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Wings Over the Rockies Exploration of Flight Now Open at Centennial Airport

The Denver Metro Area’s most dynamic flight attraction is now open to the public Denver, CO – July 26, 2018 – With great enthusiasm, Wings Over the Rockies announces that Exploration of Flight, a unique to the nation attraction, is now open at Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colorado. The 19,000 square foot Boeing Blue Sky […]

A significant win for utility consumers

Order in rate case to lower the amount Xcel can charge consumers for natural gas, a decision AARP fought for on behalf of all Coloradans The three Colorado Public Utilities Commissioners have upheld the recommended decision of Administrative Law Judge Conor Farley in the Xcel gas rate case, which lowers what the company, also known […]

Homestead Exemption Which Reduces Seniors’ Property Taxes Under Attack

By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO – In 1935, Colorado voters approved the Old Age Pension with excise taxes making a minimum monthly income available to all Coloradoans age 60 and over to ensure they would have a home. Given Colorado’s long history of taking care of older persons, in 2000 Colorado voters passed the […]

Creative Eldering: Leaky Gut Syndrome

Have you been to the doctor to seek advice about a variety of symptoms? Do your symptoms appear to be unrelated? You may be suffering from leaky gut syndrome. “Leaky gut syndrome is neither a simple nor a consistently defined malady. It manifests with a jumbled variety of symptoms and conditions that vary greatly from […]

Adams County Partners with OpenGov to Increase Effectiveness and Accountability

Adams County has partnered with OpenGov, the leader in government performance management, to further increase its effectiveness and accountability with the county budget. The county’s OpenGov portal is now live and includes budget data from the past few years.

‘Heroes and Halos: A Tribute to Veterans’

Archie Manning Keynote Speaker at fundraising event for The Denver Hospice Football Great Archie Manning spoke to supporters of The Denver Hospice at its June 9 signature fundraising event — Heroes & Halos: A Tribute to Veterans. The event, held at Wings of the Rockies Air and Space Museum, honored Denver-area military veterans and their […]

ACFR breaks ground on new Station 11 at Pecos St. and 69th Ave

By Carlos A. Briano, ACFR Community Outreach Specialist ~ June 7, 2018. With fire personnel, Board of Directors, contractors, architects, and other dignitaries present, Adams County Fire Rescue broke ground today on a new fire station at the corner of Pecos St. and 69th Ave. This new building will replace Station 11, currently at 7980 Elmwood Ln. The […]

Understanding Human Service Transportation

Transportation is especially critical for older adults and people with disabilities. People typically prefer to drive themselves as possible. As one ages, this task can become more daunting, and the need for assisted transportation becomes necessary. There are about 89,500 (2016) older adults in Jefferson County who are 65 and over, which represents approximately 15 […]

Recruiting for AmeriCorps Encore Members now open

Volunteers make a huge contribution to the American economy and to our quality of life both for those who volunteer and those receiving needed services. The Independent Sector values one volunteer hour in Colorado at $25.97. But dollar value is not what motivates most volunteers. Most want meaningful work where they can make a difference […]

Proper Treatment of Old Glory

Since we are fast approaching July 4 it seemed appropriate to remind all Americans of how to treat our flag, Old Glory, the Stars and Stripes, our most revered symbol of freedom. Displaying the American Flag

Cold War Patriots

Advocating for Rocky Flats & Coors Porcelain Workers for 10 Years & Counting ~ Cold War Patriots (CWP) is a community resource organization that is the nation’s strongest and most sustained voice advocating for worker benefits. Founded in 2008, CWP is a division of Professional Case Management (PCM), which provides specialized in-home healthcare services to […]

Colorado’s Citizen Legislature – June 2018

By Doris Beaver ~ Each year, a recap is provided to readers of Prime Time for Seniors of just what happened to the bills written about during the regular legislative session of the Colorado General Assembly. House Bill 18-1091: Signed by the Governor on May 29th, HB 1091 provides for significant amendments to the Colorado […]

It Takes a Village to Care for “Mom”

By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ DENVER, CO – The saying goes “It takes a village to raise a child”. In today’s world “it takes a village to care for Mom”. Many Baby Boomers find themselves caring for an elder parent, neighbor or friend. Older adults want to be as independent as possible, thus living at home […]

Creative Eldering: Energizing Your Immune System

Though most people are familiar with the basic concept of the immune system, its complexity remains a great mystery to most people, even some medical doctors. The human immune system includes a network of “fighter cells” and organs. T-cells (thymus cells) and B-cells (bone marrow or bursa cells) work to maintain a healthy immune system. […]

Mental Health Partners To Host Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy Workshop

Workshop is 2nd in 4-part series led by respected psychologist specializing in spirituality ~ Mental Health Partners (MHP) will host the 2nd in a 4-part workshop series focusing on spiritually integrated psychotherapy. The series: Sacred Matters: Integrating Spirituality into Mental Health Care and Mental Health Care into Faith Communities, will be led by Dr. Ken Pargament, […]