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Denver Heart Month Activities

During American Heart Month in February 2019, thousands of American Heart Association (AHA) volunteers will raise awareness about heart diseases and stroke, the number one and number five killers of all Americans.

As Tax Season Approaches, Consider the Potential Costs of Alzheimer’s

As Tax Day draws near and people are looking closely at their finances, the Alzheimer’s Association encourages families to proactively plan for the potential financial impact of the most expensive disease: Alzheimer’s and dementia.

An affordable alternative to grocery shopping in Denver 

Bondadosa, which means ​kindness ​in Spanish, is a local social enterprise created  to help decrease food insecurity across Denver. Their mission is to create access  to groceries and goods through an online store in which members can find over  2000 items at affordable prices. 

Denver Wins Two Smart 50 Awards!

Smart City projects in Denver receive global recognition ~ DENVER – Smart 50 Awards today recognized two Denver Smart City projects among the most innovative and influential in the world for 2019. Smart 50 Award winners include Denver Smart City’s Living Lab on Federal Boulevard, which provides real-world testing of smart technology, and the Air Quality Community […]

NACCHO Disaster Preparedness Q&A

How Local Health Departments Protect Older Adults and People with Disabilities During Natural Disasters ~ Washington, DC, January 23, 2019.  The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) represents the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments.  Here, preparedness director Nick Boukas describes the particular vulnerability of older adults and people with disabilities during disasters like […]

Assistance Available For High Winter Heating Costs

By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO.   This is the season when many individuals face high utility costs.  Both renters and homeowners can qualify for utility assistance if the household income per month is less than $1670 ($2264 for a couple). Regardless of the amount of money that you have in resources, you are still […]

Denver’s Gentrification has another historic community organization in its cross hairs

Tubman Hilliard Global Academy K-8th Grade Facing Unjust Eviction by City Officials Denver, Colo., December 10 – Most kids in school, this time of year, are dreaming of winter break. Unfortunately, the staff and students of THGA are facing the end of a 25-year history of service in Denver’s inner city. Denver Housing Authority is attempting to […]

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 […]