Talk to a Local Resource Specialist, it’s Free! Call 800-201-9989

May 17, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2021 Retirement Series

The PPACG Area Agency on Aging and Ent Credit Union Retirement series provides soon-to-be retirees the knowledge and tools that they need to get a “jump start” on their future. Classes are provided at no cost Registration Required - PPACG.org/events

May 19, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Older Coloradans Month

Register For Webinar Here This year, with the support of Colorado Senior Lobby, Colorado Center for Aging, other supporting agencies and our event sponsors, we will celebrate the strength in Coloradans’ lives specifically with Older Coloradans Month. Our series of 3 webinars will emphasize the power of connection and engagement in strong communities.

May 20, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Virtual Best Practice for Dementia Care

For more information contact: Sheryl Scheuer, Dementia Education Specialist sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com 719-271-6253 RoseMary Jaramillo, Regional Director – Central Colorado Alzheimer’s Association rmjaramillo@alz.org 719-372-5977 Claire Anderson, Executive Director Innovations in Aging Collaborative Claire@innovationsinaging.org 719-602-381 Where: Until further notice meetings will be via Zoom. Contact: Sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com to be added to the Zoom meeting link.

May 21, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Drive Through Professional Networking Happy Hour at Brookdale Vista Grande Assisted Living

Brookdale Vista Grande Assisted Living invites you to a drive by Happy Hour on Friday May 21st from 2-3pm. Drive through our front entrance or park and come say hi and pick up some chocolate, meat and cheese treats and wine! We look forward to seeing you! Please RSVP call Hannah at 719-598-0400 to RSVP. 

May 24, 2021 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Senior Day

Seniors & Caregivers come meet senior service organization representatives *INFORMATION * GAMES * FOOD

May 24, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2021 Retirement Series

The PPACG Area Agency on Aging and Ent Credit Union Retirement series provides soon-to-be retirees the knowledge and tools that they need to get a “jump start” on their future. Classes are provided at no cost Registration Required - PPACG.org/events

May 24, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2021 Social Security 101 Classes for Older Adults

The PPACG Area Agency on Aging and the Social Security Administration are partnering for the fifth year to present Social Security 101, “Understanding Your Social Security Benefits”.  As people begin to approach Social Security, they may see a flood of information that may or may not be fully accurate.  Josh Weller, a Public Affairs Specialist gives us professional and expert information directly from Social Security Administration.  Our first presentation of the year will be held January 25th at 4:00 PM. Registration is required at ppacg.org/events. All classes are provided at no cost.  The educational presentation is for people approaching retirement age, adult children and interested people.  This session will cover many of the common retirement questions including: * Eligibility for retirement * How age affects retirement benefits * How work affects retirement benefits Also discussed are spousal, children’s, survivor, and disability benefits with the qualifications and application process for each. Those attending this program are encouraged to set up a “my Social Security” account online at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.    The 2021 Social Security 101 presentations are from 4:00-5:30 PM. Classes will be held January 25th, March 29th, May 24th, July 26th, September 27th and November 15th. Registration is required at www.ppacg.org/events.

May 25, 2021 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Save the Date: Springs Ranch presents Answers with Experts

Springs Ranch presents Answers with Experts – a livestream event in which real people who care for an older relative or client share their challenges and an expert in the field responds with advice and strategies.  These livestreams will not be lectures. Instead, we will play video/audio of 4 – 6 family caregivers and professional caregivers sharing their challenges. The experts will respond.  The first expert is internationally-respected clinician, trainer, and researcher, Teepa Snow.  She’ll be answering questions on Facebook Live and YouTube Live simultaneously.

May 25, 2021 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Virtual Answers with Experts

REGISTER HERE Join experts on Facebook Live or YouTube Live as they respond to challenges shared by real people caring for a family member or client.

May 25, 2021 05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

4th Tuesday Open Networking Event

More information and to register CLICK HERE

May 26, 2021 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Save the Date: Springs Ranch presents Answers with Experts

Springs Ranch presents Answers with Experts – a livestream event in which real people who care for an older relative or client share their challenges and an expert in the field responds with advice and strategies.  These livestreams will not be lectures. Instead, we will play video/audio of 4 – 6 family caregivers and professional caregivers sharing their challenges. The experts will respond.  The first expert is internationally-respected clinician, trainer, and researcher, Teepa Snow.  She’ll be answering questions on Facebook Live and YouTube Live simultaneously.

