News & Events – March 2018 & Beyond

Care Manager’s Blog Post

Bathing & Dementia
“Hygiene is a topic that comes up often for those struggling with dementia. Bathing, dressing, incontinence and dental care are some of the most common tasks people have trouble following through with …” – READ MORE

Other Care Manager’s Corner Blog Posts

  • Therapeutic Lying – READ MORE
  • Home Health Care vs. Non-Medical Home Care – READ MORE
  • Alternative Treatments for Arthritis – READ MORE
  • Activities for People with Alzheimer’s – READ MORE
  • Combative Behavior with Dementia – READ MORE
  • 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

March 2018 Events around the Greater Denver Metro Area

March 9 – 11, 2018
World Wide Antique and Vintage Show
Location: Denver Mart
Address: 451 East 58th Avenue Denver, CO 80216
Dealers travel the globe to find new and interesting items to bring to the show and it’s collectors here in Denver.

March 12, 2018 – Monday, 12:00PM – 3:00PM
Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging Public Meeting
Location: Daniels Fund
Address: 101 Monroe St, Denver
Colorado’s seniors and service providers want to be sure they are being heard as the state prepares for a significant demographic shift where nearly one out of every five Coloradans will be 65 years or older by 2030. The group, charged with helping the state strategize and plan for the 2030 is Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging (SAPGA). SAPGA wants to hear from you. You may send your comments any time, or you may choose to attend their public monthly meetings. Sign up for news, updates and planning group activities as well. Read their action report and help them to encourage changes to meet the state’s needs to address our aging population. You can attend meetings in person or call in with 515-739-1034, access code 216470#.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

March 21, 2018
Senior Day at The Capitol sponsored by Colorado Senior Lobby
Location: The Colorado State Capitol
Address: 200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203
Why attend Senior Day at the Capitol? Meet your legislators, elected officials, Senior Day Sponsors, learn about programs and legislation affecting older adults. Governor Hickenlooper is invited and is expected to attend

March 21, 2018 – Wednesday, 9:00AM – Noon
Senior Day at the Capitol Morning Session Streaming
Watch the morning session on your home computer or at streaming sites in Denver, Fort Collins and Pueblo
The Morning Session of Senior Day at the Capitol will be Live Streamed from the Colorado Capitol starting around 8:45AM on YouTube. Actual Streamed Program is from 9:00AM to Noon. With live streaming an event you can watch from your home computer or at a Host Streaming Site in Denver, Fort Collins or Pueblo.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

March 26, 2018 – Monday, 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Arapahoe County Council on Aging Monthly Meeting
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living
Address: 9350 E. Caley Avenue, Englewood, CO 80111
Arapahoe County Council on Aging (ACCOA) is the official spokesman for the aging population in Arapahoe County. The group meets monthly on the 4th Monday of the month and features either a panel or presentation. Everyone is welcome to attend the ACCOA meetings. They are open to the public, professionals, retirees, all ages. Light refreshments are served. People attending ACCOA meetings at the Caley Assisted Living facility are not to park in the Vet’s paved parking lot and are to use either the Caley Ridge parking lot, the graveled/rocked vet parking lot, or the parking lot next door at Boston Commons as long as it is NOT the covered parking.

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