Author Archive for David Whitsel

Ski Cooper Opens Dec. 9, Kicking off a Real Winter in North America’s Highest City

November 13, 2020 – Snow arrived this week in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, setting the stage for visitors who seek a real winter with fresh air and outdoor activities that are naturally socially distanced. As North America’s highest-elevation city, Leadville (10,152’) offers snow from early season through late spring. Nearby Ski Cooper, a ski […]

The Lodge at Greeley Senior Living to Hold Holiday Donation Drive

GREELEY – The Lodge at Greeley Senior Living, located at 4430 24th Street Road, will collect donations for two local charitable organizations from Thanksgiving Day until Saturday, Dec. 21. Donations will be accepted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily and placed under the community’s Holiday Giving Tree in the lobby. As a thank you, donors will be enrolled […]

Brookdale Senior Citizen Events

National Cupcake Day at Brookdale Meridian Arvada o   When: Tuesday Dec. 15th from 4:30-5:30PM o   Where: 9555 W 59th Ave, Arvada, CO 80004 o   Copy: National Cupcake Day is recognized annually December 15, and we want to help you celebrate! To commemorate these compact yet delectable sweets, stop by our community and pick up cupcakes to enjoy at […]

Boulder Older Adult Services – Dec. 2020

Online Programs. Visit to view our complete monthly Program Guide, register for programs, and subscribe to our free weekly email newsletter.  Call 719-985-1367 for information or to register for programs by phone.

Broomfield Senior Services – Dec. 2020

Changing The Narrative: Ending Ageism Together – This workshop will cover what ageism is, and the harmful effects it has on all of us and our communities. In addition to, how changing our language and messaging can make a difference in how the general public thinks about older people. December 1, 2020 – 2-3 p.m.  […]

Bemis Public Library – Dec. 2020

Senior Social Club—Thursdays in December 9:30–11:30 a.m. Our weekly chats have moved to conference calls. You’ll have to provide your own coffee and pastries now, but we’re still going to connect with each other. You can join the call from a computer, smartphone, regular cell phone, or landline:

Ramblings of a Rambler – Nov. 2020

By Bill Watson, Publisher Prime Time News ~ Hi Prime Timers! It looks like we slid past fall right into winter. Hopefully the winter weather will help with the devastating forest fi res around the state. Our thoughts are with all those affected by the wildfires and our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the firefighters […]

A Journey to 100

By the Family of Helena Virlee ~ Helena Virlee, a resident of Garden Plaza of Aurora, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday, September 20th. And thanks to GPoA it was quite a celebration, even in the midst of these COVID days. Garden  Plaza hosted an outdoor surprise party with all residents invited (masked and socially […]

A Change in Utilities

Consumers will have a choice in how their electrical usage is measured and billed ~ Beginning in 2022, most residential consumers in Colorado will be able to choose how their electric rates are charged as Xcel Energy converts to two-way “smart metering.” AARP, along with the Office of Consumer Counsel, advocated for consumer choice of […]

Creative Eldering – Nov. 2020 – Your Gallbladder

Your body was equipped with a gallbladder when you were born, hopefully you still have it.  Sadly, many people lose their gallbladder to the surgeon’s knife at no fault of the gallbladder itself.  The fault lays typically with person’s digestive function.  Some people eat too much at a time, too fast and do not chew […]

The Mindful Path – Eat Smart Month

By  Marilyn Halpern, LSW, MSW ~ Every year, the American Heart Association (AHA) strategically picks November as Eat Smart Month.  Thanksgiving often marks the beginning of the holiday season and an annual uptick in caloric intake. Celebrate healthy eating with free, inspiration and motivation by texting 51555 and submitting the keyword DailyHack.  Participate and receive […]

The Frequency of Gratitude

By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ As we gather around to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, things may appear different from years’ past.  We may be missing loved ones surrounding us in our homes, our dinner table may have a reduced bounty of delicious foods and our thoughts may gravitate toward the losses we have endured this […]

A Colorado Revocable Living Trust Makes Good Sense

In general, there are two primary documents used to transfer your assets at your death, Wills and Trusts.  Colorado estate planners differ in opinion as to which document is preferable.  I believe there are advantages and disadvantages to both documents so I discuss how each would affect the client during an estate planning consultation.   […]

Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Grant Colorado State University $75,000 Pet Cancer Treatment Fund

Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo support pet cancer treatment at 11 universities across the country, including Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center ~ Fort Collins, CO (Oct. 21, 2020) — The Petco Foundation, a national non-profit organization working to lead and inspire change for animals, continues its support to pet parents to help with the cost […]

Measures to protect Adams County land, roads, and water to appear on November Ballot

Brighton, CO – Today, the coalition to pass Adams County ballot measures 1A and 1B officially launched its fall campaign. Unanimously referred to the ballot by the Adams County Board of Commissioners, 1A and 1B will extend previously voter-approved programs to protect Adams County resources, including roads, land and water.

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