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Colorado Senior Softball Readies for 2018 Season

The Colorado Senior Softball Association (CSSA) held a Board of Directors meeting in late January to begin preparations for the 2018 season, which will start play or regular scheduled games in mid-April.  The Spring Managers Meeting will be held in early March. CSSA is a nonprofit organization that organizes and manages a softball league as […]

Happy 100th Birthday

Dorothy Baldwin celebrated her 100th Birthday on Dec. 5th at Highland Trail Independent Retirement Community in Broomfield. A party was held in honor of this momentous occasion with family, friends and staff at Highland Trail in attendance . Also, as part of the celebration, singer/songwriter Scott Buckley provided the music.

Adams County Commissioners Unanimously Adopt $468 Million Budget for 2018

The Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2018 Adams County budget at public hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 12. Top priorities in the 2018 budget – set at $468,379,584, a 3.8% increase from 2017 – focus on education and economic prosperity, creating a high-performing and fiscally sustainable government, improving quality of life, providing safe and reliable […]

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scams

Adams County, Colo. – The Adams County Sheriff’s Office would like to warn the public of scams that occur this time of the year. We have again received several reports of a jury duty phone scam, similar to the IRS scam. Scammers are calling from a spoof caller ID system to make it look like […]

Adams County Offers Free Christmas Tree Recycling

Adams County will offer free recycling for live Christmas trees after the holiday season. Residents may drop off their Christmas trees from Tuesday, Dec. 26, through Sunday, Jan. 14, , from sunrise to sunset, at Adams County Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd. Brighton. Signs will direct residents to the self drop-off site.

Free Community Health Classes Offered in January

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering free 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, […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Jan. 2018

TRIAD: Coping with Holiday Blues Do you find yourself or someone you know having trouble shaking the blues after the holidays? The blues can be common this time of the year. Join Darla Gurry from the Jefferson Center for Mental Health to learn measures you can take to brighten your outlook. Our annual chili warm-up […]

AARP Foundation Survey Finds Positive Feelings Associated With Holidays but Also Concern for Family Members Who May Feel Lonely

AARP Foundation Draws Attention to Social Isolation and Offers Resources at Connect2Affect WASHINGTON, DC—A survey released today by AARP Foundation finds that people are feeling good about spending time with friends and family this holiday season, with many survey respondents noting that they are feeling happy (67%), loved (47%), joyful (46%) and excited (44%). Yet the […]

Aging in Your Home

Are you living With or Worried About Being Able to “Age” in your home? Have you ever been told that your problems are just because you are getting older, and you cannot do anything about it? Have you stopped doing activities you love because of pain, decreased strength or mobility. Are you afraid of going […]

Citizen Lobbyist Training at the Capitol

Colorado Senior Lobby hosted a Citizen Lobbyist Training Session at the Capitol in November. Attendees started the training with a tour of the Capitol. If you have not been to the Capitol recently take the time to visit and if you have not attended one of our citizen lobbyist training events, plan to do so […]

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

~ By Cary Johnson ~   The holiday season allows us the opportunity to return to our childhood memories as we venture to the mall and see the lights, enjoy the decorations, hear our favorite music, and even watch children share their dreams with Santa. It’s a blissful escape from reality and a reengagement with wonderful […]

Who Will Be the 2018 Ms. Colorado Senior America Queen?

It could be you! Applications for contestants are now being accepted for the 2018 Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant to be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree, Colorado. “The 2017 Queen, Jeannine Montgomerie, has had a year of performances and activities with an unbridled […]

17th Judicial District Senior Law Day Serving Adams and Broomfield Counties

Event and Committee Announcement—June 2, 2017 ~ The 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, the City and County of Broomfield, the Adams County Aging Network, and Tolison & Williams, Attorneys at Law, LLC are pleased to announce that a planning committee has been formed to host the First Annual 17th Judicial District Senior Law Day to […]

November is National Caregiver’s Month

As the senior population continues to grow, more and more families are faced with watching a parent become a caregiver, as well as providing support as caregivers themselves. The impact that caregiving for a loved one can have on a family can be a difficult and create tension among family members. Here are 5 tips […]

Denver’s Status and Future

The League of Women Voters Denver is hosting four, first-term City Council members, Jolon Clark (District 7), Kevin Flynn (District 2), Stacie Gilmore (District 11), and Paul Kashmann (District 6), to discuss the city of Denver’s current issues and to forecast how the city will need to prepare for the growth of our city.