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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 […]

Jackson Creek Senior Living Opens Welcome Center

MONUMENT, Colo. — Jackson Creek Senior Living, Monument’s newest retirement community, has opened a welcome center for prospective seniors and families to provide information about this great new retirement community. The center is located at the north entrance of the community site, 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and […]

Free Informational Seminar on Baby Boomer Dental Crisis

10,000 Baby Boomers are turning 65 years old every day. By 2020 over 115 Million Americans will be 65 or older. While these people are living longer, more active lives than ever before – many are suffering from missing teeth and failing dental work performed when they were much younger. Many are also unprepared for […]

Meet the Newly Crowned Ms. Colorado Senor America 2018 – Ms. Gale Novak

Ms. Gayle Novak of Englewood was crowned queen at the 24th Annual Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant which was held at the Lone Tree Arts Center on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Queen Gayle’s court consists of first runner up Dr. Linda Lister of Denver, and second runner up Ms. Dee Clark of Denver. Other contestants […]

Mental Health Partners Provides Mental Health Crisis Training to Boulder Law Enforcement Officers

Mental Health Partners’ (MHP) is training more than 200 deputies from the Boulder County Sherriff’s Office in Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety, an in-depth training about responding to situations where they might encounter individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.  During their course of duty, law enforcement officers often experience individuals who are experiencing a […]

Hail No! The best deal may not be the least expensive

By Beth McCann, Denver District Attorney ~   Hail season is upon us and so are the businesses that chase the storms to get your repair business when you are at your most vulnerable.  Don’t be so quick to hire a contractor that you end up worse off than you were before.  The Better Business […]

Acclaimed local firm to manage highly anticipated Lakewood senior living community

$150m The Ridge Pinehurst fills western Denver service gap ~ Denver, CO — Denver-based Cappella Living Solutions has been selected to manage Lakewood, Colorado’s coming $150 million senior living community. In its first two phases The Ridge Pinehurst, currently under construction in west Metro Denver, will offer 180 Independent Living, 96 Assisted Living and 42 […]

Chefs for Seniors

Executive Chef and Food Service professional Denise Huff, of Arvada, has opened a Chefs For Seniors (chefsforseniors.com) franchise that takes the stress and guesswork out of meal planning for older adults.

ROAD Kicks Off Summer CarFit Event Schedule

Free Checkups Go Back to the Basics to Help Aging Drivers Be Safer on the Road ~ DENVER – For the last two years, the Reaching Older Adult Drivers (ROAD) program has partnered with a number of organizations in the Denver metro area to provide CarFit®, an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity […]

Dino-Killing Asteroid Shaped Tree of Life, Modern Birds

Ground-dwelling birds survived while their close, tree-dwelling relatives went extinct after asteroid impact 66 million years ago ~ DENVER ― Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid struck the earth and wiped out non-avian dinosaurs. Now, researchers reporting in “Current Biology” on May 24 have pieced together what that asteroid impact meant for birds. From multiple lines […]

Library of Congress Honors Colorado and Michigan Libraries for Service to Blind Readers

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at the Library of Congress will honor two of its cooperating libraries for their outstanding service in 2017 to readers who are visually or physically disabled. The Colorado Talking Book Library (CTBL) in Denver will receive the Regional Library of the Year Award, while […]