Fort Collins

Ft. Collins Woman Draws on Her Own Experience with Ovarian Cancer to Help Others

September  is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month ~ Denver Colo. (Aug. 22, 2023) – Six years ago, Diane Locke noticed that she was having difficulty eating and often felt full after a few bites. What was even more troubling was the fact that while the scale showed she was losing weight, her stomach was swelling […]

13 Colorado Walks to End Alzheimer’s raise funds for research

Thousands of loved ones, caregivers and supporters of Coloradans living with Alzheimer’s will rally at 13 locations across the state this summer, sharing their experiences with this tragic disease and raising funds to find an elusive cure.

$2 Million Capital Investment to Renovate Ft. Collins Senior Living Community

Fort Collins, Colo. (May 10, 2023)— Parkwood Estates, a Holiday by Atria independent living community, has kicked off a new $2 million renovation project for capital upgrades in design and amenities. The upgrades are designed to transform the community’s appearance and function, all geared toward fostering the social connections that help older adults live life to […]

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 […]

The ASPCA® Announces Recipients of the 2022 Humane Awards

New York, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2022 – Every year, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) honors animal and human heroes who have gone above and beyond to make significant strides to improve animal welfare and make a difference in the lives of others. Exemplifying the ASPCA’s humane mission in their communities and […]

Colorado Natural Gas Encourages Resident Safety During National Safe Digging Month

Always Contact 811 Before Beginning Digging Projects ~ CENTENNIAL, Colorado (April 15, 2022) – At Colorado Natural Gas (CNG), the safety of our customers and the communities we serve is our number one priority. In observance of April as National Safe Digging Month, CNG is reminding community members to avoid accidents and utility interruptions by calling 811 to have underground […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.