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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.

10 January 2015


National Western Stock Show and Rodeo
Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216 (map)
The National Western Stock Show is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides college and graduate level scholarships in agriculture and medicine for practice in rural areas. It is also the premier Stock Show, Rodeo, Horse Show and center for year-round events. The show also serves as an entertainment arena, hosting one of the world's richest regular season professional rodeos, largest horse show and Colorado's largest tradeshow. Learn More
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24 January 2015


ideal-LIVING Resort & Retirement Expo Bergen County, New Jersey
Where: Hilton Woodcliff Lake, 200 Tice Boulevard, Woodcliff, NJ 07677 (map)
The ideal-Living Expo shares select and exclusive retirement communities and other retirement resources. From the draw of ‘new urbanism communities’ to small town atmospheres to ‘green retirement living’ to general tips and ideas for a successful and happy retirement – learn more about this group focused on sharing retirement ideas for home, lifestyle and destination. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

26 January 2015


National Center for Creative Aging
Where: United States (map)
National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) has launched the first of its kind Directory of Creative Aging Programs in America funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, MetLife Foundation, and The Michelson Foundation. The Directory features arts programs serving older people and includes intergenerational activities in urban, suburban, and rural communities in a variety of settings such as community centers, senior centers, assisted living, adult day care, arts institutions, and libraries. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

31 January 2015


50 Plus & Baby Boomers Expo - Burlington, VT
Where: Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center, 870 Williston Rd., Burlington, VT 05401 (map)
This is the largest event for Baby Boomers and Seniors in Northern New England! The event is presented by the Vermont Maturity Magazine. The expo is open to all ages and offers a wide variety of exhibits and informative seminars, entertainment and much more. Learn More
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1 February 2015


Edible Communities
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
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 February 2015


Find a Walk with a Doc Event
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
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 February 2015


Find a The Death Cafe Event
Where: Across the United States (map)
With a Death Cafe, 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 Cafe movement is to simply normalize this phase of life by allowing groups of people to talk about death. A Death Cafe is not a support group or a means of selling services, but is instead a simple social gathering. There have been Death Cafes all over Colorado and the US. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 February 2015


Training for Care Professionals and Family Caregivers
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
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 February 2015


Find a “Walk with a Doc” Event
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
(add to your Google Calendar)

2 February 2015


Understanding Dementia Care Seminar Series with Teepa Snow & Senior Helpers
Where: Sun City, FL 33586, USA (map)
Join Senior Helpers and Teepa Snow for Understanding Dementia Care seminars that will provide essential information on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia throughout their journey. These seminars will help care providers, family members, and anyone who is trying to cope with the changes that happen with dementia. They will be presented by Teepa Snow, a dementia care and education specialist with over 30 years of experience in geriatrics. Teepa works closely with senior living facilities and dementia specialty service providers throughout the country to improve and optimize programs and services to people with dementia and their families.
Learn More
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3 February 2015


Understanding Dementia Care Seminar Series with Teepa Snow & Senior Helpers
Where: Lakeland, FL, USA (map)
Join Senior Helpers and Teepa Snow for Understanding Dementia Care seminars that will provide essential information on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia throughout their journey. These seminars will help care providers, family members, and anyone who is trying to cope with the changes that happen with dementia. They will be presented by Teepa Snow, a dementia care and education specialist with over 30 years of experience in geriatrics. Teepa works closely with senior living facilities and dementia specialty service providers throughout the country to improve and optimize programs and services to people with dementia and their families.
Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

6 February 2015


Hillsborough Antique Show
Where: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403, United States (map)
Find 500 booths with 250 exhibitors from North America, Europe and Asia. From antiques to art to Americana collectibles to silver, jewelry, furnishing, 20th Century, vintage , pop culture and more. Find admission details online. Learn More
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7 February 2015


ideal-LIVING Resort & Retirement Expo Greenwich, Connecticut
Where: Hyatt Regency Greenwich, 1800 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (map)
The ideal-Living Expo shares select and exclusive retirement communities and other retirement resources. From the draw of ‘new urbanism communities’ to small town atmospheres to ‘green retirement living’ to general tips and ideas for a successful and happy retirement – learn more about this group focused on sharing retirement ideas for home, lifestyle and destination. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

