More News’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’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 […]

Express-Line Prayer

~ By Darlene Franklin ~ Waking up early is one thing. Waking up for a date with a needle is another. “Good morning!” A cheerful, African-accented voice called out. “I’m here to draw your blood.” I placed my right arm on top of the blankets and closed my eyes so I didn’t have to watch. […]

Call for Entries to the annual “This Is Colorado” juried art show

The Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County is calling for entries to the annual “This Is Colorado” juried art show. The show is open to all Colorado artists and runs from October 10 through November 2. The deadline to enter is August 15, 2017. A prospectus and entry form are available on the Guild’s […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – July 2017

Fall Prevention Fair and Cookout Enjoy hotdogs, burgers, brats and the works, while learning about fall prevention. Browse informational booths and listen to short talks. Talks include: “Home Assessment for Fall Prevention” by Home Instead Senior Care, “Tools for Stability” by Accessible Systems, and “What Caused the Fall” by Arvada Fire District. The Triad of […]

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.