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Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda? It’s time for Will, Can, Did.

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Join AARP Colorado and Rick Bernstein for a 90-minute Life Reimagined Workshop on August 4, 2014, at the Scheitler Recreation Center.  Brush up on basic interview skills Learn how to answer interview questions Find out how to research employers/investors Mentally prepare for the interview process Participate in mock interviews Life ReImagined Workshop—The Interview Monday, August 4, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Scheitler Recreation Center 5031 W 46th Avenue Denver, CO 80212 Register now. Seats are limited. Register online or  …

Run/Walk in Denver’s City Park Benefits Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance

Posted on 04/24/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Join AARP at City Park for the 5th Annual Jodi’s Race for Awareness on Saturday June 7, 2014 and raise awareness about ovarian cancer.  Knowing the symptoms of ovarian cancer may save your life or the life of someone you love. Ovarian cancer symptoms include: •    Bloating •    Pelvic or abdominal pain •    Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly. •    Urinary urgency or frequency. The cost for the race is $35 adults, $25 survivors/seniors/children, $110 family 4 pack.  AARP members …

Health care and caregiver forum in May

Posted on 04/24/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

The Alzheimer’s Association and the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado are hosting a multicultural education forum, Cultural Competency in Dementia Care, for health care providers and family caregivers. The forum will be Thursday, May 8, 2014, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at InnovAge, 1265 S. Broadway in Denver. Call The Alzheimer’s Association at 303-813-1669 to register.* The cost is $15 for professionals, $10 for family caregivers. The workshops include: Family and Health Care Provider Conversation: A panel of family and healthcare professionals …

Kelli Fritts receives Distinguished Service Award

Posted on 04/24/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

AARP Colorado ASD Advocacy Director Kelli Fritts was chosen by the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) to receive the agency’s Distinguished Service Award on April 23, 2014. The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the region and to the work of DRCOG. Fritts is being recognized for her work to improve the lives of older adults in the Denver region and throughout Colorado. “I’m extremely pleased that Kelli has received this well-deserved recognition for …

Check Out this Life Reimagined Workshop: Selling Yourself

Posted on 04/23/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Workshop One: SELLING YOUR SELF A 90-minute workshop that helps you prepare for your career change In this workshop we will discuss specific steps you can take to effectively market yourself to prospective employers or investors. We will explore techniques to help you sell yourself, your story, and your idea to people who can help you make your dream come true. There are simple techniques that will make seeking an interview and successfully engaging in an interview much easier. 1.      …

Colorado could be hit hard again by spring thaw

Posted on 03/20/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Federal Emergency Management Agency is saying everyone is at risk for spring flooding, but too many people remain unprotected. Just a few inches of water can cause severe damage and threaten human wellbeing.   “Don’t be caught off guard,” said Morie Smile, AARP Colorado State Director. “Know the risks and take action to protect yourself, your family and your business before it’s too late.”   According to FEMA, you can reduce your risk by considering the following:   Prepare now: …