2nd Annual Queen’s Tea – Sunday, Sept 10th

The Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant is hosting a their 2nd Annual “Queen’s Tea” on September 10, 2017 from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. The event is at Piney Creek Club House, 5800 S. Joplin Way in Centennial. Yes this is Grandparents…

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Planning for Successful Aging: Utilizing Local Resources

All presentations are free and are on the third Wednesday of each month, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m, and are at The Broomfield Senior Center, 280 Spader Way, Broomfield, CO. Aug. 16 – Estate Sales and what is my stuff worth?…

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Veteran Music Fest

Carbon Valley VFW Post and Auxiliary 9741 will host”Operation Honor” Music Fest Saturday, August 19th, from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Centennial Park in Frederick as a fundraiser benefit for Veterans and local active Military in conjunction with the…

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Duties of a Personal Representative

A personal representative is the person who is responsible for settling an estate after the death of someone. Every last Will and Testament (“Will”) should name a personal representative or executor. A person is not responsible as a personal representative…

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Dementia and Sensory loss: Part 1 – “Can You Hear Me Now?”

~ By Kandice Young ~ To understand the world around us, it is critical that we have the ability to hear, and make sense of, sounds. The process of how we hear with our ears, and then turn that sound…

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Karin Stewart Appointed to be a Member of SAPGA

Denver, CO – Karin Stewart, Program Manager for Jefferson County Human Services Aging and Adult Services and Project Coordinator for Jefferson County Aging Well, has been appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper, to be a member of the Strategic Action Planning…

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Advance Care Planning

~ By Fran Myers ~ Fifty percent of us will face a medical situation when we cannot speak for ourselves. If you are in the hospital and cannot express your wishes, the most important person is your Medical Durable Power…

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Adams County Receives SolSmart Gold Award for Solar Energy Growth

SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sun Shot Initiative to help communities increase the use of solar power, has awarded Adams County a gold designation as a national leader in advancing solar energy. The county is…

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Denver and Kavod Senior Life Partner to Prevent Financial Exploitation of Fixed Income Seniors

DENVER – The City and County of Denver, led by Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s Office of Housing and Opportunities for People Everywhere (HOPE), is partnering with Kavod Senior Life to teach seniors on fixed incomes about financial safety and stability….

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DispatchHealth is Bringing the ER to Patients’ Homes

~ By Clarke Reader ~ An acute case of bronchitis is no fun for anyone, but when Grace Lamb, a 91-year-old resident at Lakewood’s Eaton Senior Communities, came down with a case of it, it was debilitating. “I was too…

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5 Things You Should Know About Homecare

1. There are two types of home care agencies. The types of services and caregivers providing them, and subsequent payment options are essentially determined by whether skilled or non-medical care is needed. Home Care is basically divided into two primary…

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Storyteller Training

Broomfield Spellbinders, the local chapter of the national organization that places volunteer storytellers in K-6 classrooms and senior care facilities, is training new storytellers. The series of four classes will be held August 14, 17, 21, and 24 at the…

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Plan for Tomorrow

We must not only plan for the distribution of our assets in the case of death but plan for our own disability. Even if we avoid a serious illness or accident early in life, age will catch up to us…

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Hazards of Living Trusts

Seniors are bombarded with advertisements on TV, in magazines, newspapers, and on the Internet promoting “living trusts” as a way to avoid probate. These advertisements often recite the supposed dangers, and expense of probating a will, and claim property can…

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Book Clubs Welcome Seniors

A fun way to meet people can be to join a book club. Some book clubs select books that everyone reads and then they discuss the book together. Some may take turns reading the book aloud and some create skits…

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