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November 2019
The Prepared Senior eNewsletter
November 2019
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Contemporary Urban Living
 at 16 Penn Apartments
Denver, Colorado

Concordia on the Lake
Littleton, Colorado

Balfour Retirement Community
Louisville, Colorado

Vita Littleton
Littleton, Colorado

Rigden Farms
Fort Collins, CO 

Below are non-profit organizations that are good to know about.

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eNews Review enews_review 
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".

Radio and Podcast Highlights from Pamela D. Wilson
Save your Wednesday evenings to listen to The Caring Generation® weekly radio program that helps caregiver and aging adults solve caregiving problems. Each week Pamela D. Wilson talks about caregiving issues faced by millions of caregivers around the world. Special guests join Pamela to share expertise about a wide range of subjects. Upcoming topics include:

Nov 6 - Cost of Caring for Elderly Parents
Nov 13 - The Elderly Care Parent Checklist
Nov 20 - Dysfunctional Family Caregiving Relationships
                  (Why No Family Is Perfect) 

Listen to Pamela's LIVE Weekly Program Wednesday Evenings
6PM Pacific, 7PM Mtn, 8PM Central, 9PM Eastern
Find podcasts of previous shows on the website - CLICK HERE

Medicare's Open Enrollment Period is Here
From October 15th to December 7th you can make changes to your 2020 coverage. You can drop or add a Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plan or return to Original Medicare. If you need assistance with understanding the plans and options start with SHIPS. State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPS) help you navigate the complexities of Medicare. "The State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) provide local, in-depth, and objective insurance counseling and assistance to Medicare-eligible individuals, their families, and caregivers ..."- READ MORE

Harvard Health Publishing
Take the time to look at the Harvard Health Publishing website and consider signing up for their eNewsletters. They have many resources and helpful information.

Technology Creating Job Opportunities
"... rapid advances in technology are leading to new tools that can help people with disabilities thrive in the workplace and an inclusive approach to design is reimagining work environments to the benefit of people with all abilities ..." - READ MORE
Source: Administration for Community Living -

So what does the Administration for Community Living do? 
"ACL brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging (AoA), the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD), and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan ..." - READ MORE

Lifestyle Changes for Fixed Budgets
"... Many retirees live on Social Security alone, and often find it doesn't stretch very far. But instead of worrying over how you'll get by, check out these five proven methods to make your money go a lot further ..." - READ MORE
Source: Society of Certified Senior Advisors

What You Should Know About Applying For Retirement
"Approaching and preparing for retirement can be a daunting task, but we are here to make it as easy as possible. Social Security has eliminated the forms, signatures, wait time, and appointments. We made it easy, convenient and secure. You can complete our online retirement application in as little as 15 minutes from your preferred location, at a time most convenient for you ..." - READ MORE

Retirement Toolkit
The retirement toolkit is brought to you by the three federal
agencies involved in key elements of your retirement planning
and security: the Department of Labor, the Social Security
Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Services -  READ MORE

Older Adults are Hit Hard by Tech Support Scams
"If the mere thought of your computer being hacked frightens you, you're not alone. And tech support scammers know how to exploit that fear to their own advantage. They work to scare you into believing your computer is compromised and then offer to "fix" the problem - for a fee. The FTC's Consumer Sentinel Network got nearly 143,000 reports about tech support scams in 2018.1 ..."

Stay Safe When Shopping Online
Learn the tips for hassle-free online shopping like: get the details, pay by credit card, keep records, and protect your personal and financial information - READ MORE
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Find healthy aging resources online:

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Link to National Event Calendar - CLICK HERE

Wednesdays in October
The Caring Generation Radio Show with Pamela D. Wilson
Join Pamela D. Wilson and the The Caring Generation® weekly radio program that helps caregiver and aging adults solve caregiving problems. Each week Pamela D. Wilson talks about caregiving issues faced by millions of caregivers around the world. Special guests join Pamela to share expertise about a wide range of subjects. 
  • Listen to Pamela's LIVE Weekly Program Wednesday Evenings 6PM Pacific, 7PM Mtn, 8PM Central, 9PM Eastern. 
  • Listeners can participate live on this radio show by calling 866-451-1451 during the show to share stories, give opinions, and ask questions. 
  • Podcasts of the weekly radio show are on the website, along with information about future radio shows.
  • Radio Show link for Wednesday evenings:
  •  Website:

Through November 10, 2019
Denver Film Festival
Denver, Colorado
Experience the largest film festival in the Rocky Mountain region. Over 250 films will be shown, in-person film-makers, special events and more. Tickets available online

November 6, 2019
The Past, Present and Future of Fall Prevention Webinar
Over the past 20 years, falls have been increasing despite everyone's best prevention efforts. In fact, we have doubled the mortality rate for falls in those over 75 years of age in the last decade. Why is this? Falls among older adults are changing, but the way we are addressing them isn't ... until now. Learn why and understand how research points us in a new direction for fall prevention.
Register Today - CLICK HERE

November 16, 2019
One Day University® with the Arizona Daily Star
Tucson Jewish Community Center, Tucson, Arizona
One Day University® brings stars of the academic world to cities across the country to give their most thought-provoking talks. This event combines presentations on The Supreme Court, a discussion on turning points in American history and films that have changed America.

November 16, 2019
TedX Mile High: Imagine
Bellco Theatre, 700 14th St, Denver, Colorado
TEDxMileHigh: Imagine features 14 speakers on the stage + 25 immersive exhibits and experiences. Join us at the Bellco Theatre in the Colorado Convention Center for a day full of inspiration and connection. It calls us to solve challenges with new technology, engage peaceful alternatives to violence, create innovative design, improve our environment with scientific research, and form communities that are strong because of their diversity.

November 19, 2019
Cohousing Video Chat  Webinar
Are you looking for a unique cohousing community that uses zero fossil fuels and instead relies on solar and geothermal energy? Ralston Creek Cohousing is at the beginning of a process to design private homes within the Geos Neighborhood located next to an open space and a creek side trail. The Gatehouse, our new building, will include ample shared spaces such as a common house, shared garden, a courtyard, and much more! Places where you can play, work, share meals, and sit and chat together. Learn more about this community by participating in a live online video chat. To register for the meeting, send us an email at and we will send you the link - this event is in Mountain Standard Time.

November 30, 2019
Small Business Saturday
In an effort to support local shops that make our communities strong, American Express launches Small Business Saturday® on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage people to Shop Small and bring more holiday shopping to small businesses.

December 5, 2019
The Sustainable Denver Summit
Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St, Denver, Colorado
The Sustainable Denver Summit brings together over 800 leaders from across Denver's business, nonprofit and civic communities to educate, inspire and drive action in our community.

December 6 - 15, 2019
2019 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana
101 North Monroe Street, Suite 1000, Tallahassee, Florida
The 2019 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, is an Olympic-style Sports Festival for athletes age 50 and over. The 28th Annual Florida Senior Games features 24 sports to be presented in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area, December 6-15. Registration fees vary by sport and the deadline for registration is November 17, 2019.

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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