May 26, 2021 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Virtual Answers with Experts

REGISTER HERE Join experts on Facebook Live or YouTube Live as they respond to challenges shared by real people caring for a family member or client.

May 26, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Older Coloradans Month

Register For Webinar Here This year, with the support of Colorado Senior Lobby, Colorado Center for Aging, other supporting agencies and our event sponsors, we will celebrate the strength in Coloradans’ lives specifically with Older Coloradans Month. Our series of 3 webinars will emphasize the power of connection and engagement in strong communities.

May 26, 2021 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Wednesday Walking Group at Garden of the Gods

All are invited to join us for real human interaction and a casual walk and talk.   When: 4th Wednesday of the month (today) at 3pm. Meeting at the Parking Lot on the South side of the Main East Entrance Road. Call 719-362-0094 or email Dan with any questions.  Why: Because Virtual Meetings don’t need to become our only way to interact, and we enjoy human interaction and conversation!  Throw on a coat and bring a coffee if you can join in. 

May 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual The Regional Advisory Council Committee Meeting

The Regional Advisory Council Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 25th, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting at 10 a.m. You have the option to join the meeting with video or by calling in. If you need additional assistance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. Public comments should be sent via email to JBarker@ppacg.org or to the RAC Chair.   Video - To join the meeting, click on the link below or copy and paste into your preferred web browser: Join URL:  https://ppacg.zoom.us/j/93293152169?pwd=K2U3YXRZdGZ5M2RSRVQzU0Z5Wk5PUT09   Note:  You may be required to download a client install package that will enable you to participate in the meeting.  If so, download and run the executable and follow the instructions.    Audio - Upon joining the meeting, you will have the option to use either your computer mic and speakers for audio interaction, or participate by phone.   If you are not using your computer speakers and mic to interact in the meeting, you may use the dial-in option below:   Dial In (669) 900-6833 US (Western US) Meeting ID: 932 9315 2169 Passcode: 509716  Link to the meeting materials: http://www.ppacg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RACMeetingMaterials3.25.2021.pdf

May 27, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Webinar Hospital to Home

Hospital to Home Webinar, Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpfu2hrz0tGN2kE7cen0ACy4AC9xQ5wFQC 

Jun 1, 2021 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Neurological Disorders Support Group

Date: First Tuesday of the month Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Location: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs, Faye Brown Room Contact: Elizabeth Armstrong, 719.258.0255, Elizabeth.Armstrong@encompasshealth.com Additional information: The support is open to individuals living with Huntington disease, ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease, or Parkinson’s disease.

Jun 2, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SBBU Presents A Two-Part VIRTUAL Education Program from the Alzheimer’s Association

Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia - Wednesday, June 2nd, from 11:00 am to 12:00 noonAlzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available for some symptoms, and Alzheimer's Association resources. Register in ZOOM: http://bit.ly/SBBU-UADOr Call: 800.272.3900

Jun 8, 2021 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Young and Medically Complex Support Group

Date: Second Tuesday of the month Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Location: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs, Faye Brown Room Contact: Elizabeth Armstrong, 719.258.0255, Elizabeth.Armstrong@encompasshealth.comAdditional information: The support is open to younger individuals who have a medically complex diagnosis that are struggling to relate with their peers due to their diagnosis. Struggles may include returning to work, relationships, community access, raising a family, etc.

