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 through the page – CLICK HERE

Here are a few events we want to highlight …

September 11, 2019 – Wednesday, 7:00PM
Colorado Remembers 9/11
Location: Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex
Address: 1385 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204
Hosted by Governor Jared Polis and Mayor Michael B. Hancock. Featured speakers include Gen. Stanley McChrystal, The Hon. Ed Royce, Amb. Christopher Hill and Tom Sanderson. The ceremony will include the posting of the colors by the Colorado National Guard Honor Guard, remarks by the Governor and Mayor, and the presentation of military honors to include a salute, Taps and bell ceremony. Tickets are available online.
Website: http://coremembers911.org/

September 14, 2019 – Saturday
2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Denver, CO
Location: Denver City Park
Address: 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event, held in Denver City Park calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease. In Denver registration opens at 7:00am and the Ceremony is at 9:00am. The walk is immediately following ceremony.
Website: https://act.alz.org/site/TR?fr_id=12107&pg=entry

September 16, 2019, Monday, 8:00AM – Noon
An Update on the Mobile Home Park Act Oversight with DOH – HB19-1309 
– Attend in Person or with Zoom
Location: El Paso County at Pikes Peak Regional Building Department
Address: 2800 International Cir, Colorado Springs, CO 80910
The Division of Housing now has oversight over the Mobile Home Park Act (House Bill 19-1309) providing mobile home owners and landlords a place to go regarding the usage of this new law. Attend this event in person or with Zoom to learn more about the implementation of the bill and what the bill does for mobile home owners and mobile home park owners, management, and landlords. You may attend either meeting remotely through this link: https://zoom.us/s/976420497. Or join by phone (for higher quality dial a number based on your current location). US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 929 205 6099.
The webinar ID is 976 420 497.
LEARN MORE – CLICK HERE

September 16 – 20, 2019
Denver Startup Week
Denver, Colorado
Denver Startup Week is a celebration of everything entrepreneurial in Denver as the largest free event of its kind in the world built by the community, for the community. In 2018, the seventh annual event brought nearly 17,000 people together at 417 programs and events to celebrate Denver’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem and showcase and build the city’s culture of innovation. Don’t miss Denver Startup Week 2019!
Learn More & Register – CLICK HERE

September 26, 2019 – Thursday – Sign-in 8:30 am – Training 9:00 am – 11:00 am
TWO Trainings: “Dementia 101 and Medicare 101”
Location: Aurora City Hall, City Council Chambers
15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. Aurora, CO
(No refreshments are allowed in City Council Chambers)
9-10 am – “Dementia 101: Reducing your Risk”

Presented by: JJ Jordan, Dementia Friendly Denver, CEO Jordan Consulting Group
10am-11am “Medicare 101: The Basics”
Presented by: Kathy Madden, Colorado Dept of Regulatory Agencies, Insurance Division
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Register Today – CLICK HERE

September 27, 2019 – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
UCHealth Colorado Health Literacy Conference
Location: Renaissance Hotel Stapleton
Address: 3801 Quebec St., Denver, CO. 80207
This conference focuses on how health literacy can improve health communication and patient/client outcomes. This program will be of interest to clinicians, public health workers, health educators, patient navigators, students, hospital representatives, health insurance enrollers, medical librarians, and anyone interested in health literacy. Hear presentations from Geri-Ann Galanti, Ph.D., Medical Anthropologist and leading expert in the field of cultural diversity, and Audrey Riffenburgh, Ph.D., President, Health Literacy Connections and champion for implementing health literacy initiatives in health care organizations. There will also be breakout sessions about tools for health literacy implementation and cultural aspects of health literacy.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Register for Event – CLICK HERE

September 28, 2019
Boulder County Senior Law Day
Location: Boulder JCC (Boulder Jewish Community Center)
Address: 6007 Oreg Ave, Boulder, CO 80303
Boulder County’s 10th annual Senior Law Day will take place on Sept. 28 from 9AM – 1PM at the Boulder Jewish Community Center. Doors open at 8 a.m. for attendees to browse exhibits from community resource and service providers, sign up for ask-a-lawyer, and grab some coffee and a refreshment. “Ask a lawyer” is a one-on-one session with attorneys for individual consultation, scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
Website: http://www.bouldercountyseniorlawday.org/