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Safety Starts At Home: Tips to Reduce Fall Risk

Posted on 05/26/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

According to the National Institute of Health, 1.6 million older adults in the U.S. go to emergency rooms for fall-related injuries annually. Add in visits for other accidents in the home and the numbers are more daunting. The burden placed on first responders, local hospital ER’s and community resources is significant. Reducing the risk and related burden through improved senior safety at home requires knowledge and action. Why Are Seniors At Greater Risk? Many older adults have problems with vision, …

Join us for the 8th Annual 1940’s WWII Era Ball

Posted on 05/23/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

A 1940’s style event – Our Troops Bring Home Paradise – The Tiki Explosion after WWII!!! Step into Hollywood’s WWII planes! Enjoy a night of dancing with your sweetheart (or meet one), amongst WWII aircraft/flybys/vehicles & re-enactors, listening to big bands. June 18th 2016 5:00 pm Boulder Airport 3393 Airport Rd. Boulder, CO 80301 AARP Members and guests will be able to purchase special priced general admission tickets to the 8th Annual 1940’s WWII Era Ball : $45 in Advance …

Posted on 05/5/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

FREE LUNCH & LEARN: Living Longer – How Am I Going to Pay For It? Living longer is a blessing, but, in a few words, “How am I going to pay for it?” (Time Magazine).  The “global conundrum” of outliving savings, pension or social security is a concern for seniors.  Get answers to your questions at this Free Lunch and Learn Seminar, catered by Panera Bread: Centennial: KOELBEL LIBRARY,  5955 S. Holly St.,  Centennial Tuesday, April 26, 9:45am – 11:30am …

Pueblo’s Annual 5 de Mayo Festival Thursday, May 5, 2016

Posted on 04/19/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

AARP Colorado would like to invite you to Pueblo’s Annual 5 de Mayo Festival, Thursday, May 5th, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at El Pueblo History Museum. Come down to the El Pueblo History Museum and enjoy two stages of continuous cultural entertainment, a workshop pavilion, car show and a Chicano exhibit. Enjoy two stages of continuous cultural entertainment: Folklorico & Aztec Dancers Mexican Singers Storytellers Drummers   Check out these workshops featured at the Workshop Pavilion: Curandersimo 3 …

What Moves You to Move?

Posted on 04/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

We want to hear what moves you to move and give you the chance to win a $75.00 Walmart gift card. It’s simple! Swing by the AARP Resource Center which is  on the first floor of the SRDA, located at  230 N Union Ave, Monday through Friday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, and share what moves you to move?  Is it walking? Exercise classes?  Playing with your kids or grandkids?  Let us know what gets you moving?  You can enter to win …

Speak Up! AARP Is Turning Up The Volume On Caregiving

Posted on 01/20/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

We want to hear your thoughts on caregiving and give you the chance to win a $75.00 Walmart gift card. It’s simple! Swing by the AARP Resource Center which is  on the first floor of the SRDA, located at  230 N Union Ave, Monday through Friday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, and share which emotion resonates most with you when you think about being a caregiver? Is it loving?  Being responsible?  Appreciated? We want to know your perspective on caregiving!  You can …

AARP and Microsoft Offering Free Classes

Posted on 12/11/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

AARP Colorado and Microsoft are pleased to offer free Microsoft classes for AARP members.  The classes will be offered at the Microsoft store at the Park Meadows Mall location only. Class Schedule and Descriptions Getting to Know Windows 10 Thursday, January 7, 2016 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In this 60-minute workshop, get an overview of everything Windows 10 has to offer for everyday use, whether it’s for work or play, home or office. Keeping Safer Online – Protect Your …

Get Informed with AARP Colorado

Posted on 09/24/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

AARP to visit Pueblo, Englewood and Fort Collins to talk about legislative priorities for older adults and their families  AARP Colorado staff and volunteers will discuss AARP legislative priorities. Good conversation and light refreshments guaranteed. All forums are free and open to the public. Guests may register by calling 1-877-926-8300 AARP on Tour: Join the AARP Get Informed Tour and learn about state and federal issues impacting older Coloradans, in which retirement security, health care, caregiving, as well as a …

AARP CO Local Discounts and Upcoming Events

Posted on 09/24/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

Looking for something to do?  Check out this complete list of upcoming AARP local discounts and  events. Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Free Day at Foothills Art Center—Local Discount, Golden, CO AARP Members gain free entrance by presenting AARP Membership card at the entrance. The exhibition will feature approximately 70 works of art by national artists working in watermedia. Meet and Greet with AARP Representative 10-2 Friday, October 2, 2015 Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Arvada Center, Arvada, CO Celebrate AARP’s amazing volunteers! …

Su Teatro presents Real Women Have Curves September 27th, 2015

Posted on 09/10/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/asnyder/" title="Posts by Allison Snyder" rel="author">Allison Snyder</a> | AARP Colorado |

AARP is sponsoring a special presentation of Su Teatro’s Real Women Have Curves for AARP members on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 4 p.m. Admission to the show will be $3 for AARP members and their guests with an AARP membership card. Real Women Have Curves is a zany, hilarious, and courageous look at what powerful and beautiful women of all sizes can accomplish with teamwork and solidarity. Sassy and warmhearted, this politically astute comedy by Josefina Lopez will leave …