Jun 10, 2021 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Faith Leaders Virtual Community Forum

Registration in ZOOM: http://bit.ly/FaithLeadersForum or call 800-272-3900

Jun 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Go Purple Fundraiser

An Alzheimer's Association Benefit In Love & Support of the Memory Impaired

Jun 15, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Caring for Veterans Through Alzheimer's and Other Dementia

Register online at http://bit.ly/VA-CG-SeriesZOOM or call 800-272-3900

Jun 17, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Virtual Best Practice for Dementia Care

For more information contact: Sheryl Scheuer, Dementia Education Specialist sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com 719-271-6253 RoseMary Jaramillo, Regional Director – Central Colorado Alzheimer’s Association rmjaramillo@alz.org 719-372-5977 Claire Anderson, Executive Director Innovations in Aging Collaborative Claire@innovationsinaging.org 719-602-381 Where: Until further notice meetings will be via Zoom. Contact: Sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com to be added to the Zoom meeting link.

Jun 22, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Caring for Veterans Through Alzheimer's and Other Dementia

Register online at http://bit.ly/VA-CG-SeriesZOOM or call 800-272-3900

Jun 23, 2021 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Wednesday Walking Group at Garden of the Gods

All are invited to join us for real human interaction and a casual walk and talk.   When: 4th Wednesday of the month (today) at 3pm. Meeting at the Parking Lot on the South side of the Main East Entrance Road. Call 719-362-0094 or email Dan with any questions.  Why: Because Virtual Meetings don’t need to become our only way to interact, and we enjoy human interaction and conversation!  Throw on a coat and bring a coffee if you can join in. 

Jun 23, 2021 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM

Save the Date: Senior Resource Council’s 2021 Joe Henjum Senior Accolades Awards Night

Jun 23, 2021 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM

Joe Henjum Awards

Save the Date 

Jun 24, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual The Regional Advisory Council Committee Meeting

The Regional Advisory Council Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 25th, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting at 10 a.m. You have the option to join the meeting with video or by calling in. If you need additional assistance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. Public comments should be sent via email to JBarker@ppacg.org or to the RAC Chair.   Video - To join the meeting, click on the link below or copy and paste into your preferred web browser: Join URL:  https://ppacg.zoom.us/j/93293152169?pwd=K2U3YXRZdGZ5M2RSRVQzU0Z5Wk5PUT09   Note:  You may be required to download a client install package that will enable you to participate in the meeting.  If so, download and run the executable and follow the instructions.    Audio - Upon joining the meeting, you will have the option to use either your computer mic and speakers for audio interaction, or participate by phone.   If you are not using your computer speakers and mic to interact in the meeting, you may use the dial-in option below:   Dial In (669) 900-6833 US (Western US) Meeting ID: 932 9315 2169 Passcode: 509716  Link to the meeting materials: http://www.ppacg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RACMeetingMaterials3.25.2021.pdf

Jun 24, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Webinar Hospital to Home

Hospital to Home Webinar, Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpfu2hrz0tGN2kE7cen0ACy4AC9xQ5wFQC 

Jun 26, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

15th Annual Purely Ponds Parade of Ponds & Waterfalls

This self-guided charity pond and waterfall tour will be held Saturday & Sunday, June 26th-27th, 2021 from 9am-5pm each day.  The Parade of Ponds & Waterfalls will tour water feature exhibits throughout Colorado Springs, Monument and the surrounding area.  Proceeds from ticket sales benefit The Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region with a matching donation from Purely Ponds Fine Landscapes.  Ticket books, complete with tour map, addresses, driving directions and descriptions, are just $5 each and will be available by June 1st at www.purelyponds.com/parade-of-ponds.  Tour attendees are responsible for their own transportation.  Tourist are expected to follow current Covid-19 guidelines. Visit www.purelyponds.com or call 719-896-0038 for more information. 

Jun 27, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

15th Annual Purely Ponds Parade of Ponds & Waterfalls

This self-guided charity pond and waterfall tour will be held Saturday & Sunday, June 26th-27th, 2021 from 9am-5pm each day.  The Parade of Ponds & Waterfalls will tour water feature exhibits throughout Colorado Springs, Monument and the surrounding area.  Proceeds from ticket sales benefit The Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region with a matching donation from Purely Ponds Fine Landscapes.  Ticket books, complete with tour map, addresses, driving directions and descriptions, are just $5 each and will be available by June 1st at www.purelyponds.com/parade-of-ponds.  Tour attendees are responsible for their own transportation.  Tourist are expected to follow current Covid-19 guidelines. Visit www.purelyponds.com or call 719-896-0038 for more information. 

