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

It’s a new year and time to create a new 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 […]

A Big Year of Birding with Denver Audubon

LITTLETON – Denver Audubon, the local chapter of the National Audubon Society, will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2019. As part of this landmark year, we will be sponsoring a six county Big Birding Year! What is a Big Year? It is a competition among birders, attempting to identify as many species as possible […]

Denver area artists featured in national calendar

Denver, CO – Rosemary Weiler, a resident at St. Andrew’s Village, has been selected from hundreds of artists around the U.S. to be featured in Expressions 2019, a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Weiler’s watercolor piece, End of Summer, was chosen for the month of March. Weiler earned her BFA in […]

Applewood Our House named finalist for BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Trust

Company provides care to those with late-stage dementias ARVADA, CO—Nov. 15, 2018—Applewood Our House was recently honored as a finalist for the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics for medium-sized businesses. The company has five residential assisted living homes for those with memory care needs, and also was honored with the same […]

Holidays Organized

By Heather Carlson ~ The holidays, as depicted by Norman Rockwell or Hallmark are full of crackling fires, full cups of steaming cocoa – marshmallows and riding on a sleigh through fresh fields snow. However, for many, those moments are sprinkled in between days of chaos, traffic and trying to get the moment just right. Planning […]

Respite Care: A Break from Caregiving

By Meghan Kluth, Jeffco “Aging Well Project” Caregiver & Supportive Services Team Member and Program Director at Colorado Respite Coalition ~ November is National Family Caregivers Month. The 2018 theme is Supercharge Your Caregiving! Finding resources is crucial for caregivers to keep themselves healthy and supported. Respite care, a short break from caregiving, is one […]

The Denver Inner City Parish is Growing with Recent Wave of Support

Denver Inner City Parish Ready to Fulfill Community Commitment DICP.org ~ DENVER – For the more than half-century-old nonprofit, the Denver Inner City Parish (The Parish) has carried a tradition of providing a variety of basic human services to West Denver resident’s with dignity and respect. On Friday October 12, 2018 the organization elected a […]

Aspirin Update

By Peter J. Rice, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAPhA ~ There are drugs in use today which are older than aspirin, but not very many. Part of the reason that aspirin is still around is that its use has continued to evolve over the years. But recently the benefits and risks of aspirin have been re-evaluated […]

League of Women Voters Denver Presents: Use-of-Force in Denver Law Enforcement: The Issues and the Reforms

According to the Campaign Zero Use of Force Project, only 9 of the 100 largest American cities’ police departments did not kill anyone in 2015 or 2016. Unfortunately, Denver was not one of those nine. Police killed over 600 people in America in the first seven months of 2016, with black people three times more […]

The High Cost of Prescription Drugs

As I meet with Medicare age people, one of the main concerns is their Prescription Drug Coverage. There are concerns of high monthly premiums, meeting the deductible, expensive co-pays, Part D Penalty and the infamous “donut-hole”.

New Survey Reveals 73 Percent of People who Participate in Network Marketing Opportunities Lose Money or Make No Money

AARP Foundation Launches Consumer Education Campaign Revealing the Risks and Rewards of Multilevel Marketing ~ WASHINGTON (Oct. 9, 2018) – Among the more than 20 million Americans who participate or have participated in multilevel marketing (MLM) organizations, 90 percent say they got involved to make money. However, nearly half (47 percent) lose money and a quarter […]

Remember When Thanksgiving Was Giving Thanks

By John Turek ~ Let me digress! I’m a professional mall Santa Clause (more about this in Prime Time for Seniors December issue). So, before you know it I will be sitting in my big chair for the opening of Santa Land. Retail store windows are festive with Christmas displays and posters offering special holiday discount […]

Denver Launches Vision Zero Community Program to Promote Safer City Streets

DENVER – The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) and Denver Public Works today announced the launch of the Vision Zero Community Program, the next step in the five-year Denver Vision Zero Action Plan started in 2015 to set the City and County of Denver on a well-defined path toward achieving zero traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030.

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, […]