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A Capitol Affair 2020

Join Colorado Senior Lobby on Monday, January 27, 2020 for "A Capitol Affair". This is a day under the dome for learning about aging issues and how to be an advocate. "A Capitol Affair" will be held at the Colorado State Capitol located at 200 E. Colfax Avenue in...

Step Up – Get Involved

We suggest you … STEP UP - GET INVOLVED! At Colorado Senior Lobby we appreciate all of you who have signed up for our newsletters and special announcement emails. We really appreciate those of you who actually read our eNewsletters, and contribute to them. Did you...

“Volunteer” May Be a Frightening Word

Sometimes at Colorado Senior Lobby we become concerned that when we ask for volunteers or for you to join, that you picture having to be somewhere at a certain time on certain days, or that you must sign up for "X" number of hours each month - and so it starts to look...

Have you read your Blue Book?

You have by now received the 2019 State Ballot Information Booklet (the "Blue Book"). It is one of the many publications that exist to inform voters of the various activities of the General Assembly. This year's Blue Book is short in comparison to most previous years:...

Treatments for Alzheimer’s Move Forward in Colorado

Many of you may be aware of the impact that The Colorado University (CU) Anschutz Medical Campus is making in research on Alzheimer's disease. Colorado is very lucky to have this organization in Colorado and to have researcher Huntington Potter, PhD. working and...

2 CSL Board Members on HCPF Training Advisory Committee

The Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (the Department) is excited to announce the selection of sixteen members to the Training Advisory Committee at the end of September 2019. This Committee will serve for a period of three months and will be tasked...

Behind the Curtain with the CSL Legislative Committee

Remember that scene in the Wizard of Oz, where Dorothy was told not to look behind the curtain? Well, on Monday September 23, 2019 the Colorado Legislative Committee and guests took a good look at the various parts played by the dedicated staff people who are "working...

Age-Friendly & Multi-generational Works!

By 2035, older adults are projected to outnumber children in the United States for the first time in history.Projections also indicate that U.S. children born in 2007 or later are likely to live to 100.2 Meanwhile, the U.S. fertility rate is the lowest in 30 years. As...

Medicare Scam with “Free” Genetic Testing

Over the past few years, DNA tests have become popular across the country. Unfortunately unscrupulous people are taking advantage of the buzz around these tests to scam Medicare beneficiaries. Scammers will often target Medicare beneficiaries through telemarketing...

September Events of Special Interest

As we get closer and closer to January 2020 and the Colorado Legislature re-convening, there are more and more educational events focused on issues important to older adults. To see all the events we have learned about, visit our News & Events page and scroll...

“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