Jun 29, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Caring for Veterans Through Alzheimer's and Other Dementia

Register online at http://bit.ly/VA-CG-SeriesZOOM or call 800-272-3900

Jun 29, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Caring for Veterans Through Alzheimer's and Other Dementia

Register online at http://bit.ly/VA-CG-SeriesZOOM or call 800-272-3900

Jul 6, 2021 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Neurological Disorders Support Group

Date: First Tuesday of the month Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Location: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs, Faye Brown Room Contact: Elizabeth Armstrong, 719.258.0255, Elizabeth.Armstrong@encompasshealth.com Additional information: The support is open to individuals living with Huntington disease, ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease, or Parkinson’s disease.

Jul 6, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Caring for Veterans Through Alzheimer's and Other Dementia

Register online at http://bit.ly/VA-CG-SeriesZOOM or call 800-272-3900

Jul 8, 2021 12:00 PM - Mar 11, 2021 01:00 PM

Lunch and Learn Series - Don’t Get Scammed!

Learn about the latest Fraud and Scams targeting Older Adults and tips on how to Detect, Report and Protect yourself and your loved ones, from becoming a victim. Each virtual, one-hour Lunch and Learn session will start with a short presentation on the topic and the rest of the hour will be open for attendee questions. Registration is required for all classes and can be made at ppacg.org/events. Please check the PPACG website for a description of all classes with PPAAA and their community partners.    All class presentations are at no cost to the participant and take place every other month on the second Thursday beginning at noon.  Eat your lunch or snack, and enjoy!

Jul 13, 2021 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Young and Medically Complex Support Group

Date: Second Tuesday of the month Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Location: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs, Faye Brown Room Contact: Elizabeth Armstrong, 719.258.0255, Elizabeth.Armstrong@encompasshealth.comAdditional information: The support is open to younger individuals who have a medically complex diagnosis that are struggling to relate with their peers due to their diagnosis. Struggles may include returning to work, relationships, community access, raising a family, etc.

Jul 13, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Caring for Veterans Through Alzheimer's and Other Dementia

Register online at http://bit.ly/VA-CG-SeriesZOOM or call 800-272-3900

Jul 15, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Virtual Best Practice for Dementia Care

For more information contact: Sheryl Scheuer, Dementia Education Specialist sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com 719-271-6253 RoseMary Jaramillo, Regional Director – Central Colorado Alzheimer’s Association rmjaramillo@alz.org 719-372-5977 Claire Anderson, Executive Director Innovations in Aging Collaborative Claire@innovationsinaging.org 719-602-381 Where: Until further notice meetings will be via Zoom. Contact: Sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com to be added to the Zoom meeting link.

Jul 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual The Regional Advisory Council Committee Meeting

The Regional Advisory Council Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 25th, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting at 10 a.m. You have the option to join the meeting with video or by calling in. If you need additional assistance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. Public comments should be sent via email to JBarker@ppacg.org or to the RAC Chair.   Video - To join the meeting, click on the link below or copy and paste into your preferred web browser: Join URL:  https://ppacg.zoom.us/j/93293152169?pwd=K2U3YXRZdGZ5M2RSRVQzU0Z5Wk5PUT09   Note:  You may be required to download a client install package that will enable you to participate in the meeting.  If so, download and run the executable and follow the instructions.    Audio - Upon joining the meeting, you will have the option to use either your computer mic and speakers for audio interaction, or participate by phone.   If you are not using your computer speakers and mic to interact in the meeting, you may use the dial-in option below:   Dial In (669) 900-6833 US (Western US) Meeting ID: 932 9315 2169 Passcode: 509716  Link to the meeting materials: http://www.ppacg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RACMeetingMaterials3.25.2021.pdf

Jul 26, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2021 Social Security 101 Classes for Older Adults

