Re-imaging aging

May is Older Americans Month and we're looking at how age is being re-imaged in Denver and beyond. All month, we're offering several programs that showcase opportunities and challenges to aging, including retirement, working later in life, caregiving and housing.

Film Screening & Series Kick-Off: Coming of Age in Aging America
Wednesday, May 9, 3-4:30 p.m.

Denver Art Museum

As people live longer, what new decisions and challenges will arise? The PBS documentary Coming of Age in Aging America provides an introduction to the complex issues we'll address in our month-long discussion series.

Our Financial Future: Retirement, Social Security and Inequality
Saturday, May, 12, 2-3:30 p.m.

Ross-University Hills Branch Library

How will our financial programs keep up with our new longevity? Who in our community benefits from these programs and who is at risk? Learn how to advocate for fair solutions.

Aging in (the Right) Place
Wednesday May 16, 4-5:30 p.m.

Ross-University Hills Branch Library

What does an age-friendly city look like? What housing innovations can help people age in place, or find a comfortable new place? And how does Denver's booming market factor in?

The Aging Workforce: 'Seasoned' Employee, Second Careers and the Coming Job Boom
Saturday, May 19, 2-3:30 p.m.

Ross-University Hills Branch Library

Learn about jobs and second careers for older adults and which field need young professionals now as our society lives longer.

Creative and Connected Aging: Open House
Wednesday, May 23, 4-5:30 p.m.

Ross-University Hills Branch Library

Learn about an empowered vision of getting older, and connect with community organizations and programs to help you stay engaged and fulfilled.

Caregiving Choices and Challenges
Wednesday, May 30, 4-5:30 pm.

Ross-University Hills Branch Library

Caring for an older loved one, or choosing a professional caregiver, can be challenging. Learn ways to care for them and yourself, and how and when to ask for help.

Written by ChrisH on May 1, 2018

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Janis olsen on May 1, 2018

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Thank you for this. I hope I can make it down to the Ross-University Hills Branch. These are all subjects I find pertinent and I'm so glad you are addressing these issues.

RM on May 1, 2018

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Do you mean reimagine?

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The term "re-imaging" comes from Terra Nova Films, who is helping to put on the aging series with us. Thank you for checking!

 

Mona Beuthel on May 3, 2018

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Can this series be offered in Douglas County?

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Douglas County doesnt care about Older Americans unless you are white, rich, anf a republican

Ellen S. on May 6, 2018

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Four out of the six events you list here are during work hours.

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We realize afternoons are not always convenient for some customers. We hope to repeat this series in the fall. If there is a particular day, time or topic that is of interest to you, please email presenters@denverlibrary.org to give us feedback. Thank you!

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