News & Events

Colorado Senior Lobby News & Event Highlights

  • Legislative Committee Meeting (LCM) Schedule – CLICK HERE

Legislative Committee Meetings

May 17, 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.

May 17th Agenda – CLICK HERE

May 17th 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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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.
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  • 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

 

May & Beyond Events

May 19 & 26, 2021 – Wednesdays – 1:00PM – 3:00PM
Help us Celebrate Older Coloradans Month with Free Engaging Webinars
This year, with the support of Colorado Senior Lobby, Colorado Center for Aging, other supporting agencies and our event sponsors, we will celebrate the strength in Coloradans’ lives with Older Coloradans Month. Our series of webinars will emphasize the power of connection and engagement in strong communities. Get your tickets now – tickets are free! We can all agree that Colorado’s population is rapidly aging. According to the Colorado state demographer, in just the next 9 years, Colorado’s 65 to 74-year-old population will grow by 24%, and our 75+ population will increase by 64%. These are huge increases. They call for big ideas.
Website: https://oldercoloradansmonth.org/

May 17, 2021 – Monday – 12:00PM – 1:15PM
Colorado’s Aging Demographics Webinar
The Colorado Social Legislation Committee invites you to a panel on the changing demographics of age in Colorado, with a focus on issues impacting seniors and how those changing priorities affect public policy. The panel features: Rep. Monica Duran
Colorado House District 24, Sen. Joann Ginal Colorado Senate District 14, Elizabeth Garner Colorado State Demographer, and Jayla Sanchez-Warren Director, Area Agency on Aging. Register with your email and you will receive a Zoom link.
Register Today – CLICK HERE

May 19, 2021 – 1pm – 3pm
Age-Friendly Communities in Colorado Webinar
Staying in our communities is vitally important to older Coloradans and the communities they live in. Join us to hear about age friendly community initiatives and the resources for advocating for them.
View Event Website – CLICK HERE

May 20, 2021 – Starting at 7:20PM
Colorado Employee Ownership Office Launches Documentary – “Own It: A Colorado Story” with a Viewing Party Event
The Office of Economic Development and International Trade’s (OEDIT) Employee Ownership Office has produced a documentary, “Own It: A Colorado Story,” following 5 employee-owned companies throughout the state. It will air on PBS 12 at 7:30pm on May 20th. They will host a virtual viewing party starting at 7:20pm to introduce partners, show the film, and host a discussion panel featuring the businesses from the film.
View a sneak peek here – https://youtu.be/PAV8Zh7aSSA
Register Today for the Viewing Party Today – https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hAmPpBt9QIeftw86BVIQtg

May 26, 2021 – 1pm – 3pm
Regional Perspectives About Aging in Colorado Webinar
Join us for a discussion with leaders in a variety of aging sectors that represent many different areas of our State to find out what is working well in those areas.
View Event Website – CLICK HERE


 

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