Blog - News from CSL

Amplify Your Vote

Since you are reading this, you have some interest in issues impacting older adults in Colorado. What are the most common issues? What we at Colorado Senior Lobby (CSL) hear over and over again are four basic themes: better and more convenient transportation options...

CSL’s Board of Directors

At the September 2018 Colorado Senior Lobby board meeting two new directors were welcomed to the board, Diane Robinson and Connie Ward. Here is a review of the 2019 CSL Executive Committee Officers and CSL Board of Directors: Bob Brocker is now President of the CSL...

Being a Citizen Lobbyist is really very simple – let us show you how.

Have you ever thought about how laws are really made; how positions on public policy are refined? Attend Colorado Senior Lobby's Citizen Lobbying Training on October 22, 2018 - LEARN MORE Most people think that the only way to be politically engaged is to vote or run...

Cybersecurity and Older Americans

We more connected to technology than ever before. We can get our news the moment it happens; we can learn about complex subjects from information sources around the world; we can run errands, do our banking and shopping, without leaving home; and we share ideas and...

How Secure is your Colorado Vote?

Very Secure! With the turbulent 2016 news about Russian hackers targeting the U.S. election process, states have been forced to ramp up their election security to make sure that the voting process is secure. In 2016 21 states were targeted as part of the Russian...

An Interesting Article about California’s Senior Population

Colorado Senior Lobby Director, Ed Shackelford was reading the LA Times and found an interesting article talking about senior issues in California. In particular, he noticed how senior and aging issues affect not only seniors but also the adult children and the entire...

Citizen Lobbyist Training Oct 22, 2018

Plan to Attend Citizen Lobbyist Training Hosted by Colorado Senior Lobby Have you ever thought about how laws are really made, how positions on public policy are refined? Attend Citizen Lobbying Training on Oct. 22, 2018. Being a Citizen Lobbyist is really very simple...

Senior Property Tax Exemption Event Resources

Tiny Url to share this webpage - tinyurl.com/event-program-8-14-18 August Forum to explore potential changes to the Senior Property Tax Exemtion ... The forum took place on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. We streamed and recorded the main presentation -...

2018 Annual Business Meeting

Colorado Senior Lobby is hosting their 2018 Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. This year's meeting will be held at the PPA Event Center located at 2105 Decatur Street in Denver. The annual business meeting is being held after the Colorado Forum on...

What is Ageism?

Ageism is the stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination against people on the basis of their age. Ageism is widespread and an insidious practice which has harmful effects on the health of older adults. - Sharron Brandrup, Co-Founder/Executive Director – Bessie’s...

“You have one of the most tremendous resources before you today which is an organization tuned into your issues that will actually take the time to train you how to be a citizen lobbyist. I really encourage you to take advantage of it …”

Rachel Zenzinger, Senate District 19

Colorado Senior Lobby Summer Social 2017