Several factors contribute to low physical activity levels of assisted living residents

ANN ARBOR—Many people assume that when older loved ones move to an assisted living community, the planned activities will help their relatives get more physically active. But that’s not often the case.

Safety Tips for National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

By Andy Fiedler, Service Manager, Larry H. Miller Volkswagen Lakewood ~ Auto-related thefts – large and small – have been reported in increasing numbers and garnered more attention in the last several years. It’s rattling when you’re the victim of…

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Boulder Older Adult Services – July 2022

West Age Well Center is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for onsite programs and services. Check the Older Adult Services website for online and on-site program information and to subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter or call…

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Oasis Institute Seeking Volunteers for 2022-23 Intergenerational Tutoring Program

June 13, 2022 – The Oasis Institute, a nonprofit educational organization that promotes healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and service, has announced new components to their intergenerational tutoring program, the largest initiative of its kind in the United States. In…

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Signs That You Need to Take Over the Reigns of Your Senior Loved Ones Finances

By James Hall ~ Managing one’s finances properly is a challenging task no matter your age but this can become even increasingly difficult as you age and you don’t have the financial freedom that you once had. For example, you…

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IIHS Study: Intersection assistance tech shows big promise for older drivers

ARLINGTON, Va. — Advanced technologies designed to help drivers navigate intersections could address a third of the crashes that cause older driver injuries and fatalities, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows. 

Reading Partners

Imagination, creativity, critical thinking, knowledge – these are all things gained from reading.  Unfortunately, many kids are not able to reap these benefits because their literacy skills are at a level far below their grade level and, as a result,…

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Summer Events Are Back and Booming in Leadville and Twin Lakes

Experience Old West History in a Majestic Mountain Setting ~ LEADVILLE, COLO, May 31, 2022 – After a two-year COVID hiatus, summer’s biggest events have returned to Leadville, Colo., and its close neighbor Twin Lakes. Both mountain towns sit at…

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Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – July 2022

The Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center is open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm. Call 303-205-7500 to get signed up for the AAC E-newsletter that gets emailed out the first Friday of each month. The Rooted in Fun Activity Guide is available online and…

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You could be the next Ms. Colorado Senior America

It is about time you do something for YOU!!  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…

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Thornton Active Adult Center – July 2022

MAKING SENSE OF SOY | AGES 55+ #231304-A Fees:$5R/$7NR Wednesday,July 13, from 1-2 p.m. Active Adult Center. Learn about how much soy protein and isoflavones to include in your diet, what foods are the bestvsources, as well as ideas for…

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DRMAC’s Travel Training Program is reconnecting with the community In-Person!

Great and exciting news!! Denver Regional Mobility & Access Council (DRMAC) Travel Training Program is reconnecting with the community IN-PERSON! Yes, we still have our virtual courses available online and you could sign up at If you would like…

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Malley Senior Recreation Center – July 2022

Guest Speaker, Kevin Snow: “Denver’s Frontier Days” Monday, August 1, 1:30-2:30pm Tickets $6 Remember how your grandparents had to walk three miles in the snow, uphill, both ways, to get to school?  And that was after they had milked the…

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Broomfield Senior Services – July 2022

All the following classes are FREE. To register, call 303.464.5543.    Using Technology to Stay Connected    (7/6, 1-2pm)  Description: Learning how to use technology can be frustrating, but it can be a great tool for helping you stay connected to friends and…

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Lafayette Senior Services – July 2022

To register call 303-665-9052, email, or register online at\seniors  Senior Center CLOSED Monday, July 4 New Silver Sneakers Stability Class!!  Movements taught in class focus on specific exercises to improve strength and power around the ankle, knee, and…

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