Saturday, August 2, 2014

Looking to get involved with something for September for your Organization? How about Hunger?

September is Hunger Action Month.
Many Americans including seniors struggle with hunger. They live in our neighborhoods and they are our neighbors, co-workers and friends. Get involved with fighting hunger by donating and talking about hunger in America so we can all raise awareness and fight hunger in the United States. Learn more about Hunger Action Bank, local food banks and ways to fight hunger - CLICK HERE

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Check out Cyber-Seniors - Connecting Generations - Film Screening

We had a news snippet submitted to SeniorsResourceGuide National News & Events that caught our attention. Check out, "Cyber-Seniors – Connecting Generations – Film Screening." This is a new documentary film that is part of a nation-wide theatrical campaign to help promote youth volunteerism and senior tech literacy.

Cyber-Seniors chronicles the journey of a group of senior citizens as they discover the Internet through the guidance of teenage mentors. The cast of Cyber-Seniors both young and old, will make you laugh out loud (or LOL, as the Internet tech savvy teens say). 

Visit the website and view the movie Trailer and look for a showing in your area. If this movie is showing in your area, help a group of seniors and teens see this movie. It would be a great activity for a senior center or retirement community!

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Have to Mention a Great Networking Group - Denver Senior Coalitions!

Want to introduce you to a great networking group - Denver Senior Coalitions. Seniors Resource Guide is a member. And the amazing part is that as a networking group, the dues we collect go into a Joint Coalition Assistance fund and through JCAF Volunteers, the money is given to needy seniors recommended by Coalition members. That is great in and of itself, but the amazing part is the strength of the organization that comes from all of the volunteers and members at large. Check out the group's website:

By the way, we (Seniors Resource Guide) built and maintain the website. This is an example of where a simple organizational website showcases the group's content and resources. The website has great content and resources for professionals because we have amazing members to talk about!

So thank you to all Denver Senior Coalition Members!

And here is the latest Denver Senior Coalition and Colorado Front Range eNewsletter that we produced
May 2014 Denver Senior Coalition & Colorado Front Range Newsletter - CLICK HERE

Videos of Events - What a great idea! Check out Denver's Senior Day at The Capitol 2014

Have to share that we worked with Colorado Senior Lobby and their Senior Day at The Capitol event. Karin Hall is a Board Member of Colorado Senior Lobby. At a planning meeting she shared the idea that it would be great to produce videos about the event and have live streaming. Live streaming was not in the budget but video production was. And everyone agreed and we did!

So Senior Day at The Capitol is over but not gone!
You can find it on YouTube

The group videotaped the event and posted it on their YouTube Channel. Watch the event videos to learn more about what this great event and the Colorado Senior Lobby organization is all about. 

Visit the Colorado Senior Lobby YouTube Channel – Click Here 

And have to say thank you to everyone that made it happen. Visit Colorado Senior Lobby's Event Sponsorship web page to see how we are saying thank you to our Sponsors and Volunteers after the event - Click Here
(Are you thanking your Sponsors and Volunteers after an Event on your website?)
(And in particular, look for Randy Little and Steve Grund - they were amazing and extremely talented and knowledgeable in regard to video production and event planning.)

By the way, we also helped this Colorado Senior Lobby with their website. Explore the website and learn more about Colorado Senior Lobby:

Contact Karin Hall and if you need help with website development, web content and Internet Marketing Strategy that makes full use of your website's content. Use the Seniors Resource Guide contact form and send us an email - Click Here

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

National Healthcare Decisions Day is Today April 16th

National Healthcare Decisions Day is today April 16th. Learn more about having advance directives and share this website. Professionals that serve seniors are in a great position to share information about advance directives with people of all ages. The group has a short video that eloquently explains why advance planning is so important.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Where are events going in regard to media strategy?

When I ask the question, "Where are events going in regard to media strategy?" The answer I am looking for is, "Be sure to make a video of your event." And this is what Colorado Senior Lobby has done with their Senior Day at The Capitol that happened on April 2, 2014.

Here are some details ...
I am a volunteer and one of the Board of Directors for this group. Through the tremendous work of the event committee for this event (in particular Steve Grund), we were able to get a local News personality attend the event which in turn caused the news channel to send a camera crew. The news personality was Mark Koebrich, of KUSA Channel 9NEWS Denver. Mark Koebrich is well-known in Colorado for his 9News Senior Source.
Bottom line is that the 9News Station covered our great event and the Colorado Senior Lobby organization had wonderful promotion for this great event. Here are some links:

Here is a link to the news video 9NEWS produced about the event - Click Here
Here is a link to Colorado Senior Lobby - Click Here

However the next step is that Colorado Senior Lobby hired a videographer to film the event and we are planning to make a few well-crafted short videos. These items should be available in about a week and we will be making more posts about this event and how we are using video to extend the reach of the event. Stay tuned!

One last comment - 9News recently updated their website and I personally like how easy it is to navigate and the combination of video and text. Check it out - Click Here.

And from Colorado Senior Lobby to KUSA Channel 9NEWS - thank you!

