Colorado TABOR Refunds for 2022 Tax Year

State Sales Tax Refund Full-year Colorado residents, who were 18 or older as of January 1, 2022, are eligible for the state sales tax refund. To claim the state sales tax refund, your return must be postmarked by April 18, 2023. Use the modified AGI amount listed on line 32, and your filing status, to […]

Weight-loss coaches share 5 tips for healthy resolutions

By UnitedHealthcare in Colorado ~ Despite the annual chatter about New Year’s resolutions, many of us give up by February and only a few stay the course for a whole year. Why is that? Sometimes it’s because we’re not really committed to the goal. Other times, the resolution itself is the issue. It may be too […]

Expert’s warning for Colorado households over rat invasion, as cold period drives them into homes

Rats are predicted to plague Colorado homes in January as they seek shelter from freezing temperatures ~ Pest control experts at The Pest Dude have predicted that rodent activity in homes across Colorado is due to pick up following freezing temperatures over the past month, and as the first half of January is typically the coldest in […]

Colorado Natural Gas Offers Tips for Customers to Stay Warm and Save Energy

Centennial, Colorado (December 20, 2022)— With freezing temperatures upon us, Colorado Natural Gas (CNG) is committed to keeping its customers safe and warm. Over the next few days, “artic blasts” across the country will bring some of the coldest weather in decades to millions of Americans. CNG provides some simple steps to stay warm and save energy, […]

Five Strategies to Help Avoid Unexpected Medical Bills

By Dr. Donna O’Shea, chief medical officer of population health, UnitedHealthcare ~ Nearly everyone wants to save more money, including when it comes to paying for medical care. To help encourage that, various recent federal regulations have spurred a greater focus on health care cost transparency, both by hospitals and health plans.

Optum Colorado: Falls are NOT an Inevitable Consequence of Aging

Tips for Fall Prevention ~ By Tyler Clark, Physician Assistant with New West Physicians, part of Optum ~ September 22, 2022, is National Fall Prevention Awareness Day. The more we know about typical causes for falls, the better we are able to prevent them. Preventing falls may seem to be more of a safety topic […]

Top 5 Tips to Keep Your Home Allergy-Free This Fall

The First Heat – Dust mites, mold and other allergens in a home’s vents can be activated when people turn on the heat the first time in the fall.  Before running the heat, get your air ducts cleaned and change the filter.  The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) suggests cleaning air ducts every 3-5 years.  It […]

Aging smarter: Top tips for better brain health

By Dr. Greg Kaczmarczyk, family physician with New West Physicians ~ We all have misplaced our keys or forgotten someone’s name more times than we probably want to admit. We tend to chalk up these momentary memory lapses to our busy schedules or even stress. As it turns out, occasional forgetfulness can be a normal […]

Eight simple tips to stop travel sickness

A spokesperson from said: “One of the biggest fears for travellers is getting travel sickness which could lead to a trip being ruined. Using simple methods such as chewing gum and staying away from scrolling on your phone can relax symptoms such as nausea. Following this essential advice can make all the difference for […]

Six steps to avoid a tire blowout

With summer holidays underway, travellers are being advised to check their tire conditions to prevent a blowout. The holiday car rental experts at are urging people to check the conditions of their car to prevent serious consequences from occurring. Warmer conditions can lead to heated air expanding inside the tires, which ultimately leads to […]

Lifestyle Tips for Preventing Cognitive Decline as You Age

By Dr. Chad Larson, NMD, DC, CCN, CSCS  ~ The best way to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease is to take preventative measures aimed at decreasing cognitive decline. Prevention should start early to minimize risk, and a healthful lifestyle geared toward cognitive support is an important component. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type […]

Be Aware: Stay Safe Around Denver’s Waterways, While Outdoors

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment offers tips for a safe and healthy summer ~ DENVER – The hot weather may have you craving a dip into one of Denver’s lakes or waterways or spending time in the outdoors unprotected from biting bugs. The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) wants to be […]

Alzheimer’s and extreme heat: exercise caution

As temperatures rise, extreme heat can have a significant impact on everyone’s safety, but these conditions can be especially stressful and confusing for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.  “Alzheimer’s disease causes a number of changes in the brain and body that may affect the individual’s safety, including changes in sensitivity to temperatures,” said Meg […]

Eight alternative ways to keep cool without AC

Although most new cars come with a sufficient climate control system, many drivers are still having to put up with sweltering conditions while they’re out on the road. There’s nothing worse than being trapped in a hot car for a long journey, however, it’s sometimes unavoidable, especially if you’re commuting to work or going on […]

Don’t Sweat the Summer Heat: Safety Tips for Older Adults this Season

OMAHA, Neb. (July 28, 2022) – Summer means more time to relax in the sun and engage in some of our favorite outdoor activities. However, extra sunlight, high temperatures, and humidity can come with additional health risks. While too much heat is dangerous at any age, as we get older, our bodies lose the ability to […]

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