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National Event Calendar for Seniors, Boomers, Older Adults & Family Caregivers

This calendar lists events from all over the United States. These events are focused on educational resources, information and/or fun social events for seniors, older adults and family caregivers. Many of the events feature companies and non-profit organizations presenting information to educate and inform seniors on resources available.

22 October 2014


Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Boulder, Colorado (map)
"Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Training" prepares Frontline Clinicians, Caregivers, Healing Arts Professionals, Volunteers, and Families to understand the desires and wishes of those who are passing and to offer the healing, comforting care they want and need. The program benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions. Learn More

24 October 2014


The 60th Annual Greater Gulf State Fair
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: The Grounds, 1035 Cody Road North, Mobile, AL (map)
The 60th Annual Greater Gulf State Fair will be from October 24th through November 2nd. This year’s Fair will feature a “Celebrate the Coast” Theme. From a Live Shark Encounter with shark tanks and educational exhibits to Sea Lion Splash which is the largest traveling sea lion exhibit in North America to Live Sting Ray Encounter and Giant Sandbox Creation Station – this event has something for everyone and all ages. Learn More

25 October 2014


Aging Wisely, Loving Well
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: East Boulder Senior Center, 5660 Sioux Drive, Boulder, CO 80303 (map)
Special event features David Chernikoff, M.Div., L.C.S.W. He has taught meditation and psychology at Naropa University, and led workshops and retreats on conscious aging and related topics in Canada, Ireland and throughout the U.S. In this workshop we’ll create a supportive learning community and challenge ourselves to explore what it means to become spiritually mature individuals. Registration cost includes lunch. Registration closes on Oct 15th. Cost: $50 City Residents OR $60 Non-Resident. Learn More

27 October 2014


Family History Retreat at the FamilySearch Library - Salt Lake City, UT
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, 122 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 (map)
Your week at the FamilySearch Library in Salt Lake City, Utah is one of the most productive investments you will ever make in your family history. Come learn to research with the pros!
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29 October 2014


Active Senior Expo - Arlington Heights, IL
When: 8:30AM – 1:30PM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Atlantis Banquets, 1273 N. Rand Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60004 (map)
Active Senior Expo brings a wide variety of products and services designed for seniors under one roof in their neighborhood. The Active Senior Expo features hundreds of products and services designed specifically for seniors. Exhibitors include healthcare, financial, insurance, retirement communities, assisted living, consumer products, government programs and more.
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1 November 2014


Conversations on Death
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Unity Columbine Spiritual Center, 8900 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO (map)
Conversations on Death, a Boulder-based non-profit dedicated to encouraging meaningful and compelling explorations of the process of dying, death and grief, will host its third annual community conference on Saturday, November 1, 2014 (the Day of the Dead) in Boulder. This unique, day-long conference will include panels, presentations and discussions, as well as a participatory ancestor altar and music that will wake up the body and invite the soul to dance. Learn More

1 November 2014


Edible Communities
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
Edible Communities is striving to transform the way consumers shop for food, cook, eat and relate to locally grown food. From printed publications to local websites and events focused on healthy eating, the group works to connect consumers with local growers, retailers, chefs and food artisans, fostering a new appreciation of eating health food. Learn More

1 November 2014


Find a The Death Café Event
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Across the United States (map)
With a Death Café, the idea is to get people from all backgrounds together over tea, coffee and delicious cake, to simply talk about death, a normal aspect of life that is generally feared by our culture. The hope of the Death Café movement is to simply normalize this phase of life by allowing groups of people to talk about death. A Death Café is not a support group or a means of selling services, but is instead a simple social gathering. There have been Death Cafés all over Colorado and the US. Learn More

1 November 2014


Find a “Walk with a Doc” Event
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! Learn More

1 November 2014


Training for Care Professionals and Family Caregivers
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
Medifecta offers award-winning DVDs, textbooks, work books and online content for both professional and family caregivers. Develop your caregiving skills for person-centered care. Learn More

4 November 2014


General Elections Across the U.S.
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
Vote by mail prior to November 4th or get out and vote on November 4th. Find voting resources online.
Democratic National Committee
Independent Voter Network
Non Profit Vote
Republican National Committee
Vote 411
Vote Smart

5 November 2014


Moab Senior Games - Moab, Utah
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Moab, Utah (map)
The Community has spoken! Abilities Expo is the trusted source where people with disabilities, their families, seniors, vets, caregivers and healthcare professionals gain knowledge and empowerment (and have a little fun!). For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has also provided an excellent forum for companies with disability products and services to reach out and enhance the lives of this Community.
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8 November 2014


