Dino-Killing Asteroid Shaped Tree of Life, Modern Birds

Ground-dwelling birds survived while their close, tree-dwelling relatives went extinct after asteroid impact 66 million years ago ~ DENVER ― Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid struck the earth and wiped out non-avian dinosaurs. Now, researchers reporting in “Current Biology” on…

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First Bitcoin, Now It Is ICOs

By Gerald Rome, Colorado Securities Commissioner ~ By now most of us have heard about bitcoin. It is digital money, meaning it only exists on someone’s computer. You can’t hold it or put it in your wallet, but you can…

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Estimate your retirement income needs

By Herb White, CFP, AIF, MBA ~ You know how important it is to plan for your retirement, but where do you begin? One of your first steps should be to estimate how much income you’ll need to fund your retirement….

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Compensating Family for Caregiving

There is a growing trend toward keeping our elderly at home and moving them out of nursing homes. One impetus for this change is the high cost of institutional care. Another reason for the change is a change in philosophy;…

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Library of Congress Honors Colorado and Michigan Libraries for Service to Blind Readers

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at the Library of Congress will honor two of its cooperating libraries for their outstanding service in 2017 to readers who are visually or physically disabled. The Colorado Talking…

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Safe & Healthy in the summer sun!

 By Nutrition Services staff, Volunteers of America ~ After being stuck indoors enduring frigid winter weather, it’s summer! Time to get outdoors and enjoy the activities you love. But just like anything, we can get too much of a good thing,…

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Innovative Alzheimer’s Research Receives $1.1 million in Colorado Funding

Seven innovative Alzheimer’s disease research proposals from promising young researchers will now proceed thanks to $1.1 million in grants from the Alzheimer’s Association, Colorado Chapter.

AARP seeks 2018 community service nominees

Annual Andrus Award honors those who make a powerful difference in their community ~ AARP Colorado – AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Colorado Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-plus Coloradans who are sharing their experience, talent and…

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Xcel Energy Gas Customers Could Be Spared Rate Hikes and Surcharges

AARP Colorado applauds judge’s order ~ DENVER – AARP Colorado today commended a decision to potentially spare 1.4 million Xcel Energy natural gas customers the possibility of paying excessive rate hikes and unnecessary surcharges.

Tips to Help Prevent and Treat Hearing Loss During May’s Better Hearing & Speech Month

By David Severance, M.D. chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare of Colorado and Wyoming ~ Hearing loss is a significant health issue in Colorado and across the country, affecting more than 48 million people nationwide. It could become even more widespread in…

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The Many Sounds of Majesty

By Darlene Franklin ~ As the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle approaches, I remember watching Charles and Di. A generation later, Americans are as fascinated as ever with royal weddings. According to the New York Post, we remain fascinated…

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Arapahoe Philharmonic Presents Two Free Summer Performances

Littleton, CO – The Arapahoe Philharmonic will present two free concerts this summer: The first is a chamber music recital to be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. Members and friends of the Arapahoe Philharmonic will perform works…

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New Doctor Joins Platte Valley Medical Center

Platte Valley Welcomes New Physician Cristian Dinescu, M.D. Providing Premier Primary Care for Adults, Dr. Dinescu Teams Up with Robert Massa, M.D. and Jennifer Winthers, M.D.

Veteran and Family Resource Directory

The very first directory in Northern Colorado to connect the Veteran community and their families to available resources has been published by Qualified Listeners, non-profit organization.  Each resource provider in the directory has been vetted to ensure the validity of…

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Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) – June 2018

Retirees Can Still Make a Difference: Volunteer with Adams/E. Arapahoe RSVP Studies show volunteers live longer and more satisfying lives and it’s never too late to start. We find volunteering for those 55+ in all of Adams County, and Arapahoe…

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