News & Events – April 2019

Have you asked us about how DignityFirst Health at Home is a preferred provided for many long term care insurance policies? – LEARN MORE

Have you asked us about how VA Aid & Attendance can pay for in-home care? – LEARN MORE

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Care Manager’s Blog Post

Technology for Older Adults
November 2018 – From our Care Manager’s Blog: Technology can be of great benefit to older adults. We found an interesting infographic report on “Designing Technology for the Aging Population”. The report is from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, located at the University of Southern California …” – READ MORE

Other Care Manager’s Corner Blog Posts

  • Incontinence with Dementia – READ MORE
  • 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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April 2019 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

April 3, 2019 – Wednesday, 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Boomers Leading Change – Volunteer Information Session
Location: Spruce Conference Room (Basement), The Forum Building
Address: 425 S. Cherry Street Denver, CO 80246
What if AGE really means AGEnt of change? Want to use your lifetime of experience to have an impact on the world around you? Come to an information session and learn how. Join us for an hour-long information session for an overview of Boomer volunteer activities, learning opportunities and the excellent training available to support you in your volunteer choice. Boomers Leading Change is a non-profit organization that harnesses the experience, energy and conviction of adults age 50+ towards improving the health and well-being in the lives of individuals and families across the seven-county metro area. Free Parking. Register to let us know you’ll be joining us on April 3!
Website: https://boomersleadingchange.org/

April 11, 2019 – Thursday, 8:00AM – 12:35PM
Senior Day at The Capitol sponsored by Colorado Senior Lobby
Location: First Baptist Church – Fellowship Hall
Address: 1373 Grant Street , Denver, CO 80203
Located on the corner of Grant St & 14th Ave, enter Fellowship Hall off of Grant
Why attend Senior Day at the Capitol? Meet your legislators, elected officials, Senior Day Sponsors, learn about programs and legislation affecting older adults. Why attend? Meet legislators, elected officials, Senior Day Sponsors, learn about what is coming for older Coloradans in the next decade and potential impact on future legislation. Nearly 25% of the People of Colorado are over the age of 60 – together we can become a BOOMING voice. CSL – with you on board works to improve the health and well-being of Colorado’s older adults. Become a participant in the policies impacting your life. We will be live streaming Senior Day at the Capitol 2019 on Thursday, April 11th starting at 9AM on our YouTube channel.
Website: coloradoseniorlobby.org

April 19, 2019 – Monday
Changing the Narrative Upcoming Workshops
Location: Rose Community Foundation
Address: 600 South Cherry Street, Suite 1200, Denver, CO 80246
Do you work with, advocate for or communicate about older adults, aging and ageism? Are you a policy-maker who cares about older adults and wants to advance age-friendly communities? Are you someone who simply cares about addressing ageism? The workshop will be facilitated by Janine Vanderburg, a FrameWorks Institute certified master trainer. The workshop is free, but you must register in advance. Spots are limited, so please sign up quickly, and limit your registration to three people per organization.
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE
Website: changingthenarrativeco.org

April 24, 2019 – Wednesday, 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Medicare Advantage Plans Combat Senior Loneliness – Webinar
As most leading payers now recognize, social isolation is emerging as the biggest threat to health and healthcare spending in our aging nation. Join us for a webinar to learn how innovative Medicare Advantage plans are addressing this significant issue in partnership with Element3 Health. By combining the three most important elements of health – physical, social and mental activity – into one comprehensive, desirable solution, Element3 Health reaches far beyond typical gym-membership benefits to reduce social isolation and improve the quality of life for older people. Meet David Norris, Chairman and CEO of Element3 Health, who will detail the scope of the issue and present the first scalable solution for this growing epidemic.
View Flyer and Register – CLICK HERE

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