept 7-9 - Colorado Fall Home Show
Sept 22-23 - Doors Open Denver
Boulder-Northern Colorado Event Highlights ...
9Health Fair
Active Minds
Aging Well Programs
Alzheimer's Association Classes
Walk with a Doc
Optimists Clubs in Colorado
Global Village Museum Events
Aging Master Program
Alzheimer's Association Classes & Workshops
Spellbinder Volunteer Training
Parkinson's Network Exercise Classes
Caregiver Support Groups Calendar
AAA Wellness Programs
June 2 - Senior Law Day 17th Judicial District
June 2 - Tea on the Avery Lawn 2018
June 2 - FREE Story Time at the Museum
June 8 - Living Well with Dementia with Lori La Bey
June 9 - Conservation Gardens Fair
June 9 - Big Splash at the Water Works
June 20 - Memory Cafe
June 21 - Gadget Savvy Seniors
June 21-24 - Annual Telluride Bluegrass
June 22-24 - Colorado Tiny House Festival
June 23-24 - Northern Colorado Women's Expo
July 21 - NOCO Urban Homestead Tour
July 27-29 - Annual RockyGrass
August 4 - Senior Law Day Fort Collins
August 17-19 - Rocky Mountain Folks Festival
August 18-19 - Longmont Home Show
Colorado Springs Event Highlights ...
9Health Fair
Colorado Springs Senior Center
Pikes Peak Libary District
The Fountain Valley Senior Center Activities
UCHealth Classes 
Alzheimer's Association Classes & Workshops
Parkinson's Network Exercise Classes
June 10 - Tommy Emmanuel Concert
June 16-17 - Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack
June 19 - Buddy Guy Concert
July 6-14 - Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
July 11 - Easton Corbin Concert
July 11-14 - Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo
July 20-22 - Rocky Mountain State Games
July 27 - 29 - Rocky Mountain State Games
Pueblo Event Highlights ...
9Health Fair
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Joseph H. Edwards Senior Center - Find events
Pueblo City-County Libraries - Find resources and classes
Get Pueblo Moving
Walk with a Doc
Optimists Club
Edible Communities - Southwest Colorado
Senior Wellness Program Joseph H. Edwards Senior Center
Parkinson's Network Exercise Classes
June 21-24 - Salida Art Walk
July 6-14 - Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
August 4 - Vino & Notes Woodland Park Wine Festival
August 16-19 - Palisade Peach Festival
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Special Event Highlights
June 14, 2018
Colorado Senior Lobby 2018 Legislative
Session Scorecard Event
Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging University of Denver
2155 East Wesley Ave, Denver, CO
Why attend? Learn more about what Colorado Senior Lobby and the CSL Capitol Gang has been doing in 2018 at the Capitol! At this event from 1:30 to 3:30 we will: Review the 2018 legislative session, Review successes and failures this session and participate in the discussion regarding those successes and failures. Learn about our plans and priorities for 2019. Note that you do not have to be a member to attend our Scorecard event and this is a FREE event! Questions? Call or email us with your questions at 303-832-4535. 
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE

June 15, 2017
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is about building strong support for elders - LEARN MORE

June 16, 2018
Tenth Annual 1940's WWII Era Ball
Boulder Airport, Boulder, CO
This summer marks a milestone anniversary for the 1940's WWII Era Ball. This annual sell-out destination event, will celebrate its 10th year of transporting guests back to simpler times through music, costumes, a pin-up girl contest, food, drinks, and dancing. Returning for this momentous occasion, is the world's most popular and sought after big band, the Glenn Miller Orchestra. A USO-style event, the 1940's WWII Ball will also feature other top vintage acts and big bands, plus a performance from Hollywood's famed ensemble The Satin Dollz. General admission is $69

June 21, 2018
Alzheimer's Association - The Longest Day
The Longest Day is all about love. Love for all those affected by Alzheimer's disease. On the summer solstice, team up with the Alzheimer's Association and select any activity you love or an activity loved by those affected to help end Alzheimer's. 

June 22 - 24, 2018
Colorado Tiny House Festival
Adams County Fair, Brighton, CO
The Colorado Tiny House Festival is returning for its second year - bigger and better than ever! Doubling in size, the Festival will feature a uniquely diverse assortment of small living structures from tiny houses on wheels to container homes, a semi-trailer conversion, schoolies, van conversions, teardrops, yurts and more. Hosted on the sprawling grounds of the Adams County Fairgrounds, the Colorado Tiny House Festival will blend the spirit of the tiny living movement with the most up-to-date information on going tiny, simplifying your life, minimalistic living, and living greener. In addition to tours of nearly 40 unique small living structures, attendees will also enjoy expert speaker presentations, hands on workshops, a product and service marketplace, food, drink, and more. COST: $10-30.

