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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! Bold indicates more senior-oriented events.
 
Denver Event Highlights ...
Sept - The Caring Generation Radio Show - more info below
Sept -  Alzheimer's Classes
Sept - Walk with a Doc
Sept -  Optimists Club
Sept - Aurora Senior Center Activities
Sept - UCHealth Classes
Sept 3 - Parkinson's Support Group Village at Belmar
Sept 4 - Holocaust Survivors Speak Series: Sarah Moses
Sept 5 - Prescription Drugs: Lunch & Learn
Sept 6-8 - Body Mind Spirit Expo
Sept 7 - Friendship Cup Event at Englewood HS
Sept 7 - Thornton Harvest Fest
Sept 7 - Better Balance Workshops
Sept 7 - Localworks RidgeFest
Sept 7-8 - Alice in Wonderland Ballet
Sept 9 - Balance Lab with Minding your Balance
Sept 9 - Colorado Senior Lobby Fall Legislative Meeting - Call-in
Sept 10 - Pepsi Center 9Health Fair Express
Sept 10 - Dealing with All the STUFF- Overture
Sept 11 - Colorado Remembers 9/11
Sept 11 - Loss of Spouse/Partner Education & Support Group
Sept 12 - Seniors Resource Center Annual Fundraiser Luncheon
Sept 12-15 - Denver Bead Renaissance
Sept 13-15 - Denver Vintage Jazz Festival
Sept 14 - National Drive Electric Week Car Show
Sept 14 - Weight Loss 4 Life Fall Workshop
Sept 16 - 20 - Denver Startup Week
Sept 17 - Steps for a High-Yield Move - Vita Littleton
Sept 17 - Reverse Mortgage Myths - Orion Mortgage
Sept 17 - Forum on Denver's Past, Present & Future
Sept 18 - Oasis Tutor Training
Sept 18 - What if AGE really means AGEnt of change?
Sept 18 - Active Minds at 16 Penn Apartments on BREXIT
Sept 20-22 - Colorado Fall Home Show
Sept 20-22 - The Handmade in Colorado Expo
Sept 21 - Better Balance Workshops
Sept 21 - Sustainable Communities Ralston Creek Cohousing
Sept 21 - Conifer OctoBEER Fest
Sept 23 - Autumn Equinox Yoga
Sept 23 - Colorado Senior Lobby Fall Legislative Meeting - Call-in
Sept 23 - Senior Planet Center Opens
Sept 25-28 - Biennial of the Americas Festival 2019
Sept 25 - Active Minds at 16 Penn Apartments
Sept 25 - Kavod on the Road: Impossible Images - Art of Holocaust
Sept 25 - Technology w/Boomers Leading Change & Senior Planet
Sept 26 - FREE Senior Seminar in Denver with Overture
Sept 27-28 - Beautiful Junk Sale to Benefit the Action Center
Sept 28 - Fall Festival Alzheimer's Association Fundraiser
Sept 28 - Mid-Century and Modern Home Tour in Wheat Ridge
Sept 28 - Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Research Fair
Oct 3 - Free Lunch & Learn: Protect Your Retirement
Oct 8 - Boomers Leading Change Information Session
Oct 12 - Chili Cook Off and Beer Tasting - Golden
 
Boulder-Northern Colorado Event Highlights ...
Sept - The Caring Generation Radio Show - more info below
Sept - Aging Well in Boulder County
Sept - Alzheimer's Association Classes
Sept - Walk with a Doc
Sept - Optimists Club
Sept - Walk2 Connect
Sept - Boulder Public Libraries
Sept 9 - Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Meeting - Call-in
Sept 10 - Family Caregiver Training Classes
Sept 11 - Colorado Remembers 9/11
Sept 14 - Fort Collins 35th Annual Historic Homes Tour
Sept 17 - Family Caregiver Training Classes
Sept 17 - Tuesday Talks Dementia Conversations
Sept 17 - Reverse Mortgage Myths - Orion Mortgage
Sept 21 - Friendship Cup Event at Praire View High School
Sept 22 - End-of-Life Planning Series - Part 1 of 5
Sept 23 - Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Meeting - Call-in
Sept 24 - Family Caregiver Training Classes
Sept 28 - Boulder County Senior Law Day
Sept 28 - Cultivate Car & Bike Show with Pancake Breakfast
Oct 1 - - Family Caregiver Training Classes
Oct 6 - End-of-Life Planning Series - Part 3 of 5
Oct 7 - Re-membering Our Lives After Dementia Loss
Oct 8 - - Family Caregiver Training Classes
Oct 17 - Reverse Mortgage Myths - The Stories Behind the Loans
Oct 13 - End-of-Life Planning Series - Part 4 of 5
Oct 20 - End-of-Life Planning Series - Part 5 of 5
 