The PPACG Area Agency on Aging and the Social Security Administration are partnering for the fifth year to present Social Security 101, “Understanding Your Social Security Benefits”.  As people begin to approach Social Security, they may see a flood of information that may or may not be fully accurate.  Josh Weller, a Public Affairs Specialist gives us professional and expert information directly from Social Security Administration.  Our first presentation of the year will be held January 25th at 4:00 PM. Registration is required at ppacg.org/events. All classes are provided at no cost.  The educational presentation is for people approaching retirement age, adult children and interested people.  This session will cover many of the common retirement questions including: * Eligibility for retirement * How age affects retirement benefits * How work affects retirement benefits Also discussed are spousal, children’s, survivor, and disability benefits with the qualifications and application process for each. Those attending this program are encouraged to set up a “my Social Security” account online at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.    The 2021 Social Security 101 presentations are from 4:00-5:30 PM. Classes will be held January 25th, March 29th, May 24th, July 26th, September 27th and November 15th. Registration is required at www.ppacg.org/events.

Jul 28, 2021 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Wednesday Walking Group at Garden of the Gods

All are invited to join us for real human interaction and a casual walk and talk.   When: 4th Wednesday of the month (today) at 3pm. Meeting at the Parking Lot on the South side of the Main East Entrance Road. Call 719-362-0094 or email Dan with any questions.  Why: Because Virtual Meetings don’t need to become our only way to interact, and we enjoy human interaction and conversation!  Throw on a coat and bring a coffee if you can join in. 

Aug 3, 2021 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Neurological Disorders Support Group

Date: First Tuesday of the month Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Location: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs, Faye Brown Room Contact: Elizabeth Armstrong, 719.258.0255, Elizabeth.Armstrong@encompasshealth.com Additional information: The support is open to individuals living with Huntington disease, ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease, or Parkinson’s disease.

Aug 7, 2021 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Save The Date: 50th Anniversary Gala

Black Tie Event. More information to come.

Aug 10, 2021 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Young and Medically Complex Support Group

Date: Second Tuesday of the month Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Location: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs, Faye Brown Room Contact: Elizabeth Armstrong, 719.258.0255, Elizabeth.Armstrong@encompasshealth.comAdditional information: The support is open to younger individuals who have a medically complex diagnosis that are struggling to relate with their peers due to their diagnosis. Struggles may include returning to work, relationships, community access, raising a family, etc.

Aug 19, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Virtual Best Practice for Dementia Care

For more information contact: Sheryl Scheuer, Dementia Education Specialist sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com 719-271-6253 RoseMary Jaramillo, Regional Director – Central Colorado Alzheimer’s Association rmjaramillo@alz.org 719-372-5977 Claire Anderson, Executive Director Innovations in Aging Collaborative Claire@innovationsinaging.org 719-602-381 Where: Until further notice meetings will be via Zoom. Contact: Sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com to be added to the Zoom meeting link.

Aug 25, 2021 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Wednesday Walking Group at Garden of the Gods

All are invited to join us for real human interaction and a casual walk and talk.   When: 4th Wednesday of the month (today) at 3pm. Meeting at the Parking Lot on the South side of the Main East Entrance Road. Call 719-362-0094 or email Dan with any questions.  Why: Because Virtual Meetings don’t need to become our only way to interact, and we enjoy human interaction and conversation!  Throw on a coat and bring a coffee if you can join in. 

Aug 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual The Regional Advisory Council Committee Meeting

The Regional Advisory Council Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 25th, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting at 10 a.m. You have the option to join the meeting with video or by calling in. If you need additional assistance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. Public comments should be sent via email to JBarker@ppacg.org or to the RAC Chair.   Video - To join the meeting, click on the link below or copy and paste into your preferred web browser: Join URL:  https://ppacg.zoom.us/j/93293152169?pwd=K2U3YXRZdGZ5M2RSRVQzU0Z5Wk5PUT09   Note:  You may be required to download a client install package that will enable you to participate in the meeting.  If so, download and run the executable and follow the instructions.    Audio - Upon joining the meeting, you will have the option to use either your computer mic and speakers for audio interaction, or participate by phone.   If you are not using your computer speakers and mic to interact in the meeting, you may use the dial-in option below:   Dial In (669) 900-6833 US (Western US) Meeting ID: 932 9315 2169 Passcode: 509716  Link to the meeting materials: http://www.ppacg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RACMeetingMaterials3.25.2021.pdf

