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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".

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month
June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, a time dedicated to increasing public awareness of Alzheimer's disease, available resources and how people can get involved to support the cause. Gov. Eric Holcomb of Indiana, helped promote the Alzheimer's Association with 65 Ways to Go Purple.

World Dementia Council
Learn more about how awareness of Alzheimer's and related dementias is getting attention world wide. The World Dementia Council is an international effort to draw attention to the problem.
Website: is the government's portal for information on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias care, research, and support.

Risk Gene for Alzheimer's is Neutralized
"... In a human brain-cell model, a version of the APOE gene-APOE ε4, which increases a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease-has been successfully made harmless by using an innovative technique ..." - READ MORE

Find Alzheimer's Disease and Related Clinical Trials
Search for clinical trials and studies related to Alzheimer's, other dementias, mild cognitive impairment, and caregiving with the National Institute on Aging - READ MORE

2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's
It is not to early to save the date for this fall's Walk to End Alzheimer's. Save the date and get involved early - READ MORE

More about the Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association works on a global, national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias. Explore their website to learn more about the services they offer.

Other Types of Dementia
Aside from Alzheimer's which is a specfifc type of dementia, there are over 130 different types of dementias. The Dementia Connection Coalition has a resource page listing the different types.

Other websites you can explore ...

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Find healthy aging resources online:
Alcohol Consumption
Drink in moderaton - CLICK HERE
Alcohol Use - conversation starters - CLICK HERE
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June 21, 2018
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, Colorado
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.

June 23 - 24, 2018
Denver Cherry Blossom Festival
Sakura Square, Denver, Colorado
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, Denver, Colorado
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.
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE

June 29 - July 1, 2018
Abilities Expo
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel
1551 Thoreau Dr N, Schaumburg, IL
Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals.

View the National Events Calendar
Check out events you may want to attend in 2018. Here are some of the larger organizations hosting special interest expos across the U.S. -

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 -

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Stay Safe Online - STOP. THINK. CONNECT.
This website from the National Cyber Security Alliance has tips on staying safe online. 

Practice good online safety habits with these general tips and advice on staying safe online  - CLICK HERE
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