Aging at Altitude

Attention Baby Boomers, Seniors, Caregivers, Friends and Family Members

Aging at Altitude Expo

Saturday, April 22, 2023
8:30 am – 2 pm
Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder, CO

Contact or call 303.473.1400 for more information

Overflow parking at Naropa University Nalanda Campus, 6287 Arapahoe Ave. A free shuttle will take you to and from the Naropa parking lot to the Boulder JCC.

The Aging at Altitude Expo will offer an abundance of tips, advice, and the latest trends in health and nutrition, financial and retirement planning, real estate – from active adult communities to assisted living facilities – home care, lifestyle, leisure, fitness, and more.

Event Activities


Ear Exam
with Hearing HealthCare Center

Your Story
with Audio Information Network of Colorado

Moving for Better Balance Demonstrations
with YMCA of Northern Colorado

Free redux of hearing aids
at the Family Hearing booth


Spring 2023 Aging at Altitude Expo

No Registration Required


9 to 9:50 a.m. / Heart Panel

  • Cardiovascular Disease at Altitude
    Presented by: Robert Shapiro, MD, FACC, of Boulder Heart at Erie Medical Center
  • How Metabolism Impacts Heart Health
    Presented by: Andrew Allen, DC, Spruce Health Group

9:55-10:20 a.m. / Bones, Groans & Muscle Tones: How to “Ripen” Well

Presented by: Cliff Gronseth, M.D., Spine West

10:25 to 10:50 a.m. / The Blueprints for Better Hearing

Presented by: Chelsea Walters, BS, BC-HIS, Family Hearing

10:55 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.  / Law Panel

  • What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Fiduciary: What the Role of Agent, Trustee, Guardian, Conservator, and Personal Representative Really Means in Real Life
    Presented by: Susie Germany, The Germany Law Firm P.C.
  • Protect Yourself and Your Family from Incapacity and Probate
    Presented by: Diedre Braverman, Braverman Law Group
  • Fiduciary, Medical or Financial Agent: Roles, Responsibilities, Pitfalls
    Presented by: Chelsea J. Davis, Esq., Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C.

12:15 to 12:40 p.m. / The Other Joints in Colorado: Tips for Preservation and Life After Joint Replacement

Presented by: Ilya Igolnikov, MD, of BoulderCentre for Orthopedics

12:45 to 1:15 p.m. / Pillars of Brain Health & Stress Resilience
Presented by: Dr. Ilene Rusk, The Brain and Behavior Clinic

    1:20 to 2 p.m. / Slips, Trips, and Falls NO More! ThinkFirst™ for Fall Prevention

    Presented by: Joan DePuy, RN, BSN, Trauma Outreach & Injury Prevention Coordinator at Boulder Community Health


    9:30 to 10 a.m. / $1,000 Senior House Tax Credit and Other Free Money Programs
    Presented by Ron Vejrostek, Vejrostek Tax and Financial

    10:05 to 10:55 a.m. / Utilize Your Equity Strategically to Live a More Fruitful Life During Your Golden Years
    Presented by Gabe Bodner, Retirement Mortgage Planner

    11 to 11:50 a.m. / Connection Panel

    • Staying Engaged as You Age: The Benefits of Staying Involved & Productive
      Presented by: Colleen Elliott, Seniors Helping Seniors
    • The Power of Intergenerational Connections: The Benefits of Volunteering or Finding a “New Career” in the Early Childhood Sector
      Presented by: Lisa Armao, Early Childhood Service Corps

    Noon to 12:30 p.m. / Do You Need to Let Go of a Lifetime of Memories When Moving?

    Presented by: Beth Blacker, Founder, It’s Just Stuff and Shannon Wiends, Realtor, Re/Max Nexus

    12:35 to 1:05 p.m. / Planning for Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disability

    Presented by: Dan Kapsak, Kapsak | Estes LLC

    1:10 to 1:53 p.m. / Connecting to Nature and the Outdoors Will Enhance Your Quality of Life

    Presented by: Richard Paradise, Boulder Environmental & Nature Film Fest

    Free Event Bag from Kaiser Permanente while supplies last!