11th Annual Northwest Denver Senior Resource Day

Denver City Councilwoman Susan Shepherd representing Council District 1 announced today that she will host the 11th annual Senior Resource Day on Friday, October 3, 2014. “Denver and our region continue to experience population growth among persons over 60 years of age and because of that, it continues to be vital that the myriad of needs, services and opportunities de­signed for seniors in Denver be organized and made available in a single day event,” says Councilwoman Shepherd. “The focus will be to have one-on-one time with their elected officials who will be available to answer specific questions raised by our seniors.”

The event is scheduled on Friday, October 3, 2014 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.
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!”

Other programs and services include Denver Human Services, transportation, education and referral, adaptive equipment, homeowner assistance, and many others.

Transportation Available. Call RTD Senior Ride for groups of 10 or more. Cost is $2.25 round trip. 303-299-6503.

For groups smaller than 10, or individual pick-up, call First Ride 720-540-5566 for NW Denver area only. Donation sug­gested.

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