Colorado Springs Senior News and Events
Serving El Paso County and the cities of Colorado Springs, Fountain, Manitou Springs, Monument, Security and the surrounding area. Note that we occasionally include larger senior events from the Denver metro area in this list and also events that are of general interest to older adults and their families.
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May 2013 & Beyond
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May 3, 2013 – Friday, 10:00AM
Grand Opening Celebration at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Encounter Africa Exhibit
Location: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Nearly two-and-a-half years after its initial ground breaking, the Encounter Africa’s state-of-the-art exhibit at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is complete. On May 3, 2013 at 10:00AM the exhibit is ready for its official opening. Prior to the ribbon cutting, brief remarks will be made by Bob Chastain, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo President and CEO as well as other key donors. Join us for this monumental opening.
May 4, 2013 – Saturday, 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Celebrating Colorado’s German Heritage Through Music
Location: Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Address: 215 S. Tejon St., Colorado Springs, CO
Celebrating Colorado’s German Heritage Heritage through Music. Enjoy a sampling from Bach, Wolf, Schubert & Mozart. Bessie Dean Rasmussen, soprano with chamber ensemble.
May 25-27, 2013 – Saturday – Monday, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Territory Days in Colorado Springs
Location: Colorado Avenue in Old Colorado City
The Colorado Springs Territory Days event is held every Memorial Day weekend in historic Old Colorado City located on the west side of town. This is the 38th annual Territory Days and will feature food and craft booths, live music, a kids’ play area and petting zoo and more. The event includes Native American dancers, wild west gunfight re-enactments and black smith demonstrations. This event has free admission!
June 1, 2013 – Saturday, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
When and how to choose Home Health Care
Location: Academy Office and Storage
Address: 2345 Academy Place Suite 205B, Colorado Springs, CO
Tips for choosing a home care agency,family caregiver resources, checklists to determine if home care is right for your loved ones, the impact that family caregiving has on the entire family. Be sure to reply by e-mail if you are attending so we can plan accordingly. The e-mail is email@example.com.
June 8, 2013 – Saturday, 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Boomer and Beyond Expo 2013
Location: Freedom Financial Services Expo Center
Address: 3650 N Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO
The Boomer and Beyond Expo is a free opportunity for boomers, seniors, caregivers & families to gather information on businesses and organizations that serve older populations and their needs. Approximately 100 vendors covering homecare, housing, finances, real eastate,and health services relevant to seniors are present. Educational sessions on medicare, elder care, and finding careers after age 50 will be offered.
August 2 – 3, 2013
Colorado Family History Expo 2013
Location: Crowne Plaza Colorado Springs
Address: 2886 South Circle Drive, Colorado Springs , Colorado 80906
Plan to attend the Colorado Expo for a chance to learn how to research your family history and extend your pedigree. This event will provide educational family history and genealogy conferences offering the latest in genealogy skill building, professional research assistance, technology developments, vendor interaction, networking opportunities and unlimited fun!
Find More Events in Colorado Springs
Find Local Events - Alzheimer's Association - Colorado Chapter Ongoing Events
The Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter has ongoing educational events and fundraisers throughout Colorado. Their website has a searchable calendar to find both types of events.
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Learn more about Alzheimer's Association Fundraisers
Find Local Events - City of Colorado Springs
The city of Colorado Springs maintains a detailed calendar with local events for all ages. Events range from government meetings on public services to special promotion for popular events. Visit the official Colorado Springs website to learn more.
Find Local Events - PeakRadar - Online Guide for Arts & Cultural Information
Serving the Pikes Peak Region of Colorado
PeakRadar.com is a leading online guide for arts and cultural information for the Pikes Peak region of Colorado. The website offers the largest database of arts and cultural events, as well as additional listings of arts classes and workshops, organizations, venues, individual artists and performers, public art and more. The PeakRadar.com online calendar serves the greater Colorado Springs metropolitan area, to include El Paso, Teller and Fremont counties. Visit their website to learn more.
Find Local Events - The Colorado Springs Independent Newsweekly
Great Local Event Calendar!
The Colorado Springs Independent Newsweekly has a local event calendar with events organized by category and neighborhood. The calendar also has the ability to sort events by date, title and venue.
Visit their website and look for the Calendar link.
