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Colorado Senior Lobby News & Event Highlights

  • Legislative Committee Meeting (LCM) Schedule – CLICK HERE

Legislative Committee Meetings

March 1, 2021 – Monday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Legislative Committee Meeting
We will have a busy March 1st with many topics to review and discuss. Please review the topics in our newsletter and come prepared with questions and opinions! Something new to share … Colorado Senior Lobby is changing its approach to how we share our resources. We are NOT password protecting our legislative resources and our bill position subscription for 2021.
More about the March 1st Legislative Committee Meeting – 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
  • 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

 

February & Beyond 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

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


 

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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