Sep 9, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Lunch and Learn Series - Medicare Open Enrollment is Fast Approaching

2022 Medicare Drug Plan and Medicare Advantage Plans – See how you can save for the upcoming year. This is your chance to be in control of your out-of-pocket prescription drug costs. Each virtual, one-hour Lunch and Learn session will start with a short presentation on the topic and the rest of the hour will be open for attendee questions. Registration is required for all classes and can be made at ppacg.org/events. Please check the PPACG website for a description of all classes with PPAAA and their community partners.    All class presentations are at no cost to the participant and take place every other month on the second Thursday beginning at noon.  Eat your lunch or snack, and enjoy!

Sep 9, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Lunch and Learn Series - Medicare Open Enrollment is Fast Approaching

2022 Medicare Drug Plan and Medicare Advantage Plans – See how you can save for the upcoming year. This is your chance to be in control of your out-of-pocket prescription drug costs. Each virtual, one-hour Lunch and Learn session will start with a short presentation on the topic and the rest of the hour will be open for attendee questions. Registration is required for all classes and can be made at ppacg.org/events. Please check the PPACG website for a description of all classes with PPAAA and their community partners.    All class presentations are at no cost to the participant and take place every other month on the second Thursday beginning at noon.  Eat your lunch or snack, and enjoy!

Sep 16, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Virtual Best Practice for Dementia Care

For more information contact: Sheryl Scheuer, Dementia Education Specialist sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com 719-271-6253 RoseMary Jaramillo, Regional Director – Central Colorado Alzheimer’s Association rmjaramillo@alz.org 719-372-5977 Claire Anderson, Executive Director Innovations in Aging Collaborative Claire@innovationsinaging.org 719-602-381 Where: Until further notice meetings will be via Zoom. Contact: Sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com to be added to the Zoom meeting link.

Sep 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual The Regional Advisory Council Committee Meeting

The Regional Advisory Council Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 25th, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting at 10 a.m. You have the option to join the meeting with video or by calling in. If you need additional assistance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. Public comments should be sent via email to JBarker@ppacg.org or to the RAC Chair.   Video - To join the meeting, click on the link below or copy and paste into your preferred web browser: Join URL:  https://ppacg.zoom.us/j/93293152169?pwd=K2U3YXRZdGZ5M2RSRVQzU0Z5Wk5PUT09   Note:  You may be required to download a client install package that will enable you to participate in the meeting.  If so, download and run the executable and follow the instructions.    Audio - Upon joining the meeting, you will have the option to use either your computer mic and speakers for audio interaction, or participate by phone.   If you are not using your computer speakers and mic to interact in the meeting, you may use the dial-in option below:   Dial In (669) 900-6833 US (Western US) Meeting ID: 932 9315 2169 Passcode: 509716  Link to the meeting materials: http://www.ppacg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RACMeetingMaterials3.25.2021.pdf

Sep 27, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2021 Social Security 101 Classes for Older Adults

The PPACG Area Agency on Aging and the Social Security Administration are partnering for the fifth year to present Social Security 101, “Understanding Your Social Security Benefits”.  As people begin to approach Social Security, they may see a flood of information that may or may not be fully accurate.  Josh Weller, a Public Affairs Specialist gives us professional and expert information directly from Social Security Administration.  Our first presentation of the year will be held January 25th at 4:00 PM. Registration is required at ppacg.org/events. All classes are provided at no cost.  The educational presentation is for people approaching retirement age, adult children and interested people.  This session will cover many of the common retirement questions including: * Eligibility for retirement * How age affects retirement benefits * How work affects retirement benefits Also discussed are spousal, children’s, survivor, and disability benefits with the qualifications and application process for each. Those attending this program are encouraged to set up a “my Social Security” account online at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.    The 2021 Social Security 101 presentations are from 4:00-5:30 PM. Classes will be held January 25th, March 29th, May 24th, July 26th, September 27th and November 15th. Registration is required at www.ppacg.org/events.

