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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).

Group offers opportunities to connect in the new year

Many people take advantage of the new year to launch new projects. If you’re thinking of new projects beyond cleaning out the basement to helping your community, then Boomers Leading Change can help you make that happen. Boomers Leading Change mobilizes, connects and empowers Adults 50+ to utilize their skills, experience, passion and energy to […]

Putting the power back in your hands: DURA helps local homeowners with emergency home repairs

~ By Taryn Lewis, DURA Housing Manager ~ When it rains, it pours. And then you learn you need a new roof. As a substitute teacher, Kay earns a living one day at a time. So when a pair of bad dentures required her to take time off from work, money was tight. Kay was […]

New Lifelong Learning Campus Opening in Aurora

Aurora-area older adults with a desire to learn are getting a new resource to pursue their passion. A leading lifelong learning program based at the University of Denver that provides academic courses to people 50 and over throughout the great Denver area is opening a campus in Aurora for its spring term that begins April […]

Coopers Troopers Mark 242nd Birthday Of The United States Marine Corp

Once you have earned the title, United States Marine, you alone have affirmed a place amongst warriors through your own sweat, toil and perseverance. No one can then take that distinction from you. The Marine Corps moto, Semper Fidelis (Always Faithful) further exemplifies the continued fidelity amongst Marines as you learn leadership skills and lessons […]

The Retreat at Sunny Vista Will Offer Instant Access to Virtual Doctors

Residents of Brand New Retirement Community to be Spared Stressful Hospital ER Visits with Telemedicine Colorado Springs, CO — The Retreat at Sunny Vista has partnered with Charlotte-based TeleHealth Solution to provide the elderly residents of their community with immediate, in-house medical care. While patients relax in their familiar surroundings, an on-screen physician will conduct […]

Medicaid and Estate Recovery

~ By Tamra K. Waltemath, P.C. ~   Medicaid is a federal medical assistance program for low-income persons who are elderly, blind or disabled, which is administered by the state.   To qualify for Medicaid, an application must be made with your County Department of Human Services.  Nursing home residents apply in the county in […]

Adams County’s CJCC to Hold Forum Addressing Opiate Epidemic

Featuring Author Sam Quinones ~ The Adams County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) presents a forum featuring Sam Quinones, award-winning author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic, on Monday, Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m., at the Pete Mirelez Human Services Center, 11860 Pecos St., Westminster.

95-year-old Swansea resident and community advocate gets street named after her at the National Western Center

DENVER – On Thursday, 95-year-old Swansea resident and community advocate Bettie Cram was honored for her long-time advocacy of the National Western Stock Show with the unveiling of a new street, “Bettie Cram Drive.” Members of the National Western Center Citizens Advisory Committee and staff from partner organizations Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center, […]

Aurora to Honor Colorado Guard and Reserve Service Members at 23rd Annual Veterans Salute on Nov. 1

WHAT:   The city of Aurora’s 23rd annual Veterans Salute is an inspirational event that celebrates the sacrifices made and achievements realized by military service men and women on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. The event is sold-out to the public but members of the media can be […]

Know the 10 Signs – A Checklist for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

President Ronald Reagan understood the significant risks of Alzheimer’s disease when he designated November as Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness & Family Caregivers Month in 1983. Sadly, he passed away from the disease in 2004. As we age, it is tempting to attribute all of the gradual changes our bodies go through – including our changes in […]

As Housing Costs Increase, Some Relief is Available Though LEAP

~ By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO  –  Housing costs in Colorado both for owners, as well as renters continue to soar.  Homeowners who may realize that downsizing may be important, the cost of a new, but smaller home may not be affordable.  Homes that are paid for or ones that have a low mortgage […]

3rd Annual 2017 Veteran’s Celebration

Thrivent Financial’s Thrivent Community-Mountain Plains and Adamson Life Celebration Home are excited to announce their 3rd Annual 2017 Veteran’s Celebration.  To kick off Veteran’s Week in northern Colorado, “Game Day for Veterans” will be held Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM at the Embassy Suites Loveland.  In addition to a program […]

Creative Eldering: Brain Longevity

For many seniors, one of the biggest concerns about aging revolves around their cognitive decline and memory impairment. Many factors that affect brain health are within our control and can make a significant difference in our cognitive function. The good news is that if you’ve been following this series, you have already read about many […]