Aging at Altitude

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

Aging at Altitude Expo

Saturday, October 22, 2022
9:00am – 2:00pm
Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder, CO

Contact or call 303.473.1400 for more information

Additional FREE Parking available at Naropa University Nalanda campus
FREE Shuttle Service to and from Boulder JCC and Naropa campus provided by Via

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.

Fall 2022 Aging at Altitude Expo


9 to 9:25 a.m. / Spine Health

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

9:30-10:15 a.m. / Vision Health Panel

  • Reduce the Risks of Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Retina Detachments
    Presented by Dr. Geeta Lalwani, medical and surgical vitreoretinal specialist, InSight Vision Group/RM Retina Associates
  • Do I Really Have Cataracts?
    Presented by Diane Siegel, M.D., Eye Care Center of Northern Colorado

10:20 to 10:45 a.m. / The Inflation Reduction Act and Its Impact on the Medicare Prescription Drug Program and Your Pocketbook

Presented by: Mary Hansen, Licensed Advisor/Medicare Solutions

10:50 to 11:55 a.m.  / Senior Law Panel

  • Protect Yourself and Your Family from Incapacity and Probate
    Presented by: Diedre Braverman, Braverman Law Group

  • Protect Yourself from Financial Fraud
    Presented by: Susie Germany, The Germany Law Firm P.C.

  • Life Testaments — A Gift of Self: Life testaments, or ethical wills, are messages of self and hope for the family and other loved ones
    Presented by Dan Kapsak, Kapsak | Estes LLC

Noon to 12:25 p.m. / What’s New in Hearing 

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

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. / Brain Health Panel

  • When Memory and Cognition Change: What is normal, what is not, and what to do about it
    Presented by Erica Meyer, Psy.D., clinical neuropsychologist, Amavi Mental Health
  • What the Queen Did Right: Six Pillars of Brain Health
    Presented by: Dr. Ilene Rusk, The Brain and Behavior Clinic

    1:30 to 2 p.m. / Music Therapy: Using music as a wellness and engagement tool for adults living and aging with dementia

    Presented by Mikayla L. Findley, BM, Board-Certified Music Therapist, Alta Vita Senior Residences


    9 to 9:40 a.m. / Utilize Your Equity Strategically to Live a More Fruitful Life During Your Golden Years

    Presented by Gabe Bodner, Retirement Mortgage Planner

    9:45 to 10:10 a.m. / Advocacy in Medical Settings

    Presented by Kaiser Permanente

    10:15-10:40 a.m. / Surviving Inflation

    Presented by: Ron Vejrostek, Vejrostek Tax and Financial

    11:45-to 11:10 a.m. / Erectile Dysfunction: Revitalize your sexual relationship and gain back the confidence you may have lost

    Presented by Kolleen Hulyk, Superior Medical Solutions

    11:15 a.m. to noon / Funeral & Burial Planning Panel

    • Taking Care of Your Family Through Prearrangement
      Presented by Rebekah Million, Pre-Planning Advisor/Funeral Director, Crist Mortuary and Mountain View Memorial Park
    • Honoring Our Sacred Lives and the Earth with a Natural Funeral
      Presented by Seth Viddal, Managing Partner, The Natural Funeral

    12:05 to 12:30 p.m. / Contemplative Caregiving: Caring for others and caring for yourself

    Presented by: Dr. Anne Giesen, board certified in geriatric medicine, family medicine, and hospice/palliative medicine and owner, Sky Health Services

    12:35 to 1 p.m. / Topic TBD

    Presented by: Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

    1:05 to 1:30 p.m. / Planning to Maintain Independence: Why it’s important to prepare before an event occurs that forces families to search for a higher level of care while under stress

    Presented by Jennifer Giovanetto, Mezzanine Assisted Living Administrator and Katelin O’Brien, Leasing Coordinator, Golden West

    1:35 to 2 p.m. / Benefits of Yoga for Older Adults – Complete with Demonstration

    Presented by Melanie Cannata, Exercise Specialist and Yoga Instructor, Frasier


    Aging Job Fair

    New This Year

    Job and Volunteer Fair

    Discuss job and volunteer opportunities with the following companies:

    Aging At Altitude

    Sign up for future information and events for Aging at Altitude