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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.

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
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6 March 2015


Understanding Dementia Care Seminar Series with Teepa Snow & Senior Helpers
Where: Hot Springs, AR, 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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6 March 2015


Abilities Expo - Los Angeles
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall A, Los Angeles1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 (map)
Abilities Expo is a resource where people with disabilities, their families, seniors, vets, caregivers and healthcare professionals gain knowledge and empowerment (and have a little fun!). 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. The Abilities Expo has customized its offerings to include exhibits, workshops and activities geared toward seniors. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

9 March 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)

14 March 2015


Diabetes EXPO – New York
Where: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center-North Wing, 655 West 34th Street, New York, New York 10001 (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
(add to your Google Calendar)

16 March 2015


Family History Expos - Research FUNdamentals
Where: Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101 (map)
This retreat will focus on fundamental sources and strategies used by expert and professional researchers to successfully document and accurately prove American genealogies with an emphasis on the probate process and associated documents. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

19 March 2015


Lifestyles After 50 Fun Fest
Where: Kapok Pavilion, 923 N. Mc Mullen Booth Road, Clearwater, FL 33759 (map)
Exhibitors, Prizes, Free Entertainment, Free Health Screenings, Free Coffee, Free Admission to MOSI, Free Bingo Games for Prizes, Free Admission and $2 Parking. Learn More
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30 March 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)

1 April 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 April 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 April 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 April 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 April 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)

13 April 2015


Family History Expos - Proving Family Relationships
Where: Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101 (map)
This Retreat will focus on basic sources and strategies for using land and tax records in the US. The words "basic sources" do not indicate easy research, they are the important fundamental sources needed to accurately prove a genealogy in land and tax records. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

17 April 2015


Salt Lake Antiques Show
Where: Utah State Fairpark – Grand Pavilion, Salt Lake City, Utah (map)
There is no antique show like the Salt Lake Antiques Show and they are moving Downtown to a Grand Location - Utah State Fairpark – Grand Pavilion, Salt Lake City. Find a great variety of antiques, vintage and retro modern accessories and furniture. Visit the website to learn more and find discount coupon. Learn More
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18 April 2015


Diabetes Expo - Chicago, IL
Where: McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616 (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
(add to your Google Calendar)

20 April 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)

1 May 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 May 2015


Family History Expos - Genealogy Research Retreat
Where: City Limits Convention Center, 2227 S. Range Ave, Colby, Kansas, 67701 (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. This Retreat will focus on the details of research. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 May 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 May 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 May 2015


Abilities Expo - New York
Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837 (map)
Abilities Expo is a resource where people with disabilities, their families, seniors, vets, caregivers and healthcare professionals gain knowledge and empowerment (and have a little fun!). 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. The Abilities Expo has customized its offerings to include exhibits, workshops and activities geared toward seniors. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)

1 May 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 May 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)