95-year-old Swansea resident and community advocate gets street named after her at the National Western Center

DENVER – On Thursday, 95-year-old Swansea resident and community advocate Bettie Cram was honored for her long-time advocacy of the National Western Stock Show with the unveiling of a new street, “Bettie Cram Drive.” Members of the National Western Center…

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Ramblings of a Rambler – Nov. 2017

~ By Bill Watson, Publisher ~ Hi Prime Timers! I’m writing this column after enjoying a beautiful Colorado fall day. The temperature was perfect hanging in the mid 70’s, tomorrow the forecast is calling for snow. Gotta love Colorado weather……

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Aurora to Honor Colorado Guard and Reserve Service Members at 23rd Annual Veterans Salute on Nov. 1

WHAT:   The city of Aurora’s 23rd annual Veterans Salute is an inspirational event that celebrates the sacrifices made and achievements realized by military service men and women on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space…

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Know the 10 Signs – A Checklist for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

President Ronald Reagan understood the significant risks of Alzheimer’s disease when he designated November as Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness & Family Caregivers Month in 1983. Sadly, he passed away from the disease in 2004. As we age, it is tempting to…

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As Housing Costs Increase, Some Relief is Available Though LEAP

~ By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO  –  Housing costs in Colorado both for owners, as well as renters continue to soar.  Homeowners who may realize that downsizing may be important, the cost of a new, but smaller home may…

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3rd Annual 2017 Veteran’s Celebration

Thrivent Financial’s Thrivent Community-Mountain Plains and Adamson Life Celebration Home are excited to announce their 3rd Annual 2017 Veteran’s Celebration.  To kick off Veteran’s Week in northern Colorado, “Game Day for Veterans” will be held Sunday, November 5, 2017 from…

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A Message of Peace and Gratitude at Thanksgiving

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ Thanksgiving is a time to show gratitude for all the blessings in our lives. I would like to share this beautifully written Thanksgiving Address written by the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy / Six Nations). I…

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The 1940s White Christmas Ball will arrive in Downtown Denver On December 2nd

Now in its eighth year, the 1940’s White Christmas Ball is coming into the heart of the city, for its most glamorous event yet. Step back in time this holiday season for an unforgettably magical 40’s and 50’s holiday party…

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Creative Eldering: Brain Longevity

For many seniors, one of the biggest concerns about aging revolves around their cognitive decline and memory impairment. Many factors that affect brain health are within our control and can make a significant difference in our cognitive function. The good…

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November is National Caregiver’s Month

As the senior population continues to grow, more and more families are faced with watching a parent become a caregiver, as well as providing support as caregivers themselves. The impact that caregiving for a loved one can have on a…

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Denver’s Status and Future

The League of Women Voters Denver is hosting four, first-term City Council members, Jolon Clark (District 7), Kevin Flynn (District 2), Stacie Gilmore (District 11), and Paul Kashmann (District 6), to discuss the city of Denver’s current issues and to forecast how…

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Colorado Ranks Second Highest State Asking Questions About Vaccines- JustAnswer Study

On September 28th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that flu shots reduced the number of doctor visits for flu-like illnesses by over 50 percent. Yet apprehensions, myths, and doubts surrounding vaccines – and in particular flu shots…

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“Good as Gold” Not Always True for Investments

~ By Gerald Rome, Colorado Securities Commissioner ~ Precious metals are a long-standing investment option that are often appealing to consumers, and that can cause headaches for regulators. An investment in gold is not fool-proof. It takes a lot of…

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A Colorado Revocable Living Trust Makes Good Sense

~ By Tamra K Waltemath ~ In general, there are two primary documents used to transfer your assets at your death, Wills and Trusts. Colorado estate planners differ in opinion as to which document is preferable. I believe there are…

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Eliminating the “High” While Treating Medical Conditions With Cannabis

Cannabis is the most amazing plant on the planet when you take into consideration its potential as a medicine. The fact that humans evolved with an endocannabinoid system, dating back to sea squirts 600 million years ago, is paramount to…

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