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May 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 ... 
Look for events for seniors and family outings with our Google Calendars!
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
May 2 - Informational Seminar Village Cooperative
May 2 - Vintage & Vibrant Living Well & Aging Expo
May 3 - Active Minds presents: Conflict in the South China Sea
May 3 - Informational Seminar Village Cooperative
May 3 - Reverse Mortgage Myths - The Stories Behind the Loans
May 4-5 - Denver Postcard & Paper Show
May 5 - Seniors Resource Fair
May 5 - Cinco de Mayo
May 7 - Active Minds Musical Salute
May 11 - Diabetes Prevention Program in Spanish
May 11-13 - Vintage Market Days
May 12 - Salute to Seniors
May 11-12 - Colorado Chocolate Festival
May 16 - Active Minds presents India: A Story of Contrast
May 17 - Applewood Place's 30th Anniversary & Grand Reopening
May 20 - Colfax Marathon
May 22 - Active Minds presents: South Korea
June 2 - efferson 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
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 Classes
Parkinson's Network Exercise Classes
Caregiver Support Groups Calendar
AAA Wellness Programs
May 5 - FREE Story Time at the Museum
May 12 - Boulder Garden Club
May 12 - Water Works Open House
May 16 - Active Minds presents India: A Story of Contrast
May 16 - Estate Planning 101
May 16 - Memory Cafe
May 17 - Caregiving Symposium
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 9 - Big Splash at the Water Works
June 20 - Memory Cafe
June 23-24 - Northern Colorado Women's Expo
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
May 9 - Compassion Fatigue: 
May 19-20 - Pikes Peak Antique Machinery Days
May 22 - PJ Masks Live!
May 23 - Celtic Woman at Pikes Peak Center
May 29 - Daughtry in Concert
June 10 - Tommy Emmanuel Concert
June 16-17 - Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack
June 19 - Buddy Guy Concert
Pueblo Event Highlights ...
9Health Fair
Pueblo SRDA - Find events and resources
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
May 4-6 - Canon City Blossom Festival
May 5 - Cinco de Mayo
May 6 - Pueblo Chieftain Pet Expo
May 19-20 - Pikes Peak Antique Machinery
May 25 - Saluting Pueblo Seniors Event
May 26-28 - Create Cañon City Balloon Classic
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Special Event Highlights
May 2, 2018
Vintage & Vibrant Living Well & Aging Expo
Douglas County Event Center, Castle Rock, Colorado
The Seniors Council is pleased to host Vintage & Vibrant from 8AM to 3:30PM. This is a one-day celebration of aging in Douglas County. Morning keynote speaker is Karen Brown, the Chair of the 2018 Colorado Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging, and Wade Buchanan the Governor's Senior Advisor on Aging. The Luncheon keynote is Ryan the Robot and her creator Professor Mohammad Mahoor. 
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May 12, 2018
Salute to Seniors
Denver Convention Center, Denver, Colorado
The 29th Annual Salute to Seniors is on Saturday May 12th in the Mile High Ballroom at the Colorado Convention Center. Plan to attend and learn more about resources and services for older adults.

May 17, 2018
Caregiving Symposium
The Plaza Convention Center, Longmont, Colorado
The event is designed for Boulder County residents who provide care for older relatives, partners or friends. It provides family caregivers the opportunity to visit with service providers, enhance caregiving skills, learn about eldercare issues, and share with each other. The Caregiving Symposium is sponsored by the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a division of Community Services, and TRU PACE.
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May 25, 2018
Saluting Pueblo Seniors Event

Pueblo Union Depot, Pueblo, Colorado
Come join us for Saluting Pueblo Seniors Event hosted by Pueblo Area Agency on Aging. May is Older Americans Month. Find resources and information on services for older adults. RSVP and guest fee $16 is due on or before April 26, 2018. RSVP to Pueblo Area Agency on Aging by email or call 719-583-6120.

May 27-29, 2018
Create Cañon City Balloon Classic
Holy Cross Abbey, Cañon City
The Create Cañon City Balloon Classic is an intimate balloon festival held on the grounds of the Holy Cross Abbey in Cañon City.

Events from Active Minds
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May is Older Americans Month! and the theme is ...
Engage at Every Age
Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation's observance of Older American's Month. The 2018 theme, Engage at Every Age, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It also celebrates the many ways in which older adults make a difference in our communities.
Doing Good is Good for You! - READ MORE

May 3, 2018
Reverse Mortgage Myths - The Stories Behind the Loans
Home Care Assistance of Jefferson County, Lakewood, CO
What exactly is a Reverse Mortgage? Maybe you have heard good things, maybe you have heard bad. A Reverse Mortgage provides an opportunity for homeowners who are 62 or older to possibly eliminate their mortgage payment, maybe have cash out or a nest egg ready and available for future needs or potentially provide steady income as long as they are living in the home.

May 5, 2018
Seniors Resource Fair
Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO
Whether you are new to the community or a longtime resident, a senior or a caregiver, the experts at the Seniors' Resource Center and Lutheran Medical Center will provide you with valuable information and options to plan for the years ahead at their Seniors Resource Fair. Fair is from 9AM to 1PM. Find health and safety assessments, screenings, educational vendors and fun interactive activities.
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May 11 - 12, 2018
Colorado Chocolate Festival
Denver Mart, Denver, CO
This is a 2-day celebration of Chocolate! Tastings, samples, speakers, cooking demos, wine tastings, fun contests, food and more.

May 17, 2018
Applewood Place's 30th Anniversary and Grand Reopening
Applewood Place Assisted Living, Lakewood, CO
Please join Applewood Place for their celebration of Juniper's 30th Anniversary, and Grand Reopening from 4PM to 6:30PM! Please RSVP by May 5th to 303-233-4343.

June 2, 2018
Annual Jefferson County Senior Law Day
Jefferson County Administration Building, Golden, CO
24 Break-Out Sessions on topics such as: Avoiding Investment Fraud, Estate Planning, Power-of-Attorney, Gun Safety and Regulations, Code Enforcement Laws, Fire & Fall Prevention, Medicare/Medicaid, Probate, Advanced Directives, ID Theft Prevention and more. Registration fee is $10 and provides Continental breakfast, Mid-morning snack, Box lunch, Ask-An-Attorney.
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Blog Highlight from Chayet & Danzo, LLC
Medicaid eligibility income and asset limits in 2018
"When a family is spread out across the country with parents in Colorado and children in Boston and San Francisco, who provides additional care for mom and dad? When is it time to investigate assisted living or nursing home options? ..." - READ MORE

Blog Highlight from DignityFirst Health at Home
Combative Behavior with Dementia
"Imagine this scenario. A senior with dementia needs to get ready for bed. The caregiver has to put on their pajamas and brush their teeth. The person with dementia is thinking ... 'Who is this person trying to take off my clothes? Why are they saying I need to change? What is that object she's trying to force me to use on my teeth?' So the senior starts hitting, kicking and throwing their clothes onto the ground ..."


Blog Highlight from Lew Barr, Licensed and Independent Insurance Agent serving Colorado, specializing in Medicare Products
Medicare Supplement Plans
"Though Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans are standardized by CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) in Colorado as well as in other states, the rules governing the offerings and sale of Medicare Supplements (Medigap) may vary  ..." -  READ MORE

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