Jill Grano Receiving Colorado Senior Lobby’s Serving our Seniors Award

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in News from CSL

Each year Colorado Senior Lobby presents a “Serving our Seniors” award to a Colorado citizen. This year the recipient was Jill Grano from Boulder. Jill was not able to attend the 2017 Summer Social but she did come to a Colorado Senior Lobby Board meeting where she accepted her award and talked about her experience in helping mobile home owners and what it was like to testify at the Capitol. More about what Jill Grano did in her own...

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It is Cost Effective to Provide Services for the Less Fortunate

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in News from CSL

Solutions are known and are already in place – just waiting for more impactful action by government at many levels. For example, a recent article in TIME comments that the USA has some of the most robust programs in the world for people facing hunger. Many are low cost solutions. Besides being “cost effective” they are also moral and ethical action items that benefit a significant portion of the population of our state and country. But first:...

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New Colorado State Advisor on Aging Position Announced

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in News from CSL

On September 20, 2017 one of our Colorado Senior Lobby Board Members attended the press conference at the Denver Capitol where Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne announced that Colorado has received a grant from the NextFifty Initiative to fund a Senior Advisor on Aging position in the Governor’s Office. This role will drive leadership on senior issues and focus on the coordination of key aging-related concerns like mobility,...

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How a Minority can and does Control Legislation

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in News from CSL

The recent special session was called by the governor to correct errors in the drafting of Senate Bill SB17-267. The result is a classic example of how a small group of legislators can use ideology to prevent governance. This was done by one party, (but both parties at times use the same tactics). The two bills the governor wanted passed were never voted on by all the senators. Instead three senators in a committee hearing voted to prevent the...

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Colorado Senior Lobby Volunteer Information Meeting on Oct 18th

Posted by on Oct 8, 2017 in News from CSL

Colorado Senior Lobby has an event coming up in October 2017!  This event is on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. A few of our volunteers and CSL board are hosting a Colorado Senior Lobby Volunteer Information meeting. The event will be from 2:00PM to 3:00PM. We are holding this event at Eastern Star Masonic Retirement Campus located at 2445 S Quebec St, Denver, CO 80231. There is plenty of free parking. View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE We will...

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Colorado Senior Lobby Citizen Lobbyist Training is on Nov 15, 2017

Posted by on Oct 8, 2017 in News from CSL

Join Colorado Senior Lobby members, volunteers and some of our board member at The Capitol on Wednesday, November 15th. We are hosting Colorado Senior Lobby Citizen Lobbyist Training in the Capitol. The event will be on the 3rd floor in Senate Committee Room 352. View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE Register Online – CLICK HERE Details about the Event: When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Training is 10:00AM – 12:00PM If you want, arrive at...

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Professional Conference on Aging is coming up on November 3rd

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017 in News from CSL

We are an aging society. Over the next 15 years, the number of people age 60 and older in Colorado is expected to double. How are businesses and communities becoming more age-responsive? How can we, as business owners, professionals, and citizens, create opportunities and solutions from these societal challenges? Join a growing network of businesses and professionals on Friday, November 3rd, for the 6th annual Age Well Conference, taking place...

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New State Advisor on Aging Position Announced

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in News from CSL

DENVER — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne today announced that Colorado has received a grant from the NextFifty Initiative to fund a Senior Advisor on Aging position in the Governor’s Office. This role will drive leadership on senior issues and focus on the coordination of key aging-related concerns like mobility, health care, housing and more. “It’s crucial that we keep care for our seniors a priority,”...

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