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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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Resolve to Enjoy Benefits of Healthy Diet and Lifestyle

Posted on 01/20/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

With the start of a new year, many of us resolve to commit to a healthier diet and lifestyle. The benefits can be many:  increased cognitive function, higher energy levels, improved immune system, resistance to illness, faster recuperation times, and better management of chronic health issues. Why Proper Nutrition is Important for Older Adults For adults aged 55 and older, establishing good dietary habits is especially important. As we age, a number of changes occur which may reduce appetites and …

Mimi’s Caregiving Commandment Number Nine: Do Your Homework

Posted on 01/15/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Each time that a crisis occurred when I was caring for my elderly parents, I took a deep breath and tried to focus on finding a temporary solution to the prevailing problem. It would be a time to investigate alternatives and options for the issue I was facing. That always required doing some research. One of the best examples of doing my homework centered on the question of whether or not either of my parents was a candidate for hospice. …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: New Year, New Opportunities

Posted on 01/12/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Greetings one and all… Happy New Year and welcome back to The Caregiver’s Cairn. I am excited and honored to kick-off the fourth year of conversations related to the journey of caregiving. If you have been a frequent visitor to the blog in years past, please accept my heartfelt thanks. If you are stopping by for the first time—Welcome! The blog is designed to be a sustaining and empowering guide for caregivers and care receivers. Every month, I’ll encourage you …

AARP Local Offerings!

Posted on 01/8/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 7:00 p.m. – Denver AARP Night at the National Western Stock Show Please join us at the National Western Stock Show for AARP Day. AARP members and guests will receive $6 off regular priced tickets on the January 20th 7:00 p.m. rodeo plus service fees will be waived. Tickets will include: All-Day Grounds Admission Trade Show Entrance including over 900 vendors Mutton Bustin’ and Baby Farm Animals Exhibit 5:15 p.m. Rodeo 101 in the Coliseum …

Young Author Writing Opportunity

Posted on 01/7/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

AARP and the Colorado School and Public Employee Retirement Association are sponsoring an Essay Contest with the title “My Grandparents are the best grandparents in the world!”  Essays will be judged by CSPERA members and the results will be announced by April 13, 2016.  There will be a first- and second-place winner in each of the four CSPERA State Divisions:  the Metro Division, the Northeast Division, the Southern Division, and the Western Division.   Each winner will receive as follows: First Place – A …

AARP Foundation Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 01/4/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Americans age 50 and older face choices and pressures unlike those of any other age group – choices few could have prepared for. As the charitable affiliate of AARP, AARP Foundation is working with struggling people 50 and over so they can regain their confidence as good providers and members of their communities. The Foundation focuses on four priorities: hunger, income, housing and isolation. Every year AARP Foundation helps millions of struggling Americans 50+ win back opportunity. We could do nothing without …