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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.

Creative Eldering : The Philosophy and Culture of Eldering

~ By Susan L. Levy ~ When we take a few moments to reflect on the various viewpoints regarding becoming older, we can savor in the wisdom we have gained though our rich life experiences. From a historical perspective, becoming an elder was an honorable and highly revered journey. Throughout the world and in numerous […]

Mount Evans’ president Shimanski appointed to national home care/hospice association board

Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice president and CEO Charley Shimanski has been selected to serve on the board of directors for the Washington, D.C-based National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). NAHC is the largest and most respected professional association representing the interests of chronically ill, disabled, and dying Americans of all […]

League of Women Voters presents a discussion on Investigating Gentrification

The League of Women Voters Denver is taking a closer look at gentrification and the challenges it presents to the city of Denver. The economic shift of gentrification is driven by many factors including the fact that people want “walkable communities”, close to work, school, restaurants, grocery stores, and other services. As Denver’s population increases […]

Cool History About Monte Vista’s Annual Crane Festival

Monte Vista, Colorado – It might surprise you to know that sandhill cranes weren’t the original stars of Monte Vista’s first crane festival back in 1984. Whooping cranes were.

Longtime Seniors’ Resource Center Ceo To Retire

Leading Advocate for Colorado Seniors to Retire Denver, CO – After more than 35 years of serving and advocating for seniors in Colorado, John Zabawa, Seniors’ Resource Center (SRC) President & CEO, announced his retirement today.  “It was a difficult decision to make,” said Zabawa. “When you do what you love, and derive such fulfillment in […]

VFW Post 9741 Update – Mar 2017

1. New Name – We are now the Carbon Valley VFW Post 9741 2. We swore in 2 new members last meeting and we are in the top 5 in Colorado in growth of our post 3. Our new Veteran Transport Van update

Colorado Senior Softball Readies for 2017 Season

The Board of Directors of the Colorado Senior Softball Association (CSSA) is preparing for the 2017 season. The Spring Managers Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 8th at the Denver Elks Club. Teams planning to play in the 2017 season should have a representative present to hear plans for the season and to pick […]

Financial Pressures and Solutions For Colorado’s Growing Senior Population

The number of older adults in Colorado as a percentage of population is rising. By 2040, more than 24% of the total population of Colorado will be age 60 or older. At the same time, costs associated with aging are rising. One solution is to increase the affordable resources that make it possible to age […]

League of Women Voters of Denver presents a Discussion on The Paths to Greater Public Participation in Government

The League was prompted to take a closer look at how to increase dialogue and deliberation when considering public policy changes after the recent Presidential election where we experienced heightened incivility among those with differing opinions and low voter turnout.

New photo contest for the 2017 Monte Vista Crane Festival

Monte Vista, Colo. – It’s been said that it’s near to impossible to take a bad picture in Colorado’s scenic San Luis Valley. So, this year the Monte Vista Crane Festival (March 10-12) is hosting its first annual photo contest, with a theme of “What you love most about nature in the San Luis Valley.”

34th Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival

Monte Vista, Colo. – Its nearing that time again when tens of thousands of sandhill cranes descend upon Colorado’s scenic San Luis Valley to feed and rest up for the journey further north to their nesting grounds. It’s a wildlife phenomenon akin to the celebrated march of the penguins in Antarctica. But instead of the […]

Mezzo Muzique: Music for Seniors

Preethi Fernando, Founder of Mezzo Muzique, a Loveland resident, is creating a music for seniors, online boutique. You can now download free, customized music for seniors, free of charge. This is particularly useful for activity directors working at long term care facilities.

Combat Veteran Corner – Carbon Valley VFW Post 9741

Information Update: Our post needs drivers to help transport Veterans and seniors to and from doctor appointments. We need a kind person who can drive a 1 ton, 8-person van safely. We are seeking sponsors for our monthly Community Breakfast. For only $450.00 you can have your banner at our breakfast, you can come mingle […]