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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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Southview Apartment Fire Victims Could Use Your Help

Posted on 04/22/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

Arapahoe County Foundation fund for Southview Apartment Fire Victims established LITTLETON, CO — A fund has been established through the Arapahoe County Foundation to assist victims of the Southview Place Towers Apartments fire that occurred on April 6 in the 5800 block of S. Windermere St. More than 130 senior citizens have been displaced by the fire and although all are now in housing, the crisis is far from over and many of the current housing solutions are temporary. Residents …

Jodi’s Race for Awareness on June 11 Increases Recognition of Ovarian Cancer

Posted on 04/22/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

Did you know that ovarian cancer is the deadliest gynecologic cancer? One in 72 females in Colorado will be diagnosed with invasive ovarian cancer. The most common age of diagnosis is between 55 and 64 and the majority of those diagnosed have no family history. Learn additional facts about ovarian cancer – and help the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance (COCA) to educate women (and the men who love them) – by joining thousands of runners and walkers Saturday, June 11 …

Make your Encore Years Count with Peace Corps

Posted on 04/19/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

Make your Encore Years Count with Peace Corps Sunday, May 1 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Posner Center for International Development 1031 33rd St., Denver, CO 80205   Have you always wanted to serve in the Peace Corps? It’s never too late!  Join your Colorado Peace Corps representatives on May 1 to learn more about service opportunities overseas for older applicants. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who served after age 50 will be available to share stories and answer questions about their experiences. …

That All May Read @ The Colorado Talking Book Library

Posted on 04/18/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

What do you do when reading becomes very difficult? Ask people to read your mail, newspaper or books? Hopefully, someone knows and shares with you, the best kept secret in Colorado. For over 85 years, the Colorado Talking Book Library (CTBL) in Denver has provided free library service to print disabled residents in Colorado. Library service includes audio, Braille, and large print books, delivered directly to your residence postage paid. How great is that! It is awesome, especially when one …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Called to Witness

Posted on 04/14/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

Greetings one and all… Welcome back to The Caregiver’s Cairn—an on-going conversation with caregivers and care receivers. It’s hard to believe that we are knee-deep into April. Time is flying by! So, I invite you to take a much needed break. Pour a cup of coffee or hot tea, curl up in a cozy chair, and unwind. Today, let’s consider what it means to be called to witness the journey of a family member or friend. Last month I wrote …

AARP Colorado needs your help today!

Posted on 04/12/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

Please call your legislator and ask that they protect your safety and vote NO on Senate Bill 183. SB 183 by Sens. Mark Scheffel and Andrew Kerr and Reps. Angela Williams and Polly Lawrence is last-minute bill being promoted by the large telecom carriers that would take away Public Utilities Commission (PUC) authority over 911 services. If SB 183 passes: Your call might not go through in an emergency. When you dial 9-1-1, you should be connected to police, fire …

The Secret Mystery of your Breath

Posted on 03/30/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

Blog by Satya Larrea Breathing is free. Breathing has no side effects. Breathing affects us instantly…that is, when we remember to actively participate in our breath. It’s not in our nature to practice something that is already working for us. This is the secret mystery of the breath. It is both a voluntary and an involuntary system in our amazing human bodies. In a culture where it’s ingrained in you to “not fix something that isn’t broken”, why would you spend …

Social Security Planning

Posted on 03/28/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

  As Americans continue to exit the workforce in unprecedented numbers, decisions as to how and when to elect Social Security retirement benefits may be the determining factor in the success or failure of millions of retirement plans. According to a recent AARP study, about half of consumers between ages 45 and 64 say that Social Security will be “…a major source of their household retirement income…”  Social Security provides an income stream that is guaranteed for life, guaranteed for …

Let’s Talk About Rx

Posted on 03/21/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

While it can be a challenging conversation topic, polypharmacy complications and related medication misuse are among the most serious health risks facing aging adults. Medication management becomes increasingly challenging as we age and as the number of medications taken increases. Changes in health status (recent surgeries, illness, or injury) often come with added medications presenting even greater risk, such as mis-dosing or adverse medication interactions. The consequences of medication misuse can be devastating, and is a key factor leading to …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: The Power of Presence

Posted on 03/17/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jmora/" title="Posts by Jeremiah Mora" rel="author">Jeremiah Mora</a> | AARP Colorado |

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. Over the past few weeks, I have been struggling with a stomach bug. Having been on the road frequently the past two months, …