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3 Reasons Why Social Security Is Important For Women

In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and earn credit toward monthly retirement income than at any other time in our nation’s history. Yet, on average, women face greater economic challenges than men in retirement.

Senior Planet Center’s Grand Opening in Denver Ushers In A New Era for Older Adults in Colorado

Denver, Colo.  –  Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) is pleased to announce the opening of the Senior Planet Center in Denver’s Lowry neighborhood.  The center will provide a home for dozens of free programs and courses for people over 60, bringing the award-winning OATS model to the Western States for the first time. 

CASA’s Light of Hope Event Raises Over $148,000

Adams & Broomfield Counties, Colo. – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Adams & Broomfield Counties hosted its annual Light of Hope Fundraising Luncheon on Tuesday, October 15th at The Westin Westminster’s new Legacy Ballroom and raised more than $148,000. Funds raised will aid CASA’s mission of providing specially selected and trained community volunteers, CASA Volunteers, to […]

Statewide campaign launches to recruit 2,020 CASA volunteers by the end of 2020

Colorado has launched the “Change a Child’s Story” campaign in an effort to recruit 2,020 additional CASA volunteers by the end of 2020. Last year — with only 2,179 CASA volunteers in Colorado — 4,857 children were assigned a CASA volunteer to walk beside them, representing approximately 37% of all children served through an open child welfare involvement in […]

AARP Colorado announces winner of its most prestigious volunteer award

Denver, Colo. – AARP Colorado today named Carol Pace of Denver to receive the 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious volunteer award.

Evan Hyatt joins Care Synergy as Director of Marketing and Communications

With nearly 20 years of extensive experience in healthcare marketing, development communications, administration and operations Evan Hyatt is joining Care Synergy, as of October 2019, in the role of Director of Marketing and Communications.

107 years old!

Elisabeth Boeker, born the same year the Titanic sank: 1912 celebrated her 107th birthday on September 25th, 2019.  Elisabeth was raised in Missouri, as the daughter of a minister she played the organ in church during her father’s sermons.  After graduating high school in 1930, Elisabeth went to nursing school to become a registered nurse at […]

Challenges in Finding Housing Supports in Jefferson County

By Maureen McDevitt ~ 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 not alone. Many people encounter challenges in […]

Kavod Staff Win Prestigious National Health Equity Award

Denver, Colo. – Michael Klein and Gabriel Sanders of Kavod Senior Life (Kavod) were chosen as the winners of the highly competitive 2019 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) – LeadingAge Health Equity Award. This award recognizes individuals who successfully implement a systems change approach to reduce health disparities regarding access to quality care, education, employment, […]

Pets Need Disaster Plans Too!

Dumb Friends League and Hill’s Pet Nutrition partner to promote pet preparedness in natural disasters and other emergencies DENVER (September 19, 2019) In recognition of FEMA’s National Preparedness Month in September, the Dumb Friends League is joining Hill’s Pet Nutrition and its network of animal shelter partners in a community awareness campaign to provide pet parents […]

Five Things You Must Teach Your Parents to Be Safe Online

Report Finds Record-High Internet Use Among Older Generation September 26, 2019. It’s official — social media and smartphones are no longer the exclusive domain of millennials and generation Y. A new study has found that no less than 67% of 65-74s in the UK and the USA use the internet, with 34% having social media accounts.

Spending Time with Pets Provides Benefits for Older Adults

Castle Rock senior care experts say seniors who interact with animals feel less depressed and isolated CASTLE ROCK, CO – September 26, 2019 – Social isolation is becoming an increasingly common issue, with one in five Americans reporting they feel lonely. Seniors are especially vulnerable to these feelings. In fact, 43 percent say they experience loneliness regularly. A new survey[1] of adults […]

Internet Usage Rates Way Up but Too Many Seniors Still Lack Internet Access at Home

Over the last two decades, the percentage of adults age 65 and older who use the internet has shot up in Colorado and around the country – from 14% in 2000 to 73% in 2019. But too many Colorado seniors lack access to affordable at-home broadband access, which limits them from engaging with family members […]

Be smart with your smart phone

Just like getting used to a computer took time, older adults have taken their time with the movement toward smart phones. But now the floodgates have opened. Our families have encouraged us to procure a smart phone and many times they’ve purchased it for us.

Home Instead Senior Care of North Denver is celebrating 20 years of serving seniors and their families

Home Instead Senior Care of North Denver is celebrating 20 years of serving seniors and their families in the Denver metro area. While there have been many changes in the home care landscape over the last two decades, owners Curt and Holly Foust credit remaining true to Home Instead’s core values and mission as the […]

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