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Acclaimed local firm to manage highly anticipated Lakewood senior living community

$150m The Ridge Pinehurst fills western Denver service gap ~ Denver, CO — Denver-based Cappella Living Solutions has been selected to manage Lakewood, Colorado’s coming $150 million senior living community. In its first two phases The Ridge Pinehurst, currently under construction in west Metro Denver, will offer 180 Independent Living, 96 Assisted Living and 42 […]

Chefs for Seniors

Executive Chef and Food Service professional Denise Huff, of Arvada, has opened a Chefs For Seniors (chefsforseniors.com) franchise that takes the stress and guesswork out of meal planning for older adults.

ROAD Kicks Off Summer CarFit Event Schedule

Free Checkups Go Back to the Basics to Help Aging Drivers Be Safer on the Road ~ DENVER – For the last two years, the Reaching Older Adult Drivers (ROAD) program has partnered with a number of organizations in the Denver metro area to provide CarFit®, an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity […]

Dino-Killing Asteroid Shaped Tree of Life, Modern Birds

Ground-dwelling birds survived while their close, tree-dwelling relatives went extinct after asteroid impact 66 million years ago ~ DENVER ― Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid struck the earth and wiped out non-avian dinosaurs. Now, researchers reporting in “Current Biology” on May 24 have pieced together what that asteroid impact meant for birds. From multiple lines […]

Library of Congress Honors Colorado and Michigan Libraries for Service to Blind Readers

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at the Library of Congress will honor two of its cooperating libraries for their outstanding service in 2017 to readers who are visually or physically disabled. The Colorado Talking Book Library (CTBL) in Denver will receive the Regional Library of the Year Award, while […]

Innovative Alzheimer’s Research Receives $1.1 million in Colorado Funding

Seven innovative Alzheimer’s disease research proposals from promising young researchers will now proceed thanks to $1.1 million in grants from the Alzheimer’s Association, Colorado Chapter.

AARP seeks 2018 community service nominees

Annual Andrus Award honors those who make a powerful difference in their community ~ AARP Colorado – AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Colorado Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-plus Coloradans who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

Xcel Energy Gas Customers Could Be Spared Rate Hikes and Surcharges

AARP Colorado applauds judge’s order ~ DENVER – AARP Colorado today commended a decision to potentially spare 1.4 million Xcel Energy natural gas customers the possibility of paying excessive rate hikes and unnecessary surcharges.

New Doctor Joins Platte Valley Medical Center

Platte Valley Welcomes New Physician Cristian Dinescu, M.D. Providing Premier Primary Care for Adults, Dr. Dinescu Teams Up with Robert Massa, M.D. and Jennifer Winthers, M.D.

Veteran and Family Resource Directory

The very first directory in Northern Colorado to connect the Veteran community and their families to available resources has been published by Qualified Listeners, non-profit organization.  Each resource provider in the directory has been vetted to ensure the validity of their service.  Many of the services are free and some are at a discounted rate […]

Nominate Someone Who Took A Stand Against Elder Abuse

Do you know someone who took a stand against elder abuse?  Someone who took the time to notice that something was not quite right?  Nominate them! Anyone can prevent elder abuse.  Past recipients include store clerks, grocery delivery drivers, volunteers, bank employees, as well as police officers and detectives.  And it can be anyone in […]

Older Americans Month 2018: Engage at Every Age

Across the country, older Americans – a rapidly growing population – are taking part in activities that promote wellness and social connection. They are sharing their wisdom and experience with future generations, and they are giving back to make enrich their communities. They’re working and volunteering, mentoring and learning, leading and engaging. For 55 years, […]

Senior Services Agency Announces New Executive Director

The Senior Hub Board of Directors appoints Stephanie Knight to lead mission of helping local elders. THORNTON, COLORADO – The Senior Hub is pleased to announce Stephanie Knight as its new Executive Director. Knight brings to the agency eighteen years of leadership achievements in both the nonprofit and private sectors, including significant experience in senior […]

Denver Woodworking Store Offers Free “Make and Take” Class on May 5th

Jewelry tree project is a great gift idea for Mother’s Day ~ Denver, CO – The Rockler Woodworking and Hardware in Denver will host a free “Make & Take” class on Saturday, May 5th, in which participants can learn basic woodworking skills while handcrafting a wooden jewelry tree – a great gift idea for Mother’s Day.

Adoption of the 2018 Riverdale Regional Park Master Plan and Name

The Adams County Board of Commissioners adopted the 2018 Riverdale Regional Park master plan and name after incorporating feedback from residents and community partners. The Adams County Parks & Open Space Department, in conjunction with a consultant team led by Design Workshop, have finalized a master plan and resolved a new name for the Adams […]