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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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The Caregiver’s Cairn: Caregiving Educational Events—Wray, Colorado

Posted on 05/20/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Blog by Jane Barton 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. Today, I want to share some information about upcoming educational events in northeast Colorado. On June 9-10, AARP …

Chasing Her Dreams: Marcia Starts Training

Posted on 05/18/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Congratulations Marcia, completing the Colfax 1/2 Marathon in 3:28! Congratulations Marcia on being named AARP Colorado’s Life Reimagined 1/2 Marathon Contest Winner!  Check out her blog each week as she trains for the Colfax 1/2 Marathon! Entry 14- Five Life Lessons From Training for A Half Marathon This is the last posting before the big day. What I’ve learned applies to life as well as running. Start—you got to start somewhere. If you’re writing a book, it may be the …

The White House Wants To Hear From You!

Posted on 05/5/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

AARP would like you to know of the following event. THE WHITE HOUSE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU! The White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) only happens once every TEN years and it sets Federal aging policy for the next decade. LGBT VOICES MUST BE HEARD! All LGBT adults 50+ are urged to attend a Town Hall Meeting at The Center on Thursday, May 28, 6pm-7:30pm. RSVP by May 22 at (303) 951-5222 or rmireles@glbtcolorado.org Special guest Alexis Crews, Outreach …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Spring—Images of Caregiving

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Blog by Jane Barton 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. It’s time to relax, recharge, and reflect. Spring is a lovely time of year, isn’t it? However, the …

Join AARP at the Arvada Center for “A Man of No Importance”

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

A Man of No Importance Saturday May 16th at 2 pm Book by Terrence McNally, Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Based on a film A Man of No Importance Directed by Rod A. Lansberry Regional Premiere featuring Colorado’s Legendary Irish-Folk Band Colcannon It’s 1964 in a working-class neighborhood of Dublin. Oscar Wilde devotee, Alfie Byrne has ambitions to perform Wilde’s Salome with his amateur theater troupe in the local church hall; however, Alfie doesn’t realize the controversy his choice …

Mimi’s Caregiving Commandment Number Two Take Care of Yourself

Posted on 04/13/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

A few years ago when I was taking care of my 90 year-old mom and my 95 year-old dad, articles and books were just beginning to be written about the importance of taking care of yourself if you were the primary caregiver.  At that point I was so wrapped up in the day-to-day demands of supervising Mom and Dad that I couldn’t really read much.  It amazes me that I did attempt to take care of myself instinctively without realizing …