Educational

Free Community Health Classes Offered in February

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering community health classes that begin in February. Register at the contacts listed. COAW is a nonprofit organization that provides health and wellness leader trainings, community health classes and falls prevention screenings throughout Colorado to assist individuals and communities in achieving better health. For more information, contact […]

Free two-part program for caregivers on middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease – January 16 & 23

Caregiver Survival Skills is a free educational series presented by the Mountain Caregivers Resource Group. January’s topic, “Living with Alzheimer’s – Middle Stage,” will be presented in two parts by a representative from the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter. This program will address behavior changes and safety issues.

Community Health Classes Offered in January

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering community health classes that begin in January. Register at the contacts listed. COAW is a nonprofit organization that provides health and wellness leader trainings, community health classes and falls prevention screenings throughout Colorado to assist individuals and communities in achieving better health. For more information, contact […]

Free ‘effective communication’ program for caregivers of people with dementia – Dec. 5

Caregiver Survival Skills is a free educational series presented by the Mountain Caregivers Resource Group. December’s topic, “Effective Communication Strategies for Caregivers,” will be presented by a representative of the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado. The program teaches caregivers to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Participants gain strategies for […]

Free ‘medical and legal issues’ program for caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients – Nov. 7

Caregiver Survival Skills is a free educational series presented by the Mountain Caregivers Resource Group. November’s topic, “Making Decisions: Medical and Legal Issues,” will be presented by attorney Janine Guillen, a member of the board of directors at Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice.

Free Community Classes for Diabetes Prevention Offered in November

COAW is a nonprofit organization that collaborates with health systems, community health centers, hospitals, primary care providers, health departments and community-based organizations across Colorado to provide evidence-based health and wellness leader trainings, community health classes and falls prevention screenings. Free Community Classes for Diabetes Prevention Offered in November

Community Health Classes Offered in October

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering community health classes that begin in October. Register at the contacts listed. COAW is a nonprofit organization that provides health and wellness leader trainings, community health classes and falls prevention screenings throughout Colorado to assist individuals and communities in achieving better health. For more information, contact […]

Jewish Grandparent University

The Jewish Grandparent University located at Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St. Denver, will hold a class for grandparents and grandparents to be on Tuesday Oct 17th from 6:30 pm to 9. Jewish Grandparent University helps grandparents and grandparents-to-be learn ways to support your children in becoming parents for the first time, while passing […]

Free Community Health Classes Offered in July

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering free community health classes that begin in July. Register at the contacts listed. COAW is a nonprofit organization that provides health and wellness leader trainings, community health classes and falls prevention screenings throughout Colorado to assist individuals and communities in achieving better health. For more information, […]

Heart Failure Aware Seminar Planned for Friday, June 30, 2017

Denver, Colo. – Approximately 6.5 million Americans are diagnosed with heart failure, yet many have misunderstandings about the condition. That’s why Friday, June 30, there will be a free educational seminar, “Heart Failure Aware,” at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 4300 E Dartmouth Ave in Denver. This program will provide information to help patients and their […]

Free caregiver program May 16 – “Healthy living for your brain and body”

Caregiver Survival Skills is a free educational series presented by the Mountain Caregivers Resource Group. May’s topic, “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research” will be presented by a representative of the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado.

Free Community Health Classes Offered in May

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering free community health classes that begin in May. Register at the contacts listed. COAW is a nonprofit organization that provides health and wellness leader trainings, community health classes and falls prevention screenings throughout Colorado to assist individuals and communities in achieving better health. For more information, […]

Creative Eldering : The Philosophy and Culture of Eldering

~ By Susan L. Levy ~ When we take a few moments to reflect on the various viewpoints regarding becoming older, we can savor in the wisdom we have gained though our rich life experiences. From a historical perspective, becoming an elder was an honorable and highly revered journey. Throughout the world and in numerous […]

Moving Our Lives Forward With Vision

We walk into our homes with feelings of comfort and familiarity. It feels similar to the warmth of our favorite warm blanket. Most of us have lived in our home or communities for more than ten years. In those years we have watched the value of our homes increase by almost 45%. We have raised […]

Free program for caregivers on financial and insurance issues, April 18

Caregiver Survival Skills is a free educational series presented by the Mountain Caregivers Resource Group. April’s topic, “Paying for Care: Financial and Insurance Issues,” is designed to help participants figure out how to cover the costs of the care their loved one needs, including sources of financial assistance and information on what services are covered […]