Author Archive for David Whitsel

Applewood Our House named finalist for BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Trust

Company provides care to those with late-stage dementias ARVADA, CO—Nov. 15, 2018—Applewood Our House was recently honored as a finalist for the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics for medium-sized businesses. The company has five residential assisted living homes for those with memory care needs, and also was honored with the same […]

Operation Free Bird 2018

Adams County, CO – The Adams County Sheriff’s Office and the Adams County Sheriff’s Foundation are proud to announce Operation Free Bird 2018 will be held on Saturday November 17, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hyland Hills Water World.

Sugar – The Other White Powder

By Phyllis Guy ~ Officer Johnson (Fake Name) walks down the sports drink aisle of her local supermarket. Still dressed in her blue uniform, Jeffco PD badge on her chest, she examines the electrolyte juices in front of her. She has had a long day, filling out paperwork for a recent cocaine arrest. What she doesn’t […]

Holidays Organized

By Heather Carlson ~ The holidays, as depicted by Norman Rockwell or Hallmark are full of crackling fires, full cups of steaming cocoa – marshmallows and riding on a sleigh through fresh fields snow. However, for many, those moments are sprinkled in between days of chaos, traffic and trying to get the moment just right. Planning […]

Seeking Names & Addresses of Deployed Military for Holiday Packages

The Front Range Chapter of the National Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Auxiliary is asking the public to submit names and addresses of deployed Military personnel in preparation for their annual shipments of holiday packages.

Ramblings of a Rambler – Nov. 2018

By Bill Watson, Publisher Prime Time For Seniors ~ Hi Prime Timers! Well, did you vote? If you haven’t exercised your right to vote we ask that you please get your ballots filled out and returned to your designated polling place. Oh, and on a very grateful note, the political commercials will soon be over…

The U.S. Air Force Academy Concert Band to Perform Annual Holiday Concert Series “Holly and Ivy”

The United States Air Force Academy Band from Colorado Springs presents their annual “Holly and Ivy” Holiday Concert Series from December 4-11, 2018. This year’s theme is “A Holiday Serenade” with classic holiday music and exciting new works featuring virtuosic soloists and eclectic small group arrangements. All concerts are free and open to the public. […]

Denver Veterans Day Parade

Saturday, November 10, 2018 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Parade Starts at 14th St & W Colfax Ave ~ The Denver Veterans Day Parade is comprised of local Veterans organizations and supporters. Thousands of spectators line Civic Center Park and nearby streets to show respect and honor for our local Veterans. Please join the […]

Aurora to Honor 100th Anniversary since the end of WWI at 24th Annual Veterans Salute

Nearly 800 Guests Expected AURORA, Colo. – The city of Aurora’s annual tradition of honoring military heroes continues in 2018 with the 24th Annual Aurora Veterans Salute. The inspirational event celebrates the sacrifices made and achievements realized by military service men and women on Wednesday, Nov.7 at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space […]

Governor John W. Hickenlooper to be presented with the 2019 Spreading Wings Award

Award presentation to occur at Wings Over the Rockies’ Spreading Wings Gala Denver, CO – October 24, 2018 – Colorado non-profit Wings Over the Rockies (Wings) is pleased to announce Governor John Hickenlooper as the recipient of their 2018 Spreading Wings Award on Thursday, November 8th at 6:00 PM.

Holocaust Survivor Speaks on 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Denver, CO – Kavod Senior Life and the Mizel Museum will be hosting a special event on Tuesday, November 13 at 5:30pm at the Kavod campus, 22 S. Adams Street. Osi Sladek, a Holocaust survivor from Czechoslovakia, will present a talk called “Eyewitness to History” a few days after the 80th anniversary of “Krystallnacht”, which […]

Respite Care: A Break from Caregiving

By Meghan Kluth, Jeffco “Aging Well Project” Caregiver & Supportive Services Team Member and Program Director at Colorado Respite Coalition ~ November is National Family Caregivers Month. The 2018 theme is Supercharge Your Caregiving! Finding resources is crucial for caregivers to keep themselves healthy and supported. Respite care, a short break from caregiving, is one […]

The Denver Inner City Parish is Growing with Recent Wave of Support

Denver Inner City Parish Ready to Fulfill Community Commitment ~ DENVER – For the more than half-century-old nonprofit, the Denver Inner City Parish (The Parish) has carried a tradition of providing a variety of basic human services to West Denver resident’s with dignity and respect. On Friday October 12, 2018 the organization elected a […]

The cost of Alzheimer’s – it’s higher than you think

Alzheimer’s disease is stealing the memories and quality of life of nearly 6 million people in the United States. But that’s not all it’s taking. The financial toll of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is crippling. Sadly, very few families are prepared for the cost of care, or realize how little of that cost […]

Amplify Your Vote

By Bob Brocker, President of Colorado Senior Lobby ~ Since you are reading this, you have some interest in issues impacting older adults in Colorado. What are the most common issues? What we at Colorado Senior Lobby (CSL) hear over and over again are four basic themes: better and more convenient transportation options for access […]