News & Events – November 2019

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

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Care Manager’s Blog Post

  • About World Pancreatic Cancer Day – Nov 21st – READ MORE

  • Progress in Treatments for Alzheimer’s – READ MORE
  • Sharing Senior Law Day – READ MORE
  • 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
  • Visit our new blog – The Care Manager’s Corner – CLICK HERE

November 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

November 1 – 3, 2019
Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show
Location: Denver Mart
Address: 451 E 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216

A unique shopping experience awaits you at the Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show. There’s something for every member of your family! You’ll discover new gift ideas, original art, crafts, sculpture, ceramics, specialty foods, home décor, clothing, furniture, floral designs, jewelry, antiques, candles, toys and so much more. Order tickets online.
Website: https://coloradochristmasgiftshow.com/

November 4 and 18, 2019 – Monday, 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Calling all Caregivers – Phone Meeting Job-Related Training
Colorado
Do you receive help in your home with personal care and homemaking services? Are you a caregiver or home care agency that provides personal care or homemaker services? If so, please join us to share your perspective on training. In-person meetings are happening in Colorado Springs and Fort Collins. There are two phone-in meetings on Nov 4th and Nov 18th – each from 6:30PM to 7:30PM. Dial-in: 712-451-0695 and use access code: 304099#. There is an online employment survey available for comments through the end of November 2019.
Access Online Survey – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/COhcasurvey
View Event Flyer – CLICK HERE

November 16, 2019 – Saturday
TEDx Mile High: Imagine
Location: Bellco Theatre, Colorado Convention Center
Address: 700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202
TEDxMileHigh: Imagine features 14 speakers on the stage + 25 immersive exhibits and experiences. Join us at the Bellco Theatre in the Colorado Convention Center for a day full of inspiration and connection. It calls us to solve challenges with new technology, engage peaceful alternatives to violence, create innovative design, improve our environment with scientific research, and form communities that are strong because of their diversity.
Website: https://www.axs.com/events/377620/tedxmilehigh-imagine-tickets?skin=bellco

November 21, 2019
World Pancreatic Cancer Day
On November 21st people around the world unite to demand better in the fight against the world’s toughest cancer. The World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition brings together more than 80 organizations from over 30 countries and six continents to raise awareness and inspire action. Through this combined effort, we are bringing greater attention, awareness, and better outcomes to this deadly disease. With a five-year survival rate in the single digits, pancreatic cancer is one of the world’s deadliest cancers. The time is now to join us in raising awareness across the globe.
Website: http://www.worldpancreaticcancerday.org/

November 23 – 24, 2019
Sugar Plum Bazaar
Location: Denver Mart
Address: 451 E 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216
Sugar Plum bazaar is a makers market featuring over 120 vendors from multiple states. About 95% of the items sold are handmade and all are small independent businesses.
Website: https://www.sugarplumbazaar.com

November 25, 2019 – Monday, 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Arapahoe County Council on Aging
Location: Caley Ridge Assisted Living
Address: 9350 E Caley Ave, Englewood, CO
Industry minded professionals meet monthly to discuss senior issues in Arapahoe county including housing, transportation, meals, and hear presentations about issues important to seniors. This monthly meeting is usually held on the 4th Monday of every month with holiday exceptions. There are no dues required and this is a great opportunity for industry minded professionals to gather to discuss the needs of seniors in our county and the services available to them. Please bring your brochures, flyers and announcements.
Website: caleyridgealf.com

November 30, 2019 – Saturday
Small Business Saturday
In an effort to support local shops that make our communities strong, American Express launches Small Business Saturday® on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage people to Shop Small and bring more holiday shopping to small businesses.
Website: https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/

December 12, 2019 – Thursday
Citizen Lobbying Training at Garden Plaza of Aurora
Location: Garden Plaza of Aurora – 303-750-0820
Address: 14221 E Evans Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
Colorado Senior Lobby invites you to attend this free citizen lobbying training event held at Garden Plaza of Aurora on Thursday, December 12, 2019. We will review the basics of how you, as a citizen can make a difference in connecting with your Colorado Legislators. Also learn more about upcoming legislation impacting older adults. Event from 11:00AM to 1:00PM includes a complimentary lunch – lunch will be served at 11:30AM. Please RSVP through Eventbrite as seating is limited.
Website: https://citizen-lobbying-training-dec-2019.eventbrite.com

Call or email DignityFirst Health at Home today to see how we can help your loved one!
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