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Attend Senior Day at the Capitol on March 13, 2019

Buy your tickets today, so we know you are coming! Nearly 25% of the people of Colorado are over the age of 60 - together we can become a BOOMING voice. Colorado Senior Lobby with you on board works to improve the health and well-being of Colorado’s older adults....

Attend Citizen Lobbying Training on January 22, 2019

Have you ever thought about how laws are really made, how positions on public policy are refined? Attend Citizen Lobbying Training on January 22, 2019. Being a Citizen Lobbyist is really very simple - let us show you how. View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE Register through...

You are interested in being an engaged citizen; how does that work?

Last month, we talked about why it is important to go beyond voting to be an engaged citizen of our State of Colorado. You’ll remember that we elect “our neighbors” to represent us at the Capitol, and that they need our help to be their most effective. Here we offer...

Views from CSL Members – Forced Opioid Policies Cause Pain Too

Restricting access to opioids for those who need them to get out of bed each morning is not effective policy. Forty-three years ago, a truck ran a red light and totaled my car. Nothing was broken but I was never the same. I had to stop working. Most of the damage was...

Protect your Identity – Tell everyone you know Mary’s Story

Mary helped her husband Steve get comfortable in his recliner after returning from a week-long hospitalization for heart surgery. She was exhausted by the stress of the week and the realization that she would have to be his caretaker until he fully recovered. Before...

Funding Support for Aging Services

Colorado Senior Lobby is working with the Colorado Association of Area Agencies on Aging (c4a) to produce and distribute informative flyers that review the work Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) do to serve older adults in Colorado. These flyers will be distributed to...

Don’t Just Complain About Politics, DO SOMETHING

The elections are over (at last). Our candidates, or initiatives, or whatever, either lost or won. Either way, be assured we will be complaining soon: "Representative Smith (or Jones) is not doing what she/he promised". "I would never have voted for that Initiative if...

We need Volunteers

Become a Member - JOIN TODAY For those of you who read our monthly newsletter, you know that there have been some changes in the CSL board makeup. You also know that Senior Day at the Capitol is March 13, 2019. We have a team of volunteers diligently working on...

2019 Legislative Committee Meetings

The First Regular Session of the Seventy-second Colorado General Assembly will convene on Friday, January 4, 2019. In 2019 the Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Committee Meetings will start on Monday, January 7, 2019. The Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Committee...

25th Annual Allen Buckingham Senior Leadership Legacy Award

View Nomination Form - CLICK HERE Deadline: Friday, December 14, 2018 The Colorado Commission on Aging will host the 25th Annual Allen Buckingham Senior Leadership Legacy Award on Friday January 25th, 2019 at the Summit Conference & Event Center in Aurora. In...

“You have one of the most tremendous resources before you today which is an organization tuned into your issues that will actually take the time to train you how to be a citizen lobbyist. I really encourage you to take advantage of it …”

Rachel Zenzinger, Senate District 19

Colorado Senior Lobby Summer Social 2017