We are always glad to share educational events and useful organizations with our clients, their families and the community. In this post we are shining a light on “The Salute.” This event on Saturday, March 2nd at the Colorado Convention Center is organized by the Colorado Gerontological Society (CGS).
This great organization has been serving older adults in Colorado since 1980. The Colorado Gerontological Society is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides advocacy, information and assistance to Colorado seniors as well as education and networking for professionals serving seniors.
The Colorado Gerontological Society serves low income seniors who need assistance with filing forms for government benefits from tax rebates, Medicaid applications, food stamps, Social Security, Medicare, and supplemental insurance benefits. CGS also administers grant assistance programs for low income seniors over 60 in the Denver metro area who need dental work, eyeglasses and hearing.
Another service the Colorado Gerontological Society provides is hosting “The Salute.” The Salute event is Colorado’s largest senior expo for 30 years with information for older adults, resources for seniors, live entertainment, games, and prizes.
This year “The Salute” recognizes the history of the West and celebrates the frontier spirit that built Colorado. The culture of the West will be on display from country and rock n’ roll music to cowboy poetry. Historical exhibits will be provided by the History Colorado Center, the Forney Museum of Transportation and the Buffalo Bill Museum. The actual senior resource fair and expo brings together over 100 exhibitors showcasing support services, housing options, social experiences, educational opportunities, health care resources and more.
Here are details about the event …
March 2, 2019 – Saturday
The Salute to Wild West – Colorado’s Largest Senior Expo from the Colorado Gerontological Society
Location: Colorado Convention Center – Mile High Ballroom
Address: 700 14th St., Denver, CO 80202
The Salute is Colorado’s largest senior expo for 30 years, with information, resources, live entertainment, games, prizes and more! The first Salute to Seniors was held in 1990 with a guest performance by actress Alice Faye. Since then, The Salute has featured entertainers such as Jerry Mathers (“Leave It To Beaver”), Shirley Jones (“The Partridge Family”), Arthur Duncan (“The Lawrence Welk Show”), and Jack LaLanne (“The Jack LaLanne Show”). Our resource fair and expo brings together over 100 exhibitors showcasing support services, housing options, social experiences, educational opportunities, health care resources and more.