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Retreat at Sunny Vista to open this October

Former TB sanatorium focuses on memory support and assisted living~ Colorado Springs, CO – Locally owned Sunny Vista Living Center is adding to its historic past by focusing on future senior needs with the opening of Colorado Springs’ newest assisted living and memory support community. The Retreat at Sunny Vista, scheduled to open this October, […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Oct. 2017

Medicare Update: What’s New? Staff from Benefits in Actions talk about the process and changes for the 2018 Medicare Annual Enrollment Period. They’ll discuss and give real life examples of Medicare fraud, waste, abuse, and how Medicare will be issuing new cards in the next few years to further protect you from fraud. The Triad […]

Qualified Listeners works to Stop Veteran Suicides

Qualified Listeners, a non-profit organization created to help prevent Veteran suicides, will be showing the Steffan Tubbs film, “Acronym” around the State of Colorado at various posts of Veterans of Foreign Wars, and inviting everyone in the local communities.

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Sept. 2017

Code Compliance for Quality Living Code Enforcements agencies work to preserve and enhance the quality of life for all living in a community by fairly enforcing codes and zoning ordinances. Several local Code Enforcement Officers will share common concerns that seniors have and how they work to address these issues. The Triad of Jefferson County […]

CouponChief.com’s Retail Savings Guide for Baby Boomers

How do you know that a business offers discounts for boomers and older adults? Believe it or not, even at 50 you can get special discounts from a lot of stores, so you should always ask. Or you could also visit CouponChief.com’s Retail Savings Guide for Baby Boomers, which will walk you through the many […]

15th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit the Alzheimer’s Association

DENVER, Colo. – Harvard Square will host its 15th annual golf tournament to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association at Windsor Gardens Golf Club on August 18th. The nine-hole tournament will be a five-person scramble with prizes for the “whackiest whack” and $1,000 for a hole-in-one on the fourth hole.

174-Acre Property Added to the South Platte River Trail

Acquisition makes a 110-acre lake a new public open space amenity in Adams County ~ Brighton, Colo. – Adams County Parks & Open Space and the Trust for Public Land have acquired the 174-acre Willow Bay Property located along the South Platte River as of Friday, July 14. The property includes a 110-acre lake located […]

Karin Stewart Appointed to be a Member of SAPGA

Denver, CO – Karin Stewart, Program Manager for Jefferson County Human Services Aging and Adult Services and Project Coordinator for Jefferson County Aging Well, has been appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper, to be a member of the Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging (SAPGA). Stewart brings over 24 years of experience and expertise on seniors’ […]

Advance Care Planning

~ By Fran Myers ~ Fifty percent of us will face a medical situation when we cannot speak for ourselves. If you are in the hospital and cannot express your wishes, the most important person is your Medical Durable Power of Attorney (Healthcare Agent). Whether this agent is your spouse, friend, family member or a […]

Adams County Receives SolSmart Gold Award for Solar Energy Growth

SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sun Shot Initiative to help communities increase the use of solar power, has awarded Adams County a gold designation as a national leader in advancing solar energy. The county is one of just 40 nationwide to receive the gold designation, the highest level awarded.

Denver and Kavod Senior Life Partner to Prevent Financial Exploitation of Fixed Income Seniors

DENVER – The City and County of Denver, led by Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s Office of Housing and Opportunities for People Everywhere (HOPE), is partnering with Kavod Senior Life to teach seniors on fixed incomes about financial safety and stability. The new program, Financially Savvy Seniors, will assist seniors in defining their own financial strategy […]

DispatchHealth is Bringing the ER to Patients’ Homes

~ By Clarke Reader ~ An acute case of bronchitis is no fun for anyone, but when Grace Lamb, a 91-year-old resident at Lakewood’s Eaton Senior Communities, came down with a case of it, it was debilitating. “I was too sick to even go to the doctor,” Lamb remembered. “I just had to stay in […]

5 Things You Should Know About Homecare

1. There are two types of home care agencies. The types of services and caregivers providing them, and subsequent payment options are essentially determined by whether skilled or non-medical care is needed. Home Care is basically divided into two primary types of agencies: medical home health agencies that provide skilled care and non-medical home care […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Aug. 2017

There’s No Place Like Home Most people want to stay in their home as long as possible, and often with a bit of help the time at home can be extended, and/or at least made more comfortable and safe. Today’s panel will share some community programs and resources that can help keep you in your […]

What to do if your pet goes missing

The metro area’s population explosion hasn’t been limited to humans. Thousands of pets have come along with their families, some eager, many nervous about starting new lives in unfamiliar territory. Sadie wedged herself into the back seat when John S., two buddies, and all their gear made the trip in February from Connecticut. She was […]