News from Colorado Senior Lobby
Jan - Feb 2017
Healthcare, Where We Are, What Could Be
"The healthcare debate is dominating the senior discussion. That’s about the only thing that won’t change in the coming months. How does the landscape look now, and how might it change? Colorado Senior Lobby found this piece in the New York Times as a good summary to-date - Posted Friday, January 13, 2017 - READ MORE
Healthcare Dominates the 2017 Landscape
By Ed Shackelford - President Colorado Senior Lobby
"We have laid out where we are and where we may go in our lead story for this month. Seniors must stay on top of proposed changes and rules as we enter uncharted territory in 2017. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has provisions that affect the senior population. This makes the expected repeal of significant importance to seniors and those of us who focus on legislation that impacts seniors now and in the future ..."   - READ MORE
"The Senior Space" updates legislative news from the Capitol, and keeps you current on the process of Bills affecting older adults.
By Steve Grund
It’s been less than a week and there are more than 160 bills in the queue. Clearly, the Healthcare issue is dominating politics nationwide with Colorado coming right out of the gate to repeal the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange. -  READ MORE
Senior Day at the Capitol is March 15th!
Why attend? Meet your Legislators, Elected Officials & Senior Day Sponsors and learn about programs available for Seniors and Legislation affecting Seniors. Colorado Senior Lobby can help you improve your skills on advocating on behalf of seniors and most important – Let the Governor, Speaker of the House, Senate President and your Legislators know your Concerns ! - READ MORE
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Join the CSL Lobbying Team
By Jeanette Hensley, Colorado Senior Lobby Board Member
Ed Shackelford, CSL’s president, and Jeanette Hensley will be conducting training for those who want to make a difference in the senior agenda at the statehouse.
More News ...
Karen Brown on Fox News
Video Feature
Former CSL Board Member, Karen Brown makes National News talking about caregiving for her mother. Video is 4 1/2 minutes long and Karen's interview is at 03:36 - CLICK HERE

Caregivers are a
Vanishing Species

The Caregiver population will not meet tomorrow’s needs according to AARP. 

January 16, 23 & 30, 2017
February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2017
Mondays - 9:30AM - 11:30AM

Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Committee Meeting at Disability Law Colorado Offices
Dates are subject to change due to Federal Holidays and accommodating meeting dates for the Strategic Planning Group on Aging (SAPGA).

Colorado General Assembly
Has a New Website

Take some time to explore it and bookmark it in your browser. The Colorado Legislative Session Starts January 11, 2017.

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Save the Date
Senior Day at The Capitol
March 15, 2017 – Wednesday
This event will be held at the Colorado State Capitol building and live streamed. Stay tuned for more details.
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A Thank you to a few of our supporters
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Resources Good to Know
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Steve Grund serves as Policy Chair for the Colorado Aging Commission and as a legislative liaison for the Colorado Senior Lobby. The Senior Space, however, is a reflection of his views only.