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The Prepared Senior eNewsletter
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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".

Lets Talk about Mobility for Older Adults
Do you or your loved ones have a plan to stay safe, mobile, and independent as you age? Many people make financial plans for retirement, but don't consider how to plan for potential mobility changes. The mobility planning tool can guide you to take action today to help keep yourself-or your loved ones-safe, mobile, and independent tomorrow - READ MORE
View Flyer - CLICK HERE

Advice on Breathing
"It is something you do between 12 and 20 times a minute, and 17,000 to 30,000 times a day or more. We are talking about breathing and if you are not suffering from any type of congestion or illness, you probably don not even realize you are doing it. But the fact that most people don not even think twice about their breathing, could mean that you are missing out on something that could have a big impact on many different aspects of your body's health and wellbeing ..." - READ MORE

Medicine Risk Fact Sheets
Prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines (OTC), dietary supplements, and even some herbal products can cause side effects that increase your risk of a fall or motor vehicle crash. Use this fact sheet to identify medicines that put you at risk, potential side effects, and questions to ask your doctor.
Personal Medicines - CLICK HERE
Personal Action Plan - CLICK HERE

Something we have all thought about ...
"How long am I REALLY contagious?"
Link to an infographic that explains how long common viruses and bacterial infections are REALLY contagious - CLICK HERE

What is STEADI?
STEADI stands for Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, & Injuries. It is an initiative from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The STEADI Initiative offers a coordinated approach to implementing the American and British Geriatrics Societies' Clinical Practice GuidelineExternal for fall prevention.

Medications Related to Falls
It may not be something we think about but some medicines can make a person more prone to falls. Review the side effect fact sheets of all medicines particularly if you are 65 and older.
Medication Linked to Falls - Fact Sheet

Lower your Risk for Diabetes
The American Diabetes Association website has many resources to help you lower your risk for diabetes. Explore the website and learn more about how you can take small steps to lower your risk

Summer is around the Corner ...
The American Diabetes Association website has a creative approach to thinking about what you are eating and hopefully eating healthier - check out "Create your Plate" - CLICK HERE

Do you know about Video Interpolation?
"You just bought a new TV, set it up, and excitedly fired it up for the first time. But suddenly, disappointment. The picture looks funny ..."
- READ MORE   and watch video below

Tom Cruise & Christopher McQuarrie on Motion Smoothing
Tom Cruise & Christopher McQuarrie on Motion Smoothing

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Ashton Applewhite's Book Tour - "This Chair Rocks"
"From childhood on, we're barraged by messages that it's sad to be old. That wrinkles are embarrassing, and old people useless. Author and activist Ashton Applewhite believed them too-until she realized where this prejudice comes from and the damage it does. Lively, funny, and deeply researched, This Chair Rocks traces Applewhite's journey from apprehensive boomer to pro-aging radical ..."

  One Day University
One Day University brings stars of the academic world to cities across the country to give their most thought-provoking talks. Our students experience award-winning speakers and countless fascinating ideas - all in one day.

  March 2, 2019
The Salute to Wild West
Colorado Convention Center Mile High Ballroom
Denver, CO

Explore our resource fair and headline entertainment with The Glen Campbell Show: A Tribute by Jimmy Mazz. Come in your best Wild West Costume to celebrate the Wild West. On display will be Forney Museum of Transportation Auto Display, History Colorado Displays American Indian, Mountain Man and Mining, Wild West Bingo and Western Costume Contest. Event is from 9AM to 3:30PM. FREE Admission and FREE Parking at Elitch Gardens with shuttles to Convention Center. Reservations suggested - call 1-866-294-3971
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE

March 13, 2019 - Wednesday
Colorado Senior Lobby's Senior Day at the Capitol 2019
Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 1370 Grant Street, Denver, CO
This year we will be at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center for the entire program (this location is across from the Capitol on Grant St). The event will run from 8AM to 12:30PM. The Governor and Lt Governor are invited along with legislators. A panel of thought leaders in the areas of mobility and health care will focus on some of the changes coming that may benefit older Coloradans in the 2020's, including developing technologies for older adults, and potential impacts on future legislation. Questions? Call 303-832-4535.
Buy your free ticket today - CLICK HERE

  March 18, 2018 - Monday
Changing the Narrative Workshops
Rose Community Foundation
600 South Cherry Street Suite 1200, Denver, CO
Do you work with, advocate for or communicate about older adults, aging and ageism? Are you a policy-maker who cares about older adults and wants to advance age-friendly communities? Are you someone who cares about addressing ageism? You will learn about what ageism is, and how when ageism is directed against older people, the harmful effects it has not only on older people but also on our communities and the economy.
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE

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:
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