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Legislative Committee Meeting Fall Schedule

Learn more about the Legislative Committee Meeting (LCM) Schedule – CLICK HERE


 

Colorado Senior Lobby Events

November 2, 2020 – Monday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Legislative Committee Meeting
Our regular LCM will be held on Monday, November 2nd from 9:30AM to 11:30AM. Please plan to attend via Zoom – see details below. Check back for details on the meeting agenda

Planning Team Document – 2022 Planning Group Teams 7.0 100920.pdf

Thanks, Bob Brocker
President – Colorado Senior Lobby
303-832-4535
303-862-8711

You can attend in person or call into a meeting using our Zoom account. If you are using Zoom through your computer then you need to download the free Zoom software into your computer.

If you are calling in (and not using your computer to view presentations going on in the conference room), then you just need to call in using the Zoom number below. Our Zoom call in number is 1-720-707-2699 – Our meeting ID is 881 481 5119. Use *6 to mute and unmute your phone.

  • Dial in with Zoom using 1-720-707-2699.
  • One tap mobile +17207072699,,8814815119# US
  • Our meeting ID is: 881 481 5119
  • Use *6 to mute and unmute your phone.
  • To view shared documents visit our Zoom meeting page – https://zoom.us/j/8814815119
  • Have questions about Zoom? Send us an email – CLICK HERE

 

Other October Events

Medicare Open Enrollment 2020
Medicare Open Enrollment is from October 15th through December 7th. During this time each year, you can enroll and also drop or switch your plan coverage. If you have questions about Medicare plans you can contact the Colorado State Health Insurance Program (SHIP).
Find a SHIP Location in Colorado – https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/ship-locations
Learn More – https://www.medicare.gov/blog/medicare-enrollment-period-2020

October 22nd to November 19, 2020 – on Thursdays, 1:00PM – 3:00PM
Aging Mastery Program® Join the adventure! Limited spots available: Sign up now!
The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) encourages mastery – developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved health, stronger financial security, and overall well- being. By participating in this 5-week program, you will make and maintain small but impactful changes in your health behaviors, financial well-being, and enrichment in later life and meet new friends, provide support and encouragement to your peers, and become more involved in your community. Topics covered include: exercise, sleep, healthy eating, financial fitness, advance planning, healthy relationships, medication management, community engagement, and falls prevention. Program starts Thursday, October 22nd to November 19, 2020.
Register Today – CLICK HERE

October 29, 2020 – Thursday, 4:00PM
A Reading of the U.S. Constitution with Boomers Leading Change
Please join us and your fellow Americans 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct 29, for a reading of the U.S. Constitution — a historic document that has survived and flourished for more than 230 years. As part of this participatory reading, we are recruiting individuals who are comfortable reading key selections of this historic document. Several of the key Articles and Amendments will be read aloud followed by discussion and a Q&A with a special guest to be announced in coming weeks! Come learn about this 4,400-word, four-page document which is the oldest and shortest written Constitution of any major government in the world.
Website: https://boomersleadingchange.org/events/constitution/


 

Ongoing Webinars

AARP ElderWatch Colorado Webinars
Helping older consumers recognize, refuse, and report fraud in partnership with the Colorado Attorney General.
Website: https://vekeo.com/aarpelderwatchcolorado/

Active Minds
Active Minds started in 2002 as a series of poetry classes in a church basement in Denver. Before long, it grew to include other courses focusing on contemporary global issues, historical themes, and other matters of importance.
Website: https://activeminds.com/index.html

Boomers Leading Change
We connect people to health resources. We help young children improve literacy. We advocate for health policy changes that help our community’s most vulnerable. No matter what area of our community we work in, we turn our life experience into meaningful impact in ways that matter.
Website: https://boomersleadingchange.org

One Day University (OneDayU) – Event Video Library
OneDayUniversity features a video library of some of the nation’s greatest professors presenting entertaining and educational topics. Though their live events are cancelled for the time being – check out their video library where one can purchase a video of a previous event.
Website: https://www.onedayu.com/video-library/?category=Arts

Senior Planet Center
7585 E Academy Blvd, Denver, CO 80230
Senior Planet’s technology training programs are available through an ever-growing network of community partners around Colorado. Covering everything from computer basics to starting an online business, these courses, lectures, and workshops are designed specifically for older adult learners and measure real impact in their lives. Join us for a tour and information.
Website: https://seniorplanet.org/colorado/

Ted Talks
TED Talks are influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech and creativity, with subtitles in 100+ languages.
Website: https://www.ted.com/talks


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