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Colorado Senior Lobby News & Event Highlights

  • Legislative Committee Meeting (LCM) Schedule – CLICK HERE

Legislative Committee Meetings

April 19, 2021 – Monday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Legislative Committee Meeting
The legislature is getting busy and so is the CSL Legislative Committee. Please review our agenda and newsletter and come prepared to dig into issues. Remember that we are always looking for members to step into volunteer leadership roles.

Join Colorado Senior Lobby today so you can vote at the Legislative Committee Meetings

April 19th Agenda – CLICK HERE

April 19th Email Link – CLICK HERE

Link to the Colorado Senior Lobby Capitol Bill Watch – CLICK HERE

Thanks, Bob Brocker
President – Colorado Senior Lobby
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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.
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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
  • Have questions about Zoom? Send us an email – CLICK HERE

 

April & Beyond Events

April 1 through May 13, 2021 – Thursdays, 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Spring 2021 DRCOG Citizens’ Academy on Zoom
DRCOG’s Citizens’ Academy is a program that helps build the civic capacity of the Denver region’s residents. Through the seven-week course, the academy exposes participants to important regional issues like transportation, economic vitality, housing, civic engagement and more. Each course includes weekly two-hour sessions consisting of lectures from local subject matter experts, small-group interactions and networking. In addition, participants develop individual action plans to put into place upon completing the academy. Apply now for the spring 2021 virtual Citizens’ Academy!
Learn More – CLICK HERE

April 9, 10, 14, 16, & 21, 2021
Workshop on Racial Equity and Aging From National Civic League
Improve the equity and inclusivity of your aging work and join this training!
The National Civic League, with the support of the Next50 Initiative, is hosting five virtual workshops for age-friendly communities and individuals working to improve aging in Colorado. Participants will learn strategies on how to incorporate equity and inclusion into their work and age-friendly plans, including how to inclusively engage older adults and how to apply an equity lens to aging work. This session is designed to deeply educate all participants on the institutional and systemic aspects of racism, and how to implement racial equity, not just “understand” it.
View event flyer for details – CLICK HERE
Register Online
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/equity-in-aging-regional-workshop-training-tickets-148064612241

April 14, 2021 – Wednesday – 12:00PM – 1:30PM
Health Policy & Affordability Webinar
Hospital Affordability Policy & Community Investments
The Health Policy & Affordability Webinar Series is hosted by the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing to pull experts and stakeholders together to discuss emerging opportunities to reduce health care costs for Coloradans, employers and Medicaid. Come hear national and local experts discuss policy, as well as new and trending reporting on hospital affordability and community investment. This will include insights and opportunities voiced by the RAND Corporation, Colorado Center for Law and Policy, the Division of Insurance, the Department and the Colorado Hospital Association. The session will also include an active Q&A dialogue between panelists and attendees.
Register Today – CLICK HERE

April 15 – May 6, 2021
Spring 2021 Series “Building Resiliency For Healthier Aging”
Who should attend? Service providers, Caregivers and Older Adults are invited to join us for the spring 2021 webinar series to learn strategies to improve Emotional and Mental Health and well-Being for Older Adults. Webinars are on Thursdays, from 2:00PM to 3:00PM (Mountain Time). This event is hosted by University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), CU Anschutz Multidisciplinary Center on Aging and community partner Denver Public Library.
April 15th – Understanding Mindfulness As We Age
April 22nd – Connect and Engage: Understanding Loneliness and Forging Deeper Relationships
April 29th – Adding Structure to Life with Flexibility and Purpose
May 6th – Maintaining Healthy Cognitive Living
Learn more about this event – CLICK HERE
Register Today – https://ucdenverdata.formstack.com/forms/emotional_and_mental_health_in_older_adults_during_challenging_times_fall_winter_webinar_series


 

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

“For my purposes, it was useful to see how volunteers are being used and how our organization might be able to place more volunteers virtually.”

Participant’s Comment Regarding Colorado Senior Lobby’s 2020 Persevering Through A Pandemic Webinar