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Jeremiah Mora

Biography:

Jeremiah Mora – ASD Community Outreach
Jeremiah is a Colorado native and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley with a Bachelor of Science degree. After joining AARP, he earned his Masters of Public Administration degree from the University of Colorado-Denver and a certificate in Authentic Leadership from Naropa University in Boulder. He is currently pursuing a M.A. in E-Learning and Design from the University of Colorado-Denver. He has worked in the field of aging for 10 years, all of which have been with AARP. Before joining AARP, Jeremiah worked at the American Red Cross.

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To Plant or Not to Plant… That is the Question

To Plant or Not to Plant… That is the Question

Posted on 04/22/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

So I’m leaving one of my favorite neighborhood garden stores, and once again, for about the third year in a row, (no pun intended,) I think about planting a garden. Not a big garden, but something that would yield me some of the summer harvest I so enjoy. I think about my grandmother having a garden and so did my mother. I remember collard and turnip greens, squash, red, yellow and green peppers, and my favorite, cabbage. At Sunday dinner, …

Take a Break

Take a Break

Posted on 04/22/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

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. In fact, that is the topic of discussion today – the need for caregivers to routinely take a break. I learned so …

Blimpman's Blog-Running the Distance

Blimpman’s Blog-Running the Distance

Posted on 04/11/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Congratulations to Richard for being selected the winner of the 1/2 Marathon Life Reimagined Contest.  Follow his weekly blog as he begins to prepare for the 1/2 Colfax Marathon to be held on May 18, 2014 at City Park. April 18, 2014 Heads are turning throughout the neighborhood park, as people gasp and ask, “what is that… or… who is that?”  Others mutter, “I wonder if that fellow is color blind?”. One bystander exclaims, “is the circus in town”? Like a …

Love Sports?  Check out the Rocky Mountain Senior Games.

Love Sports? Check out the Rocky Mountain Senior Games.

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

The 37th Annual Rocky Mountain Senior Games June 4-8, 2014  The Rocky Mountain Senior Games* are Colorado’s qualifying event for the biennial Summer National Senior Games. The City of Greeley has collaborated with the Colorado Senior Sports Development Council (CSSDC) to bring the Rocky Mountain Senior Games to Colorado. CSSDC is the governing board of the Rocky Mountain Senior Games and is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. CSSDC and the Recreation Division of the City of Greeley Leisure Services Department work together to coordinate the Games.  Athletes …

What To Do If Your Dog Barks At Others On Walks

What To Do If Your Dog Barks At Others On Walks

Posted on 03/26/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

You’re walking your dog on a fine spring day, enjoying the exercise and the warmer weather, when your dog spots another dog walking straight toward you.  Your dog begins to bark, pulls at the leash, lunges for the other dog, acting as though he’s ready for a fight.  What do you do? From our observations of these situations, it seems many people don’t know what to do.  Many seem embarrassed by the behavior of their dogs; others laugh as if …

Resolve to Laugh

Resolve to Laugh

Posted on 03/20/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away… what will a laugh a day do? Think about it, when was the last time you had a “good old fashion” make my stomach ache laugh? You heard, read, saw or did something that made you burst out with laughter? With the everyday stresses we may encounter in today’s world, “Laughter may be just what the doctor ordered…” Growing up, I can remember a lot of laughter in my household. From …