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Colorado Senior Lobby News & Event Highlights

Legislative Committee Meetings

January 25, 2021 – Monday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Legislative Committee Meeting
Our next regular LCM will be held Monday, January 25th from 9:30AM to 11:30AM. Please plan to attend via Zoom. Zoom logon information is shown below. More meeting details are coming soon.

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 January Events

January 12, 2021 – Tuesday – 8:00AM – Noon
2021 Colorado Health Cabinet Policy Summit
Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera, Executive Directors of the Governor’s Health Cabinet, and industry leaders will discuss the Polis-Primavera Administration’s priorities for the 2021 legislative session as well as best practices to address health care industry challenges and opportunities. This event is free to attend but registration is required.
Learn More & Register Today

January 18, 2021 – Monday – 9:00AM – Noon
MLK Tech-a-thon from A Little Help
A Little Help will have a group of volunteers standing by on Monday, January 18th from 9AM to noon, to answers any questions (big or small, silly or not silly) that you may have about using your phone, ipad, computer, printer, etc. They are calling this the MLK Tech-a-thon. There will be 12 volunteers handling the calls, so give them a ring. It may be a question that can be answered in 2 minutes or one that will take 30. ALL of which are okay to ask. The following numbers are available from 9AM to noon on Monday, January 18th, MLK Day. The volunteers may route you to another volunteer to help, so they can continue to answer calls that come in. Call: Casady Pickar – 405-585-8490 or Deb Nowak – 317-550-6565 or Valorie Goodenberger – 303-921-2949. We hope you will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to learn more about your phone, ipad, computer, printer, etc. this event is sponsored by A Little Help. A Little Help is a nonprofit organization that connects neighbors of all ages to enhance lives and strengthen our communities.
Website: https://www.alittlehelp.org/

January 18, 2021 – Monday – 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Virtual Birthday Celebration – Dr. King and the Urgency of Now
The Colorado Black Roundtable (CBRT) is sponsoring Virtual Birthday Celebration for Dr. King. Dr. Sharon Brown Bailey, Anthropologist, Educator and DPS Senior Advisor for Quity Initiatives will present, “Dr. King and the Urgency of Now.” There will also be a panel discussion. Join this Zoom conversation and hear from the CBRT community panel that includes faith and community leaders, city and state elected officials, concerned citizens, as well as your voice. See Zoom link below. Use meeting ID: 854 6632 3604 and passcode 910090.
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Zoom Meeting Link

January 27, 2021 – Wednesday – 10:00AM – 11:30AM
“Purpose and a Paycheck: Finding Meaning, Money, and Happiness in the Second Half of Life.”
Colorado Senior Lobby and Aging 2.0 invite you to sponsor an interactive webinar featuring Author Chris Farrell of “Purpose and a Paycheck: Finding Meaning, Money, and Happiness in the Second Half of Life.” Proceeds from this webinar will benefit the mission of educating and informing all Coloradans on the issues of older adults in Colorado. Sponsorships are available.
Learn More and Register Today

January 27, 2021 – Wednesday, 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Transitions Part 1 from Boomers Leading Change
This is the first full session in our Transitions Series. We had an amazing response for our introduction on the idea of navigating transitions, and now we ready to dig deeper. The Crossroads are here, and in every direction, signs are pointing to ‘CHANGE’. This is a “now what?” moment! For Transitions Part 1, we will dig deep into the concepts of the Transition Model: An Ending, The Neutral Zone, a New Beginning. This session with Life Coach Lynette Reiling will have you actively working out your own map as you prepare for your journey. This session will be Wednesday January 27th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. As part of our Experience U, program tickets for this class are $10 per session. You can also purchase tickets for both classes at a discounted rate of $15 for both.
Register for Transitions from Boomers Leading Change


 

February Events

February 8 – 10, 2021
Join us for Older Coloradans Week 2021 – Reimagining Advocacy in a Virtual World
Featuring Five Webinars over Three Days

Partnering organizations serving older adults in Colorado are joining together to celebrate older adults the week of February 8th as Older Coloradans Week in Colorado! We will have five webinars over three-days that explore lawmaking and citizen advocacy in 2021, issues impacting older Coloradans in diversified communities, Colorado-specific statistics on needs of older workers, and our fifth webinar is a review of the week’s takeaways and a call to action. You will also learn more about two new organizations, AgeWise Colorado and Colorado Center for Aging. This is a free but donation-based week of virtual events that connects Older Coloradans, community leaders, advocates and aging network service providers with public officials. Our partner organizations include Aging2.0, Changing the Narrative, Colorado Senior Lobby and CU Multidisciplinary Center on Aging. We welcome more partnering agencies! Learn more at our event website – www.OlderColoradansWeek.org

February 23, 2021 – Tuesday, 11:30AM-1:00PM
Accessing Money & Resources when you Need Financial Help – Webinar
Feeling stuck and feeling broke? Do you have any emergency and safety net? 44% of people in the U.S. don’t have enough cash to cover a $400 emergency. Join our panel discussion to learn more about how to access money and resources you didn’t know you needed. This is a no cost event created by community nonprofits that provide community resources to support older adults to thrive in their communities. Register via Zoom.
Register with Zoom for this Event


 

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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