Fitness Tech

By Patrick Baker ~ Fitness encompasses many aspects of overall health and well-being. When we say “fitness,” we commonly think of our physical health exclusively. However, we are learning what some cultures have long known: the mind and body are…

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Colorado Historic Opera Houses Circuit Launches June 23

New Cultural Heritage Travel Offering Points Visitors to Live Events, Tours & Rentals in Elegant Wild West Settings ~ LEADVILLE, COLO, June 23, 2022 – The first-ever Colorado Historic Opera Houses Circuit, which connects five mountain opera houses, launches today,…

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Dogs & Music Helping Those with Dementia for Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

What do dogs and music have in common? They are both being used in out-of-the-box solutions to improve the quality of life for those suffering from dementia. Local memory care communities have found that having their residents play with dogs…

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Jackson Creek Senior Living Presents “Crepes and Cruisers” July 9

MONUMENT, Colo. – June 23, 2022 –  Jackson Creek Senior Living welcomes the Tri-Lakes Cruisers Car Club on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to noon for a classic car show.

Parker Senior Center – July 2022

Summer Concert Series Location: Parker Senior Center, 10675 Longs Way, Parker Wednesday, July 6th, 7-8 pm: Cat on the Keys (Catherine Paz) Wednesday, July 20th, 7-8p: Country (Lance Valliant) Wednesday, August 3rd, 7-8pm: Favorite Hits (Anton Mallard) Wednesday, August 17th,,…

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SilverBills is recruiting caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s related dementias to receive a free year of bill management services funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health

June 2022. SilverBills has been awarded a $1.9 Million Small Business Innovation Research (“SBIR”) grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (Award Number R44AG074126). The direct to Phase II SBIR award will fund the…

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Men’s Health Month: A Time to Take Action

For Men, Good Health Often Depends on Health Awareness and Early Screenings ~ By Dr. Todd Wisser, Internal Medicine Physician with New West Physicians ~ June is Men’s Health Month – a perfect reminder for men to make wellness a…

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Several factors contribute to low physical activity levels of assisted living residents

ANN ARBOR—Many people assume that when older loved ones move to an assisted living community, the planned activities will help their relatives get more physically active. But that’s not often the case.

Safety Tips for National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

By Andy Fiedler, Service Manager, Larry H. Miller Volkswagen Lakewood ~ Auto-related thefts – large and small – have been reported in increasing numbers and garnered more attention in the last several years. It’s rattling when you’re the victim of…

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Boulder Older Adult Services – July 2022

West Age Well Center is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for onsite programs and services. Check the Older Adult Services website for online and on-site program information and to subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter or call…

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Oasis Institute Seeking Volunteers for 2022-23 Intergenerational Tutoring Program

June 13, 2022 – The Oasis Institute, a nonprofit educational organization that promotes healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and service, has announced new components to their intergenerational tutoring program, the largest initiative of its kind in the United States. In…

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Signs That You Need to Take Over the Reigns of Your Senior Loved Ones Finances

By James Hall ~ Managing one’s finances properly is a challenging task no matter your age but this can become even increasingly difficult as you age and you don’t have the financial freedom that you once had. For example, you…

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IIHS Study: Intersection assistance tech shows big promise for older drivers

ARLINGTON, Va. — Advanced technologies designed to help drivers navigate intersections could address a third of the crashes that cause older driver injuries and fatalities, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows. 

Reading Partners

Imagination, creativity, critical thinking, knowledge – these are all things gained from reading.  Unfortunately, many kids are not able to reap these benefits because their literacy skills are at a level far below their grade level and, as a result,…

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Summer Events Are Back and Booming in Leadville and Twin Lakes

Experience Old West History in a Majestic Mountain Setting ~ LEADVILLE, COLO, May 31, 2022 – After a two-year COVID hiatus, summer’s biggest events have returned to Leadville, Colo., and its close neighbor Twin Lakes. Both mountain towns sit at…

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