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Become a Contestant in the 2019 Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant

It’s about time you do something for YOU!! If you are 60 years of age or older and you feel you need a new lease on life or a new commitment, and want to be a part of something wonderful, become a contestant in the 2019 Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant to be held May […]

Weld County Senior Law Day

On October 5, 2018 , Weld County will host its annual Senior Law Day with doors opening at 7:30 am. This event will be held at Island Grove Event Center Conference Rooms at 425 N. 15th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631.  A suggested donation of $5 can be mailed to Senior Law Day—Weld County, PO Box 336213, […]

There’s A monster Loose On Main Street

True story . . I was raised in the village of Clarkston, Michigan, population nine hundred residents. A rural setting surrounded by prosperous farms with lush orchards growing cherries, apples and peaches. My children enjoyed their early years here in a near ideal place at an ideal time to raise a family. The 1960’s were […]

Join AARP for its Be the Difference tour

AARP to visit Aurora and Pueblo to engage the community in a dialogue about its legislative priorities for older adults and their families ~ Now, more than ever, we must put pressure on our state and federal representatives to ensure our leaders act in favor of older adults and their families. Come hear about what […]

Meals On Wheels America to Support Older Adults and Their Pets

Much-Needed Funding Helps Keep Colorado Seniors and Their Pets Together Thornton, Colorado, August, 2018 – The Senior Hub’s Companion Care Program is proud to announce that it has received a $2500 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its senior pet care program through the Homecare Program. Funding will be used to provide food, […]

Challenges in Finding Housing Supports in Jefferson County

By Maureen McDevitt, Co-Chair Jefferson County Aging Well Housing Workgroup ~ Did you know that “Based on a U.S. average of 100, Jefferson County scores a 128.41” and “Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference?2” If you are one of the people impacted by the raising costs of housing, you are […]

Get Ready for the November Elections!

10 Candidate and Ballot Issue Forums  Denver Decides, a consortium composed of the League of Women Voters of Denver, Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation and Denver 8 TV, will once again hold candidate and ballot issue forums for the upcoming November 2018 election.  Forums can be viewed live on Denver 8 TV at the times listed below.  They can also […]

Adams County Fire Rescue Tip of the Week

ACFR reminds the public to practice safety when using hot tools ~ DENVER, Colo. – The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) reports that every year, over 4,000 structure fires are caused by hot work. Although all hot work involves inherent fire risks and hazards, Adams County Fire Rescue and NFPA recommend these “best practices” when performing hot […]

Golf Tournament Scores Big For Alzheimer’s Association

The “big check” presentation on July 15,2018 to the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.  The $10,500 donation was the 4th largest single donation in the state for the “Longest Day” fundraising drive and was a result of the 1st Annual Fore the Memories Benefit Golf Tournament played at Fossil Trace Golf Club on June 27th.  The […]

Weld County to Host Senior Law Day

On October 5, 2018 , Weld County will host its annual Senior Law Day with doors opening at 7:30 am. This event will be held at Island Grove Event Center Conference Rooms at 425 N. 15th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631.  A suggested donation of $5 can be mailed to Senior Law Day—Weld County, PO Box 336213, […]

More Than 1,000 Expected at Boulder Walk to End Alzheimer’s

BOULDER – The Boulder Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s has become one of the largest in the state in just three years, trailing only the Denver and Colorado Springs walks. The fourth annual Boulder Walk to End Alzheimer’s is expected to easily top the 1,000 people it drew last year including Alzheimer’s caregivers, persons […]

Technology Sucks

By Roberts Jordon ~ There is some technology that I really like, such as garage door openers, automatic ice cube makers in the refrigerator, word processors, hand held calculators, wireless printers, intermittent windshield wipers, television, jet airplanes, remote controls, and my computer when it does what I want it to do.  I also like the […]

Moved By the Weight of Their Misfortunes

By New John ~ It was an ordinary Saturday morning, sipping freshly made coffee and watching early local news. Every news source was focused on the phenomenon of federal government directives separating children from their parents, dividing families to uncertain outcomes. Public outcry and indignation seemed to be sweeping the nation.

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 […]

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 […]