Friday, March 21, 2014

Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16, 2014

Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16, 2014. If  you are planning any special event or programs in April having to do with this very important topic please submit your event for posting in our network.

Learn more about National Healthcare Decisions Day on the group's website. They have a wonderful video that explains the importance of advance care planning and resources for advance care plans. This is a topic we all need to talk about.
Website: NHDD

By the way the website has resources for organizing an event in the community. Explore

Submit your event to the Seniors Resource Guide Network - Click Here.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Denver Senior Law Day 2014 is Looking for Sponsors

Denver Senior Law Day 2014 is in the planning stages. Now is the time to make arrangements for Event Sponsorship and an  advertisement in this year's Senior Law Handbook. This year's Denver event is on July 19, 2014 at the Denver Mart

This quality educational event features over 40 workshops and lectures by experienced senior education professionals. This is a free event for seniors, their families and caregivers. There are over 60 sponsor exhibition tables at the Denver event and other participation opportunities.
Learn More - CLICK HERE

And here is a link to last year's Senior Law Handbook - CLICK HERE
Deadline to have an ad in this book is April 1, 2014 (or when it is sold out).

By the way there are Senior Law Day Events in other parts of Colorado - look for more posts about this great event as other Colorado Senior Law Day event dates are firmed up.

Are you a Professional Serving Seniors in Denver?

Are you a Professional Serving Seniors in Denver? If you are, consider joining one of the Denver Senior Coalitions. There is an East, Southwest and Northwest Chapter. Dues are very reasonable and the website offers many resources for members. Explore the website and look for the Events, Announcements and Sponsorship opportunities. One section we keep adding to is an archive of past meeting locations and speakers. Archiving this information makes a great resource. Here is the website:

By the way if you are looking at starting a professional networking group in your area contact us. Our main senior resource organization, Seniors Resource developed and maintains website. Great group and kudos to all of the great members!

Thursday, February 13, 2014

The February - March 2014 Prepared Senior eNews is Published & Archived on Seniors Resource Guide

Just want to share that "The Prepared Senior eNews" is published and archived. This eNewsletter is sent to subscribers and then archived online with

Our eNewsletters are published mid-month and cover two months of events. Below are links to check out our National Senior News & Events and our recent eNewsletters:

National Senior News & Events - Click Here
Archived February - March Prepared Senior eNewsletter - Click Here

And for comparison here is the archived January 2014 eNewsletter - Click Here.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Senior Day at The Capitol in Denver is Looking for Sponsors

This event caught our eye for sponsorship opportunity - Senior Day at The Capitol 2014 is happening on April 2, 2014. This is a quality event and an interesting non-profit that serves seniors. Visit their website to learn more about this event and sponsorship opportunities - Click Here.

Here is the main website of the group -

If you live in Colorado consider joining this group - Learn More.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Our January 2014 Prepared Senior eNewsletter is Archived

Our January 2014 Prepared Senior eNewsletter went out to our subscribers and is now archived. This eNewsletter is geared to consumers but professionals serving seniors may find it of interest. The eNewsletter is archived on in our National Senior News & Events - Click Here

For those of you in Denver ...

For those of you in Denver that missed hearing Dr. Huntington Potter speak last in September 2013 at the Denver Senior Coalition joint meeting held at The Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado - well, you are in luck because he is one of the keynote speakers at a Caregiver Connection Fair being hosted by Azura Memory Care in Castle Rock, Colorado. Here are the details:

January 23, 2014 – Thursday, 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Caregiver Connections Fair of Castle Rock Hosted by Azura Memory Care
Location: Azura Memory Care
Address: 864 Barranca Drive, Castle Rock, CO

On January 23rd Azura Memory Care will host the first annual Caregiver Connections Fair of Castle Rock from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. This free educational event is geared toward family and professional caregivers looking to gain insight into dementia and ways to successfully navigate the journey of caring for someone with memory loss. “Our goal is provide a time for caregivers to connect, relax and gain information that will help them now and in the future,” explained Natalie Grace, Executive Director for Azura Memory Care. The Fair will feature community resources booths, refreshments, music and memorable engagements, while providing access to outstanding presentations and knowledgeable speakers. The keynote address at 12:00 pm will feature Dr. Huntington Potter, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Programs in the Department of Neurology and the Linda Crnic Center for Down Syndrome at the University of Colorado, who will be discussing the “Quest to Conquer Alzheimer’s.” There is no cost to attend the Fair, but a ‘free will’ donation will be collected with all monies going to the Alzheimer’s Association and dementia research. Attendees who RSVP to Tammi at Azura Memory Care by calling 720-708-4475 by Tuesday, January 21 will receive a free gift. However, walk-ins are also welcome!
View Event Flyer – Click Here

And here is a link to a Press Release about Dr. Huntington Potter joining the University of Colorado School of Medicine's Department of Neurology - Click Here

Compliments to Azura Memory Care for organizing this event. I sure wish they could record his presentation. Learn more about Azura Memory Care at their website - and if you are lucky enough to be in Denver consider attending this event.