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  • Helping low income seniors go social - CLICK HERE 
  • This is something that makes a lot of sense - drink water vs pop to help with weight loss - CLICK HERE 
  • Learn more about Comcast's Internet Essentials Program - CLICK HERE 
  • Have to still talk about this - Cyber-Seniors Documentary. Check out the Cyber-Seniors Documentary where teenagers are helping seniors get tech savvy. What a great concept and this was started by teenagers. There are showings across the U.S. Visit their YouTube account and learn more.
    Cyber-Seniors YouTube Channel - CLICK HERE 
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Staying Safe from Falls
We often hear about a senior falling and breaking their hip but what does that really mean? Here are some links to understand what really breaks and how difficult this type of accident is to recover from. Spread the word and let's focus on fall prevention, strength training for seniors and be careful!
What is a Hip Fracture - CLICK HERE
More about what actually Breaks in a Hip Fracture - CLICK HERE
Now look at suggestions for avoiding Hip Fractures:
Fall Prevention Tips from the Mayo Clinic - CLICK HERE
Fall Prevention Tips from CDC - CLICK HERE
Fall Prevention Resources from NCOA - CLICK HERE

Find a "Walk with a Doc" Event
Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer!
Find a "Walk with a Doc" - CLICK HERE
www.walkwithadoc.org

What is a Death Café
At a Death Café people gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. At the meeting the group has discussions concerning death but there is no meeting agenda, or particular objective and attendees are often strangers. The meeting is not about grief support but instead focuses on increasing the awareness of death through discussion.
Learn More & Find a Death Café - CLICK HERE

 

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July 2014 - Cyber-Seniors Film Screenings
July 2014 - Find a "Walk with a Doc" Event
July 2014 - Find a Death Café
July 2014 - Stryker Joint Pain Seminars
July & August - Colorado Senior Law Days - CO
July 4 - A Capitol Fourth - An Independence Day Concert - D.C.
July 18 - CAREERS & the disABLED Career Expo - NY
July 21-25 - Memoir Writing Jumpstart Your Memoirs... - MN
July 25, 26 & 27 - Sydney Retirement Lifestyle Expo - Australia
July 25 & 26 - Celebrate Independence Expo - CO
July 25 - 27 - Abilities Expo - TX
July 31-Aug 30 - Senior Housing Options Play - CO
July 31-Aug 2 - Pacific NorthWest Basketball Tournament - OR
Aug 21-24 - SAGE-ING: International Conference - WA
Aug 23 - Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo - Ventura, CA
Aug 26 - 27 - Senior Lifestyle Expo IL
Sept 5 - 7 - Abilities Expo - MA
Sept 13 - Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo - CA 
Events  
Events that caught our attention.

July 25 & 26, 2014 - Friday & Saturday
Celebrate Independence Expo
Location: Freedom Financial Services Expo Center

Address: 3650 N. Nevada, Colorado Springs, CO
Plan to attend the "Celebrate Independence Expo!" For the first time, the "Yes We Can Expo", the "OIB Fair", the "Adaptive Home Event", the "Community Health Fair", the "Artists with Disabilities Showcase" and the annual "ADA Celebration" have combined into one amazing event! These groups and the community will join together to showcase the BEST Colorado has to offer in products, services, and cutting edge technology that serve people with disabilities. Attendees will experience an adaptive home display, take classes, enjoy entertainment, have access to free health screenings & much more.
Learn More - CLICK HERE

August 26 - 27, 2014 - Tuesday
Senior Lifestyle Expo
Location: Drury Lane Theater and Conference Center
Address: 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Get connected with Chicagoland's largest senior expo! We continue our mission to bring seniors together with the products and services that are invaluable to maintaining their quality of life. Our exhibitors and demonstrations include attractions during show hours, senior product & service exhibitors, health & wellness aisle, educational & fun seminars, interactive game show challenge, main stage entertainment, senior idol competition and much more!
www.seniorlifestyleexpo.org

July & August 2014 and Beyond

Cyber-Seniors - Connecting Generations - Find a Screening!
This is a humorous and heartwarming documentary that covers the extraordinary journey of a group of senior citizens as they discover the world of the Internet through the guidance of teenage mentors. The documentary features a "spirited and engaging cast." Cyber-Seniors will put a smile on your face and make you laugh out loud (or LOL, as they say) as these special Senior Citizens encounter cyber obstacles and triumphs. Request a screening in your area!
www.cyberseniorsdocumentary.com
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