Author Archive for David Whitsel

Ramblings of a Rambler – Jan. 2020

By Bill Watson, Publisher Prime Time News Hi Prime Timers and Happy New Year!! Are you ready for the new decade? Can you believe its 2020? I like the promise of a New Year. If you had a rough 2019 with some challenges, it can be a fresh start with renewed hope for the upcoming […]

Start 2020 with easy heart-healthy eating tips

Heart attack rates rise each winter. Nutritionist recommends these simple food changes to help reduce your risk ~ By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS ~ Experts aren’t sure why people are more likely to have a heart attack during the winter than any other time of year. If following a heart-healthy diet is one of your […]

Better Health Begins with “Why?”

By Cate Reade, MS, RD ~ The start of the new year provides us time to pause and reflect on what went well and what we want to improve upon.  Health is always at the top of my list for two reasons: first because I walk the talk as a nutritionist and exercise physiologist; secondly […]

Increased age, decreased dental care

By Mirella Chavez ~ I stare out the living room window. Children parade on the grass and tug at Ama’s skirt. It takes me back to that day 14 years ago that changed my life forever… parenthood. Seeing how much my 66-year old mother thrives as a grandmother gives me anxiety. She does not act […]

Mental Health and Substance Use Access Disparities Increased in Colorado from 2013 to 2017

Mental Health Parity in Law Does Not Equate to Parity in Practice Denver — In the midst of an opioid epidemic and increased suicide rates, Coloradans are finding it increasingly difficult to access affordable mental health and substance use care under their private insurance plans. A nationwide study by the actuarial firm Milliman sheds light on […]

Parkinson’s symptoms are improved with weekly regimens that include physical and cognitive exercises

Parkinson’s patients’ motor and non-motor symptoms were improved with a weekly exercise regimen that included physical and cognitive tasks, according to new research presented today (16 December) at The Physiological Society early career conference, Future Physiology 2019: Translating Cellular Mechanisms into Lifelong Health Strategies.

A Less Noisy New Year: 12 Small Changes to Make in 2020 to Break Your Technology Addiction

Digital disruptions, random distractions, and 24/7 connectivity are killing our ability to focus—and that hurts our quality of life. Joe McCormack offers some simple, doable changes you can make in the upcoming year to reclaim your most valuable asset: your time and attention. Hoboken, NJ (December 2019)—Searching for a New Year’s resolution that will make a […]

Expanding Social Security Field Office Hours

Beginning on January 8, 2020, field offices will remain open until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, with typical field office hours from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can locate the closest field office to you using our field office locator.

The Holidays and Facing the Need of More Help for Mom

By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ Denver, CO  –  Families gathering for the holidays is a joyous occasion.  Time spent in reminiscing about past holidays, catching up on one another’s lives, and just enjoying a feeling of comfort and satisfaction are the things we look forward to when coming home for the holidays.

The Mindful Path – New Beginnings

By Marilyn Halpern, MSW, LSW ~ January is the namesake of Janus, the Roman God of doors, gates, beginnings and endings.  He is depicted as a man with two heads, one head looking forward and one looking backward.  Simultaneously, he could see the future and the past. Reflecting on Janus can aid our mindful journey, […]

Aging Well: Starting the New Year Right- Take a Walk!

Going for a walk is a great way to get the American Heart Association’s recommended 30 minutes of moderate exercise five days per week. It is also a great activity to do with friends, family, neighbors, and grandkids. Staying active and staying social can make you feel happier and is just plain fun. Jefferson County […]


By Tamra K. Waltemath, P.C. ~ The purpose for appointing a conservator is to protect a person’s property from mismanagement or dissipation.   The Court may appoint a conservator, upon petition and after notice and hearing, when it finds that someone has money or property that they cannot manage. A conservator is appointed by the […]

Study: New Tech Can Create Complacent Drivers

Drivers with more experience using advanced driver assistance systems engage in more distracted behavior ~ DENVER (Dec. 26, 2019) – New developments in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), such as adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist, promise to increase driver awareness and safety. The only problem? Drivers with experience using these systems are nearly twice as likely […]

Forecast: Cheaper Gas Coming Soon

Colorado pump prices to dip by at least a quarter ~ DENVER (Dec. 19, 2019) – Good news, Colorado: AAA forecasts that Centennial State motorists will enjoy some of the country’s most significant savings on gas heading into the new year, with pump prices expected to plummet by as much as a quarter in the coming […]

Wings Over the Rockies and the Jeppesen Aviation Foundation Join Forces

Newly created Wings Over the Rockies Captain Jeppesen Foundation to focus on aiding young people interested in aviation ~ Denver, COLO, December 17, 2019 – Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum and the Jeppesen Aviation Foundation today announced that they have joined forces to create the Wings Over the Rockies Captain Jeppesen Foundation, […]

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