3 Great Events for Older American’s Month in Colorado!
Every May America celebrates Older Americans Month. This year’s theme, “Age My Way!” focuses on how older adults can age in their communities, living independently for as long as possible, and participating in ways they choose. Colorado Center for Aging is leading the celebration in Colorado! Plan to attend our 3 events and learn more about aging in community. Tickets are $50 for all 3 events or buy a Colorado Center for Aging Trumpet membership and get free tickets.
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Event Website: https://oldercoloradansmonth.org/
May 13, 2022 – Friday, 8:30AM – 10:30AM
Older Coloradans Act (and other legislation) Celebration Breakfast!
First Baptist Church of Denver, 1373 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203
On May 13th, join us for the Older Coloradans Act Celebration and Next Steps event at the First Baptist Denver of Denver. Presentations by Jarett Hughes (Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor on Aging), Yolanda Webb and Kara Harvey (Directors in the Colorado Department of Human Services) on the impact of the OCAct and its implementation and “What it means for older Coloradans?” The Honorable Governor Jared Polis will be dropping by!. We will be giving awards to legislators and those making a community impact. Continental breakfast at 8:30AM and program starts at 9:00AM.
May 19, 2022 – Thursday, 10:30AM – 11:45AM
“Voices on Aging” (Virtual Event)
Join us for keynote speaker AARP-National’s Chief Diversity Officer Edna Kane-Williams presenting on diversity, equity, and inclusion for legislation, and the reveal of Colorado Center for Aging’s “Voices on Aging” Video Archive Project, sharing successes and concerns on aging in communities across Colorado. Colorado Center for Aging introduced the “Voices on Aging” Video Archive Project in February of 2021. It was so successful that it is now a centerpiece of our educational activities. These videos will inform, awaken, unite, educate, excite, and engage.
May 25, 2022 – Wednesday, 10:30AM – 11:45AM
Age My Way Strategies and Townhall (Virtual Event)
Hear the latest about Colorado’s recent legislative session successes for aging your way, innovations with technology, what to know about homesharing, and learn about “Aging in Community” from one of Colorado’s AARP Age-Friendly representatives. This event is hosted by Colorado Center for Aging and AgeWise Colorado! Learn more about AARP Livable Communities and the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.
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