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Tips for Helping an Older Friend to Thrive

By Beverly Nelson ~ As we get older, we may need more help in order to live our best lives. For many seniors, this means turning to family for support. These days, however, people are more spread out than ever before, and your senior friends may not have family nearby who can give them the […]

Generations Helping Generations

By Jessica Edgar, Prime Time News ~ Growing up, I didn’t have devices. There were no smart phones or watches and home computers were an extreme luxury. Our timer was the street lights and you went to your friend’s house to see what they were up to. I am reminiscing about the old days, or […]

Heart Stents and Informed Consent

Since the first human heart stent was implanted in 1986, stents have been used millions of times to open blocked coronary arteries in people who have just had a heart attack. For these people heart stents are lifesaving. However, heart stents have also been implanted in millions of people who have stable heart disease and […]

Jodi’s Race for Awareness Offers Hope and Inspiration for those Battling Ovarian Cancer with In-Person and Virtual Events

DENVER, Colo. (April 29, 2021) – On Saturday, June 12th, the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance (COCA) will celebrate the 12th anniversary of Jodi’s Race for Awareness with an in-person run/walk at Denver’s City Park. Jodi’s Race, which is the second largest ovarian cancer walk/run in the country, is an annual tradition that takes place the […]

Ramblings of a Rambler – June 2021

By Bill Watson, Publisher Prime Time News ~ Hi Prime Timers! I hope your spring is going well so far! This past month I’ve been feeling enthusiastic and excited about the upcoming summer. We’re already enjoying hanging out with our family and friends and the next few months will hopefully be even better. Getting back […]

Age-Friendly Jefferson County Survey

We want to hear from you! Please take the 5-minute Age-Friendly JeffCo Survey: We want to learn about your priorities for making the places in Jefferson County where you live, work, and play inclusive of all ages (also known as age-friendly). #agefriendly #agefriendlyjeffco Thank you for your continued support and interest in an Age-Friendly […]

Medicare Beneficiairies Who Switch To Plan G Could Save Hundreds Of Dollars

Denver, CO.  A Colorado resident recently reported that he saved almost $200 per month in premiums when he took advantage of the special enrollment period to switch from his Medicare Supplement Plan F to a Plan G.  That is a savings of $2400 per year.

Taking Pride in His Ride

Brian Nelsen’s decades of devotion to his 1937 Ford truck paid off when the vehicle captured the blue ribbon at the car show held by Littleton memory care community Highline Place, where he resides. Nelsen received the truck as a gift from his father after he graduated from high school and took it with him […]

Colorado’s Citizen Legislature – May – June 2021

By Doris Beaver ~ May 2021 The General Assembly has been most unusual this session. As adjournment date (June 12th) approaches, today’s column will be the final for this session. Give a read in the July issue of Prime Time for what happened to the legislation not already signed by the Governor.

The Mindful Path – Flexibility

“To thrive, I must be flexible.” – Marilyn Halpern The world is slowly shaking off the fear and uncertainty of the pandemic. The COVID vaccine has allowed our world to wake up. As the days unfold, our need for flexibility and patience is in high demand. This transition brings to mind the flexible and resilient […]

Document Retention

~ By Tamra K. Waltemath ~ Maybe you have decided that this is the year you are going to get organized or get rid of some clutter.  As an attorney, I create a lot of paperwork and I review a lot of paperwork.  Clients often ask me how long to keep certain documents and how often […]

Connectedness Update

For those of you who have been reading Prime Time Seniors for a while, you may remember our article on the Benefits in Action (BIA) Connectedness Program last summer. If not, our Connectedness program is our program where we contact individuals facing social isolation and connect them to others in their community. We are still […]

Colorado Senior Lobby is Now Colorado Center for Aging

Colorado Senior Lobby has announced that starting in June 2021, the organization is changing its name to the Colorado Center for Aging (CCA). This change does not alter the fundamental mission of continuing to strengthen the aging network by raising the voice of older Coloradans.

Giving to the Next Generation

From self-expression to self-direction, there are countless ways for older adults to stay engaged and give back to others at the same time. Some of the most rewarding ways to express yourself and contribute to your community involve passing on experiences, wisdom, and skills to the generations that follow.

Aarp Seeks 2021 Andrus Award For Community Service Nominees

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2021 Colorado Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-plus Coloradans who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

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