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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 www.adcogov.org/townhall 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.

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