Author Archive for David Whitsel

An Evening with Frank Abagnale August 2, 2018

Join the AARP Fraud Watch Network for “An Evening with Frank Abagnale” on protecting yourself from identity theft. The event is free. His advice is invaluable. Identity theft expert Frank W. Abagnale is partnering with AARP to help you protect yourself.

Social Dancing with Ballroom Dance Lessons

Social Dancing for the 21-80-year-old set – with Ballroom Dance Lessons – is available nearly every week (Friday & Saturday nights) in Wheat Ridge and West Denver (East side of Golden). Admission of $10 per person includes Ballroom Dance Lessons  (by Professional Instructors) plus two & one-half hours of Ballroom Dancing to DJ-curated music.  The fun starts with a Lesson at 7:00 […]

Hope Comes with a Wet Nose

By Nate Gustafson, Brookdale Hospice Volunteer Coordinator ~ Hope comes along in many shapes and forms. It sounds like the perfect pitch of an old favorite song or appears in the stitches of a hand-made quilt. Have you considered how hope could come in the form of a wet nose? Brookdale Hospice Volunteer Joan Gabrielson […]

Parkside Village Retirement Resort to Host Grand Opening

Aurora, CO —June 28, 2018 — Sandra Salvati and Maurizio Palombi, live-in managers of the newly constructed Parkside Village Retirement Resort, announce today they will host a grand opening to introduce Parkside Village’s unique resort-style 55 and over senior community on Thursday, July 12, 2 – 6 p.m., 14501 E. Crestline Drive, Aurora, CO 80015

Ramblings of a Rambler – July 2018

By Bill Watson, Publisher Hi Prime Timers! Summer is here and we’re thankful that we got some much needed rain. I know the grass in my back yard is happy! A few weeks ago, one of the trees in our backyard fell onto our deck due to very strong winds. After having someone come to […]

‘Heroes and Halos: A Tribute to Veterans’

Archie Manning Keynote Speaker at fundraising event for The Denver Hospice Football Great Archie Manning spoke to supporters of The Denver Hospice at its June 9 signature fundraising event — Heroes & Halos: A Tribute to Veterans. The event, held at Wings of the Rockies Air and Space Museum, honored Denver-area military veterans and their […]

ACFR breaks ground on new Station 11 at Pecos St. and 69th Ave

By Carlos A. Briano, ACFR Community Outreach Specialist ~ June 7, 2018. With fire personnel, Board of Directors, contractors, architects, and other dignitaries present, Adams County Fire Rescue broke ground today on a new fire station at the corner of Pecos St. and 69th Ave. This new building will replace Station 11, currently at 7980 Elmwood Ln. The […]

Alzheimer’s Association Veteran Named to Head Colorado Chapter

After an extensive nationwide search, Amelia Schafer, a 20-year veteran of the Alzheimer’s Association chapters in Colorado and Oregon, has been named executive director of the Colorado Chapter. Schafer has been instrumental in the development and delivery of programs and services that the Colorado Chapter provides to the 71,000 Coloradans living with Alzheimer’s and other […]

Understanding Human Service Transportation

Transportation is especially critical for older adults and people with disabilities. People typically prefer to drive themselves as possible. As one ages, this task can become more daunting, and the need for assisted transportation becomes necessary. There are about 89,500 (2016) older adults in Jefferson County who are 65 and over, which represents approximately 15 […]

Creative Eldering: Candida: Causes and Treatment

Within your body, beyond your bones, muscles, and organs, among its trillions of cells are microorganisms and bacteria. When most people hear the word bacteria, they automatically think of them in a negative context, but within your body there are many different types of healthy bacteria. These healthy bacteria can be found on your skin, […]

Killer Queen

Performing the Greatest Hits of Queen July 25 at Red Rocks “We are the champions – my friends And we’ll keep on fighting Till the end” Queen WHAT: The English rock group Queen is an iconic sensation stacking up 18 number one albums, 18 number one singles and is one of the world’s best-selling music […]

Ballet Ariel’S Summer Showcase At Hampden Hall

Denver, Colo. –  Join Ballet Ariel for an entertaining performance that is affordable and fun for the whole family. Ballet Ariel is dancing excerpts from their wonderful season of shows including ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and ‘Appalachian Spring’ on Thursday, July 26th at 7:00 pm at Hampden Hall in the Englewood Civic Center. Ballet Ariel’s Summer Showcase also […]

Highest Premiums & Top Ratings For Medicare Plans Don’t Produce Broadest Coverage of Expensive Medications

Analysis Reveals Difficulties in Shopping for Extensive Specialty Drug Coverage Mountain View, CA— HealthPocket® released a study of 2018 Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans that revealed the difficulties facing Medicare beneficiaries when trying to find the most extensive specialty drug coverage. Specialty drugs can be very expensive, some costing thousands per month retail, and these drugs have […]

Thornton Active Adult Center – July 2018

Medicare Counseling Trained volunteers will assist you with your Medicare issues. Appointments are required; please call 303-255-7850. Appointments are from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. FREE! Tuesday, July 10 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Who is Your Plan B?

By Gerald Rome, Colorado Securities Commissioner ~ The world is complicated, and as much as we sometimes don’t want to admit that we need help, from time to time, we all do. This can be especially true when it comes to our financial well-being, and is perhaps most important to recognize and accept as we […]