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Jackson Creek Senior Living Ground Breaking Ceremony

Monument, CO – Jackson Creek Senior Living will celebrate the commencement of construction with a ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The ground breaking festivities will start at 10:00 am and the official ground breaking ceremony takes place at 11:00 am.

Vietnam Veterans of America – South Metro Denver – Chapter 1106

“Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another” “That’s our motto, and as an organization, we strive to provide access to services and assistance, to as many Vietnam Era veterans as we can.” said Lee White, President of the local Chapter #1106 of Vietnam Veterans of America. “Our stated mission is to help foster, […]

Governor appoints John Zabawa to Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging

Zabawa’s expertise on seniors’ issues to benefit implementation of group’s plan ~ Denver, CO – John Zabawa, President and CEO of Seniors’ Resource Center, has been appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper, to be a member of the Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging (SAPGA). Zabawa brings more than three decades of expertise on seniors’ issues […]

Running Full On An Empty Tank

~ By Darlene Franklin ~ “I’ll give you a full life in the emptiest of places.” Isaiah’s words brought me to an abrupt halt. My life in a nursing home often felt like an empty place. Literally speaking, my half of a shared room in a nursing home was far from empty. The essence of […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County

Death with Dignity This past November, Colorado voters passed the Access to Medical Aid-in-Dying Medication (Proposition 106), which legalized the option of assisted death for terminally ill patients who have six months or less to live. Jessica Radke, Elder Abuse Prosecutor for Jefferson County, shares about what the new law allows and does not allow. […]

Mount Evans Hospice adult grief support group begins June 28

Throughout the year, Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice offers a two-month support group for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. The next group will meet on Wednesdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. beginning June 28. Meetings will be held once a week for eight weeks at the Mount Evans […]

Colorado has a new Ms. Colorado Senior American 2017 – Ms. Jeannine Montgomerie

Congratulations, Ms. Jeannine Montgomerie, of Aurora, who was crowned Ms. Colorado Senior America 2017 at the Pageant held on Sunday, April 23rd, at the Lakewood Cultural Art Center.  This marked the 23rd Anniversary of the annual pageant, created to give honor to women who have reached the age of elegance, 60+ years of age.  This […]

Dementia and the Living Environment: How Much Does It Matter?

I have been a nurse for 14 years, and through my experience as a Clinical Director in a Memory Care community, I have found my passion and my gift. Along the way, I have met the most amazing people and am very grateful and humbled that I am able to care for, comfort, and love […]

Adams County Sets Seven Town Hall Meetings for 2017

The Adams County Board of Commissioners has set dates for seven town hall meetings, including two telephone town halls, in 2017. The meetings are open to all county residents. The first of the meetings will be a telephone town hall on Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. Visit to sign up to receive a […]

Creative Eldering: Build Your Niche

~ By Susan L. Levy, D.C. ~ Have you ever considered your importance in the ways of the world? Perhaps it’s time to think about how your life thus far has contributed to the spectrum of human experience.

Who Is A Hero?

~ By Darlene Franklin ~ Who is a hero? What makes a hero? I never saw myself in that light until I faced my own hero’s challenge. I had to battle back from a month-long hospitalization. I had never fully recovered from the crippling weakness and arthritis which had led to my moving to a […]

Write Your Memoir

I want to encourage you to write your memoir. You have stories to share that nobody else has. My memoir was published last year. I have written other books but this one was the most difficult for me to write. All of us have gone through good and bad times. All must be shared in […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – May 2017

Distracted Driver: Keep Your Mind on the Road Join John Bowman, Wheat Ridge Crime Prevention Officer, as he presents their award-winning program entitled, Distracted Driving is Risky Business. Learn about the dangers of distracted driving, what are common distractions, and what the law has to say about distracted driving. Over 60% of accidents involve a […]

The Medical Center of Aurora Proudly Offers Behavioral Health Services for Colorado Seniors

According to the most recent statistics from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), roughly 1 in 5 Americans suffer from mental illness, yet in 2015 nearly 60% of affected Coloradoans never sought treatment1. The Behavioral Health and Wellness Center at Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) is determined to not only provide access […]

Twice the Love With Pet Sharing

By now, most everyone knows that owning a pet is beneficial to one’s health. You have less chance of heart attacks, faster recovery from one, and normal blood pressure. There is also less chance of becoming depressed and getting Alzheimer’s Disease to name a few.