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A little bit of time makes a big difference

Posted on 07/30/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

A little bit of time makes a big difference.  Join AARP Colorado and Serve Colorado for our “Book on into Reading” book drive to benefit the students of Rocky Mountain Elementary School in Clifton, CO.  Our goal is to ensure that these children become successful readers by the end of third grade. We will be collecting new or gently used books for children pre-k-3rd grade.  Books can be dropped off at the listed sites below.     Victory Life Church …

Hike for MS – Help Us Stay on the Path to a Cure

Posted on 07/21/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Join the Rocky Mountain MS Center this August for Multiple Summits for Multiple Sclerosis (#MS4MS)! MS4MS is a do-it-your-way approach to raising awareness and support for the Rocky Mountain MS Center. Whether you hike a trail, walk laps in your own neighborhood, or set out with a team for the peak of a 14er… Pick your own summit and conquer it with us! Whether you hike a trail, take a challenging walk at a local park, or set out with …

Denver Mayoral Commission on Aging’s Second Annual “Seniors in September” Event

Posted on 07/17/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

The Denver Commission on Aging and the Denver Office on Aging will be hosting the second annual Seniors in September event. Last year this event attracted over 300 older adults to the Denver Art Museum for a day of fun and learning about important services available. This year the event will offer free workshops on health, fitness and legal Issues pertaining to aging, as well as a community resource forum showcasing services from the City and County Denver and non-profit …

A Message from our State Director

Posted on 07/16/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

I’m a pretty typical AARP member in CO. I’m in my 50s, active, working, have been a caregiver in the past for older loved ones while raising kids at home and balancing the challenges of being a member of the “sandwich generation.” I have felt the tug of never giving enough while having to balance some me-time to avoid burn out. I’m not unusual, I’m the new normal. That is why AARP has become so focused on providing support to …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Lazy Days of Summer

Posted on 07/15/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Lazy Days of Summer   Greetings one and all… Welcome back to The Caregiver’s Cairn – a sustaining and empowering guide for caregivers and care receivers. I hope you and yours have enjoyed a lovely month since my last posting. I invite you to pour a cup of coffee or hot tea, curl up in a cozy chair, and take a deep breath. We are well into the lazy days of summer. However, if you are a caregiver, I imagine …

AARP CO Local Discounts and Upcoming Events

Posted on 07/13/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Friday, June 26-August 9, 2015   Colorado Music Festival Chautauqua Auditorium 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, CO 80302 AARP-Colorado members receive 15% off*. Tickets can be purchased at Use code RP2015 Discount valid for all chamber music concert tickets as well as reserved seating at all performances at Chautauqua auditorium. Discount not available for general admission seating for performances at Chautauqua auditorium. Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Movies For Grown Ups — Mr. Holmes — AARP’s Movies for Grownups program strives to spotlight …