Find Local Events - The Senior Resource Council - SRC
"The Senior Resource Council connects dedicated professionals to build community on behalf of older adults. Learn how to become a member of the Colorado Springs Senior Resource Council. There are many opportunities to help seniors in the area. The organization offers a great opportunity to meet other professionals in the area.
Find Educational Classes - Memorial Health System
Memorial Health System offers Yoga Classes for Older Adults & More
Location: Memorial HealthLink
Address: 5360 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Memorial Health System is an award-winning provider of comprehensive health care services in southern Colorado and a leading employer in Colorado Springs. The dedicated team of employees, physicians and volunteers serve the ever-changing health care needs of all regardless of ability to pay. Memorial Health System provides a variety of educational classes for the community on topics such as Yoga for seniors, Pilates conditioning, meditation, aromatherapy for cold and flu's. Visit their event calendar for more information - Event Calendar.
Local News & Announcements
The following are news and announcements from companies, non-profits and government entities providing services for older adults and seniors in Colorado Springs, Fountain, Manitou Springs, Monument, Security and the surrounding area.
Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk
The Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research. It calls on volunteers of all ages to become champions in the fight against Alzheimer's. By teaming up with the Alzheimer's Association, you can walk with a purpose - and move us closer to a world without Alzheimer's. Together, we can MOVE a nation!
The National Council of Aging created this website to help older adults to quickly identify Federal and state programs that may improve the quality of their lives. It takes 10 or 15 minutes to enter information about your financial situation into an online questionnaire. BenefitsCheckUp is completely confidential.
Colorado Farmers' Markets & Other Local Produce- Locate Markets Across the State
The Colorado Department of Agriculture assists Colorado food and agricultural companies to sell their products in local (Colorado Proud), regional, national and international markets. The agency collects livestock and produce market news from around the state, oversees nine market orders, grades and inspects fruits and vegetables and helps promote Colorado wines through the Colorado Wine Board. Visit their website to find Colorado Farmers' Markets across the state and other local agricultural resources. Find a Colorado Farmers' Market.
Colorado Springs Fire Department's File of Life Program
File of Life is designed to provide important medical history, current medications, resuscitation requests and emergency contact information to First Responders. It consists of a highly visible magnetic folder designed for placement on a refrigerator and comes with a mini-version for a wallet, car, suitcase or other easily accessible location. Cards can be picked up at the Fire Department Complex, 375 Printers Parkway, or by calling 719-385-5950. Available to Colorado Springs citizens only. Sponsorship opportunities available.
Visit Colorado Springs City Website - Community Services
Colorado Springs Fire Department's Senior Safety Program
The Colorado Springs Fire Department's Senior Safety Program is dedicated to improving the safety of senior citizens across Colorado Springs. With over 66,449 senior citizens within the City, it is important to reach as many individuals as we can with our fire and life safety messages.
Learn more about the Colorado Springs Senior Safety Program
MasterDrive of Denver, Inc.
The Premier Driver Education Company
Are you driving safely and is independent mobility important to you? We help senior drivers improve their vision, reaction time and ability to handle today's traffic. Call for more information on our x-tend senior refresher course, winter driving skills or rehabilitation evaluations. Call 303-627-4447 for more information.
Pikes Peak Community Action Agency
This group assists low income people with emergency services, rent, food, utilities, housing, transportation and budget counseling. Call 719-471-7870 for more information. Visit their website for more information.
The Senior Resource Council - SRC
The Senior Resource Council is a Colorado Springs non-profit group made up of individuals and organizations that provide services to and advocate for seniors in the Colorado Springs area. The members provide resources and services to older adults. Visit the website and learn how to become a member of the Colorado Springs Senior Resource Council. The organization offers a great opportunity to meet other professionals in the area.
Silver Key Senior Services
Silver Key offers services to help seniors live independently including transportation, grocery shopping, routine home cleaning, companionship, meals-on-wheels to the homebound, health appliance loans, emergency services including food and financial help and case management. Call 719-884-2300 for more information. Visit their website for more information.
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Quick Links to Local Colorado Springs Calendars & Events
- Alzheimer's Association - Colorado Chapter
- Blacktie Colorado
- Colorado Springs, City of
- Colorado Springs World Arena
- Rock Ledge Ranch Event Calendar
- The Colorado Springs Independent Newsweekly
- The Senior Resource Council
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