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Don’t Just Complain About Politics, DO SOMETHING

The elections are over (at last). Our candidates, or initiatives, or whatever, either lost or won. Either way, be assured we will be complaining soon: “Representative Smith (or Jones) is not doing what she/he promised”. “I would never have voted for that Initiative if they had explained it better”.

AARP Colorado-designed Geotourist tour wins International Travel & Tourism Award for the Best in LGBT Travel

Audio Tour of Denver GLBT History by AARP Colorado is awarded the Gold prize ~ London, UK, November 7, 2018 — Geotourist won the Gold award for its audio tour of GLBT History of Denver. The award was presented by WTM, World Travel Market, at a ceremony held on Tuesday, earlier this month at London’s […]

CASA Cookies Count! Give the Gift of a Voice to a Child in Need

Adams & Broomfield Counties, Colo. – We are over halfway through our CASA Cookies Count! We are offering a plate (6 large holiday-shaped cookies) for a $20 donation, and a platter (24 count large holiday-shaped cookies) for a $60 donation. The perfect gift for family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers during the holiday season!

Homes for Hope Open in Adams County

Newly renovated homes to provide emergency foster care for children ~ Homes for Hope officially opened to provide emergency foster care for children in Adams County ages 0-18 for up to 30 days while alternative kinship home, foster home, or return to parent(s) options are explored. Two single-family homes have been renovated and will be […]

Creative Eldering: Are Your Symptoms Really Drug Side Effects?

The first principle to understand is that drugs are chemicals that require a considerable amount of processing once they are taken into your body. Typically, drugs are synthetically manufactured using a base of petroleum distillates (yes that’s right toxic, non-edible petroleum products) and many other chemicals. Then synthetic colorings and fillers are added to the […]

Denver Veterans Day Parade

Saturday, November 10, 2018 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Parade Starts at 14th St & W Colfax Ave ~ The Denver Veterans Day Parade is comprised of local Veterans organizations and supporters. Thousands of spectators line Civic Center Park and nearby streets to show respect and honor for our local Veterans. Please join the […]

Aurora to Honor 100th Anniversary since the end of WWI at 24th Annual Veterans Salute

Nearly 800 Guests Expected AURORA, Colo. – The city of Aurora’s annual tradition of honoring military heroes continues in 2018 with the 24th Annual Aurora Veterans Salute. The inspirational event celebrates the sacrifices made and achievements realized by military service men and women on Wednesday, Nov.7 at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space […]

Holocaust Survivor Speaks on 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Denver, CO – Kavod Senior Life and the Mizel Museum will be hosting a special event on Tuesday, November 13 at 5:30pm at the Kavod campus, 22 S. Adams Street. Osi Sladek, a Holocaust survivor from Czechoslovakia, will present a talk called “Eyewitness to History” a few days after the 80th anniversary of “Krystallnacht”, which […]

The cost of Alzheimer’s – it’s higher than you think

Alzheimer’s disease is stealing the memories and quality of life of nearly 6 million people in the United States. But that’s not all it’s taking. The financial toll of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is crippling. Sadly, very few families are prepared for the cost of care, or realize how little of that cost […]

Amplify Your Vote

By Bob Brocker, President of Colorado Senior Lobby ~ Since you are reading this, you have some interest in issues impacting older adults in Colorado. What are the most common issues? What we at Colorado Senior Lobby (CSL) hear over and over again are four basic themes: better and more convenient transportation options for access […]

Social Security and SSI benefits to increase by 2.8 percent in 2019

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 62 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2019. Increased payments to more than 8 million […]

Bessie’s Hope: School-to-Career Work Force Development

Bessie’s Hope, recipient of two national awards for excellence in intergenerational work, is launching a unique initiative this fall: School-to-Career Work Force Development cultivated for Long Term Care and work with Geriatrics.

Nuclear Care Partners Sponsors Building Trades Unions Breakfast for Former Rocky Flats Workers

Denver, CO – More than 50,000 former Rocky Flats workers may qualify for medical benefits and financial compensation through the Energy Employee Occupational Illness Program Act (EEOICPA) due to chemical or radiation exposure in the workplace. Former workers can learn more about these benefits, whether they are eligible, and spend time getting to know other […]

Dumb Friends League Opening Solutions – Veterinary Hospital

League will provide veterinary care to underserved pets in Colorado ~ DENVER, Colo. – The Dumb Friends League has announced that PetAid Animal Hospital is becoming Dumb Friends League Solutions – Veterinary Hospital. The change is expected to take place on October 1, 2018.

Vaccines Available at Medicare Monday in October

By Eileen Doherty, M.S. ~ DENVER, CO – New Medicare cards, out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs, changes to disenrollment from Medicare Advantage Plans, and new guidelines for prescription drug plans concerning opioid use are among the changes that will be discussed at Medicare Monday.