10th Anniversary Northwest Denver Senior Resource Day Announced

Denver City Councilwoman Susan Shepherd representing Council District 1 announced today that she will join District Attorney Mitch Morrissey to co-host the 10th Anniversary Senior Resource Day on Friday, October 4 2013. “This is a very special year for District One’s Senior Resource Day. We are celebrating our 10th Anniversary, once again with the organization with Sister Georgeanne Quinlan, BVM. This annual event has been a highlight for our NW Denver community. It has helped many residents, 60 years and over get information for vital services, provide free flu shots, and update them on current issues with our elected officials. It is wonderful to carry on this tradition”

The event is scheduled on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Police Protective Association, 2105 Decatur Street. The event will include over 40 senior services providers dealing with topics on personal health and safety, identity theft and fraud, social security benefits and programs for homeowners throughout the district. Registrants will enjoy a free buffet lunch, and entertainment will be provided by Schmitt Music. The deadline for early registration for the event is Monday, September 30, 2012.

In continuing with this tradition, Councilwoman Shepherd’s Office is again fortunate to have the assistance of Sister Georgeann Quinlan, B.V.M., a long time Denver seniors’ resource advocate and service provider. Sister Georgeann says, “This resource day is a great opportunity for the seniors of Northwest Denver to find out what services are available to them. Many of these 40 resources are FREE SERVICES which seniors may not even know about! What a deal: Free lunch,affordable transportation, and a chance to talk with senior resource providers and elected officials! It has been a joy for me to work on this for the past 10 years.”

District Attorney Mitch Morrissey says this is a priority. The Denver District Attorney’s Office is proud of our long standing commitment to assisting seniors in our community. “We have dedicated prosecutors, victim advocates, investigators and prevention specialists who work on behalf of one of our most valuable resources Ð our senior citizens. We are honored to partner with Councilwoman Shepherd to host this important annual event.”

Other programs and services include Denver Human Services, transportation, education and referral, adaptive equipment, homeowner assistance, and many others.Free flu shots will also be provided by St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Transportation assistance for Denver City Council District One residents can be arranged to attend the event by calling RTD Senior Ride at 303.299.6503. Please call Sister Georgeann Quinlan, B.V.M., at 720-337-7707 for more information.

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