7 February 2015


Diabetes EXPO - Denver, CO
Where: The Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver, CO 80202 (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
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13 February 2015


The Great Backyard Bird Count
Where: United States (map)
The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are. It’s free, fun, and easy—and it helps the birds! Everyone is welcome from beginning bird watchers to experts. It takes as little as 15 minutes on one day, or you can count for as long as you like each day of the event. Participants tally the number of individual birds of each species they see during their count period. Then enter these numbers on the GBBC website in their GBBC account. Scientists use this information, combined with the info gathered from other sources, to understand what is happening in bird populations. Learn More
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14 February 2015


ideal-LIVING Resort & Retirement Expo Rochester, Michigan
Where: Royal Park Hotel, 600 East University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307 (map)
The ideal-Living Expo shares select and exclusive retirement communities and other retirement resources. From the draw of ‘new urbanism communities’ to small town atmospheres to ‘green retirement living’ to general tips and ideas for a successful and happy retirement – learn more about this group focused on sharing retirement ideas for home, lifestyle and destination. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

16 February 2015


Family History Expos - Prove the Marriage Family History Research Retreat
Where: Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101 (map)
Family History Expos helps you trace your roots using modern technology and proven techniques. We bring people together in the name of the world’s greatest asset—families. "Basic Sources"* or record types are vital to your research success. This event will cover each type with a focus on proving the marriage. Learn More
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16 February 2015


National Center for Creative Aging
Where: United States (map)
National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) has launched the first of its kind Directory of Creative Aging Programs in America funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, MetLife Foundation, and The Michelson Foundation. The Directory features arts programs serving older people and includes intergenerational activities in urban, suburban, and rural communities in a variety of settings such as community centers, senior centers, assisted living, adult day care, arts institutions, and libraries. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

21 February 2015


ideal-LIVING Resort & Retirement Expo Somerset County, New Jersey
Where: Bridgewater Marriott, 700 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 (map)
The ideal-Living Expo shares select and exclusive retirement communities and other retirement resources. From the draw of ‘new urbanism communities’ to small town atmospheres to ‘green retirement living’ to general tips and ideas for a successful and happy retirement – learn more about this group focused on sharing retirement ideas for home, lifestyle and destination. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

26 February 2015


The Florida Strawberry FestivalÂŽ - Plant City, FL
Where: 303 N. Lemon St., Plant City, FL 33563 (map)
The Florida Strawberry FestivalÂŽ takes place in beautiful Plant City, Florida, the "Winter Strawberry Capital of the World", just minutes from Tampa and Orlando on Interstate-4. The Florida Strawberry Festival represents a piece of Americana, a time in American history when fairs and festivals brought communities together through celebrations of their harvests. It has continued to grow in popularity year after year through the preservation of this heritage. Central to its focus, the Festival continues to preserve and enhance the agricultural and historical legacy of the Florida strawberry. Learn More
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28 February 2015


ideal-LIVING Resort & Retirement Expo Washington, DC
Where: Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA 22102 (map)
The ideal-Living Expo shares select and exclusive retirement communities and other retirement resources. From the draw of ‘new urbanism communities’ to small town atmospheres to ‘green retirement living’ to general tips and ideas for a successful and happy retirement – learn more about this group focused on sharing retirement ideas for home, lifestyle and destination. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 March 2015


Edible Communities
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
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 March 2015


Find a Walk with a Doc Event
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
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 March 2015


Find a The Death Cafe Event
Where: Across the United States (map)
With a Death Cafe, 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 Cafe movement is to simply normalize this phase of life by allowing groups of people to talk about death. A Death Cafe is not a support group or a means of selling services, but is instead a simple social gathering. There have been Death Cafes all over Colorado and the US. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 March 2015


Training for Care Professionals and Family Caregivers
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
(add to your Google Calendar)