Vintage & Vibrant

You won’t want to miss Vintage &Vibrant a day-long educational event at the Douglas County Events Center.

The Seniors’ Council of Douglas County is thrilled to present Vintage & Vibrant, a day-long educational event at the Douglas County Events Center, featuring a number of exciting workshops and two very special keynote addresses, specifically designed for older adults in Douglas County. Refreshments will be provided throughout the day and lunch is also included, as well as the chance to win some great door prizes at the close of the day’s offerings. This event will offer a variety of additional topics that will interest older adults in Douglas County and help ensure our communities are a good place to Live Well and Age Well!

After opening remarks, the keynote morning’s keynote speakers, Karen Brown and Wade Buchanan will begin their remarks at 9:00am. Karen Brown is the Chair of the 2018 Colorado Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging and Wade Buchanan serves as the Governor’s Senior Advisor on Aging. Following the first keynote addresses, will be the first opportunity to mingle and meet with some of the event sponsors prior to the first breakout session opportunity at 10:15am. Breakout sessions will include topics such as Tai Chi for Seniors, Care Mapping, the Douglas County Library’s Study Corps, Artificial Intelligence, Coming Soon – The New Medicare Card and Personal Safety.

At the 11 o’clock hour will be another opportunity to meet with sponsors of the event, followed by the next breakout session at 11:30am. Lunch will be served at 12:15pm and during that time, the next keynote address will be given by Dr. Mohammed Mahoor from the University of Colorado along with Ryan the Robot. Ryan was created to assist seniors and those with memory loss remain independent and engaged in the community. Curious attendees will be given the chance to “visit” with Ryan the Robot after lunch.

The third and final breakout session will begin at 2pm, with some final closing remarks and a video presentation from AARP, Changing the Perception of Aging, scheduled for 2:45pm. Door prizes will be awarded at the close of the day’s activities at 3:00pm.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 2nd, and plan on making a day of it at Vintage and Vibrant at the Douglas County Events Center. This event, bringing together older adults with cutting edge educational sessions and networking opportunities, is the first of its kind hosted by the Seniors’ Council of Douglas County. Cost of the event is just $5 per person for the entire day’s schedule.

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