Author Archive for David Whitsel

Park County Senior Coalition News

Let us introduce you to the Park County Senior Coalition, a non-profit organization celebrating its 40th anniversary with its goal of helping seniors over 60 of Park County stay in their homes as long as they can and want to.  Coalition-provided services include such things as delivered meals, transportation, housekeeping, handyman services, respite care, nutrition […]

Retirees Can Still Make a Difference -Volunteer with Adams/E. Arapahoe RSVP

~ By Tom Rapp, Director Adams/E. Arapahoe RSVP at Senior Hub, Inc. ~ Adams/East Arapahoe RSVP: Volunteering for those 55 and up in all of Adams, and Arapahoe (east of I-25). Sponsors: Corp. for National and Community Svc, and Senior Hub, Inc. Call Tom Rapp at 303-887-5649 or e-mail, about the items below and […]

Tree Branch Removal Needed

We have tree branches in our back yard that need to be picked up on the 30th of April.  I am disabled and can not remove them, and also do not have a truck to do so. If there is a possibility that someone can come to my house , they can drive into my […]

The Medical Center of Aurora Proudly Offers Behavioral Health Services for Colorado Seniors

According to the most recent statistics from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), roughly 1 in 5 Americans suffer from mental illness, yet in 2015 nearly 60% of affected Coloradoans never sought treatment1. The Behavioral Health and Wellness Center at Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) is determined to not only provide access […]

Uniting the Red, White, and Blue

Relay Colorado proudly presents the Adams County Aging Network Senior Conference April 20, 2017 ~ Relay Colorado is proud to present the Adams County Senior Conference which has a reputation for serving as the area’s go-to destination for senior-focused information.  We offer an educational fun-filled day of seminars, exhibits, prize drawings, and entertainment.  Our theme […]

Twice the Love With Pet Sharing

By now, most everyone knows that owning a pet is beneficial to one’s health. You have less chance of heart attacks, faster recovery from one, and normal blood pressure. There is also less chance of becoming depressed and getting Alzheimer’s Disease to name a few.

Advent Radio Players, Radio A B B W, Presents: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

“The Adventure of the Iron Box” The Advent Radio Players announce their annual Spring production of “Old Time Radio” as they will recreate “The Adventure of the Iron Box, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”. Using an adapted script of an originally aired program, the Players will highlight the Sleuth Holmes and his faithful companion, Dr Watson.

Pedaling 4 Parkinson’s—June 24

Spring is here, which means it’s bicycling season in Colorado. On Saturday, June 24, hundreds of cyclists and their supporters will gather in Lone Tree’s Sweetwater Park for the eighth annual Pedaling 4 Parkinson’s charity ride and expo. “P4P” gives 100% of the money raised to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, and […]

Ramblings of a Rambler – April 2017

Hi Prime Timers, Happy Spring! I hope everyone is enjoying our wonderful weather. Baseball is right around the corner. We’re looking forward to spending some nights at Coors field watching the Rockies play. For the looks of it we should have a very good year. Go Rockies!!!

New Report Shows Growing Cost and Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease on Nation’s Families and Economy

Denver, CO – For the first time, total annual payments for caring for individuals living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias exceeded a quarter trillion dollars ($259 billion) in 2016, according to findings from the 2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report. The report was released today by the Alzheimer’s Association. In Colorado, it is estimated […]

WWII 10th Mountain Division Victories Honored Through Ski-In

Over one-hundred 10th Mountain Division personnel, veterans, and descendants recently participated in the 10th Mountain Division’s annual Ski-In, an event that pays tribute to the WWII 10th Mountain Division’s Riva Ridge and Mount Belvedere victories in the Italian theater during WWII. These two victories helped accelerate the war’s end in Europe. The week-long Ski-In spanned […]

ACA Replace and Repeal – How it Will effect Medicare Beneficiaries

~ By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO. – In a little more than 10 years, or 2028, Medicare Part A Health Insurance Trust Fund is projected to cover about 87% of the costs for hospital care, skilled rehabilitation and home health as well as hospice care. Without changes to the payroll taxes that are […]

Federal Grant Helps Low to Moderate Income People in Arvada

Arvada, CO – The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, funded through the US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), is a flexible program that provides local communities with resources to address the needs of disadvantaged and at-risk citizens. In 2016 alone, CDBG helped fund vital services that provided over 25,000 instances of assistance […]

Meet Boomers Leading Change: Achieving Purpose Through Service

~ By Phil Nash, Executive Director ~ The baby boom generation is rewriting the script for aging. Every day, ten thousand of us turn 65. But then what? More than ever, people of so-called “retirement age” are choosing to keep on working, keep on learning, and keep on finding ways to help their communities.

Most Americans Experience Digital Eye Strain from Overexposure to Computers

~ Colorado Optometric Association Shares Five Simple Steps to Relieve Digital Eye Strain at Work ~ The average U.S. worker spends seven hours a day on the computer either in the office or working from home and the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 2015 American Eye-Q™ survey reports that 58 percent of adults have experienced digital […]