Castle Rock

Older Adults Invited to Learn about Douglas County Library Archives

Seniors’ Council of Douglas County (SCDC)  invites older adults to join Douglas County Exhibits and Collections Curator Daniel Bergeleen on Thursday, May 2nd at 10 a.m. at the Philip and Jerry Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St. in Castle Rock, to learn about the many fascinating items contained in the Douglas County Libraries Archives and […]

Seniors’ Council Invites Older Adults to CALF’s Lowell Ranch

Brooke Fox, CEO, will share the history of the Colorado Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) and the Lowell Ranch, which was originally homesteaded in 1877, on Thursday, April 4 during the Seniors’ Council of Douglas County (SCDC) meeting. The meeting will be at Lowell Ranch south of downtown Castle Rock from 10 – 11:30 am.  Seniors’ […]

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 […]

National Donor Day

United States, February 6th, 2023 – Most celebrate February 14th as Valentine’s Day with chocolates, roses, and cards.  But for those in the transplant community, it is known as National Donor Day, and we celebrate and honor our past and current donors, and welcome new ones. It is a day to educate and inspire others […]

Colorado’s Division of Motor Vehicles launches campaign to emphasize online services

The campaign, DMV anywhere. Yes, anywhere! highlights the many services Coloradans can conveniently access online instead of going to a branch office ~ LAKEWOOD (Feb. 8, 2022) – The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is pleased to announce the launch of its new marketing campaign to highlight all the ways Coloradans can DMV. The […]

Brothers Redevelopment offers home repairs and modifications to seniors

Before learning about housing nonprofit Brothers Redevelopment, Beverly Kinard was faced with having to leave her house due to accessibility issues.  The 86-year-old Arvada resident struggles with a variety of disabilities and has difficulty walking due to her health condition. She needed a wheelchair ramp installed to enter her house, and her chairlift was damaged […]

We Are the “Silver Tsunami”

By Barbara Ziegler, senior living in Jefferson County ~ There is a crisis coming our way and most people are unaware. In 1917, an article in the Denver Post warned about a “Silver Tsunami” a name” used by experts to describe the population of aging boomers expected to double by 2030.” The National Investment Center […]

Heart Stent Patients Needed

Hospitals have a legal obligation to make sure that Medicare patients are properly informed before heart stents are implanted in coronary arteries. For people having a heart attack, heart stents can be lifesaving.  But for people with stable coronary artery disease who are not suffering a heart attack, heart stents are often implanted without informing […]

Castle Rock Senior Reflects on Pandemic’s Silver Lining

As we mark the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 lockdowns, we’ll be hearing a lot about the bleak reality of the last 12 months – lives lost, economic declines and emotional strain. But we hope the Southeast Denver and Castle Rock communities also hear about local glimmers of good, of positivity, of connection, of resilience. While […]

As Unemployment Soars, Home Care Job Opportunities Abound in Greater Denver Area

Home Instead is hiring new CAREGivers to help older adults in the community ~ DENVER, CO – With the nation’s unemployment rate at its highest in nearly half a century, job opportunities in labor-abundant industries—such as retail and dining—are running dry. On average, more than 775,000 Americans each week have filed a new unemployment claim […]

Citizens Academy application period now open

18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler is pleased to announce the dates for the 2020 Spring Citizens Academy. This free, seven-week academy will be held on consecutive Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., April 8 to May 20 in the Douglas County office, 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock.