The New 50+ – “It’s a Mindset” Events Calendar

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  The New 50+, “It’s a Mindset” says ‘we’re better than ever’ and AARP is here to urge active adults to learn more, play more and exceed all expectations.   Some of the AARP Colorado New 50+ – “It’s a Mindset”  summer activities include the following: Sunday, May 28, 2017 – Colorado Rockies Pregame Tailgate Party Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals If you are going to the Rockies home game on May 28, join us for a pregame tailgate …

AARP Colorado showcases dynamic new program

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The New 50+, “It’s a Mindset” says ‘we’re better than ever’ and AARP is here to urge active adults to learn more, play more and exceed all expectations AARP Colorado knows the best years begin at 50 and we are out to prove it by working with some of the most amazing people in the state – people who are climbing 14ers, running marathons, starting new businesses and passing on what they now to younger generations. The new 50+ is …

The New 50+ – “It’s a Mindset” Video Contest

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AARP Colorado believes 50 is the beginning of life’s best years. We want to see what 50-plus looks like in Colorado!  Send a 30-60 second video of how you’re celebrating this chapter of life.  Skydiving?  Going back to school? New hobby?  New career?  New look? Email your video to coaarp@aarp.org  and we could share it on our Facebook Page. The one that receives the most likes/shares will have the opportunity to create a video with a professional videographer provided by …

35th Annual Winter Park Jazz Fest July 15-16, 2017

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Join AARP Colorado at the 35th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 15-16, 2017, at Hideaway Park in Winter Park, CO. Come meet AARP staff, volunteers and other members at the AARP table and hear what AARP is doing in your community. AARP members and their guests will receive a $10 discount for general admission and VIP tickets through June 30. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Chamber Box Office for will-call pick up at 1-888-409-5974* and mentioning ”AARP.” …

Join the 2017 AARP Dragon Boat Race Team

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AARP Colorado is looking for people who like to have fun, enjoy exercise, learning new skills and meeting new people. If this sounds like you or someone you know, consider becoming a member of the 2017 AARP Dragon Boat Race Team which will be comprised of  up to 26 people, half men and half women. The Dragon Boat Race and Festival is over a weekend (date for 2017 not yet finalized but will be sometime between mid as end of …

Colorado Public TV12 PRESENTS THE KINGSTON TRIO 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

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Come and enjoy a nostalgic evening with the folk sounds of The Kingston Trio, presented by Colorado Public Television, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7 p.m., at the Paramount Theater in Denver, CO Celebrating 60 years of music, The Kingston Trio, consisting of George Grove, Bill Zorn and Rick Dougherty, is one of the few groups today that has survived the many changes in the world of music and will play such classics as “Tom Dooley,” “Scarlet Ribbons,” plus many …

New Classes for Metropolitan State University – Denver’s LearnOn Program

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Are you open to keeping your mind active and alert? Are you ready for a “mind adventure” and a little personal enrichment or career advancement? Metro State University Denver has a new continuing education program titled “LearnOn.”  Offerings include non-credit, evening classes in “The World of California Wine,” a class on Job Search and Networking Strategies, or even a class in Modern Egypt or Rock Climbing.  MSU has a variety of options that might appeal to you.  Classes will be …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Let HOPE Light the Way

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Greetings one and all… This morning I am sitting at my desk, sipping coffee, and reflecting on the holiday season. I am somewhat amazed by how quickly the holidays arrived this year. However, it shouldn’t be surprising. Every day is “lippin’ full”—an expression I learned from my sister-in-law. So, it’s time to slow down the pace. Take a deep breath. And be present to the moment. Care to join me? The holidays are an interesting time of the year. Some …

AARP Night at the National Western Stock Show

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AARP members and guests are invited to enjoy AARP Night at the National Western Stock Show. AARP members and guests will receive up to $11 off regular priced  tickets for the January 18th 7 p.m. rodeo, plus service fees will be waived. Tickets include: All-Day Grounds Admission Trade Show Entrance including over 900 vendors Mutton Bustin’ and Baby Farm Animals Exhibit 7:00 p.m. Rodeo located in the Coliseum Free parking on the west side of coliseum South of I-70 Stop …

Being Mortal Video Screening and Discussion

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AARP Colorado would like to inform you that Family Health West, HopeWest and Fruita Parks & Recreation are hosting a free screening and discussion of the PBS program Being Mortal. the event will take place on Saturday, November 19, 2016, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson Street, Fruita, CO.  All community members, caregivers, nurses and physicians are welcome to attend. You will be part of a national dialog taking place in our community …