Author Archive for David Whitsel’s Retail Savings Guide for Baby Boomers

How do you know that a business offers discounts for boomers and older adults? Believe it or not, even at 50 you can get special discounts from a lot of stores, so you should always ask. Or you could also visit’s Retail Savings Guide for Baby Boomers, which will walk you through the many […]

15th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit the Alzheimer’s Association

DENVER, Colo. – Harvard Square will host its 15th annual golf tournament to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association at Windsor Gardens Golf Club on August 18th. The nine-hole tournament will be a five-person scramble with prizes for the “whackiest whack” and $1,000 for a hole-in-one on the fourth hole.

Elder Rage: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents

~ By Jacqueline Marcell, Author, Elder Rage ~ For eleven years I pleaded with my challenging elderly father to allow a caregiver to help him with my ailing mother, but he always insisted on taking care of her himself. Every caregiver I hired soon sighed in exasperation, “Jacqueline, I just can’t work with your father. […]

August Events at Castle Country Assisted Living

Community Yard Sale to take place at Castle Country Assisted Living (Aug. 18) PARKER—Castle Country Assisted Living will host Community Yard Sale at its Victorian House, 19600 Victorian Drive in Parker, on Friday, August 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Stop by to see what treasures you can find! Castle Country Assisted Living is accepting […]

Ramblings of a Rambler – Aug. 2017

Hi Prime Timers, is it me or is summer flying by? We hope you enjoy this month’s publication. If you have the opportunity to do business with one of our advertisers please thank them for supporting our paper. . . Football is here! The Broncos started training camp and should be a treat to watch […]

315,000-square-foot Adams County Human Services Center Set to Open in September

The new, state-of-the-art Pete Mirelez Human Services Center, currently under construction at 11860 Pecos Street, Westminster, is scheduled to open in early September. The consolidated agencies, including the Human Services Building, Children & Family Center, Workforce & Business Center (the Aurora Workforce & Business Center and limited workforce program services at the Adams County Government […]

Everyone, Everything, Everywhere

~ By By Jessica Edgar ~ In our world today, there are many organizations and groups and efforts in finding cures for diseases. Every one of them is fully appreciated and have hundreds to millions of dollars donated or invested or raised through various fundraising efforts to help find cures. Every day they get closer. […]

174-Acre Property Added to the South Platte River Trail

Acquisition makes a 110-acre lake a new public open space amenity in Adams County ~ Brighton, Colo. – Adams County Parks & Open Space and the Trust for Public Land have acquired the 174-acre Willow Bay Property located along the South Platte River as of Friday, July 14. The property includes a 110-acre lake located […]

Plan to attend Colorado Senior Lobby’s Summer Social on Friday, August 18th

Colorado Senior Lobby’s Summer Social is on Friday, August 18th from 8:30 to Noon at Covenant Village of Colorado located at 9151 Yarrow St. in Westminster. The event will be in the Smith Fellowship Hall. This event is FREE and includes continental breakfast. You do not have to be a senior to attend. All ages […]

BEATLES Anniversary Concert – “1964” The Tribute

“The Beatles we remember were magical – 1964 creates the magic!”  – Dick Clark WHAT: It was in August of 1964 when the British invasion first came to Colorado with the group that started it all…the Beatles. If you love the Beatles, you won’t want to miss the most unique, fun and affordable concert event […]

Caring for a Loved One Brings New Responsibilities to Millennials

~ By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO – According to a 2017 poll by the Associated Press NORC, 40% of Americans believe that Medicare will pay for long term care. Nothing could be further from the truth. While Medicare pays for intermittent home health care and short-term skilled care in a nursing home, as […]

Insect Borne Diseases in Colorado

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ A few months ago at a routine visit to the veterinarian, I became aware that it is now recommended for dogs living in Colorado to take preventative heartworm medicine year round. With global temperatures rising, even here in Colorado we need to be cautious to the fact that warmer […]

Creative Eldering: Eat What You are Made Of

Imagine that you are trying to find the best way to build a house. Your first step might be to create a list of the building materials required. Then you might research reputable sources for high quality materials. If you are not highly skilled in construction you may next begin searching out a qualified team […]

Take a Hike to Help Homeless Pets

Dumb Friends League Wag `n Trail brings Coloradans together for a good cause ~ CASTLE ROCK, CO — Do you like dogs, hiking and craft beer? If so, you’ll love the Dumb Friends League Wag `n Trail™, a quintessentially Colorado event that combines all three to benefit homeless pets at its Buddy Center location in […]

Cold War Patriots to Host a Free Resource Fair

Fair is for former Rocky Flats and Coors Porcelain workers, their families and local seniors ~ DENVER, COLO.  – Cold War Patriots (CWP), a community resource advocacy group that helps nuclear weapons and uranium workers and their families get the recognition, compensation and healthcare they have earned, will host a free resource fair for former […]