News & Events – July 2018 & Beyond

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Care Manager’s Blog Post

Incontinence with Dementia
July 2018 – From our Care Manager’s Blog: “… Incontinence, which refers to the loss of control of bowel and/or bladder, is a common problem for those with dementia. It is important to consider what could be causing the incontinence. Then the caregivers should learn how to approach the subject in a supportive manner that preserves one’s dignity …” – READ MORE

Other Care Manager’s Corner Blog Posts

  • Bathing & Dementia – READ MORE
  • 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
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July 2018 Events around the Greater Denver Metro Area

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

July 21, 2018 – Saturday
Lavender Festival at Chatfield Farms
Location: Chatfield Farms Botanic Gardens
Address: 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Rd, Littleton, CO 80128
Enjoy our fields of over 800 lavender plants with artisans, food, beer & wine, live music, children’s activities and educational classes.
Website: botanicgardens.org/

July 23, 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. 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.
Website: ACCOA.info

July 24, 2018 – Tuesday
A Day with Teepa Snow
Location: Valor Center
Address: 3775 East Grace Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO
Today’s voice for dementia care, Teepa Snow is one of the world’s leading advocates and educators for those living with dementia, and for families and care partners. This educational event features a morning 9AM to Noon session and afternoon session from 1PM to 4PM – tickets are available online. The event is for both families and professionals.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Purchase Tickets – CLICK HERE

July 28, 2018 – Saturday
Senior Law Day – Denver
Location: PPA Event Center

Address: 2105 Decatur St, Denver, CO 80211
Registration begins at 7:30AM and you must register in advance for this event. Our opening session speaker is Eric Chess, M.D., J.D., Director of the Financial Security and Cognitive Decline Initiative at the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging, University of Denver. Event will feature workshops on Medicare, Medicaid benefits, Social Security, estate planning, advance directives, guardianship, end of life options and more. This educational seminar provides information specifically for older adults and adult caregivers. Everyone is invited to attend. Each attendee receives a free copy of the 2018 Colorado Senior Law Handbook.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE

August 14, 2018 – Tuesday
Senior Property Tax Exemption Forum
Location: PPA Events Center
Address: 2105 Decatur St, Denver, CO 80211
We invite you to come learn more about the Senior Property Tax Exemption, it’s history, and uncertain future in Colorado. This event is co-hosted by Colorado Senior Lobby, Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging (SAPGA) and the Colorado Gerontological Association. The event is free. Registration and beverages with continental breakfast is 8AM to 8:45AM. Program starts 8:45AM. This event will be streamed on Facebook. Please register if you will be watching the streamed event or attending in person.
Website: ColoradoSeniorLobby.org

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