Healthy And Livable Communities: A Good Place For All Generations

“Healthy aging is the development and maintenance of optimal mental, social, and physical well-being and function in older adults. This will most likely be achieved when communities are safe, promote health and well-being and use health services and community programs to prevent or minimize disease.”  —West Virginia Rural Healthy Aging Network

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 […]

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 […]

Over-the-Phone Benefits Reviews for Rocky Flats Retirees

Arvada, CO – Those who worked at the Rocky Flats plant in the 1950’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s may be eligible for no-cost medical benefits and financial compensation through the Department of Labor’s Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). Many of these retirees have developed chronic illnesses and various cancers as a result […]

Expressions of Gratitude

The Greater Denver Placement and Referral Alliance held the Expressions of Gratitude event at The Ridge Pinehurst Senior Living to honor all frontline workers who care for our elders in Senior Living communities.

New App Available for Transportation Help

By Karin Stewart ~ The Denver Regional Mobility & Access Council has created a mobile app designed to assist older adults with finding transportation that fits their needs in the Denver Metro area. The mobile app is called Getting There and is available for iPhones/iPads and Androids. The app is free to download and use […]

Golden, Colo. Offers On-Your-Own & Online February Fun with Glass Orbs, Golden Retrievers, Environmental Films, Valentine’s Romance & More

GOLDEN, Colo….February 2021 is shaping up to be an interesting month in Golden, Colorado. Golden has online events and “on your own” activities featured throughout February. With the pandemic restricting social interactions, there will be no official city events in February, but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy Golden online or masked-up and […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Mar. 2020

TRIAD: Keeping Your Life in Balance Nymbl uses “science of the brain” to improve balance. Nymbl takes fall prevention training away from the classroom and moves it to a lifestyle. The Triad of Jefferson County hosts this talk at 1:30 pm, Tuesday, March 24, at the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, 500 Jefferson County Parkway, […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Feb. 2020

TRIAD: Census Safety Citizens are encouraged to complete the 2020 Census, as this information is vital to Colorado’s planning and receipt of Federal funding. Learn how the Census questionnaire can be filled out, and how one can identify a true Census Survey or Census Worker from a fraudster digging for information. Join Kristian Blessington from […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Jan. 2020

TRIAD: Just Being Neighborly and Chili Warm-Up  Joe Page of the Golden Police Department will share ideas for neighborhood and personal safety. Then Dave Runyon talks about the importance of getting to know your neighbor and Lennie Rickman offers a demo of the app. The annual homemade chili warm-up starts the meeting, thanks to […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Nov. 2019

TRIAD: Tis the Season to Buy and Receive Safely It is the season of giving. As you prepare to purchase online, or in a line, the bad guys are watching to see it you are watching. Deputy Brad Herman, from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, speaks on safe purchasing tips, avoiding scams, and protecting your […]

TRIAD of Jefferson County – Sept. 2019

TRIAD: Key Into Computer Safety Whether you key into your computer, laptop, tablet, and/or phone you are keying into opportunities for scams. Join Cary Johnson to learn how to protect yourself from technological attacks to protect you and your information. The Triad of Jefferson County hosts this talk at 1:30 pm, Tuesday, September 24, at […]

Fall in Love with Golden!

From Autumn Events to Holiday Happenings, Golden is the Place to Be! Summer might be coming to a close, but beautiful Golden, Colorado is looking ahead to a colorful fall and happy holiday with annual events we’ve come to know and love and new happenings to discover. Here is  rundown of “what’s new” from Golden…

TRIAD: When You Worry About Someone You Know

TRIAD: When You Worry About Someone You Know Do you worry that a neighbor, friend, or perhaps yourself are not being properly cared for or not cared for at all? Jefferson County has two wonderful resources to turn to for help. Kris Boggs and Katie Williams of the Jefferson County Adult Protection Services, and Heather […]

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