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Grief Counseling Effectiveness Depends On Your Interest

~ By Adam Altschuh, PsyD ~ A quick Google search might indicate that grief counseling is not very effective. This well publicized idea, though, is incomplete and harmful. The caution against grief counseling is a benevolent one. It is based in the well-established finding that many people don’t need professional help to effectively work through their […]

Complicated Grief Around Death of a Loved One

In the wake of a death, people experience grief. They may feel sad, lonely, or low on energy. They may feel disconnected from others and think frequently about the person who has died. This can go on for months or even years, but as long as the intensity of their symptoms decreases over time, their […]

Cool Duo 5k Run, Walk & Craft Fair

Come join us for the Sts. Peter and Paul Cool Duo 5k Run, Walk & Craft Fair on Saturday, October 1st, 2016 in Wheat Ridge, CO. Official welcome begins at 8:30 am and the race sets off at 9:00 am. After a nice neighborhood run/walk, join us afterwards for shopping, games, and food in a […]

First Annual Queen’s Tea

First Annual Queen’s Tea (Grandparent’s Day) – Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m., Piney Creek Clubhouse, 5800 S. Joplin Way, Centennial. Have you ever wanted to be waited on by a queen? How about a whole bunch of them? The current and many past queens of the Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant […]

Immigrant Veterinarian Overcomes Incredible Odds to Succeed

~ By Marjorie A. Wallwey ~ If I may, I’d like to tell *you* a story… A French-speaking boy grows up in the war-torn African nation of Chad. He’s bright and eager. He wants to become a doctor. Even with parents who earned master’s degrees, there’s simply no money for college — and there’s no […]

The Highlands Ranch Encore Chorale for Seniors Begins Rehearsals

The Highlands Ranch Encore Chorale is a non-auditioned community chorus founded by and under the leadership of Brian Patrick Leatherman, Artistic Director and Conductor and Cindy Runkel, Executive Director and Accompanist and sponsored by the Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association. The unique Encore Creativity program emphasizes the social, physical and mental health benefits of singing […]

Coal Creek Meals on Wheels offers on-site lunches to local seniors

Coal Creek Meals on Wheels not only delivers delicious, healthy noon-time meals to seniors in Lafayette, Louisville, Superior and Erie, but also serves lunch on-site at our new location. We offer a noon-time lunch to Lafayette seniors for a suggested donation of $3.50 and all others can eat for just $6.00. Non-seniors are welcome too! […]

Drums Along the Rockies

A spectacle of sight and sound, Drums Along the Rockies returns to Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday, July 9 in one of the Rocky Mountain region’s most popular family summer music events. A Drums Corps International competition, the event has attracted four of the top nine corps in last year’s World Championship […]

Realtor Rachel Betz Reals in Active Baby Boomers with Over-55-Focused Website

Rachel Betz, owner of the Rachel Betz Real Estate Group, and Kathie Baratta launch specialized Denver real estate website, ActiveAgingDenver.com, for the 55+ community. “This will be the premier Denver metro website for the 55-and-over community, and active adults approaching that age,” said Betz, who was named Top Real Estate Agent in Colorado for 2015 […]

Cody Rocks the Rockies!

Back by popular demand, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, Cody Ray Slaughter, returns to the Lakewood Cultural Center for concerts on July 29, 30 and 31. Tickets go on sale on May 23 at 10:00 AM at the theater box office, 303-987-7845 or www.lakewood.org/tickets. Cody has performed around the world, including Australia, Germany, the U.K., […]

Widowed Men and Women of America

We meet the second Wednesday of every month at the Westminster Elk’s Club at 5:00 for Happy Hour and 6:00 for Dinner and meeting.  The other Wednesdays of every month we have Happy Hour at 5:00 at Applebees on 120th Street.  We enjoy many social activities and this is a good way to stay connected […]

Speaker, Author Colleen Boyle Offers Caregiver Support

Colleen Boyle is the author of Mary’s Gift: A Caregiver’s Journey of Love, Loss and Connection. Mary’s Gift is a memoir describing the inspiring journey of a mother’s decline from dementia and her daughter’s attempts to care for her. While she learned to understand the illness and developed coping strategies she discovered a deeper connection […]

12th Annual Moving Mountains Lung Health Conference

Colorado Lung Health Connection presents the 12th Annual Lung Health Conference for patients with COPD and other lung diseases. The conference goal is to offer support and hope through continuing education on the latest treatments, resources, and services available to those individuals living and coping with the challenges of lung disease. Register Online at: www.lunghealthco.org […]

Colorado Pulmonary Fibrosis Fun Run/Walk and Health Fair

The month of September is Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month. To increase awareness of PF and raise funds to support those affected by this life-altering disease the Mile-High Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group at Lutheran Medical Center Foundation is hosting a PF Fun Run/Walk and Vendor Fair on the Lutheran Medical Center Campus on September 20, […]

Arvada Community Food Bank Kicks Off Backpack-a-Roo Club

The Arvada Community Food Bank kicked off its new Backpack-a-Roo Club at a celebratory event with nearly 75 people in attendance in early August. A highlight of the kick-off event was a boxing match between Backpack-a-Roo Club mascot Roodie Roo and Arvada Mayor Marc Williams. Also in attendance were representatives for the City of Arvada, […]