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Seniors' Council

First Friday Updates

Interested in receiving monthly emails containing information for older adults on educational opportunities, upcoming events, resources, and many other topics?  The Seniors’ Council of Douglas County has a First Friday Update that is emailed out to a distribution list on the first Friday of each month.  Check out the most recent Update on June 3, 2022.

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Seniors-Council

Seniors’ Council Monthly Meetings

Thursday, July 7, 2022
Topic:  Colorado Talking Book Library and the Audio Information Network
Location:  Oakwood Senior Apartments, 559 Oakwood Dr. in Castle Rock, CO 80104
Announcements: 10:00 a.m.
Presentation:  10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Community Conversations:  11:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Meeting Summary:

Did you know that people with low vision or other challenges can receive recorded books and other resources from the Colorado Talking Library and the Audio Information Network?  Volunteer opportunities with these organizations may also be available to you.

Upcoming Meetings:

  • August 4:  Seniors 4 Seniors – Intergenerational Connection Opportunities, Location TBD
  • Sept. 1:  Hidden Gems at the Library, Beyond Books and DVDs at the Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St. in Castle Rock
  • Oct. 6:  Medicare Open Enrollment at the Parker Library, Event Hall A, 20105 E. Mainstreet in Parker
  • Nov. 3:  Multi-generational Outdoor Fitness Parks at the Parker Library, Event Hall A, 20105 E. Mainstreet in Parker
  • Dec. 1:  Douglas County Seniors’ Council Year-End Review at the Douglas County Miller Bldg., 100 Third St. in Castle Rock

View Agendas, Minutes and Meetings

Vintage & Vibrant 2023 - Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering for the next Vintage & Vibrant (V&V) event in 2023?  The last V&V event explored cutting-edge technology and how it can enhance our lives.  Updates were provided on senior issues at the state and federal level.  In addition, a wide-range of engaging and thought-provoking topic sessions were held, as well as opportunities to connect with community members.

Volunteer to serve on one of the following committees:

  • Venue Location – Researching possible event sites within Douglas County.
  • Program Development – Suggesting potential presentation topics and speakers, offering ideas on the event program booklet, etc.
  • Partnerships – Reaching out to organizations and companies with partnership opportunities that support our event.
  • Event Promotion – Assisting with raising community awareness via a variety of methods, including but not limited to print, social media, etc.
  • Volunteer Recruitment/Management – Helping to recruit volunteers to be at the event to help direct attendees, to assist speakers, to secure door prizes, etc.
  • Registration & Hospitality – Greeting and directing guests as they arrive, directing partners to their tables, helping to staff the registration tables.

For more information, or to express your interest in volunteering, please contact Gretchen Lopez.

Resources

The Seniors’ Council promotes Living Well/Aging Well™ in Douglas County, Colorado.  To find educational opportunities and activities for older adults, visit the: