Professor inspires students to bridge gap in geriatric nursing shortage

Clinical experiences change students’ perspectives ~ By Deborah Sherman ~ Every day, we grow older. Who will take care of us? That question troubles Kelly Henrichs, associate professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing at Anschutz Medical Campus. She knows by 2050, the U.S. Census says more than 20% of Americans or 88 […]

ACAN December Meeting

Adams County Aging Network’s Christmas Networking Social! The December ACAN meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 6th at 9 a.m. at the Thornton Community Connections Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd. Thornton.

Ageism and Aging Aren’t The Same

Having worked as a career coach for many years, I know that finding a good job is a challenge even in the best of times.  For older adults, it can be a bit more difficult because of societal bias. Given the right support, older adults can and do successfully find employment.  There is help available […]

Juniper Communities Recognized by Fortune as a Top 25 Best Workplaces in Aging Services: Senior Housing and Care for 2023

September 13, 2023 (Bloomfield, NJ) – Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine announced today that New Jersey based Juniper Communities has again been recognized as one of the Top 25 Best Workplaces in Aging ServicesTM for 2023 in the Senior Housing and Care category. This is the second time Juniper Communities has been named to the prestigious list, this year […]

Nymbl ready to keep older adults mobile during Falls Prevention Week

Nymbl App now available in Spanish ~ DENVER, CO – Ahead of the national Falls Prevention Awareness Week this September, Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) and digital health partner Nymbl Science are drawing attention to the impact of falls, which remain the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults. The DRCOG-Nymbl […]

Smaller Home = Bigger Life

Today, everyone is talking about downsizing, tiny homes and minimalist lifestyles. We golden agers are often encouraged to downsize (not least by our kids who worry about our safety as we “rattle around in that big old house.” The transition from the big family home to an apartment or tiny home can seem daunting. But […]

Long Term Care and Home and Community Based Services Medicaid

Are you disabled? Is your monthly income below $2,742 before taxes? Do you or a loved one need nursing home-level care? If so, you may want to think about Medicaid. That’s right. Medicaid. Medicaid provides certain eligible individuals with the assistance needed to perform the activities of daily living through the Long-Term Care (LTC) and […]

Aging In Place With Technology

By Eileen Doherty, MS ~ Denver, Colo. – Some embrace technology, others tolerate it, and still others hate it.  While most of us can relate to these feelings whether it is the cell phone that is overly confusing, the television that won’t shut off with just the click of a button, or an electric scooter […]

“Old Age” Enters a New Age: Dramatic shifts in demography and Americans’ views of aging revealed in new Harris Poll study

Unique representative study investigates changing views on longevity and aging across health, retirement, and purpose ~ NEW YORK, NY (August 16, 2023) – A revealing new Harris Poll conducted by the firm Age Wave has confirmed substantial shifts in Americans’ perceptions of aging and longevity. Everywhere we turn in American culture today, we see signs that […]

Passport to Aging Well

Senior Placement of Denver and Orion Mortgage, Inc. have teamed up to help older adults, caregivers, and family members navigate retirement and beyond with our “Passport to Aging Well” seminar series.   The July 11th session from 1 PM to 2:30 PM at Apex Community Center we’ll be discussing “Staying Connected.” This is right out […]

Older adults on aging in Colorado — the good and not-so-good

Housing costs, including taxes, a big concern ~ Every four years the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) develops an Area Plan on Aging. Community input is key to the planning process. The Community Assessment Survey for Older Adults is a statistically valid survey of the self-reported strengths and needs of the region’s population of […]

ACAN Meeting July 5, 2023 Thornton Community Connections Center

Presentation by Mark Jensen~ Pastor Mark Janzen has worked with people with memory loss for over 35 years. Early in his career, because of his deep respect for the elderly, he stumbled upon one of the best ways to interact with people affected by memory loss. He has taken training from the Alzheimer’s Association for […]

Aging Conference Focuses on Humor, Creativity and Empowerment

DENVER, CO – Kavod Senior Life (Kavod) will be hosting its annual positive aging conference on Wednesday, June 14 from 9am – 1:45pm at Temple Emanuel, located in Hilltop.

Avoiding trips and falls leads to healthy aging

Older adults can learn to avoid trips and falls plus schedule a mobility assessment through the Douglas County Health Department. This important topic will be discussed on Thursday, June 1st at the Seniors’ Council of Douglas County meeting held at the Douglas County Miller Building, Conference Rooms A&B, in Castle Rock.  The meeting is from […]

Physical Inactivity and its impact on balance

Physical activity begins with your balance ~ Hi, I’m Dr. Nathan Estrada—Nymbl’s resident physical therapist and fall prevention expert. Your health and wellness matter to us at PrimeTime and at Nymbl.

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