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Ramblings of a Rambler – June 2023

By Bill Watson, Publisher Prime Time News ~ Hi Prime Timers! I went into my garage to get something the other night and walked into a flying circus. It was a startling and unexpected sight. I had a few dozen Miller Moths pay me a visit on their way to the mountain and their summer […]

Jodi’s Race for Awareness Provides an Avenue for Ovarian Cancer Education, Support and Inspiration

14th Annual Event: June 10, 2023 at Denver’s City Park ~ DENVER, Colo. (May 8, 2023) – At first glance, Helen Alvillar, Jean McKibben and Roxie Strong have little in common. At age 71, Avilar is single and still working as an HR/Benefits Coordinator for Rocky Mountain PBS; McKibben, who is 80, grew up in […]

AARP Colorado invites all to sign up for the Caregiving Symposium on Wednesday, June 7

Hear from multiple experts in their field and engage with others about the topic ~ AARP Colorado is now accepting registrations for its 2023 Caregiving Symposium. Join us to learn more about the information and resources available for important topics such as: collaborative care, as well as tough conversations about death.  “AARP Colorado is honored to gather those in Colorado who have experienced […]

The Mindful Path – The Great Outdoors

By Marilyn Halpern, MSW, LSW ~ Keep looking up – that’s the secret of life. – Charles Schutz June ushers in Great Outdoors Month, which began in 1998 under President Bill Clinton as Great Outdoors Week. This popular event has grown over the years into a month-long celebration of America’s beautiful land and waterways with […]

Struggling with Housing Costs

Denver is an expensive city. One area in which Denver is particularly expensive is in housing costs. This is true whether you own or rent. The Denver housing market is 36 percent more expensive than the United States average. Moreover, Denver ranked seventh in the nation for housing cost increases in 2022. Even New York […]

Flower Power: The Rose

By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ Long before humans took their first step on the earth, growing and flourishing next to currently extinct flora, fauna and animals, was the rose.  Fossilized evidence show that the rose is one of the oldest flowers to bloom on Earth, early as 35 million years ago.  The rose has endured […]

Mindfulness and Meditation Apps

By Patrick Baker ~ People 55 and older face many stress-inducing challenges, such as chronic health conditions, financial worries, caregiving, relationship challenges, loneliness and isolation, and significant lifestyle changes like retirement, relocating, or losing a loved one. Learning to manage stress is one of many benefits of meditating.

Financial Focus® – Biggest threats to a comfortable retirement?

By Jeremy Laufer ~ If you save and invest for decades, you’d like to know you can retire without financial worries. Nonetheless, you still have to be aware of some threats to a comfortable retirement — and how to respond to them.

May is Senior Citizens Month

Food Bank of the Rockies Helps Older Adults Who Face Hunger ~ May is Senior Citizens Month, and 8.8% of Denver’s older adults face hunger. Feeding America recently released The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2021, a study about older adults facing hunger in the United States. The report shows that out of […]

Colorado Wild Horse Project Bill Passes into Colorado Law to Protect the State’s Wild Horses

DENVER, Colo. (May 8, 2022) — The Colorado General Assembly has passed unprecedented and groundbreaking legislation SB23-275, known as The Colorado Wild Horse Project. Colorado’s new law adds state protections for the rights of mustangs and burros to reside in their homes instead of being traumatically and expensively rounded up and kept in cramped pens that […]

Mural Art Project to Highlight New Smoke-Free Policy

Stout Street Foundation and Adams County Health Department Partner to Implement Program ~ The Stout Street Foundation (SSF), located in Commerce City, is a 24-month residential recovery program that supports residents experiencing substance use challenges, including nicotine dependence. Effective May 1st, SSF has partnered with Adams County Health Department (ACHD) and residents to adopt an […]

Readers’ Corner – June 2023

Feel good with books this month ~ By Bonnie McCune & Kathleen Duhamel ~ In Lessons in Chemistry, a bestselling novel, author Bonnie Garmus brings us insights about women’s lives, careers, and struggle for equality in the late 50s-60s. Elizabeth, a scrappy nonconformist, also a brilliant chemist, is forced to become a television chef when […]

$2 Million Capital Investment to Renovate Ft. Collins Senior Living Community

Fort Collins, Colo. (May 10, 2023)— Parkwood Estates, a Holiday by Atria independent living community, has kicked off a new $2 million renovation project for capital upgrades in design and amenities. The upgrades are designed to transform the community’s appearance and function, all geared toward fostering the social connections that help older adults live life to […]

Adams County Fair Announces 2023 Lineup

The Adams County Fair, a summer tradition, will be here before you know it! It’s where families and friends come together for fun, laughter, and fried foods, and this year is no exception! Themed for 2023 as the Adams FAIRmily, you can expect all the nostalgic, feel-good fun of the annual event plus a great concert […]

Lafayette Senior Services – June 2023

To register call 303-665-9052, email, or register online at\seniors Great American Picnic Come join us for an afternoon of fun! Staff will be BBQ’ing hamburgers/hotdogs and serving up some sides. We will have a cornhole game out and card games. We are grateful for Seniors Helping Seniors ¨ sponsoring the meats. Pre-register and […]

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