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Indulge for CASA Raises Over $193,000 to Serve Approximately 160 Children

Adams & Broomfield Counties, Colo. – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Adams & Broomfield Counties hosted its annual Indulge for CASA gala on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at Balistreri Vineyards and raised more than $193,000.  Funds raised will aid CASA’s mission of providing court-appointed volunteer advocacy for children and youth from the child welfare […]

Adams County Takes Art Experiences Outside

Explores Wellness Benefits of Art in the Great Outdoors ~ To support the urgent mental and behavioral health crisis in the community, Adams County has launched two campaigns to bridge the gap between public art, the outdoors, and wellness – while also bringing access to and highlighting the expanding parks, open space, and trail system available […]

Kirkland Museum Of Fine & Decorative Art Announces Acquisition And Installation Of Frank Lloyd Wright Window

Denver, September 13, 2022 – Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art announces the significant acquisition of a window designed in 1901 by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Ward W. Willits House in Highland Park, Illinois. Continuing Kirkland Museum’s year-long celebration of the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright, the window will be unveiled on Tuesday, […]

Optum Colorado: Falls are NOT an Inevitable Consequence of Aging

Tips for Fall Prevention ~ By Tyler Clark, Physician Assistant with New West Physicians, part of Optum ~ September 22, 2022, is National Fall Prevention Awareness Day. The more we know about typical causes for falls, the better we are able to prevent them. Preventing falls may seem to be more of a safety topic […]

Top 5 Tips to Keep Your Home Allergy-Free This Fall

The First Heat – Dust mites, mold and other allergens in a home’s vents can be activated when people turn on the heat the first time in the fall.  Before running the heat, get your air ducts cleaned and change the filter.  The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) suggests cleaning air ducts every 3-5 years.  It […]

Protecting Our Loved Ones From Elder Abuse

Are you concerned about protecting your older relatives and friends from elder abuse? The pandemic highlighted the disproportionate impact of tragedy on underserved communities, including older adults, who face high rates of elder abuse, fraud, and nursing home deaths.

Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  At Social Security, we recognize and appreciate the roles people with disabilities play in the workforce.  That’s why we’re celebrating and sharing Matt’s story.

Social Security Services For The Hispanic Community

Social Security strives to deliver great customer service and helpful information to everyone, including people who are more comfortable reading and speaking Spanish.  Our Spanish-language website,, provides information about our programs and services. You can learn how to get a Social Security card, plan for retirement, apply for and manage benefits, and much more.

Why It’S Important To Report Life Changes To Us When You Receive Supplemental Security Income

Did you know that certain life changes can affect your Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments?  Sometimes your circumstances may change after you apply for or begin to receive SSI.  When that happens, it’s important for you to tell us about these changes.  This will ensure that you receive the benefits to which you’re eligible.

National Savings Day Reminds Us To Plan For The Future

This year, October 12th is National Savings Day. This day serves as an important reminder to plan for your financial future. Social Security is a vital part of any financial plan.  We have online tools to help you understand your potential Social Security benefits and how they fit into your financial future.

Readers’ Corner, Oct, 2022: Time Travel

By Bonnie McCune & Kathleen Duhamel ~ The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, by Claire North, takes us along on the mind-blowing trip of protagonist, Harry, as we trace some of his never-ending lives. He’s a Kalachakra, a term developed from Vajrayana Buddhism that means “wheel of time.” A small group of people have the ability to relive their lives, […]

Lafayette Senior Services – Oct. 2022

To register call 303-665-9052, email, or register online at\seniors  Spooktacular Event   Come by the Senior Center wearing your Spooktacular Costume and join others as we laugh, play games, dance, and have a spooky lunch.  Wear your favorite costume and burn those holiday calories at our howling dance party. Lunch and drinks provided. […]

Bemis Public Library Adult Programs – Oct. 2022

Senior Social Club—Thursdays 9:30–10:30 a.m.—For Ages 50 and Up Please join us for our weekly chat in Sophie’s Place at the front of the library. An Introduction to the Harp—October 4, 6–7 p.m.—For All Ages Listen to an enchanting selection of harp music, and then try your own hand at strumming the strings of this […]

Apex Active Adult Programs – Oct. 2022

Below is a sampling of Apex’s upcoming Active Adult programs, but you can stay updated on all the latest offerings by visiting The following activities are all hosted at the Community Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, unless otherwise noted.

Malley Senior Recreation Center – Oct. 2022

42nd Anniversary Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, November 5, 9am-4pm, Free Over 100 artisans are available to choose from in your search for wonderful handmade crafts and fine art. Get a head start on your holiday shopping! Invite your friends and neighbors along as you enjoy this annual Englewood tradition! Concessions are available for lunch or snacking.  This is […]

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