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Creating Community, Independence, A Way of Life!

~ By Jessica Edgar,  Prime Time For Seniors ~ Last we spoke with Gary Sobol, his Foundations Exercise Class for People with Parkinson’s spanned 15 states with over 560 certified trainers. His class is now being offered in 23 states (60 cities) with over 2800 participants. The goal is to have a presence in every […]

GZ Sobol Parkinson’s Network

~ By Jessica Edgar,  Prime Time For Seniors ~ Michael Gardner practiced law for 40+ years in Washington D.C., was an ambassador under Reagan in 1982, and currently runs a nonprofit group that trains women and men from developing countries in communication and technology. Michael retired in 2016 and moved to Boulder, CO. His nonprofit […]

New Alzheimer’s Association Report Reveals Sharp Increases in Alzheimer’s Prevalence, Deaths and Costs of Care

71,000 Coloradans living with Alzheimer’s ~ Denver [March 20, 2018] – For the second consecutive year, total payments to care for individuals living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias in the United States will surpass a quarter of a trillion dollars ($277 billion), which includes an increase of nearly $20 billion from last year, according to […]

Remodel for Life-Long Independence

~ By Tom Boone, Aging Well Housing Workgroup Chair ~ If you are considering remodeling your home, you are not alone. Home-improvement spending among homeowners age 55 and over, according to a report issued by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, is currently at record levels and is projected to increase by […]

AARP: PERA bill doesn’t provide the right solutions

Senate Bill 18-200 would make it harder for older Coloradans to make ends meet AARP believes Americans are faced with a crisis in achieving adequate and secure retirement income, and SB-200, as written, is not the answer for the Public Employee’s Retirement Association.

Colorado’s Citizen Legislature – April 2018

~ By Doris Beaver ~ “In federal fiscal year 2016, over ten thousand people died waiting to be approved for federal disability benefits,” – a statistic that should haunt every legislator in this country. House Bill 18-1192: The “maze” of paperwork for those in need of federal disability benefits can be daunting and downright frustrating […]

PARO: Moving Memory Care Forward

~ By Debbie Watson ~ Legend Senior Living specializes in therapies, such as an innovative bio-feedback therapy which aids residents with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. PARO is a high-tech robotic seal that reacts to touch, light, and sound much like a live animal. Residents can pet, stroke, hold and talk to the seal, which adjusts […]

Who Is Going To Provide Care for Mom?

~ By Eileen Doherty ~ DENVER, CO – The immigration debate is not necessarily a “senior issue”. But let’s take a second look. According to The Bell Policy Center (2015), between 870,000 and 930,000 Coloradoans will need some long term care by 2030. Long term care can be delivered in the home, an assisted living, or […]

Colorodo’s Citizen Legislature – Mar. 2018

~ By Doris Beaver ~ From timed to time, politicians in Washington stand up so sanctimoniously and “moan” that the only way to deal with this country’s budget and deficit problems is to rein in or end the charity programs of Medicare and Medicaid. Far too many of that group have never worked for a […]

Wings Over the Rockies Announces Unique-to-the-Nation Campus at Centennial Airport

Denver non-profit to open Boeing Blue Sky Gallery summer 2018 Denver, CO – After more than a decade of planning and fundraising, Wings Over the Rockies (Wings), an aerospace focused Colorado non-profit, is proud to announce its unique-to-the-nation entertainment and education campus, Exploration of Flight.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Celebrates 50 Years

50 million served, 50 million more to go ~ Beginning Feb. 1 and continuing through April 17, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, celebrating its 50th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service. Since its inception, the program has served more […]

Thousands of Seniors Eligible for Help with Medicare Part B Premiums

~ By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO  –  On January 1, most Medicare beneficiaries were expecting an increase in their Social Security check. However, many seniors did not see any of the increase as the Medicare Part B premium also increased to $134. The end result is that for many Medicare beneficiaries, the Social […]

“DEAD SEA SCROLLS” COMING TO DENVER

Tickets on sale now for world-renowned exhibition, opening at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on March 16 DENVER – Tickets are on sale for “Dead Sea Scrolls,” the exhibition that has captivated millions around the world, which opens at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on March 16. The presenting sponsor is […]

2018 Colorado Legislative Preview

The legislative session for 2018 will commence on January 10, 2018. Everyone comes with an agenda. But in the end it is about allocation of resources. As the Colorado Senior Lobby (CSL) approaches the session, we will be evaluating all submitted legislation to determine the impact on seniors and the services they rely on.

Holocaust Survivor Paula Burger Speaks for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

DENVER, CO – Paula Burger, a World War II Holocaust survivor, will speak about her remarkable journey of survival on Wednesday, January 24 from 5:45 – 7:00pm at Kavod Senior Life in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day (officially January 27).