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Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

  DENVER, CO – (January 15, 2015) – In response to the growing needs of Colorado’s baby boomers, a series of free public workshops on  “Aging and Retirement Planning Solutions” will be held along the Front Range in 2015.  The events are open to the public.   Space is limited; for reservation information call (303) 468-2820.   JANUARY 26, 10:45am – 12:30pm, Lunch and Learn, catered by Panera Bread: Buck Recreation Center, 2004 Powers Avenue, Littleton, CO 80120 RSVP: (303) 468-2820   …

AARP CO Life Reimagined 1/2 Marathon Contest

Posted on 01/15/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Have you dreamed of running a ½ marathon, but don’t know how to start?  Are you a creative writer and willing to share your experience?  Then check out our Life Reimagined ½ Marathon Contest!  Enter and win the chance to have your entrance fee paid for the Colfax ½  Marathon!  * Winner will receive an entrance to the Colfax ½ marathon, a one on one session and have a personalized gait analysis with UberSense and unlimited email access to a …

Acting Workshops

Posted on 12/22/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

AARP at the Denver Center for Performing Arts Education January 14- Feburary 18, 2015 DENVER Introduction to Acting Has it been awhile since you’ve been on stage?  Or, you want to try acting but are not sure where to start?  This class is designed specifically for the theater enthusiast.  Whether you’re a subscriber, usher, volunteer or theater novice, learn the fundamentals of the craft.  Discover the building blocks of acting through storytelling, theater games, improvisation and scene work.  Take creative …

AARP Night with the Colorado Mammoth

Posted on 12/10/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Join us for AARP Night with the Colorado Mammoth as the Colorado Mammoth take on the Calgary Roughnecks in the 2015 home opener on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Pepsi Center.  Come by the AARP table and meet AARP staff and volunteers and hear about the things AARP is doing here in the community. AARP members and their guests receive a discounted ticket and service fees are waived. Tickets price: $22 – Lower Bowl End, $8 – Upper Bowl …

Christmas Memories

Posted on 12/4/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Blog by CJay Smith, CEC You can tell the holidays are upon us when shows such as: Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas show up on the TV channels. I remember as a little girl watching these shows around the middle of November and excitedly knowing that Christmas was just around the corner, and Christmas meant gifts! One year I remember getting an Easy Bake Oven that made the best cakes and …

Happy Holidays from State Director Morie Smile

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

What a year 2014 proved to be! Members across the state enjoyed presentations on brain health and healthy behaviors. In Fort Collins, CSU students coached older Larimer County residents on how to use their technology, and in Mesa County, high school honor students turned the generational tables, offering technology assistance to an eager crowd. Throughout the year, AARP CO Caregiving ambassador Jane Barton offered advice and insights into healthy Caregiving and creating Caregiver support groups, which is a major AARP …