Thank to all attendees, sponsors, and staff that were able to join us this year either in person or virtually!
The Salute to Seniors is the longest running statewide expo for older adults in Colorado. The Salute brings together older adults, companies offering services, and helpful resources ranging from health care to housing options for older adults. Explore below and enjoy the fun and entertainment for Baby Boomers, families and friends!
The Salute to Seniors offers a great opportunity for participants to learn more about the community, where they can turn for help and a stress-free environment to do comparison shopping for support services.
This year’s turnout reached more than 750 participants with the following demographics:
This year’s event was offered live and in-person at the Denver Marriott Tech Center! For our friends who could not attend in person, we also enjoyed The Salute to Seniors virtual event via Zoom. The them was Baby Boomers: When we were young. Explore below to relive this year’s festivities!
Live Music: Give it up for After Midnight!
Award winning clarinetist Roger Campbell leads the hottest jazz band since the Swing Era! Colorado’s Premier Swing Band is the only sextet featured in the Colorado Music Hall of Fame at Red Rocks! Swinging hard since 1999, this extraordinary group of musicians has performed hundreds of concerts around the country for jazz festivals, clubs, weddings, summer concerts, and more. They conquer dizzying charts by the likes of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lionel Hampton, Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra. This infectious music is guaranteed to get you dancing, swinging, and smiling! It’s time for After Midnight!
Forney Museum of Transportation
Exhibit: Cars of the 1960s
The Forney Museum of Transportation is a one-of-a-kind collection of over 800 artifacts relating to historical transportation. It began 67 years ago with a single 1921 Kissel, but soon expanded to include vehicles of all kinds. Today it includes not just vehicles, but also buggies, motorcycles, steam locomotives, aircraft, carriages, rail equipment, fire apparatus, public transportation, sleighs, bicycles, toys & die cast models, vintage apparel and much, much more!
Bingo: Play to Win!
Baby Boomer themed bingo will be the focus of this year’s fun for all. Participants will play three games of bingo. Winners will receive prizes. (Sponsored by Devoted Health.)
Photo Essay: When We Were Young
Baby Boomers forged a new way for American society. Children of American’s World War II generation, Baby Boomers were more interested in experiencing life. They tested the waters with women wearing mini-skirts, opening smoking marijuana, driving hot cars, dancing the Twist. The Baby Boomers were forged the women’s movement, became more aware of individual rights, and had fewer children. The Viet Nam war, the large funding for the Great Society movement, Civil Rights movements, Saving the Planet, and Space Exploration were hard-fought initiatives by dedicated Boomers who wanted to make a difference. Baby Boomers found the world to be big, open and the opportunity to do great things. Participants will enjoy photo essays depicting Baby Boomers and their impact on the world today.
Enjoy a blast from the past a check out the 1960’s Remeber When PowerPoints along with our how to guides:
How-To Sessions Galore!
In today’s fast paced world, we are all looking for the quickest way to find the help we need. Online services make many new services available quickly, or services we are familiar with are brought to us in a different way. Technology is amazing, but at the same time, sometimes difficult for us to manage. These “How To . . . Sessions” will bring quick references and guides to help us all be more confident as we embrace technology.
- Prevent Identity Theft
- Vet Someone for Computer Repairs
- Plant a Low-Maintenance Yard for Colorado
- Steps 1, 2, 3 . . . Order Your Lyft/Uber ride-share
- Find Family and Friends on Facebook
- Pay Bills Online Safely
- Find Family on Ancestry.com and Family Search
- Make Old Photographs Come to Life
- Hire a Handyman
Check out our “How-To Guides” from each session under the Publications tab or click here:
Thank you Exhibitors!
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Bridlewood Insurance Denver
One Medical Seniors
Spark the Change
Restore Wound Care
Denver Health Medical Plan
Volunteers of America Colorado
Lea Leto Colorado Homes, LLC
CIGNA Health Care
50+ Marketplace News
Prime Time for Seniors
Colorado Health Matters
Outreach Wireless (formerly Step Up Wireless)
Thank you to The Salute Emcee, Adam Morgan!
Adam Morgan emceed this year’s event both in-person and virtually. He is a broadcast media professional in the Denver area. Adam hosts a number of radio shows including “Groove Jazz Rendezvous” every Saturday night at 8 p.m. on KUVO. He also produces a weekly show on baby boomers and what they should know which airs on The Fan, 104.3 FM; KOSI 101.1, KYGO 98.5; and ESPN Denver, 1600 AM.
Adam is also involved in a number of seniors advocacy groups. He serves on the Denver Commission on Aging. A baby boomer himself, Adam is always looking for ways to bring more inspiration to older adults, especially baby boomers.
About the Virtual Event
In our COVID-19 recovery, many of us have begun to enjoy virtual programming in the comfort of our own home. The Salute to Seniors came live to your living room again this year, with many of the same features as the past three years. Educational programming, fun, trivia and entertainment. Thank you to all who were able to join us on Zoom!
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