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107 years old!

Elisabeth Boeker, born the same year the Titanic sank: 1912 celebrated her 107th birthday on September 25th, 2019.  Elisabeth was raised in Missouri, as the daughter of a minister she played the organ in church during her father’s sermons.  After graduating high school in 1930, Elisabeth went to nursing school to become a registered nurse at […]

Challenges in Finding Housing Supports in Jefferson County

By Maureen McDevitt ~ Did you know that “Based on a U.S. average of 100, Jefferson County scores a 128.41” and “Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference?2” If you are one of the people impacted by the raising costs of housing, you are not alone. Many people encounter challenges in […]

Kavod Staff Win Prestigious National Health Equity Award

Denver, Colo. – Michael Klein and Gabriel Sanders of Kavod Senior Life (Kavod) were chosen as the winners of the highly competitive 2019 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) – LeadingAge Health Equity Award. This award recognizes individuals who successfully implement a systems change approach to reduce health disparities regarding access to quality care, education, employment, […]

Pets Need Disaster Plans Too!

Dumb Friends League and Hill’s Pet Nutrition partner to promote pet preparedness in natural disasters and other emergencies DENVER (September 19, 2019) In recognition of FEMA’s National Preparedness Month in September, the Dumb Friends League is joining Hill’s Pet Nutrition and its network of animal shelter partners in a community awareness campaign to provide pet parents […]

Five Things You Must Teach Your Parents to Be Safe Online

Report Finds Record-High Internet Use Among Older Generation September 26, 2019. It’s official — social media and smartphones are no longer the exclusive domain of millennials and generation Y. A new study has found that no less than 67% of 65-74s in the UK and the USA use the internet, with 34% having social media accounts.

Spending Time with Pets Provides Benefits for Older Adults

Castle Rock senior care experts say seniors who interact with animals feel less depressed and isolated CASTLE ROCK, CO – September 26, 2019 – Social isolation is becoming an increasingly common issue, with one in five Americans reporting they feel lonely. Seniors are especially vulnerable to these feelings. In fact, 43 percent say they experience loneliness regularly. A new survey[1] of adults […]

Internet Usage Rates Way Up but Too Many Seniors Still Lack Internet Access at Home

Over the last two decades, the percentage of adults age 65 and older who use the internet has shot up in Colorado and around the country – from 14% in 2000 to 73% in 2019. But too many Colorado seniors lack access to affordable at-home broadband access, which limits them from engaging with family members […]

Be smart with your smart phone

Just like getting used to a computer took time, older adults have taken their time with the movement toward smart phones. But now the floodgates have opened. Our families have encouraged us to procure a smart phone and many times they’ve purchased it for us.

Home Instead Senior Care of North Denver is celebrating 20 years of serving seniors and their families

Home Instead Senior Care of North Denver is celebrating 20 years of serving seniors and their families in the Denver metro area. While there have been many changes in the home care landscape over the last two decades, owners Curt and Holly Foust credit remaining true to Home Instead’s core values and mission as the […]

MHP Reaches Key Milestone in Journey Towards Achieving “Gold-Standard” of Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Care 

Mental Health Partners (MHP) has reached the next milestone in its journey towards becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), the “gold standard” in the delivery of mental health and addiction recovery care. This summer, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) completed its review of MHP’s attestation submission and found sufficient […]

Safe365 Launches First-Ever Free Mobile Care App for Seniors

New technology combines GPS & social aspects to keep elders safe & connected ~ SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 19, 2019) – Despite our hyper-connected world, elders are often by themselves and vulnerable in many situations, leaving family members worried about their safety. But now a free app is providing newfound protection and peace of mind […]

Back To School With Social Security

It typically takes people a lifetime of planning to reach their retirement goals. The earlier young workers know about saving for their future, the better chance they’ll have at achieving a comfortable retirement. This is why Social Security has created a resource specifically for teachers and students.

AARP Colorado Statement on Strong Bipartisan Senate Finance Committee Vote for the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019

AARP Colorado State Director Bob Murphy issued the following statement July 26, 2019, applauding Sen. Michael Bennet for voting in favor of the Senate Finance Committee’s Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019:

Juniper Village at Louisville Certified as a Great Place to Work® for Second Consecutive Year

Louisville, CO – Juniper Communities is pleased to announce that Great Place to Work Institute has honored Juniper Village at Louisville as a great workplace for the second consecutive year. In honor of this achievement, Juniper Village held a Great Place to Work Celebration Day on July 17th to celebrate with employees and residents. Great […]

DAV RecruitMilitary Denver Veterans Job Fair

WHO:  DAV and RecruitMilitary are joining forces to attract, hire and retain military veterans and military spouses in the Denver area. WHAT:  This is a free hiring event for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and military spouses.

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