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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 …

Woulda, coulda, shoulda? It’s time for will, can, did!

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Is it time to start the process of finding that new career path that will bring you fulfillment, income, and reward? Are you stuck in a situation that has become less than rewarding? Are you at a stage in your life where you are more interested in meaningful time spent rather than just punching a meaningless clock? Have you been laid off or have you retired from your lifelong career and are now looking for a new adventure? All these …

Join AARP for a night at the Grand Junction Rockestra featuring ZZ3

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Join AARP for a night at the Grand Junction Rockestra featuring ZZ3, Saturday, October 18th at 7:30pm at the Robinson Theater at Colorado Mesa University. The Grand Junction Rockestra is the only professional rock n’ roll orchestra West of the Missouri River. They perform mainly classic rock hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s with a symphonic twist. They are a joint collaboration for the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and the Colorado Mesa University Music Department. ZZ-3 is the baddest …

AARP CO Presents Cyber Seniors Film Premier Plus Technology Workshop September 17, 2014

Posted on 09/3/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Please join AARP CO for a one-of-a-kind film premier followed by a Mentor Up Technology Workshop  you won’t want to miss! Cyber Seniors is a  humorous and heartwarming documentary that follows the journey of a group of older adults as they discover the world of the Internet with the help of their tech-savvy youth mentors.  The film offers a look at the obstacles and accomplishments when crossing the digital divide. This wonderful documentary will be followed by refreshments and an …

Join AARP Colorado for “Race: Are We So Different?”

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Join AARP Colorado and History Colorado for “Race: Are We So Different?” The traveling exhibit runs from Sept. 20, 2014 through January 4, 2015 and features a number of programs. AARP Members are also entitled to America’s Story: A Community Conversation with Award-Winning Journalist Maria Hinojosa on Sept. 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. The exhibit was developed by the American Anthropological Association and supported by the Ford Foundation and the National Science Foundation. The educational goal of the exhibit is …

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in a Unique Way

Posted on 08/19/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

First, attend a free concert featuring the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and Mariachi Sol de Mi Tierra on Sept. 15, then attend a musical workshop with Symphony Orchestra trumpeter Jeff Nevin on Sept. 19. While the events are gratis, the Nevin workshop on Sept. 19 is only open to the first 30 AARP members to register. Call Roberto Rey at 303-318-6763 to get on the list and for more information about the workshop. Meanwhile, AARP members and their families are invited …