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Colorado Senior Softball Readies for 2019 Season

The Colorado Senior Softball Association (CSSA) held a Board of Directors meeting in late January to begin preparations for the 2019 season, which will start play or regular scheduled games in mid-April. The Spring Managers Meeting will be held in early March.

Fear of Falling

What me? Captain of the basketball team in high school? Field hockey half-back? Tennis player all through the years my children were growing up and beyond?

Montbello Leadership Council

Montbello has changed drastically since I was a young girl. I remember the atmosphere felt new, budding with large homes, shops, and friendly neighbors. So much has changed…After living in Houston for over 5 years and returning back to Denver, I was shocked to learn how much had actually changed in Montbello. I am a […]

Annual Car Ownership Costs Nearly $9K

New cars lose $3,000 annually from depreciation alone ~ DENVER (Jan. 9, 2019) – If you bought a new car in 2018, you might have focused on the purchase price and monthly payment when it came time to calculate just how much car you could afford. That means, per AAA’s 2018 Your Driving Costs study, you likely overlooked […]

The Empty Chair at the Table

Tips for Coping With Grief During the Holidays It’s never easy dealing with the loss of a loved one, but it can be especially difficult during the holiday season. Some people find solace spending time celebrating with friends and family while others may feel uncomfortable doing so. There is no right or wrong way to […]

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”.