Colorado Springs Event Highlights ...
Sept - The Caring Generation Radio Show - more info below
Sept - Colorado Springs Senior Center
Sept -  Pikes Peak Library District
Sept -   Edible Communities - Southwest Colorado
Sept -   Optimist Clubs in Colorado
Sept -   The Broadmoor World Arena
Sept -   Memorial Health System Educational Classes
Sept -   PeakRadar Event Directory
Sept -   Pikes Peak Library Senior Connection
Sept -   Waggin Wheeler's Square Dancing and Lessons Meetup
Sept -   Walk with a Doc
Sept 6-8 - Colorado Springs Fall Home Show
Sept 9 - Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Meeting - Call-in
Sept 11 - Colorado Remembers 9/11
Sept 12 - Adventure on Tap Speaker Series
Sept 14 - What If Festival
Sept 15 - Fall Festival at Acacia Park
Sept 19-22 - Colorado Mountain Winefest
Sept 23 - Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Meeting - Call-in
Sept 26-29 - Mountain Harvest Festival
Sept 27 - Wine Maker's Dinner at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Sept 28-29 Harvest-A Taste of Royal Gorge Wine County
Sept 27-29 - Fruita Fall Festival
Oct 5-6 - Cedaredge Apple Fest
Oct 9 - Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly Hologram Tour
Oct 10 - Adventure on Tap Speaker Series
Oct 10 - Bill Engvall Concert
 
Pueblo Event Highlights ...
Sept - The Caring Generation Radio Show - more info below
Sept - Joseph H. Edwards Senior Center
Sept - Edible Communities - Southwest Colorado
Sept - Pueblo SRDA
Sept - Pueblo Events
Sept - Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
Sept 6 - Annual Celebration of Home Dinner
Sept 9 - Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Meeting - Call-in
Sept 10 - Knit and Chat Club
Sept 11 - Living While Grieving
Sept 14 - What If Festival
Sept 19-22 - Colorado Mountain Winefest
Sept 20-22 - Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival
Sept 23 - Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Meeting - Call-in
Sept 24 - Sept 10 - Knit and Chat Club
Sept 25 - Living While Grieving
Sept 26-29 - Mountain Harvest Festival
Sept 27-29 - Fruita Fall Festival
Sept 27 - Wine Maker's Dinner at the Winery Holy Cross Abbey
Sept 28-29 Harvest - A Taste of Royal Gorge Wine County
Oct - 5-6 - Cedaredge Apple Fest
Oct 12-13 - Pueblo Home Show
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Link to all Google Event Calendars - CLICK HERE 
 
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Special Event Highlights
Wednesday Evenings in September
The Caring Generation Radio Show
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.

  September 7, 2019 - Saturday
Localworks' RidgeFest - Wheat Ridge, CO
This full day of fun for the whole family will be held Saturday, September 7 from 3 to 9pm, in the heart of the Ridge at 38 district (7101 W 38th Avenue). Localworks' RidgeFest is a free event highlighting the unique character and culture of Wheat Ridge. The event features four bluegrass bands, a classic car show, chalk art, vendors, food trucks, local beer, lots of kids' activities and more.
Website: http://ridgeat38.com/ridgefest/

  September 12, 2019 - Thursday
Seniors Resource Center 2019 Annual Fundraiser Luncheon
Denver Marriott West, Golden, CO
We would love for you to join us at our 2019 Annual Fundraiser. Seniors Resource Center (SRC) helps seniors live rich and rewarding lives, through a variety of programs, including transportation, in-home services, adult day programs, chores and much more. We advocate for those that need it most. But we couldn't do it without you. Luncheon tickets are $50.
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE

September 14, 2019 - Saturday
What If Festival - Colorado Springs, CO
Engage in a Day of Wows! The award-winning "What If Festival of Innovation and Imagination" features an imaginative array of intriguing creativity from the Pikes Peak region with over 100 interactive "experiences" in science, health, engineering, the arts, technology, education, local foods and business, with 3 main stages, a beer/wine garden, and multiple small stages.
Website: https://whatif-festival.org/

  September 16-20, 2019
Denver Startup Week - Denver, CO
Denver Startup Week is a celebration of everything entrepreneurial in Denver as the largest free event of its kind in the world built by the community, for the community. In 2018, the seventh annual event brought nearly 17,000 people together at 417 programs and events to celebrate Denver's thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem and showcase and build the city's culture of innovation. Learn More & Register:
Website: https://www.denverstartupweek.org/

  September 17, 2019 - Tuesday
Reverse Mortgage Myths - The Stories Behind the Loans
Morning Story Restaurant, 8025 Sheridan Boulevard, Arvada, CO
Please join us on Tuesday, 9/17/19, as Don Opeka with Orion Mortgage, Inc. presents "Reverse Mortgage Myths - Real Stories Behind The Loans." The seminar and lunch are both free, but an RSVP is required to save your seat. This presentation has been approved as 1 hour of CE for Real Estate Agents and Certified Senior Advisors. Check-in begins at 11:30AM. The seminar is from 12:00PM - 1:00PM with time for Q & A following the presentation. RSVP Required: 303-469-1254.
Website: https://orionmortgage.com/Events/

