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Serving Boulder, Berthod, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Greeley, Layette, Loveland, Louisville and Windsor 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.

July 2014

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News Around Boulder & Northern Colorado

  • Local Farmer Markets are Open
    Farmers Markets in the area are open. Enjoy locally grown produce and support local businesses. Find locations with the Boulder County Farmers' Markets website.
    www.boulderfarmers.org
  • Save the Date for Boulder Senior Law Day – August 9th
    This annual educational seminar will be held on August 9, 2014 at the Calvary Bible Church in Boulder. Colorado Senior Law Day provides attendees with important and useful information on many issues facing our growing senior citizen population. If you are a senior, an adult child with a senior parent, or a caregiver, make sure you can attend one of the programs! Every participant will receive a FREE copy of the 2014 Edition Senior Law Handbook!
    View Event Flyer – Click Here
    Register for the Boulder Senior Law Day – Click Here
    Learn More – Click Here
  • Opening September 2014
    Green House® Homes will open on the Mirasol Senior Living campus in Loveland, Colorado

    This September, the first of 6 “Green House Homes” will open on the Mirasol Senior Living campus in Loveland. Green House homes offer long-term skilled nursing and short-term rehabilitation care in a small house environment. The Green House Home is a departure from the typical larger nursing home in how skilled care is delivered. The center of each home will have an open kitchen where elders and direct care providers prepare and share meals together. Adjacent to the kitchen is living area with a fireplace that will be the heart of the community. Each resident will enjoy their own private room and bath. The 6 “Green House Homes” will accommodate 10 elders.
    Learn More – Click Here
  • Find a “Walk with a Doc”
    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!
    Find a “Walk with a Doc” – Click Here
    www.walkwithadoc.org
  • High Mar – A New Affordable Rental Property in Boulder
    Address: 4990 Moorhead Ave, Boulder

    In June 2014, Boulder Housing Partners opened High Mar, a 59-unit age-qualified affordable apartment community for those with incomes between 40% and 50% of Area Median Income and ages 55+. The architect was The Abo Group and the general contractor was Deneuve Construction.
    Learn More – Click Here
  • Looking for Caregiving Products? Check out Shield HealthCare
    Shield Healthcare has an online store with extensive product selection, monthly reorder reminders, quick reorder process and free shipping on orders $40 or more. The website also has a wide variety of resources on nutrition to wound and diabetes products and much more.
    Website: www.ShieldHealthCare.com

July 2014 & Beyond

Every Saturday and Sunday in July 2014, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Assisted Living Open House Weekends at Balfour Retirement Community
Location: Balfour Retirement Community

Address: 1855 Plaza Dr. Louisville, CO
Every Saturday and Sunday in June we are having Open House Weekends at Balfour Retirement Community Assisted Living. Drop in for Community Tours and refreshments. Call 303-926-1000 for more information.
www.BalfourCare.com

Every Saturday and Sunday in July 2014, 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Independent Living Open House Weekends at Balfour Independent Living
Location: Balfour Independent Living

Address: 1331 E. Hecla Dr. Louisville, CO
Every Saturday and Sunday in June we are having Open House Weekends at Balfour Retirement Community. Drop in for Community Tours and refreshments. Call 303-926-6400 for more information.
www.BalfourCare.com

July 14, 2014 – Monday, 11:00AM
Balfour Senior Living Hosts Active Minds: Germany
Location: Balfour Retirement Community

Address: 1855 Plaza Dr. Louisville, CO
As the European Union struggles with a variety of complex issues, many of them financial, Germany has emerged as a critical player in the development of economic policy for the region. Upcoming elections in Germany will serve as a referendum on how the German government, under the leadership of Angela Merkel, has performed in the eyes of Germans. Join Active Minds as we explore the role of Germany in the world as well as how the process of German reunification has evolved, especially given Merkel’s roots in the government of the former Communist East Germany. Call 303-926-6400 for more information.
www.BalfourCare.com

July 14, 2014 – Monday, 2:00PM
Balfour Independent Living Hosts The Cameo Club: Sr. Miss America Pageant
Location: Balfour Retirement Community

Address: 1855 Plaza Dr. Louisville, CO
The Ms. Colorado Senior America pageant is the world’s first and foremost pageant to emphasize and give honor to women who have reached the “Age of Elegance” (age 60 plus). It is the search for the gracious lady who best exemplifies the dignity, maturity and inner beauty of all senior Americans. A group of contestants will be coming to Balfour to entertain you with a variety of talents including dance, music and more. Bring your friends and come and enjoy the show! Call 303-926-6400 for more information
www.BalfourCare.com

July 18, 2014 – Friday, 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Northwest Colorado Senior Law Day 2014
Location: Steamboat Springs Community Center

Address: 1650 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO
Plan to attend the Northwest Colorado Senior Law Day on Friday, July 18th. Registration will be available at the door the day of the event. The event will be held in the Steamboat Springs Community Center located at 1650 Lincoln Avenue in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This event is FREE! Find educational workshops. Meet legal and healthcare professionals in the community and receive valuable reference materials. Don’t miss this great opportunity to plan, learn and ask questions! Lunch will be provided for a small fee. The first 50 attendees will receive a free copy of the Senior Law Handbook, 2014 Edition. For more information please call 970-339-3500.
View Senior Law Handbook Online – Click Here
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July 22, 2014 – Tuesday, 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Re-imagining Eldercare, Senior Living the way it should be with Green House® Homes
Location: The Green House Homes at Mirasol

