Author Archive for David Whitsel – Page 2

Baby Boomers feeling guilty about the impact of their recycling habits

The analysts at Vivint Solar just released new data outlining how each generation feels about its impact on the environment. According to the report, over half of Baby Boomers were feeling guilty about the impact of their recycling habits and wasting energy in their homes. Additionally, this age group was concerned about leaving a good impression […]

DDPHE Offers Free Radon Home Test Kits

DENVER – Radon is a silent killer that could be seeping into your home without you even knowing it. Now, the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) wants to help you test for it. As part of Radon Action Month, DDPHE is encouraging residents to test their homes for the cancer-causing gas with […]

Jewish Film Festival Dates Announced

DENVER, Colo., January 15, 2020 – The 24th Annual JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s Denver Jewish Film Festival presented by the Sturm Family Foundation takes place February 5-19, 2020. The Festival includes 43 films showcasing Israeli and Jewish cinema from around the globe, featuring 16 Denver premieres, six Colorado premieres and 14 Rocky Mountain premieres.

AARP advocacy results in big win for consumers before the Colorado PUC

In a major victory for consumers, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) lowered Xcel’s return on equity (ROE) from its current 9.83 percent to 9.3 percent effective January 1, 2020, based on the position of AARP and other interveners in the company’s latest electric rate case.

How Those New Year’s Resolutions Could Hurt Your Hearing

By Diane Nens, audiologist and senior clinical director, UnitedHealthcare Hearing ~ More than 71 million Americans each year work out in health clubs with the goal to improve their strength and fitness. Gyms are an especially popular destination this time of year, as scores of Coloradoans are pursuing health-related New Year’s Resolutions. But for some, those gym […]

Tips to help achieve a healthier you in 2020

By Sandra Crews, Health Strategist, UnitedHealthcare of Colorado ~ Now is the time of year when we typically take inventory of our lives and set new goals. Relationships, finances, careers and health are all important aspects that impact our overall wellbeing. For this New Year, consider making your health a top priority.

Timing is Everything

By Peter J. Rice, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAPhA ~ Telling a good joke.  The perfectly cooked steak.  Getting along with the spouse. Al-dente pasta. Taking your medicine.  In so many important areas of life, timing matters.   It is always interesting to talk with patients. Our Denver 9News channel hosts the Pharmacist 9Line each month and […]

Vet Connect Event – For Veterans and Families

Qualified Listeners will be hosting the 2nd Annual Vet Connect connecting Veterans to Veterans, connecting Families to Families, connecting Veterans to Resources, and connecting Veterans to Jobs.

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Feb. 2020

TRIAD: Census Safety Citizens are encouraged to complete the 2020 Census, as this information is vital to Colorado’s planning and receipt of Federal funding. Learn how the Census questionnaire can be filled out, and how one can identify a true Census Survey or Census Worker from a fraudster digging for information. Join Kristian Blessington from […]

APEX Community Recreation Center – Feb. 2020

Art for the Young at Heart Art Show Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 5, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Show dates: February 3- March 18 Enjoy the colorful creations of artists age 50+ and local school children. Adult entries ($6) due by January 29. Sponsored by North Jefferson County Schools, Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, and the Crafty Seniors.

Clements Community Center – Feb. 2020

The Clements Community Center, located at 1580 Yarrow St., Lakewood, offers a wide variety of activities and services that emphasize social, mental and physical wellness for people age 55 and better. Call the center to receive the current program newsletter. We welcome you to join us and participate in the many exciting activities we have […]

Active Minds Boulder/Longmont Area Events Feb 2020

Monday, February 3, 2020, 1:00-3:00 pm (1:00 reception, 1:30-2:30 program) Prohibition The production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages was constitutionally outlawed in the U.S. from 1920 to 1933. Join Active Minds as we review the origins and history of prohibition, the rise of bootleggers and organized crime, and the persistence of “dry” counties […]

Highlands Ranch Active Adult Programs/Services – Feb. 2020

Pre-registration is required for all programs offered by Highlands Ranch Active Adult Programs and Services. Registration deadline is 72 hours in advance of the program. Visit or call 720-240-4922 for more information about any of these programs. Feb. 10 – Active Adult Valentines at the Mansion, Highlands Ranch Mansion, 9950 E. Gateway Dr., 1 – 3:30 p.m. […]

Malley Senior Recreation Center – Feb. 2020

Medicare 101     Making a decision can be hard! Attend this presentation and learn all you plan options and review the A,B,C and D’s of Medicare. Allen will share important dates to remember and how to save money on prescriptions.                   Instructor: Allen McGirl, McGirl Insurance, Thur. Feb. 13, 6-8pm  Free

Boulder Older Adult Services – Feb. 2020

Age Well Center – East: 5660 Sioux Drive, Boulder, CO 80303 – 303-441-4150 Age Well Center – West: 909 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder, CO 80302 – 303-441-3148 Staying Healthy Through the Year with Chinese Medicine Course # 20556 Monday, February 3 Age Well Center-West 10 – 11:30 a.m. Join Norah Charles, MSOM, licensed acupuncturist and Chinese […]

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