Oct 21, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Virtual Best Practice for Dementia Care

For more information contact: Sheryl Scheuer, Dementia Education Specialist sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com 719-271-6253 RoseMary Jaramillo, Regional Director – Central Colorado Alzheimer’s Association rmjaramillo@alz.org 719-372-5977 Claire Anderson, Executive Director Innovations in Aging Collaborative Claire@innovationsinaging.org 719-602-381 Where: Until further notice meetings will be via Zoom. Contact: Sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com to be added to the Zoom meeting link.

Oct 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual The Regional Advisory Council Committee Meeting

The Regional Advisory Council Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 25th, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting at 10 a.m. You have the option to join the meeting with video or by calling in. If you need additional assistance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. Public comments should be sent via email to JBarker@ppacg.org or to the RAC Chair.   Video - To join the meeting, click on the link below or copy and paste into your preferred web browser: Join URL:  https://ppacg.zoom.us/j/93293152169?pwd=K2U3YXRZdGZ5M2RSRVQzU0Z5Wk5PUT09   Note:  You may be required to download a client install package that will enable you to participate in the meeting.  If so, download and run the executable and follow the instructions.    Audio - Upon joining the meeting, you will have the option to use either your computer mic and speakers for audio interaction, or participate by phone.   If you are not using your computer speakers and mic to interact in the meeting, you may use the dial-in option below:   Dial In (669) 900-6833 US (Western US) Meeting ID: 932 9315 2169 Passcode: 509716  Link to the meeting materials: http://www.ppacg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RACMeetingMaterials3.25.2021.pdf

Nov 15, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2021 Social Security 101 Classes for Older Adults

The PPACG Area Agency on Aging and the Social Security Administration are partnering for the fifth year to present Social Security 101, “Understanding Your Social Security Benefits”.  As people begin to approach Social Security, they may see a flood of information that may or may not be fully accurate.  Josh Weller, a Public Affairs Specialist gives us professional and expert information directly from Social Security Administration.  Our first presentation of the year will be held January 25th at 4:00 PM. Registration is required at ppacg.org/events. All classes are provided at no cost.  The educational presentation is for people approaching retirement age, adult children and interested people.  This session will cover many of the common retirement questions including: * Eligibility for retirement * How age affects retirement benefits * How work affects retirement benefits Also discussed are spousal, children’s, survivor, and disability benefits with the qualifications and application process for each. Those attending this program are encouraged to set up a “my Social Security” account online at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.    The 2021 Social Security 101 presentations are from 4:00-5:30 PM. Classes will be held January 25th, March 29th, May 24th, July 26th, September 27th and November 15th. Registration is required at www.ppacg.org/events.

Nov 18, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Virtual Best Practice for Dementia Care

For more information contact: Sheryl Scheuer, Dementia Education Specialist sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com 719-271-6253 RoseMary Jaramillo, Regional Director – Central Colorado Alzheimer’s Association rmjaramillo@alz.org 719-372-5977 Claire Anderson, Executive Director Innovations in Aging Collaborative Claire@innovationsinaging.org 719-602-381 Where: Until further notice meetings will be via Zoom. Contact: Sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com to be added to the Zoom meeting link.

Nov 25, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual The Regional Advisory Council Committee Meeting

The Regional Advisory Council Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 25th, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting at 10 a.m. You have the option to join the meeting with video or by calling in. If you need additional assistance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. Public comments should be sent via email to JBarker@ppacg.org or to the RAC Chair.   Video - To join the meeting, click on the link below or copy and paste into your preferred web browser: Join URL:  https://ppacg.zoom.us/j/93293152169?pwd=K2U3YXRZdGZ5M2RSRVQzU0Z5Wk5PUT09   Note:  You may be required to download a client install package that will enable you to participate in the meeting.  If so, download and run the executable and follow the instructions.    Audio - Upon joining the meeting, you will have the option to use either your computer mic and speakers for audio interaction, or participate by phone.   If you are not using your computer speakers and mic to interact in the meeting, you may use the dial-in option below:   Dial In (669) 900-6833 US (Western US) Meeting ID: 932 9315 2169 Passcode: 509716  Link to the meeting materials: http://www.ppacg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RACMeetingMaterials3.25.2021.pdf