Address: 1153 Finch Street, Loveland, CO
Join us to hear about the new skilled nursing, Green House® Homes on the Mirasol Senior Living campus in Loveland, Colorado. The 6 Green House® Homes are being built at the Mirasol Senior Living Community in Loveland, Colorado. Please RSVP to Eric Martin 970-342-3614.
Learn More – Click Here
www.MirasolSeniorCommunity.com

July 26, 2014 – Wednesday, 3:00PM
Balfour Independent Living Hosts Transitioning into Retirement
Location: Balfour Retirement Community

Address: 1855 Plaza Dr. Louisville, CO
Do you know if you will have enough retirement income for the lifestyle you want? Guest Speaker, Peter Braun, Wealth Advisor for UBS in Boulder, has guided seniors and retirees through the financial markets for more than 20 years. He will discuss how to assess your current financial situation and create a plan the provides you with the confidence to live the retirement lifestyle you want. Call 303-926-6400 for more information.
www.BalfourCare.com

August 2, 2014 - Saturday
Larimer County Colorado Senior Law Day 2014
Location: Hilton Hotel, Fort Collins, CO

Larimer County's Senior Law Day is presented by the Elder Care Network of Northern Colorado to assist seniors and their families with legal matters related to aging and planning. Find educational workshops while socializing with other families who are facing similar challenges. Meet legal and healthcare professionals in the community and receive valuable reference materials. Don’t miss this great opportunity to plan, learn and ask questions! You’ll Receive: A $10 per person suggested contribution includes lunch, four educational sessions, and two comprehensive reference handbooks.
View Senior Law Handbook Online – Click Here
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August 6, 2014 – Wednesday, 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Think Beyond Vision Resource Fair & Public Forum
Location: Location: First Lutheran Evangelical Church

Address: 803 3rd Ave., Longmont, CO
Join the Center for People With Disabilities and Ensight Skills Center for “Think Beyond Vision” a vendor and resource fair and public forum for those with vision loss and their families. Lunch will be available and is provided by NanoPac. This event is free for consumers. For more information or to R.S.V.P., call Beth Gustin at CPWD 303-790-1390 or email to beth@cpwd.org.
www.cpwd.org
www.ensightskills.org

August 9, 2014 – Saturday, 8:00AM – 2:30PM
Boulder Senior Law Day 2014
Location: Calvary Bible Church

Address: 3245 Kalmia, Boulder, CO 80216
This annual educational seminar will be held on August 9, 2014 at the Calvary Bible Church in Boulder. Colorado Senior Law Day provides attendees with important and useful information on many issues facing our growing senior citizen population. Colorado Supreme Court Justice Nancy E. Rice will give the keynote address. Attorneys and other area experts will share pertinent information for seniors, their friends, families, and caregivers about legal, financial, health and wellbeing concerns. If you are a senior, an adult child with a senior parent, or a caregiver, make sure you can attend one of the programs! Every participant will receive a FREE copy of the 2014 Edition Senior Law Handbook! Doors open at 8:00AM. Register in advance at www.seniorlawday.org or call 303-441-1685. This event is FREE for Boulder County Residents, only a $5 per person for those living outside of Boulder County.
View Senior Law Handbook Online – Click Here
View Event Flyer – Click Here
Register for the Boulder Senior Law Day – Click Here
Learn More – Click Here

August 16, 2014 – Saturday, 7:00AM - 11:00AM
Peaches for Hospice and Peachy Cheeks on the Move 1K Walk & 5K Run
Location: St. Michaels Town Square, Greeley

Run or walk in memory of your lost loved one! In conjunction with the “Peaches for Hospice Peach Sale”, Hospice of Northern Colorado will be hosting its 6th Annual Peachy Cheeks on the Move 1K Walk & 5K Run. The event will begin at 8:00AM. Peach pick up will be from 7:00AM to 11:00AM on August 16th. All peaches must be pre-ordered. Any peaches not picked up by 11:00AM on the August 16th will be sold. Peaches sell out, so order yours today! Event sponsorships needed - call 970-352-8487.
Order your Peaches for Hospice – Click Here
Register for Peachy Cheeks on the Move 1K & 5K Run – Click Here
www.HospiceOfNorthernColorado.org

August 23, 2014 – Saturday, 10:00AM – 3:00PM
The Boulder County Senior Living Tour
Location: Boulder, Colorado

The Boulder County Senior Living Tour is scheduled for Saturday August 23rd from 10:00AM to 3:00PM. A selection of amazing Boulder retirement communities will open their doors to the community during this event. There will be refreshments at each community and drawings – with the more communities you visit, the greater your chance of winning. Communities will include Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care locations. Participating communities are Wynwood, Villas at the Atrium, Meridian Boulder, Sunrise Flatirons, Sunrise Boulder, Golden West, Balfour, and Juniper Village. More details to come!

September 27, 2014 - Saturday
My Health and Wellness Expo

Location: Northside Aztlan Community Center
Address: 112 Willow St, Fort Collins, CO 80524
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.
www.myhealthandwellnessexpo.com

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