News & Events – August 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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August 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

August 2 – 5, 2018
Douglas County Fair & Rodeo
Location: Douglas County Fair
Address: 500 Fairgrounds Rd, Castle Rock, CO 80104
Join us in celebrating 100 years of fun at this year’s fair and rodeo. New carnival rides, new performance platform with Two Way Crossing performing after the Friday night rodeo. Also new this year in the Events Center will be a Vintage Marketplace.
Website: douglascountyfairandrodeo.com/

August 10 – 12, 2018
Jeffco Fair & Festival
Location: Jefferson County Fairgrounds
Address: 15200 West 6th Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
Lasting for 3 days, this is Jeffco’s biggest celebration of the summer. Mark your calendars now to join the celebration this summer at the third annual Jeffco Fair & Festival.
Website: celebratejeffco.com/default.aspx

August 10 – 19, 2018
90th Celebration of Western Welcome Week Celebrating Community & Friendship
Location: Downtown Littleton, Colorado
Western Welcome Week is an annual community celebration in the greater Littleton area. Western Welcome Week began in the late 1920s, and has been held every year since. Western Welcome Week includes over 40 events, produced by over 20 organizations, benefiting dozens of local civic and charitable organizations. Volunteerism and support from the business community are what make Western Welcome Week a success year after year. The goal of Western Welcome Week is to nurture community spirit, bring together residents and businesses, to support service clubs and nonprofits by creating an opportunity for fundraising, and to provide festivities and entertainment for families, friends and neighbors.
Website: WesternWelcomeWeek.org

August 14, 2018
Colorado Forum on the Senior Property Tax Homestead Exemption
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.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

August 27, 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.
Website: ACCOA.info

Sept 28 – 29, 2018
Beautiful Junk Sale to Benefit The Action Center
Location: Jeffco Fairgrounds
Address: 15200 W 6th Ave Frontage Rd, Golden, CO 80401
General admission is $4 for everyone 16 and older. Bring two or more non-perishable food donations and receive $1 off of admission! The Early Bird Sale will take place Friday morning at 7am, tickets are $30 and shoppers will get in FREE on Saturday! The Beautiful Junk Sale is the largest bargain shopping extravaganza in Jefferson County! The Sale is held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Exhibit hall and offers 10,500 square feet of jewelry, collectibles, vintage odds and ends, a vast array of household items, sporting goods, holiday decor, kitchen gadgets and MUCH more.
Website: theactioncenterco.org

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“Toni, please accept our sincere thanks for your truly outstanding care of our Mother. Mom threw challenge after challenge our way, from our perspective, you remained unphased. Your scrambling skills are extraordinary and saved the family many times …”
– A Satisfied Client – Cherry Hills Village, Colorado

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Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield,  Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Park, Weld,