 September 17, 2019 - Tuesday
Blueprint for Success: Steps for a Low-Stress, High-Yield Move
Location: Vita Littleton, 2100 W Littleton Blvd #404, Littleton, CO
Gain valuable insights on navigating an estate sale, explore home downsizing strategies and learn how to maximize your sale profits from the award-winning real estate team, The Steller Group. This event is from 9:30AM to 11:00AM
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE

  September 19-22, 2019
Colorado Mountain Winefest - Palisade, CO
Take in all that Colorado Winefest has to offer from food and wine pairings, chocolate and wine tastings, educational seminars and more.
Website: https://coloradowinefest.com/

  September 20-22, 2019
Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival - Pueblo, CO
The annual Chile & Frijoles Festival, held each year the third weekend after Labor Day, is Pueblo's harvest celebration. The event features live entertainment, street vendors, cooking competitions, and chilies, chilies, chilies! Held downtown along Union Avenue, the festival draws Pueblo residents as well as people from across the state and around the nation.
Website: http://festival.pueblochamber.org/

  Sundays, Sept 22 through October 21
Thoughtful Endings - End-of-Life Planning Series, Longmont, CO
Join us for a 5-part education and discussion series on end-of-life-planning. The sessions are on Sundays from 2PM - 4PM at different Churches in the Longmont area. All are welcome. Drop in for one or all of the sessions. $5.00 suggested donation. Refreshments will be provided. This event is coordinated by The Conversation Project in Boulder County.
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE
Website: http://theconversationprojectinboulder.org/

September 25, 2019 - Wednesday, 10:30AM - 12:30PM
Active Minds Presentation at 16 Penn Apartments -
BREXIT - What does the future hold?
16 Penn Apartments, 1615 N. Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO
Join us at 16 Penn Apartments as we welcome Active Minds. This month's presentation is "Brexit: What Does the Future Hold for the UK
and the European Union?" The event on Wed, Sept 25th is from 10:30AM to 12:30PM - program starts at 11AM. We will be serving British Tea and scones. We will also have apartment tours available. This event is free. We appreciate an RSVP - call 720-269-4380.
View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE
Website: https://www.16pennapts.com/
Website: https://activeminds.com/

September 25-28, 2019
Biennial of the Americas Festival 2019 - Denver, CO
The Biennial of the Americas is a force for collaboration across the western hemisphere from ideas, the arts and culture. Since 2010, the Biennial has created a vast network of solution-makers, forming lasting partnerships that reach across different sectors, countries, generations, and cultures to help drive change.
Website: https://www.biennialoftheamericas.org/

  September 28, 2019 - Saturday
Boulder County Senior Law Day - Boulder, CO
Boulder County's 10th annual Senior Law Day will take place on Sept. 28 from 9AM - 1PM at the Boulder Jewish Community Center. Doors open at 8 a.m. for attendees to browse exhibits from community resource and service providers, sign up for ask-a-lawyer, and grab some coffee and a refreshment. "Ask a lawyer" is a one-on-one session with attorneys for individual consultation, scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
Website: http://www.bouldercountyseniorlawday.org/

  September 28, 2019 - Saturday
Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Research Fair - Aurora, CO
2nd Annual Research Fair from 8AM to Noon, where you can learn about medical research studies that you can participate in and learn more about how you can help improve your health and the health of our communities!
Website: https://www.9healthfair.org/health-fairs/fall/400/index

  September 28-29. 2019
Harvest - A Taste of Royal Gorge Wine County
The Winery At Holy Cross Abbey, 3011 US-50, Ca├▒on City, CO
Wine, artisans, food and entertainment come together the last weekend of September at the annual Harvest Festival on the grounds at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. This is a wonderful way to spend a beautiful fall day. Discover our award-winning wines including the limited release of Harvest Fest's Riesling.
Website: https://abbeywinery.com/harvest-fest/

  Events from Active Minds
Find events focused on lifelong learning. Active Minds combines excellent teaching with thoroughly researched, compelling topics that matter - LEARN MORE
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Blog Highlight from Chayet & Danzo, LLC
Colorado EVV program for in-home Medicaid services
is ready to go

"A 2016 federal law, the 21st Century Cures Act, mandates that each state as part of its administration of Medicaid-funded services create an electronic visit verification system, known as EVV. EVV check-ins will prove that in-home Medicaid services by health care providers really happened ..." -  READ MORE
Website:  www.ColoradoElderLaw.com

Blog Highlight from Lew Barr, Licensed and Independent Insurance Agent serving Colorado, specializing in Medicare Products
Why you need to read your annual notice of change
"As we approach the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) that runs from October 15th thru December 7th, you are going to start receiving a ton of mail. Plans in your area, your current Medicare Advantage or your Medicare Prescription Drug plan and possibly mail from Medicare itself ..." - READ MORE

Walk to End Alzheimer's
Find a walk in your community (or start a walk). Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research - CLICK HERE
Website: https://www.alz.org/
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