2014 Diabetes EXPO - Pittsburgh, PA
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (map)
Visit the American Diabetes Association EXPO and Join the Millions℠ in the fight to Stop Diabetes®. Learn how to live healthy, be active and change the future of diabetes for you and your family. The EXPO is FREE and includes health screenings, cooking demonstration, product and service exhibitors as well as leading experts talking about diabetes management and prevention. Get the latest information on preventing and managing diabetes and its deadly complications to help keep you and your family’s health.
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8 November 2014


Caregiver Resource Fair at Bethany Lutheran Church
When: 8:30AM – 2:00PM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 East Hampden, Cherry Hills Village, CO (map)
Life Quality Institute will host a free Caregiver Resource Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 8th, at Bethany Lutheran Church located at 4500 East Hampden Avenue in Cherry Hills (southwest corner of Hampden Avenue and Dahlia Street in South Denver). The free, drop-by-anytime event provides family and professional caregivers across our community the information, resources and encouragement they need to continue in their invaluable role. Learn More

8 November 2014


Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo - Anaheim, CA
When: 11:00AM – 4:00PM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Angel Stadium, 2000 E. Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CA 92806 (map)
Golden Future Expos will showcase products, resources, services, insight, and answers on how to enhance your life and/or those of your loved ones. We will offer a full day of activities, entertainment, and education. Cost: Free!
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15 November 2014


Health Insurance Open Enrollment for those under 65
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Across United States (map)
For coverage starting in 2015, the Open Enrollment Period for The Health Insurance Marketplace is November 15, 2014 through February 15, 2015. Individuals may also qualify for Special Enrollment Periods outside of Open Enrollment if they experience certain events. Below is a link to a video series about the healthcare reforms that created the health insurance exchanges for people under 65 that need to purchase their own health insurance. Learn More

15 November 2014


My Health and Wellness Expo
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Mesa Convention Center, 263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201 (map)
My Health and Wellness Expo is the most anticipated health event to be scheduled in over 10 cities. The expo is designed to educate and inspire the public in the areas of Healthy Living, Personal Wellness, Fitness, Healthy Eating, Lifestyle Improvement, Longevity and more! Our exhibitors are dedicated to people of all ages and are local professionals with the latest health and wellness products and services. Learn More

21 November 2014


Abilities Expo: Enhancing the Lives of People with Disabilities - San Jose, CA
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: San Jose McEnery Convention Center, 150 W. San Carlos St., San Jose, CA 95110 (map)
Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer? Register today.
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22 November 2014


2014 Diabetes EXPO - Atlanta, GA
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Cobb Galleria, 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339 (map)
Visit the American Diabetes Association EXPO and Join the Millions℠ in the fight to Stop Diabetes®. Learn how to live healthy, be active and change the future of diabetes for you and your family. The EXPO is FREE and includes health screenings, cooking demonstration, product and service exhibitors as well as leading experts talking about diabetes management and prevention. Get the latest information on preventing and managing diabetes and its deadly complications to help keep you and your family’s health.
Learn More

22 November 2014


2014 Diabetes EXPO - Portland, OR
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97232 (map)
Visit the American Diabetes Association EXPO and Join the Millions℠ in the fight to Stop Diabetes®. Learn how to live healthy, be active and change the future of diabetes for you and your family. The EXPO is FREE and includes health screenings, cooking demonstration, product and service exhibitors as well as leading experts talking about diabetes management and prevention. Get the latest information on preventing and managing diabetes and its deadly complications to help keep you and your family’s health.
Learn More

1 December 2014


Edible Communities
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
Edible Communities is striving to transform the way consumers shop for food, cook, eat and relate to locally grown food. From printed publications to local websites and events focused on healthy eating, the group works to connect consumers with local growers, retailers, chefs and food artisans, fostering a new appreciation of eating health food. Learn More

1 December 2014


Find a The Death Café Event
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Across the United States (map)
With a Death Café, the idea is to get people from all backgrounds together over tea, coffee and delicious cake, to simply talk about death, a normal aspect of life that is generally feared by our culture. The hope of the Death Café movement is to simply normalize this phase of life by allowing groups of people to talk about death. A Death Café is not a support group or a means of selling services, but is instead a simple social gathering. There have been Death Cafés all over Colorado and the US. Learn More

1 December 2014


Find a “Walk with a Doc” Event
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! Learn More

1 December 2014


Training for Care Professionals and Family Caregivers
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
Medifecta offers award-winning DVDs, textbooks, work books and online content for both professional and family caregivers. Develop your caregiving skills for person-centered care. Learn More

9 December 2014


Colorado Gives Day
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado, USA (map)
Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Learn more about your favorite Colorado charities and find new ones. This event is organized by the Community First Foundation. Learn More