COVID-19

Alcohol Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By UnitedHealthcare in Colorado ~ Many of us may be wondering about our alcohol consumption and how it has changed during the last year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Preliminary research shows alcohol use has increased since March 2020, and the World Health Organization indicates this consumption may exacerbate health issues that were already stressed during the pandemic.

Changing the Narrative Releases Report on Older Adults in the COVID Era Workforce

(DENVER, CO)  Changing the Narrative, a Colorado-based campaign to increase understanding of ageism and to shift how people think about aging,  today released a report about the experiences of adults age 50+ in the workforce during the COVID era.

Benefits in Action COVID-19 Vaccine Program

Are you having trouble navigating the world of online COVID-19 vaccination scheduling? If so, you are not alone. Many individuals, particularly older adults, are having trouble accessing and utilizing the technology needed to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments. That is why Benefits in Action (BIA) jumped into the world of COVID-19 vaccine scheduling. Are you interested […]

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 […]

Kavod Senior Life Finishes Food & Hygiene Pantry, Celebrates Passover and Easter With Final Deliveries

Denver, CO:  Kavod Senior Life (Kavod), a nonprofit organization providing housing and support services to individuals age 62+ and those with qualifying mobility impairments, will be closing its COVID-19 food and hygiene pantry on April 19. Special items from the pantry for Passover and Easter will be provided on Monday, March 29.

Registered VIA riders can now book a trip to get their COVID-19 vaccine

Because this is a two-dose vaccine, Via Mobility Services will work with riders to schedule their second trip as soon as the rider knows the date of the second appointment. Registered riders can schedule a trip by calling 303-447-9636. If you are not a registered rider, call Via’s Mobility Specialists at 303-444-3043 to get signed […]

Local memory care home

Even though the world is in the midst of the Covid pandemic, there are still Denver-area families that need help with their family members who have dementia and other memory needs. All five of Applewood Our House Assisted Living Memory Care group homes have been able to stay open and safely care for their residents […]

Local memory care home

Even though the world is in the midst of the Covid pandemic, there are still Denver-area families that need help with their family members who have dementia and other memory needs. All five of Applewood Our House Assisted Living Memory Care group homes have been able to stay open and safely care for their residents […]

Continuous Critical Care During COVID-19 for Rocky Flats Retirees

Denver, CO – Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Nuclear Care Partners remains committed to continuous care and reducing the risk of exposure for our patients.

Taking Care of Yourself and Seeking Care Safely During COVID-19

Delaying Care Poses Serious Risks to Patient Health By Dr. Stacie Pinderhughes ~ As COVID-19 cases climb again around the country, people may be considering skipping visits to the doctor to reduce risk of exposure to the virus. But the decision to delay preventive screenings like mammograms and colonoscopies, along with annual wellness visits, could […]

Centennial Woman Spearheads Donation Of B’Nai B’Rith Covid-19 Relief Kits To Denver-Area Organizations

A donation of COVID-19 relief kits will help two local organizations combat coronavirus. Rebecca Saltzman, senior vice president and chair of the B’nai B’rith Disaster and Emergency Relief Committee, presented Morgridge Academy and Kavod Senior Life in Denver with COVID-19 relief kits, each with a cloth face mask and travel-sized hand sanitizer and imprinted with […]

Brothers Redevelopment teams up with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs for Housing Counseling Assistance Program

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brothers Redevelopment has teamed up with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs and the Colorado Division of Housing for the launch of the new Housing Counseling Assistance Program.

Staying Connected While Staying Healthy

Since COVID-19 lockdowns started earlier this year, older adults have been told to stay home and away from others, to keep “safe.”  But that isolation has a cost: depression, loneliness and even declining health. While the pandemic brings an unusual and unforeseen set of circumstances, I want to suggest we seek balance.  We know there […]

Aging Well – Oct. 2020

By Amy Miller, LCSW ~ The effects of COVID-19 have had a profound effect on our lives.  In addition to our normal activities being disrupted, the virus has also taken a psychological toll.  The fear that we or someone we love could contract the virus, the anxiety of not knowing when things will go “back […]

COVID-19 pandemic makes preventing the seasonal flu more critical than ever

DDPHE reminds residents that prevention is key: Get a flu shot, keep washing those hands~ DENVER – The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) reminds everyone that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reducing the spread of other illnesses, such as the seasonal flu, is more critical than ever.


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