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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".

So what is "old"?
Great article from the Kaiser Foundation on why and how our perception of "old" changes as we age - READ MORE

An Aging Mastery Program and Aging Mastery Starter Kit?
As children, we are taught how to be successful adults. By contrast, no one teaches us how to age well. As a result, most are unprepared for this new stage in life. That's where Aging Mastery® comes in. NCOA created Aging Mastery as a guide to building a playbook for aging well and making the most of the gift of longer life

So how do you learn about senior resources?
Consider the radio and podcasts - 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 6P Pacific, 7P Mtn, 8P Central, 9P Eastern - see radio show link below:
Find podcasts of previous shows on the website - CLICK HERE

Moon Landing Original Magnetic Tapes - The Story 
This year we celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Moon Landing. At some point NASA realized they did not have the original magnetic tape that held the original images of the landing

So what is Nextdoor?
Nextdoor is a private social network for neighborhoods. It is a good way to stay informed about what is going on in your neighborhood and even meet your neighbors.

Facts About Family Caregivers
If you are or have been a family cargiver, does this article reflect what your lifestyle? The Pew Research Center has posted an article about family caregivers - READ MORE

Technology and Older Adults - Do we love it or hate it?
The truth all older adults have different likes, dislikes and levels of engagement with technology - READ MORE

Free Publications from NIA
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has a variety of free publications. Some are in print and many are available as free downloads. Check out the topics, stay informed and stay as active as you can  - CLICK HERE

Our Amazing Planet
Check out this amazing photograph taken from the International Space Station on June 25, 2019 that shows a series of blasts from a volcano on the Kuril Islands located in far eastern Russia
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Healthy Living Highlight from the National Institute on Aging
"Healthy lifestyle associated with lower risk of dementia independent of genetic risk, study finds" - CLICK HERE
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Link to National Event Calendar - CLICK HERE

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

One Day University
One Day University brings stars of the academic world to cities across the country, and shared online with live streaming and archived videos. The events provide to thought-provoking talks and presentations, with award-winning speakers and countless fascinating ideas - all in one day.

September 7 - 8, 2019
Stanley Arts Festival
Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St, Aurora, CO
The Stanley Arts Festival offers two free days of visual creativity at the Stanley Marketplace. The event includes a national juried art show of 90 artists, live entertainment, children's activities and much more. FREE Admission Saturday & Sunday. Produced by the Cherry Creek Arts Festival; proceeds benefit CherryArts, whose 501c3 non-profit mission provides access to art and supports art education year-round.

September 11, 2019
Colorado Remembers 9/11
The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver
Hosted by Governor Jared Polis and Mayor Michael B. Hancock. Featured speakers include Gen. Stanley McChrystal, The Hon. Ed Royce, Amb. Christopher Hill and Tom Sanderson. Tickets are available online.

September 14 - 22, 2019
National Drive Electric Week
This is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. They are fun to drive, are less expensive and more convenient to fuel than gasoline vehicles, are better for the environment, promote local jobs, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Are you considering going electric? Find an event and come talk to owners who have successfully done so.

September 16 - 18, 2019
Denver Startup Week
Denver, Colorado
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. Don't miss Denver Startup Week 2019! Learn More & Register:

September 18, 2019 - Wednesday
What if AGE really means AGEnt of change?
The Forum Building, 425 S. Cherry Street Denver, CO
Join us for an hour-long information session from 10AM to 11AM for an overview of Boomer volunteer and Experience EngAGEd activities, learning opportunities and the excellent training available to support you in your volunteer choice. Boomers Leading Change is a non-profit organization that harnesses the experience, energy and conviction of adults age 50+ towards improving the health and well-being in the lives of individuals and families across the seven-county metro area. Please RSVP through the website. Parking is free.

Sept 22 through Oct 20 - Sequential Sundays
Thoughtful Endings with The Conversation Project
Longmont, Colorado
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

September 25 - 28, 2019
5th Biennial of the Americas Festival
Denver, CO
The Biennial of the Americas is a force for collaboration across the western hemisphere from ideas, the arts and culture

September 28 - 29, 2019
Harvest - A Taste of Royal Gorge Wine County
The Winery At Holy Cross Abbey, Cañon 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.

October 11 - 13, 2019
Wellness Your Way Festival
Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH
Wellness Your Way Festival is a premiere, weekend experience to kick-start your journey to a healthy lifestyle. Work out with celebrity fitness experts, pick up cooking tips from world-renowned chefs and hear from inspiring speakers and passionate health professionals about what wellness means for you.

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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