Fort Collins

AARP Awards Four Colorado Organizations with Community Grants as Part of its Successful Nationwide Program

AARP Colorado announced four Colorado organizations will receive 2021 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.2 million awarded among 244 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects to promote livable communities by improving housing, transportation, public spaces, civic engagement, and connection with family, friends, and neighbors with an emphasis on […]

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 […]

Time is Running out – Become a Contestant in the Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant

Time to come out and SPARKLE!!!  If you are 60 years of age or older and you feel you need a new lease on life or a new commitment, and want to be a part of something wonderful, become a contestant in the  Ms. Colorado Senior America Pageant to be held October 23, 2021, at […]

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 […]

Seniors to have opportunity to address candidates for County and Statewide offices

The Partnership for Age-Friendly Communities in Larimer County is hosting a Senior Candidates Forum Tuesday, October 28th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center at 1200 Raintree Drive in Fort Collins.  The event, co-sponsored by the Larimer County Office on Aging, the Foundation on Aging for Larimer County, and the Center for […]

The Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction to be held Labor Day Weekend

Bellvue, Colo. – The Richard Schmid Fine Art Auc­tion is held near Labor Day weekend each year under a big top tent in Rist Canyon, West of Fort Collins, Colorado. Over the years, the auc­tion has grown from a small, community affair into a major event held in high esteem within the nationwide art community. Since its […]

Fort Collins Senior Center to Lead “World Tour” of Local Senior Housing and Care Communities

The newly renovated Fort Collins Senior Center will host a city-wide tour of Independent and Assisted Living communities on Saturday, August 23rd from 9:00am until 4:00pm departing from the Senior Center at 1200 Raintree Drive in Fort Collins.  Attendees will visit six different communities, each of which will provide themed food and drinks from a […]

Covell Care & Rehab to Open Geriatric Outpatient Clinic at Rigden Farm

Local outpatient physical and occupational therapy provider, Covell Care & Rehabilitation, will open a new clinic at Rigden Farm Senior Living community on October 1st. The clinic, which will be open to the public, is designed to serve Rigden Farm residents and the broader senior population in Fort Collins.

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