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Colorado Senior Lobby Newsletter


June Article Highlights

June 2018 Newsletter – CLICK HERE

We have a lot of news to share this June. Find links to these articles below:

  • Recap of the CSL 2018 Legislative Scorecard Event
  • CSL Capital Gang Summary for 2018
  • Jeanette Talks about the CSL Capitol Gang Experience
  • Diane Talks about the CSL Capitol Gang Experience
  • Guest Commentary – Senior Services and Quality of Live for All
  • Senior Property Tax Exemption Event
  • Event Highlights

Recap of the CSL 2018 Legislative Scorecard Event

We had an informative meeting where we honored our CSL Capitol Gang for the work they did in the 2018 Legislative Session. The CSL Capitol Gang was given photo awards honoring their hard work in 2018. At the Scorecard event we reviewed bills that Colorado Senior Lobby worked on. In the Scorecard Event Collaterals link below we have posted the PowerPoint and Scorecard review document.

The event was hosted by The Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging at University of Denver and the event wrapped up with a tour of their robotics research department.

If you have any questions about the Scorecard Event or joining the CSL Capitol Gang contact one of our Board Members – CLICK HERE

View Photos from the Event – CLICK HERE

View Scorecard Event PowerPoint and Handouts – CLICK HERE


CSL Capital Gang Summary for 2018

By Jeanette Hensley – Colorado Senior Lobby Board Member and CSL Capitol Gang Team Leader

“Colorado Senior Lobby was very active lobbing at the Capital this year. The Colorado Senior Lobby Capital Gang and Legislative Committee was following 101 bills of the over 700 that were introduced this past session. The Capital Gang consisting of Jeanette Hensley, Ed Shackleford, Christina Johnson, Diane Robinson, Fran Maes and Jarret Hughes spent at least 54 days at the Capital and attended the weekly legislative committee meetings on Mondays …” – READ MORE


Jeanette Talks about the CSL Capitol Gang Experience

By Jeanette Hensley – Colorado Senior Lobby Board Member and CSL Capitol Gang Team Leader

“… It was a great feeling when the legislators sought CSL Capital Gang out to get our feedback or to tell us what happened on the floor during voting on the bills we were following …” – READ MORE


Diane Talks about the CSL Capitol Gang Experience

By Diane Robinson – Colorado Senior Lobby Member and CSL Capitol Gang Member

“… It is interesting to learn how our government works. Just come, sit in the committees with us. There is no pressure and we are there to help. Come and meet some wonderful people …” – READ MORE


Guest Commentary – Senior Services and Quality of Live for All

By Ed Shackelford – President Colorado Senior Lobby

“For those who are less fortunate, their basic needs become unfulfilled. This then becomes a basic choice for society as a whole. These people look for assistance from family, nonprofits (including churches), and government at all levels – federal, state and local …”  – READ MORE
– Ed Shackelford


Save the Date for the Senior Property Tax Exemption Event!

Watch for more details on our Colorado Forum for Senior Home Owners and Renters co-hosted by Colorado Senior Lobby, Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging (SAPGA), and the Colorado Gerontological Society. We will be discussing the Senior Property Tax Exemption and the Property Tax, Rent & Heat Credit Programs, along with other Colorado programs. Check back soon and we will have more information and a link to RSVP – READ MORE


Event Highlights

We like to highlight upcoming events that may be of interest to our members. Below are some highlights. Find details on our News from around Colorado web page – CLICK HERE


Colorado Senior Lobby is Seeking Qualified Candidates

“Colorado Senior Lobby is seeking qualified candidates, who have the time and willingness to volunteer, to fill positions on its board of directors. Applicants need not live in the Denver region or attend each board meeting in person …” – READ MORE


Learn more about our Senior Day at the Capitol Sponsors – CLICK HERE

In case you missed it, here are photos and the first video from Senior Day at the Capitol 2018 – CLICK HERE

Have you paid your dues for 2018? Join Now – CLICK HERE


If you find an interesting article to share send us the link – CONTACT US

“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