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Colorado Senior Lobby News & Event Highlights

Legislative Committee Meeting Summer Schedule

June 29, 2020
July 13 & 27, 2020
August 10 & 24, 2020
September 14 & 28, 2020
October 12 & 26, 2020
November 9 & 23, 2020

We will develop a December 2020 meeting plan by mid-November.


 

Colorado Senior Lobby Events

June 29, 2020 – Monday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Committee Meeting (LCM)

Location: Call Conference Meeting with Zoom
We are meeting on Monday, June 29th. We will only be using Zoom and call conferencing through Zoom. We will be still sending out the Sunday meeting reminder. Meeting Agenda to be determined.

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

  • Dial in with Zoom using 1-720-707-2699.
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  • Our meeting ID is: 881 481 5119
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  • To view shared documents visit our Zoom meeting page – https://zoom.us/j/8814815119

 

June 2020

June 28, 2020 – Monday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Committee Meeting (LCM)
Location: Call Conference Meeting with Zoom
We will only be using Zoom and call conferencing through Zoom. We will be still sending out the Sunday meeting reminder. Meeting Agenda to be determined – READ MORE

June 30, 2020 – Tuesday, 5:00PM
Prescription Drug Virtual Town Hall with Attorney General Phil Weiser
Are you tired of the high price of prescription drugs? Do you think patients deserve better access and more accountability from pharmaceutical companies? Join Colorado Consumer Health Initiative (CCHI) as we hear from Colorado’s Attorney General Phil Weiser about the work his office is doing regarding prescription drug costs and accountability. We know prescription drug costs are a big concern for many Coloradans and this is the first in a a series of virtual events to jumpstart a campaign to bring down drug prices for Coloradans.
Register for the Webinar – CLICK HERE

In case you missed it, this webinar from June 18, 2020 is archived
Advance Directives: Myths, Facts and Ethical Challenges in the Time of COVID-19
This webinar was held on June 18, 2020 and was recorded and posted on YouTube. The event was co-sponsored by the University of Colorado Center for Bioethics and Humanities & the Multidisciplinary Center on Aging.
Link to Archived Webinar – CLICK HERE

Take a Workforce Survey – Survey ends July 10, 2020
We want to know more about your work and job seeking experiences. You’ll be helping to inform future policy and programs for older Coloradans – Don’t delay! Take the survey today!
Learn more about the Survey – CLICK HERE
Website: https://changingthenarrativeco.org/


 

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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