June 23 - 24, 2018
Denver Cherry Blossom Festival
Sakura Square, Denver, CO
Celebrate Japanese culture at the Denver Cherry Blossom Festival. Admission to the festival is free.

June 26, 2018
Aging 2.0 - Brain Health, Resources to Help
and Technology Improvements
Brookdale Place, 111 N Emerson, Denver, CO
Join us to learn about the spectrum of dementias, how they differ and why it matters. Hear about the signs and symptoms, latest research and how we can reduce our chances of getting dementia - followed by the opportunity to hear about resources available to support both people who have dementia and their caregivers. We'll close with brainstorming on what technology is needed to improve lives!
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE

July 6 - 15, 2018
Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
Crested Butte, CO
Enjoy hikes, walks, art workshops, photography classes, culinary, garden tours, birding and butterflies and more.

July 27 - 29, 2018
Annual RockyGrass
Lyons, CO
Late every July the small mountain town of Lyons, Colorado becomes the center of the bluegrass universe as generations of legends and future-legends and Festivarians converge under the red rock cliffs of the St. Vrain River.

July 28, 2018 - Saturday, 7:30AM - Noon
Senior Law Day - Denver
PPA Event Center, 2105 Decatur Street, Denver, CO 80211
Registration begins at 7:30AM and you must register in advance for this event. Our opening session speaker is Eric Chess, M.D., J.D., Director of the Financial Security and Cognitive Decline Initiative at the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging, University of Denver. Event will feature workshops on Medicare, Medicaid benefits, Social Security, estate planning, advance directives, guardianship, end of life options and more. This educational seminar provides information specifically for older adults and adult caregivers. Everyone is invited to attend. Each attendee receives a free copy of the 2018 Colorado Senior Law Handbook.
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE

August 4, 2018
Senior Law Day
Colorado State University, Lory Student Center
1101 Center Ave Mall, Fort Collins, CO
Senior Law Day Events are held annually around Colorado and offer information for caregivers and aging adults. Information about the following areas is available Probate, Elder Law, Healthcare and Long Term Care.

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Colorado Front Range Senior Resource Highlights seniorresource
Blog Highlight from Chayet & Danzo, LLC
Life insurance Beneficiaries and Divorce
"For those getting a divorce, a beneficiary designation on a life insurance policy is not usually top of mind. And for that reason, states including Colorado, have passed laws that an ex-spouse beneficiary does not receive life insurance proceeds after a divorce unless there was an affirmative designation after the divorce ..." -  READ MORE

Vita Littleton, Zocalo's 55+ Mixed-Use Apartment Community in Downtown Littleton is Open
Vita, Zocalo Community Development's new LEED Gold-designed 55+ mixed-use apartment community in downtown Littleton is officially complete, and residents will begin moving in this May. The sustainable, 159-unit apartment community is situated just one block from an RTD Light Rail station, providing its residents with easy access to all that metro Denver has to offer -   READ MORE

Blog Highlight from DignityFirst Health at Home
Activities for People with Alzheimer's
"Everyone knows it's good to keep your brain active as you age. When people have Alzheimer's, however, their ability to participate in certain activities diminishes. So what can you do with Alzheimer's? The answer is lots of things! ..." - READ MORE


Blog Highlight from Colorado Senior Lobby and Kelley Horton
Defining Dementia and the Journey of HB18-1091
"On Thursday, March 29, 2018 at noon many Colorado Senior Lobby Board members, along with Huntington Potter, PhD of University of Colorado School of Medicine's Department of Neurology, other special guests, and Legislators Representative Susan Beckman, Representative Joann Ginal, Senator Jim Smallwood and Senator Nancy Todd gathered at Governor John Hickenlooper's office in the Capitol to watch the signing of HB18-1091 - Dementia Diseases And Related Disabilities ..."

Blog Highlight from Lew Barr, Licensed and Independent Insurance Agent serving Colorado, specializing in Medicare Products
Seniors Moving and Medicare
"Now that you are retired, maybe you have decided that you are going to leave the hustle and the bustle of the big city behind and move to that small quiet town you have always dreamed of  ..." -  READ MORE

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