News & Events – September 2017 & Beyond

September 1, 2017 Care Manager’s Blog Post

Combative Behavior with Dementia
Imagine this scenario. A senior with dementia needs to get ready for bed. The caregiver has to put on their pajamas and brush their teeth. The person with dementia is thinking … ”Who is this person trying to take off my clothes? Why are they saying I need to change? What is that object she’s trying to force me to use on my teeth?” So the senior starts hitting, kicking and throwing their clothes onto the ground – READ MORE

Past Care Manager’s Corner Blog Posts

  • Understanding the World of Dementia – READ MORE
  • The Importance of Reminiscence Therapy – READ MORE
  • Staying at Home vs. Moving to Long Term Care READ MORE
  • Communication with a Person Suffering from Dementia READ MORE
  • What is Dementia? –  READ MORE
  • Visit our new blog – The Care Manager’s Corner – CLICK HERE

University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) Classes
UCHealth’s partnership combines with Memorial Health System, based in Colorado Springs, Poudre Valley Health System, based in Fort Collins, and Denver metro-based University of Colorado Hospital. With locations in Denver, Northern Colorado and Southern Colorado, UCHealth offers a variety of health related classes for all ages.
Learn more about classes with UCHealth – CLICK HERE


September 15, 2017 – Friday
Seniors in September
Location: Denver Botanic Gardens
Address: 1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206
Attend this educational presentation and resource fair on Friday, Sept 15th from 9AM to 2PM. Learn more about opportunities and programs for older adults from 55 plus workforce programs to entrepreneurship to caregiving and more. Registration required. Call Perla Gheiler at 720-913-8456.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE

September 15 – 17, 2017
Cherry Arts Festival at Stanley
Location: Stanley Marketplace
Address: 2501 Dallas St, Aurora, CO 80010
National art and local flavor is what the Cherry Arts Festival at Stanley is all about. Enjoy exhibits from juried artists, family activites, live music, interactive art and more.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

September 16, 2017 – Saturday
Denver Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Location: Denver City Park
Address: 2001 Colorado Blvd, City Park, Denver, CO
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimers Association Walk to End Alzheimers is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimers care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease. When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

September 16, 2017 – Saturday
Summerset Festival
Location: Robert F. Clement Park
Address: 7306 W Bowles Ave, Littleton, CO 80123
The Summerset Festival is one of South Jeffco’s largest community-fueled fundraising events to drive support for our local Foothills Parks & Recreation District. Only through the support of sponsorship, we’re excited to bring together an exciting lineup of local food and culture, family fun, business fair, vintage car show and craft beer testing.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

September 23, 2017 – Saturday
Amazing Aging Expo
Location: Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center
Address: 15500 East 40th Avenue, Denver, CO 80239
Come and join us at the 5th annual Amazing Aging Expo on September 23, 2017. We will have over 100 vendor booths across a variety of specialities including, real-estate, healthcare, technology, legal services, financial, life planning services, and travel.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

September 30, 2017 – Saturday
Reducing your Risk for Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Location: Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, University of Denver Campus
Address: 2344 E Iliif Ave, Denver, CO
Everyone is invited to come and learn how the risk for dementia can be reduced. There is new hope in breakthroughs in research. The event is on Sept 30th from 9AM to 11AM. This is a free event.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE

October 13, 2017 – Friday
Rocky Mountain Conference on Dementia
Location: Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center
Address: 7800 E Tufts Ave, Denver, CO 80237
The Rocky Mountain Conference on Dementia is the region’s premier one-day conference for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment and early dementia, families, friends and health care professionals. Commit to a day filled with unique dementia specific education, information, support and resources. Registration opens in September. For more information go to alz.org/co or call 800-272-3900.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

Call or email DignityFirst Health at Home today to see how we can help your loved one!
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