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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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Fun Time in the Summertime…

Posted on 09/5/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

My mother was a teacher and a nurse; a teacher before I was born, then a nurse in my formative years and beyond. To this day, I still joke with my friends back home that while they were reading Cat in the Hat, and Green Eggs and Ham, I was reading the PDR (the Physicians’ Desk Reference). I can see my mother studying for Nursing School and having this mauve colored book with gold lettering that had pictures of different …

Plan for Your Pet’s Care

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Pets have been shown to be good for seniors.  Over the past 20 years or so numerous studies have shown the benefits sharing life with a pet can have for a variety of populations, including seniors.  Pets provide constant companionship and social support that family members sometimes can’t.  They also serve as “social lubricants”, making it easier to connect with other people.  Studies have shown that people are more likely to start a conversation or approach a person with a …

Meet AARP 2014 Andrus Award Winner

Posted on 08/25/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

At 60 years old, Clifford Boxley has been driving veterans from his hometown of Lamar, Colorado to medical appoints in Denver, as well as La Junta and Pueblo for the past seven years. That dedication has earned him the AARP 2014 Andrus Award, the highest honor a volunteer can receive from AARP. Following the recent award ceremony, AARP Colorado sat down with Mr. Boxley to talk about his award, volunteerism and veterans. AARP: Clifford, what are you retired from? CB: …

AARP Local Offerings!

Posted on 08/24/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

  Saturday, October 18, 6:30 PM- GRAND JUNCTION Join AARP for a Night at the Grand Junction Rockestra Featuring ZZ-3 From the Texas shuffle of “La Grange” to the bombastic electro-rock din of “Legs,” the ZZ-3 experience is sure to satisfy your need for blues and boogie woogie. All that combined with the spectacular Grand Junction Rockestra!  Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the  Robinson Theater located at Colorado Mesa University.  AARP members and guests will receive 20% off on tickets. AARP members and …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Got Bounce

Posted on 08/15/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

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, let’s chat about bouncing. Wait – stay seated! This is not an aerobics class. First, we will talk about bouncing. Then, …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Got Bounce?

Posted on 08/15/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

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, let’s chat about bouncing. Wait – stay seated! This is not an aerobics class. First, we will talk about bouncing. Then, …