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Flash Freeze Grabs Attention of RiNO Area Visitors

Denver — Senior Corps volunteers, ages 55 and better, devote thousands of hours every year to helping children meet literacy goals. On Friday, just before Labor Day weekend, those volunteers took to the streets near Larimer and 27th to promote the cause they hold dearly. “Every child deserves the attention necessary to learn to read […]

Be The Astronaut Exhibit to Appear at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Museum guests will fly spacecraft, pilot rovers and more during this one-of-a-kind exhibition opening October 1 Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Wings) enthusiastically announces the arrival of Be The Astronaut, an interactive pod-based exhibit that thrusts visitors into a world of space discovery. Developed with assistance from NASA’s Langley Research Facility, Be […]

International Hearing Dog, Inc. Announces 1300th Hearing Dog Placement

Hearing Dog, Scruffy, to be placed in Wichita Falls, Texas in September Denver, Colo. – International Hearing Dog, Inc. announced that Hearing Dog Scruffy will be the 1300th Hearing Dog placed by the organization over 38 years. Scruffy was rescued from a high kill shelter in New Mexico in late September 2016. He was chosen […]

Potential Risks of Double Dosing This Cold & Flu Season

It has been estimated that 50 million Americans use medicines containing acetaminophen each week; it is the most common drug ingredient in America.[1]In fact, more than 500 over-the-counter (OTC)(e.g., Tylenol¨, Theraflu¨, DayQuilª/NyQuilª) and prescription(e.g., Percocet, Vicodin) medicines contain acetaminophen. However, people may not be aware how prevalent acetaminophen is in both OTC and prescription medicines, […]

Creative Eldering: Inflammation: The Anti-Youthing Agent

Modern research is still in the process of connecting all of the dots between excess inflammation and numerous disease processes such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, neurological diseases including dementia and even cancer, but it is already widely accepted that the presence of excessive inflammation in your body is problematic. In some cases, inflammation is […]

Senior Services Agency Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Volunteers

The Senior Hub will celebrate the accomplishments of its 600+ volunteers with a special tribute and double feature movie screening at the Denver Mart Drive In. DENVER, COLO. – The Senior Hub will honor the efforts of its volunteer corps at the upcoming Silver Screen & Gold Stars Volunteer Tribute on Sunday, September 3, 2017, […]

Join The A-Team and Walk to End Alzhermer’s

Saturday, September 16th The Alzheimer’s Association 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s is right around the corner. It is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Here are ways you can support Anthem Memory Care and the Walk to End Alzheimer’s:

“Bowling for 3 to 103 yrs”

14th annual “BOWL-A-RAMA” to benefit nursing home elders and at-risk youth Bring your family or get a group of employees or club members together for this bowling blast! Put together a team of 4 bowlers or sponsor a team or teams and help Bessie’s Hope continue its unique and vitally needed work of bringing together […]

Medicaid Benefits Help to Pay for Long Term Care

~ By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO. – Today, most Americans have had experience with a loved one who has suffered from Alzheimer’s, a stroke or other debilitating chronic disease that has forced them to seek long term care. Long term care is often seen as a death sentence. For many people, the opportunity […]

315,000-square-foot Adams County Human Services Center Set to Open in September

The new, state-of-the-art Pete Mirelez Human Services Center, currently under construction at 11860 Pecos Street, Westminster, is scheduled to open in early September. The consolidated agencies, including the Human Services Building, Children & Family Center, Workforce & Business Center (the Aurora Workforce & Business Center and limited workforce program services at the Adams County Government […]

Everyone, Everything, Everywhere

~ By By Jessica Edgar ~ In our world today, there are many organizations and groups and efforts in finding cures for diseases. Every one of them is fully appreciated and have hundreds to millions of dollars donated or invested or raised through various fundraising efforts to help find cures. Every day they get closer. […]

Plan to attend Colorado Senior Lobby’s Summer Social on Friday, August 18th

Colorado Senior Lobby’s Summer Social is on Friday, August 18th from 8:30 to Noon at Covenant Village of Colorado located at 9151 Yarrow St. in Westminster. The event will be in the Smith Fellowship Hall. This event is FREE and includes continental breakfast. You do not have to be a senior to attend. All ages […]

Ramblings of a Rambler

~ By Bill Watson ~ I appreciate the difference between you and me. We are all different, whether it be our size, age, color or our difference in our beliefs. It’s just my opinion but I think that’s what makes our country special. The United States of America is a grand melting pot and every […]

Mandatory Medicare Cuts Loom Making Care for Beneficiaries More Difficult

~ By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ Denver, CO. – Repealing an unelected, unaccountable federal bureaucratic panel – which could institute drastic, arbitrary Medicare cuts this spring – is a priority for Colorado Medicare beneficiaries including seniors and people with disabilities. Despite the sharp partisan divide in Washington over the shape of healthcare policy, eliminating this […]

New scorecard shows where Colorado needs improvement for older adults, disabled

But pace of change must accelerate to meet demographic demands ~ Denver, Colo. – Colorado ranks No. 8 when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents and people with disabilities, and AARP warns more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to meet changing demographic demands. Specific areas of concern in […]