The mission of Denver Regional Mobility & Access Council, (DRMAC) is to ensure people with mobility challenges have access to the community by increasing, enhancing, sharing, and coordinating regional transportation services and resources. DRMAC serves the following Colorado counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, and Jefferson. Getting There Travel Training (GTTT)-DRMAC provides a […]
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 […]
A second round of donations from Kaiser Permanente will expand support for districts focusing on mental, physical, emotional, and social health ~ DENVER — As students, teachers, and schools across Colorado continue to adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for support for districts to help improve the mental, physical, and social health […]
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 […]
Is it attainable even in a state where laws allow end-of-life options? My experience says no. By Dana Brandorff ~ I had the privilege of being at the bedside for much of the time during my mother’s and sister-in-law’s passing. Unfortunately, not a lot has changed from Colorado to Iowa or in the nine years […]
By Barbara Ziegler, Life is not simple. It is complicated. We grow into adulthood, build families and careers, become involved with friends and causes. We have problems to solve, schedules to keep, people to see, things that must be done. And along the way, we accumulate STUFF: theater programs and concert ticket stubs, treasures made […]
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 […]
AAA, law enforcement join in first-of-its kind partnership to fight car, catalytic converter theft ~ SHERIDAN, Colo. (July 1, 2021) – AAA Colorado has joined with the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) and other key state and law enforcement partners in a first-of-its-kind partnership to give Coloradans free devices to stop automotive theft. Car theft and […]
“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
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 […]
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 […]
We want to hear from you! Please take the 5-minute Age-Friendly JeffCo Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WHV58NL We want to learn about your priorities for making the places in Jefferson County where you live, work, and play inclusive of all ages (also known as age-friendly). #agefriendly #agefriendlyjeffco Thank you for your continued support and interest in an Age-Friendly […]
Colorado Senior Lobby has announced that starting in June 2021, the organization is changing its name to the Colorado Center for Aging (CCA). This change does not alter the fundamental mission of continuing to strengthen the aging network by raising the voice of older Coloradans.
From self-expression to self-direction, there are countless ways for older adults to stay engaged and give back to others at the same time. Some of the most rewarding ways to express yourself and contribute to your community involve passing on experiences, wisdom, and skills to the generations that follow.
EDGEWATER – Snowy days and colder temperatures have arrived! With wintry weather upon us, Jeffco residents are fortunate that trusted housing nonprofit Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. and Jefferson County have joined forces to give homeowners a helping hand.