Hepatitis C Among Baby Boomers: How Local Health Departments are Working to Address this Quiet Epidemic

Washington, DC, June18, 2018 — Hepatitis C is a global public health issue affecting 71 million people around the world. In the United States, there are approximately 3.5 million people living with hepatitis C. It kills more Americans than all other…

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Volunteers for Reading Tutoring

OASIS Reading Tutors seeks volunteers to help Jefferson County school children in Grades K through 3. Our 70 tutors in 20 elementary schools have partnered with Jefferson County Public Schools for over 25 years. Each tutor works one on one…

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How Seniors Can Beat the Heat: Tips for Staying Active and Safe as Temperatures Rise

By Efrem Castillo, M.D.~ Today’s seniors are more active than ever before. Popular pastimes such as golf, bike riding and gardening provide daily opportunities to exercise and socialize, and there’s no better time to enjoy these outdoor pursuits than the summer…

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Social Security, a Source of Independence for Millions

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ On July 4, people in communities everywhere celebrate our nation’s independence with neighbors, family, and friends. A strong community promotes independence by helping each other lead full and…

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Social Security is here for people like you

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ All kinds of people make up this great nation. Seniors, soldiers, individuals with disabilities, and newlyweds — they are the workers, civic leaders, social workers, and artistic creators…

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Monitoring Your Earnings Record Can Really Pay Off

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ You work hard for your money. You’re saving and planning for a secure retirement. Now you need to make sure you’re going to get all the money you…

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ACCESS Social Security’s Educator Tool Kit

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ With so many students gone for the summer, teachers may now have time to prepare a different kind of lesson plan. Help students prepare a better future for…

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10 powerful Ways to Use Social Security Online

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ Chances are good that you use the internet or a cell phone app every day. Social Security has you covered. We’ve created online tools to make the lives…

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Proper Treatment of Old Glory

Since we are fast approaching July 4 it seemed appropriate to remind all Americans of how to treat our flag, Old Glory, the Stars and Stripes, our most revered symbol of freedom. Displaying the American Flag

Parkinson’s Network Instructor Certification Training Class

What: Parkinson’s Network Instructor Certification Training Class. Class participants will learn how to improve the quality of life for those with Parkinson’s, MS, stroke, TBI and aging well.  CECS Available! This class is ACE Certified and provides 0.7 ceu credits….

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Acclaimed local firm to manage highly anticipated Lakewood senior living community

$150m The Ridge Pinehurst fills western Denver service gap ~ Denver, CO — Denver-based Cappella Living Solutions has been selected to manage Lakewood, Colorado’s coming $150 million senior living community. In its first two phases The Ridge Pinehurst, currently under…

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Ramblings of a Rambler – June 2018

By Bill Watson, Publisher Prime Time For Seniors ~ Hi Prime Timers! Many years ago, my neighbor would tell me not to plant anything outside until after Mother’s Day. Mother Nature has a cruel sense of humor in Colorado. We’ve…

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Cold War Patriots

Advocating for Rocky Flats & Coors Porcelain Workers for 10 Years & Counting ~ Cold War Patriots (CWP) is a community resource organization that is the nation’s strongest and most sustained voice advocating for worker benefits. Founded in 2008, CWP…

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Colorado’s Citizen Legislature – June 2018

By Doris Beaver ~ Each year, a recap is provided to readers of Prime Time for Seniors of just what happened to the bills written about during the regular legislative session of the Colorado General Assembly. House Bill 18-1091: Signed…

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It Takes a Village to Care for “Mom”

By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO – The saying goes “It takes a village to raise a child”. In today’s world “it takes a village to care for Mom”. Many Baby Boomers find themselves caring for an elder parent, neighbor…

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