Author Archive for David Whitsel

Active Minds Boulder, Longmont, Louisville – June 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 11:00-noon Italy After a contentious election last year that included rumblings about possibly leaving the European Union, Italy has formed a fragile government under the leadership of Giuseppi Conte. Join Active Minds as we review the rich history of Italy and its current turmoil. We’ll visit Italy’s roots in Holy Roman […]

Active Minds Denver Metro Area – June 2019

Active Minds Partner Events (details in right hand column) ● Weight Loss Seminar – June 1 (monthly in Lone Tree) ● Colonoscopy Saturday – June 1 (and every 1st Sat of month in Lone Tree) ● Breast Cancer Support Group – June 18 (and every 3rd Tues of month in Lone Tree) ● Stroke Survivors […]

How to Recognize Risks and Symptoms of Blood Clots

By Dr. David Severance, Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare of Colorado ~ On average, 274 people die each day from blood clots – that’s one person every six minutes. Yet, what may be even more surprising is that fewer than one in four people realize they have the signs and symptoms of a blood clot.

AARP Statement on HHS Rule on Television Ads for Prescription Drugs

WASHINGTON—The following statement is from AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) final rule on including prescription drug list prices in all direct-to-consumer (DTC) television advertising.

Understanding Social Security Benefits

Social Security touches the lives of nearly every American, whether at the birth of a child, the loss of a loved one, the onset of a disability, or the transition from work to retirement. For more than 80 years, our programs have contributed to the financial security of the elderly and the disabled. Social Security […]

Hear Less . . . Listen More

By John Turek ~ I’m aging . . my body is in decline For example, my ears can’t hear what they used to Recently I’ve discovered this reality to be a gift Because, I listen more

Malley Senior Recreation Center – June 2019

Magic, Music & Mind Reading with Anthem & Aria, Wednesday, June 19, 2pm, Tickets $6 If you have ever wanted to see if mind reading was real, or if you’re just looking to have your mind blown, this is the show for you! As seen on TV and all over the world, watch Anthem and […]

Aaron Watson and Ned LeDoux to Perform at the Adams County Fair

Aaron Watson and Ned LeDoux will perform hits from their most recent albums at the Adams County Fair, United Power Grandstand, on Thursday, Aug. 1, 8 p.m., following Professional Bull Riding (PBR). This event is presented by the Colorado Lottery.

Rescued Dogs and Beauty Queens to attend Fundraising Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Wheat Ridge, CO – May 6th, 2019 4:30pm-6pm: Jersey Mike’s Subs in Applewood Plaza is celebrating a successful two months open by donating all proceeds to K9 Global Rescue all day long. During this time, they will present Wheat Ridge High School with funds raised for them during their first five days open. Joining in […]

Hidden Treasures

“My aunt didn’t have anything. Don’t bother sorting her place. Just junk everything!” Adam insisted when he hired a hoarding remediation professional to clean out his Aunt’s hoarded home after her death. Understanding the psychology of hoarding and how hoarders conceal their true situation from family and friends is very important. Cleaning up a hoarded […]

Ramblings of a Rambler – May 2019

By Bill Watson, Publisher Prime Time For Seniors ~ Hi Prime Timers, Happy month of May! A lesson I’ve learned from living in Colorado the past 12 years is you really shouldn’t plant anything outside until after Mother’s Day. We’ve had some great weather lately but as you know, we still have that last snow […]

Senior Day at the Capitol 2019 was Amazing!

Our first and second tries at hosting Senior Day at the Capitol were canceled due to bad weather but finally we came together on Wednesday, April 24th. All of our sponsors, panelists and the Honorable Governor Jared Polis worked with our new date and attended. The Governor released a Colorado State Proclamation declaring April 24th […]

Ten Years of Fighting Parkinson’s Disease on Bicycles

The year was 2010 when Parkinson’s disease came crashing into the lives of three Denver women. They were cyclists riding for fun, exercise, and to support various charities. Their next ride would support Parkinson’s research, they decided, except there wasn’t such a bike ride in Denver. “No problem,” they vowed, “we’ll start our own!”

Seniors’ Resource Center

Since 1978, Seniors’ Resource Center has been providing services to seniors. We started under Jefferson County Department of Social Services as a small department that handled inquiries about senior services and volunteer opportunities. Soon it became evident that there was a need for an agency dedicated to assisting seniors. Today Seniors’ Resource Center provides services, […]

To almost 4 million women living with Alzheimer’s: Happy Mother’s Day

When we gather on May 12 to celebrate Mother’s Day, give a special prayer for the nearly 4 million women across the United States who are living with a unique challenge: Alzheimer’s disease. Roughly two-thirds of the nearly six million people in the U.S. living with Alzheimer’s are women. Supporting and caring for these six […]

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