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Jeremiah Mora


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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Silver Tsunami Brings a Call to Action

Posted on 07/29/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Blog by Laura Kneeskern. In Colorado, the Silver Tsunami isn’t coming, it’s already here. Colorado has the 4th fastest growth rate in the country for the age 65+ population segment, and this trend is likely to continue through this decade and into the next as the baby boomer generation pushes into the 65-plus age group.* A significant number of these older adults will require some level of care at home. For many Coloradans, this means the question is not so much …

Mimi’s Fourth Commandment: Communicate

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

When I moved my mom to Denver, she was 90 years old and she suffered from a form of dementia that made her unable to speak.  Our family had decided that the best place for her to live would be a dementia unit in the same building where my dad would reside in independent living.   Mom’s dementia unit was beautiful.  It was sunny, upbeat, and attractively furnished.  We thought she would be very happy there.  The first day my …

AARP Colorado End of Session

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

AARP Colorado is pleased to report on our 2015 legislative activities. All bills referenced in this report were signed by Governor John Hickenlooper unless otherwise noted.Check out the Colorado AARP Legislative end of session 2015.               AARP on Tour: Join AARP Colorado staff and volunteers to discuss AARP legislative priorities. Good conversation and light refreshments guaranteed. All forums are free and open to the public: Oct. 7, 2015 at the Senior Resource Development Agency, 230 N. …

The Caregiver’s Cairn

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

AARP Colorado is featuring The Caregiver’s Cairn: A Roadmap to Caregiving, a new and very valuable caregiving blog written by Jane Barton and packed with information about caring for you, while you care for a loved one.  Join us each month for a new topic on caregiving, brought to you by Jane Barton.     February 2013 Topic:  Who Will Care for Me? March 2013 Topic: The Family Challenge of Aging and Illness April 2013 Topic:  Ignorance is NOT Bliss! …

Denver Pledges To Become Dementia Friendly

Posted on 07/14/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

For Immediate Release Contact:  Amanda Cavaleri, Connect the Ages, Founder & CEO 303-524-5192/   DENVER PLEDGES TO BECOME DEMENTIA FRIENDLY Part of groundbreaking national effort to support people with dementia and foster quality of life for them and their caregivers Announcement made at today’s White House Conference on Aging Denver, CO – In 2015, there are an estimated 65,000 people with Alzheimer’s disease living in Colorado and this number is projected to rise to 92,000 in the next decade, creating an …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Aging—What a Ride!

Posted on 06/15/2015 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. I want to chat about a rather touchy subject today—getting old. Ok. I understand. The prospect of getting …