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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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Who’s Knocking at My Door?

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Door-to-door solicitations are one of the most popular methods for scam artists to reach older adults. Based on neighborhoods and home values, scammers can easily target people they believe to have money. Door-to-door solicitations seem to bloom in spring, as the nice weather allows for easier travel and more opportunity by scammers. Residents should be wary when strangers come knocking unsolicited, especially if the visitor is trying to talk you into parting with your hard-earned money. Here are some tips …

Check out how to protect yourself from a travel scam!

Posted on 03/30/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Becca has some great advice on how to protect yourself!  Check out the video.

Chasing Her Dreams: Marcia Starts Training

Posted on 03/27/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

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 7- Stretched Short I did not want to run Tuesday. My last run had been a measly two miles. My pedometer wasn’t working. It was raining and cold. Besides training for the half-marathon, I am participating in a 21-day meditation challenge with Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey. This time they are working …

Give a year…Change a life!

Posted on 03/20/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Do you… Have an interest in a year of service? Have a passion for working with kids? Have a Bachelor’s degree? If so, then apply today to the Denver Math Fellows Program! Commit to instructing a small number of students in math during the school day and you will receive: A $21,000 salary for a year of service (paid over 13 months) Potential $2,000 bonus Medical and dental benefits options Learn more and apply today for the 2015–2016 school year: www.denvermathfellows.com

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Ya Gotta Laugh!

Posted on 03/13/2015 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. If you are feeling a wee bit stressed or overwhelmed, you’ve come to the right place. Today, it’s …

Mimi’s Caregiving Commandment Number One: Organize

Posted on 03/13/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

When I assumed the primary caregiving responsibilities for my parents at the time my mom was 90 and my dad was 95, I was completely overwhelmed.  I had to learn quickly on the job about the ( medical, financial, legal, and emotional needs for each of them individually and for them as a couple.  From the time they began to have difficulties with the aging process while still residing in Chicago to the time I moved them to Denver so that I …